New Directions for Sickle Cell Therapy in the Genome Era

New Directions for Sickle Cell Therapy in the Genome Era

Conference Participants

Robert Adams, M.D.
Department of Neurology
Medical College of Georgia

Barbara Alving, M.D.
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
National Institutes of Health

Christopher Austin, M.D.
National Human Genome Research Institute
National Institutes of Health

Agnes Baffoe-Bonnie, M.D., Ph.D.
Population Science
Chase Cancer Center

M.A. Bender, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Pediatric Oncology
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

David Bodine, Ph.D.
National Human Genome Research Institute
National Institutes of Health

Vence Bonham, J.D.
National Human Genome Research Institute
National Institutes of Health

Emery Bresnick, Ph.D.
Department of Pharmacology
University of Wisconsin Medical School

Carlo Brugnara, M.D.
Department of Laboratory Medicine
Childrens Hospital Boston

H. Franklin Bunn, M.D.
Department of Medicine/Hematology
Harvard Medical School

Oswaldo Castro, M.D.
Center for Sickle Cell Disease
Howard University College of Medicine

Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D.
National Human Genome Research Institute
National Institutes of Health

Michael DeBaun, M.P.H.
Department of Pediatrics/Genetics
Washington University School of Medicine

Mitchell Drumm, Ph.D.
Department of Pediatrics
Case Western Reserve University

Connie Eaves, Ph.D.
Terry Fox Laboratory
British Columbia Cancer Agency

Stephen Embury, M.D.
San Francisco General Hospital
University of California San Francisco

Elise Feingold, Ph.D.
National Human Genome Research Institute
National Institutes of Health

Timothy Fisher, MB, Ch.B.
Department of Physiology and Biophysics
Keck School of Medicine
University of Southern California

Beverly M. Gaines, M.D.
National Medication Association

Victor Gordeuk, M.D.
Center for Sickle Cell Disease
Howard University College of Medicine

Eric Green, M.D., Ph.D.
National Human Genome Research Institute
National Institutes of Health

Alan Guttmacher, M.D.
National Human Genome Research Institute
National Institutes of Health

John Haley, Ph.D.
Exploratory Cancer Research
OSI Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Johnson Haynes, M.D.
Department of Internal Medicine/Pulmonary
University of South Alabama

Matthew Heeney, M.D.
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Childrens Hospital Boston

Karen Hofman, M.D.
Fogarty International Center
National Institutes of Health

Lewis Hsu, M.D., Ph.D.
Drexel University College of Medicine
Marian Anderson Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center

Cage Johnson, M.D.
Department of Medicine/Hematology
Keck School of Medicine
University of Southern California

Y.W. Kan, M.D.
Laboratory Medicine
University of California-San Francisco

Flora Katz, Ph.D.
Fogarty International Center
National Institutes of Health

Gerald Keusch, M.D.
Fogarty International Center
National Institutes of Health

Rebecca Kolberg
National Human Genome Research Institute
National Institutes of Health

Daniel Lerman, Ph.D.
Office of the Director
National Institutes of Health

Catherine Madigan, M.D.
Department of Hematology/Oncology
Childrens Hospital Los Angeles

Punam Malik, M.D.
Department of Pediatrics and Pathology
Childrens Hospital Los Angeles

Deepa Manwani, M.D.
Department of Pediatrics
Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Jeffery Miller, M.D.
National Institute of Diabetes and
Digestive and Kidney Diseases, NIH

Dorothy C. Moore, M.D.
Dept. of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Univ. of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersy
Sickle Cell Disease Association of America

Ruth Nankanja, B.A., EDUC
Sickle Cell Association of Uganda
Kampala, Uganda

David Nathan, M.D.
Harvard Medical School Dana Farber Cancer Institute

Constance Noguchi, Ph.D.
National Institute of Diabetes and
Digestive and Kidney Diseases, NIH

Robert Nussbaum, M.D.
National Human Genome Research Institute
National Institutes of Health

Kwaku Ohene-Frempong, M.D.
Division of Hematology
Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia

Onyinye C. Onyekwere, M.D.
Center for Sickle Cell Disease
Howard University School of Medicine

Susan Perrine, M.D.
Cancer Research Center
Boston University School of Medicine

Orah Platt, M.D.
Laboratory Medicine
Childrens Hospital Boston UT

Josef Prchal, M.D.
Department of Medicine/Hematology
Baylor College of Medicine

Geetha Puthenveetil, M.D.
Department of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
Childrens Hospital Los Angeles

David Rees, M.D.
Department of Pediatric Hematology
Kings College Hospital

Sonya Ross, B.S.
Sickle Cell Disease Association of America
Baltimore, MD

Selda Samakoglu, Ph.D.
Gene Expression Laboratory
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Graham Serjeant, M.D.
Sickle Cell Trust (Jamaica)
Kingston, Jamacia

George Stamatoyannopoulos, M.D., Dr. Sci.
Department of Medical Genetics
University of Washington

Paul Swerdlow, M.D.
Division of Hematology-Oncology
Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute
Wayne State University

Joseph Telfair, Dr. P.H., M.S.W./M.P.H.
School of Public Health/DMCH
Univeristy of Alabama at Birmingham

John Tisdale, M.D.
National Institute of Diabetes and
Digestive and Kidney Diseases
National Institutes of Health

Susan Vasquez
National Human Genome Research Institute
National Institutes of Health

Winfred Wang, M.D.
Department of Hematology/Oncology
St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital

Dan Wattendorf, M.D.
National Human Genome Research Institute
National Institutes of Health

Ellen Werner, Ph.D.
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
National Instittues of Health

Thomas Williams, M.D.
Wellcome Trust
Kilifi, Kenya

Robert Yamashita, Ph.D.
Interdisciplinary Studies in Science & Society
California State University - San Marcos
Olu Akinyanju, M.D., F.R.C.P.
Sickle Cell Foundation
Lagos, Nigeria

Jonathan Armstrong, Ph.D.
Department of Physiology and Biophysics
Keck School of Medicine
University of Southern California

David Badman, Ph.D.
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
National Insitutes of Health

Arthur Bank, M.D.
Department of Medicine and Genetics
Columbia University

Lennette Benjamin, M.D.
Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center
Montefiore Medical Center

Duane Bonds, M.D.
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
National Institutes of Health

Joy Boyer
National Human Genome Research Institute
National Institutes of Health

Kenneth Bridges, M.D.
Hematology Division
Brigham and Womens Hospital

George Buchanan, M.D.
Department of Pediatrics
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas

Rafael D. Camerini-Otero, M.D., Ph.D.
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
National Institutes of Health

Barry Coller, M.D.
Laboratory of Blood and Vascular Biology
The Rockefeller University

Ann Dean, Ph.D.
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
National Institutes of Health

George Dover, M.D.
Department of Pediatrics
Johns Hopkins University

William Eaton, M.D., Ph.D.
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
National Institutes of Health

James Eckman, M.D.
Department of Hematology and Oncology
Emory University School of Medicine

Greg Evans, Ph.D.
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
National Institutes of Health

Gary Felsenfeld, Ph.D.
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestiveand Kidney Diseases
National Institutes of Health

Paul Frenette, M.D.
Department of Medicine/Hematology
Keck School of Medicine Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Patrick Gallagher, M.D.
Pediatrics
Yale University School of Medicine

Bettie Graham, Ph.D.
National Human Genome Research Institute
National Institutes of Health

Stephen Groft, Pharm.D.
Office of Rare Diseases
National Institutes of Health

Mark Guyer, Ph.D.
National Human Genome Research Institute
National Institutes of Health

Eden Haverfield
Institute of Biological Anthropology
University of Oxford

Robert P. Hebbel, M.D.
Department of Medicine
University of Minnesota

Chien Ho, Ph.D.
Department of Biological Sciences
Carnegie Mellon University

Carolyn Hoppe, M.D.
Department of Hematology/Oncology
Childrens Hospital Oakland

Robert Iannone, M.D.
Department of Pediatrics/Oncology
Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia

Clinton H. Joiner, M.D., Ph.D.
CincinnatiComprehensive Sickle Cell Ctr.
Cincinnati Childrens Hospital Medical Ctr.

Gregory Kato, M.D.
CCMD/Sickle Cell/Nitric Oxide Section
National Institutes of Health

Patrick Kelly, M.D.
Department of Experimental Hematology
Cincinnati Childrens Hospital Research Fdn.

Daniel Kim-Shapiro, Ph.D.
Department of Physics
Wake Forest University

Peter Lane, M.D.
Department of Pediatrics
Emory University

Jose Lopez, M.D.
Thromobosis Research Section
Baylor College of Medicine

Julie Makani, M.D.
Department of Hematology
Muhimbili University College of Health
Dar-Es-Salaam, Tanzania

Marie Mann, M.D., M.P.H.
Maternal and Child Health Bureau
Health Resources & Services Administration

John McPherson, Ph.D.
Human and Molecular Genetics
Baylor College of Medicine

Blaine Moore, Ph.D.
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
National Institutes of Health

Ronald Nagel, M.D.
Department of Medicine
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Mohandas Narla, D.SC.
Lindsley F. Kimball Research Institute
New York Blood Center

Kathleen Neville, M.D.
Department of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology, and Clinical Pharmacology
Indiana University
Riley Hospital for Children

Vanessa Northington Gamble, M.D., Ph.D.
Center for Health Disparities
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Victoria Odesina, M.S., A.P.R.N.
General Clinical Research Center
University of Connecticut Health Center
Citizen for Quality Sickle Cell Care, Inc.

Nancy Olivieri, M.D.
Dept. of Medicine/Hematology/Oncology
University Health Network, Toronto

Eugene P. Orringer, M.D.
Department of Medicine/Hematology
Univ. of North Carolina School of Medicine

Derek Persons, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Hematology/Oncology
St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital

Matthew Porteus, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Pediatrics and Biochemistry
Southwestern Medical Center

Jennifer Puck, M.D.
National Human Genome Research Institute
National Institutes of Health

Pankaj Qasba, Ph.D.
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
National Institutes of Health

Clarice Reed, M.D.(Retired)
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
National Institutes of Health

Michel Sadelain, M.D., Ph.D.
Gene Transfer & Gene Expression Laboratory
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Alan N. Schechter, M.D.
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
National Institutes of Health

Barbara Sina, Ph.D.
Fogarty International Center
National Institutes of Health

Martin Steinberg, M.D.
Department of Medicine
Boston University

Marilyn Telen, M.D.
Department of Medicine
Duke University

Swee Lay Thein, M.D.
Department of Hematology
GKT School of Medicine, Kings College Hospital

David Valle, M.D.
Howard Hughes Medical Institute and
The Institute of Genetic Medicine
Johns Hopkins Univ. School of Medicine

Elliott Vichinsky, M.D.
Department of Hematology/Oncology
Childrens Hosp. & Research Inst., Oakland

Russell Ware, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Duke University Medical Center

Sir David Weatherall, M.D., F.R.C.P.
The Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine
University of Oxford

Kris Wetterstrand, M.S.
National Human Genome Research Institute
National Institutes of Health

Jonathan Witonsky
National Human Genome Research Institute
National Institutes of Health
 

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Last Reviewed: November 22, 2013