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Who Make Up Our Scientific Advisory Board


Our Scientific Advisory Board is made up of the world's foremost experts in Porphyria management, diagnosis, and research. They have written or approved the medical information on this website.  Many of the American Porphyria Foundation's SAB members have over 40 years experience working on Porphyria - conducting cutting-edge research, and writing peer-reviewed article for major medical journals and authoring the chapters on Porphyria in medical school textbooks.  Doctors worldwide consult with these Porphyria specialists for help with diagnosis and treatment of their patients.
Karl E. Anderson, MD, Chairman
University of Texas Medical Branch
Manisha Balwani, MD
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
D. Montgomery Bissell, MD
University of California
Joseph R. Bloomer, MD
University of Alabama
Herbert L. Bonkovsky, MD
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Sylvia S. Bottomley, MD
University of Oklahoma
Robert J. Desnick, PhD, MD
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Micheline M. Mathews-Roth, MD
Harvard University School of Medicine
John Phillips, PhD
University of Utah
Claus A. Pierach, MD
University of Minnesota
Neville Pimstone, MD, PhD
University of California
Maureen B. Poh-Fitzpatrick, MD
University of Tennessee
Steven Shedlofsky, MD
University of Kentucky
Samuel M. Silver, MD, PhD
University of Michigan Medical School
Ashwani Singal, MD
University of Alabama, Birmingham
Manish Thapar, MD
Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
Peter V. Tishler, MD
Harvard University School of Medicine
Bruce Trippe, MD
Montgomery, AL
Bruce Wang, MD
University of California, San Francisco

Protect the Future

Simon Beaven, MD, PhD
University of California, Los Angeles
Brendan Chen, MD
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Maria A. de Lima, MD
Rio de Janerio, Brazil
Angelika Erwin, MD
Cleveland, Ohio
Bradley Freilich, MD
Kansas City, Missouri
Eric Gou, MD
University of Texas Medical Branch
Jennifer Guy, MD
University of California, San Francisco
Sajid Jilil, MD
Fargo, North Dakota
Sioban Keel
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Univ. WA
Cynthia Levy, MD
University of Miami
Charles Marques Lourenço, MD
University of São Paulo, Brazil
Brendan McGuire, MD
University of Alabama-Birmingham
Sahil Mittal, MD
Houston, Texas
Akshata Moghe, MD, PhD
University of Pittsburgh
John G Quigley
University of Illinois at Chicago
Sean Rudnick, MD
Wake Forest Medical Center
Behnam Saber, MD
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Jonathan Ungar, MD
Mount Sinai School of Medicine


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