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Advisory Board/Council

The following scientists and clinicians are working together with Focus On Rhabdo to find a cure for this terrible childhood disease.

Advisory Board Members

Charles Keller, MD – Oregon Health & Science University
Board Chair

Leonard H. Wexler, MD – Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Peter Houghton, PhD – Nationwide Children's Hospital

Alberto Pappo, MD – St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Rossella Rota, PhD – Children's Hospital Bambino Gesu'

Janet Shipley, PhD – The Institute of Cancer Research, UK

Advisory Council Members

Jino Abraham, Ph.D. – Oregon Health & Science University

James R. Anderson, Ph.D. – Frontier Science and Technology Research Foundation, Inc

Carola A. Arndt, MD – Mayo Cliinic

Myriam Weyl Ben Arush, MD, – Meyer Children's Hospital, Rambam Medical Center

Eleanor Chen, MD, PhD – University of Washington, Department of Pathology

Cheryl Coffin, MD – Retired Clinician, researcher at Children’s Oncology Group

Timothy P. Cripe, MD, PhD – Nationwide Children's Hospital

Judy Davie, PhD – Southern Illinois University School of Medicine

Scott Diede, MD, PhD – Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Jeffrey Dilworth, PhD – Sprott Centre for Stem Cell Research, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

Alessandro Fanzani, PhD – Università degli Studi di Brescia

Shari Feinberg, ARNP, CPNP, CPON – All Children’s Hospital, a member of Johns Hopkins Medicine

Elizabeth Fox, MD – Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Rene L. Galindo, MD, PhD – UT Southwestern Medical Center, School of Medicine

Heidi Hahn, MD – Göttingen Graduate School for Neurosciences, Biophysics, and Molecular Biosciences

Doug Hawkins, MD – Seattle Children's Hospital

Andrea Hayes-Jordan, MD – University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Simone Hettmer, MD – Dana-Farber Cancer Center

Andrew Hollenbach, PhD – Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center New Orleans

Hajime Hosoi, MD, PhD – Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine

David Kirsch, MD, PhD – Duke University Medical Center

Mathivanan Jothi, PhD, – San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy

Ken Kikuchi, M.D., Ph.D. – Uji Takeda Hospital, Kyoto, Japan

Zhizhong Li, PhD – Novartis Institutes For BioMedical Research

Corrine Linardic, MD, PhD – Duke University School of Medicine

Philip Lupo, PhD, MPH – Baylor College of Medicine – Department of Pediatrics, Hematology-Oncology Section

Asoke K. Mal, PhD – Roswell Park Cancer Institute

Leo Mascarenhas, M.D., M.S. – Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Diseases, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

Geoffrey McCowage, MD – The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, Australia

Koichi Mishijo, MD, PhD – Bayer Healthcare, Wuppertal, Germany

R. Lor Randall, MD, FACS – Huntsman Cancer Institute & Primary Children’s Medical Center

Michael Rudnicki, PhD – Sprott Centre for Stem Cell Research, Ottawa Health Research Institute

Beat Schäfer, Prof. PhD – Laborieiter bei Universitäts – Kinderspital

Sheri Spundt, MD – Stanford University School of Medicine

Stephan Tapscott – MD, PhD – Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Timothy J. Triche, MD, PhD – Children's Hospital of Los Angeles

Amy Wagers, PhD – Harvard Stem Cell Institute