Rosa Castro is a Senior Policy Officer at the Federation of European Academies of Medicine (FEAM). She holds a PhD and Master/LL.M dual degree in Law and Economics. Dr. Castro has carried out research and managed projects in areas at the intersection of science and health policy, including intellectual property law and the biosciences. She has been a Lecturer on Intellectual Property Law and International Health Law at LUISS University in Rome, and at the University of Bologna. Dr. Castro has published a book, several papers in peer-reviewed journals, policy briefs, short journalistic pieces, and policy-related studies for the EU institutions. Before joining FEAM, she was a Jean Monnet Fellow at the European University Institute (EUI), a postdoctoral associate at Duke University and Managing Editor of the Journal of Law and the Biosciences and Senior Policy Advisor at Milieu Consulting (Brussels).