Senior Expert in the Health Strategy Unit, DG RTD
Gesa Hansen is a senior expert in the health strategy unit of the Health Directorate of DG Research & Innovation. She is dealing among other tasks with the gender dimension in research content for the Horizon 2020 societal challenge ‘health, demographic change and well-being’. Gesa has a background (PhD) in biology and neurophysiology. She studied in Germany before working in the Universities of Kiel and Hannover. In 1998 she joint the European Commission, where she has worked in different areas of health research.