Erik Cattrysse is Professor in Musculoskeletal Anatomy at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. He has a Master in Physiotherapy and in Manuel Therapy. He is head of the department of Experimental Anatomy  (EXAN) and of the Arthrokinematics research group (ARKI). His main field of interest is human anatomical variation and the study of the anatomy and kinematics of the cervical spine in-vitro and in-vivo. He has 28 SC-indexed international publications and over 100 congress-presentations as author or co-author.