Advisory Board

Global Research and Medical Advisory Board (GRMAB)

The role of GRMAB is to:

  • provide professional medical and scientific guidance in the design and implementation of Cure HHT's research programs and strategic initiatives
  • ensure that the medical and scientific aspects of Cure HHT's activities are at the forefront of current knowledge and professional standards
  • oversee the organization, planning committee and program for the International HHT Scientific Conference
  • establish and maintain liaison with professional societies
  • promote, register and coordinate research into the basic science, genetic and clinical aspects of HHT

 

" To wrest from nature the secrets which have perplexed philosophers in all ages, to track to their sources the causes of disease, to correlate the vast stores of knowledge, that they may be quickly available for the prevention and cure of disease-these are our ambitions,"

-- Sir William Osler

FY 2015-2016

Christopher Hughes, Ph.D.
Chair
(Scientist)
University of California - Irvine
Irvine, CA
UNITED STATES

 

Hans Jurgen Mager, M.D., Ph.D.
Vice Chair
(Pulmonology)
St. Antonius Ziekenhuis
THE NETHERLANDS

Jamie McDonald, M.S., C.G.C.
Emeritus
(Genetic Counselor)
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah
UNITED STATES

Franklin J. Miller, M.D.
Emeritus
(Interventional Radiology)
Emeritus
San Diego, CA
UNITED STATES

Peter B. Terry, M.D.
Emeritus
(Pulmonology)
UNITED STATES 

Kees Westerman, M.D.
Emeritus
(Pulmonology)
THE NETHERLANDS

Robert I. White, Jr., M.D.
Emeritus
(Interventional Radiology)
UNITED STATES

Helen Arthur, Ph.D.
(Scientist)
Institute of Human Genetics
Newcastle University
U.K. 

Pinar Bayrak-Toydemir, Ph.D.
(Genetics)
ARUP Laboratories
Salt Lake City, Utah
UNITED STATES

Carmelo Bernabeu, Ph.D.
Past Chair
(Scientist)
Centro de Investigaciones Biologicas, CSIC
SPAIN

Joyce Bischoff, Ph.D.
(Scientist)
Children's Hospital Boston
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
UNITED STATES

Luisa Maria Botella, Ph.D.
(Scientist)
Centro Investigaciones Biologicas, CSIC
SPAIN

Murray Brilliant, Ph.D.
(Medical Genetics)
UNITED STATES

Elisabetta Buscarini, M.D.
(Gastroenterology / Hepatology)
U.O. di Gastroenterologia ed Endoscopia Digestiva
ITALY

Murali Chakinala, M.D., FCCP
(Pulmonology)
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO
UNITED STATES

Mark S. Chesnutt, M.D.
(Pulmonology)
Dotter Interventional Institute
Portland, OR
UNITED STATES

Sophie Dupuis-Girod, M.D., Ph.D.
(Scientist)
Service de Genetique
Hopital Louis Pradel
FRANCE

Marie E. Faughnan, M.D., MSc
Past Chair
(Pulmonology)
St. Michaels Hospital
CANADA

Urban W. Geisthoff, M.D.
(Otolaryngology)
Kliniken der Stadt Koeln
HNO-Abteilung
GERMANY

Daniel Goodenberger, M.D.
(Pulmonology)
St. Louis, MO
UNITED STATES

Alan Guttmacher, M.D.
(Medical Genetics)
UNITED STATES

Steven Hetts, M.D.
(Neuroradiology)
UCSF
San Francisco, CA
UNITED STATES

Anette Kjeldsen, M.D.
(Otolaryngology)
Odense University Hospital
DENMARK

Anette Kjeldsen, M.D.
(Otolaryngology)
Odense University Hospital
DENMARK

Michelle Letarte, Ph.D.
(Scientist)
Emeritus
Toronto, ON
CANADA

Masaki Komiyama, M.D
(Neuro-Interventional Radiology)
Osaka City General Hospital
JAPAN

Jose Miguel Lopez-Novoa, Ph.D.
(Scientist)
Dept. de Fisiologia y Farmacologia
Universidad de Salamanca
SPAIN

Douglas Marchuk, Ph.D.
(Scientist)
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC
UNITED STATES

Meir Mei-Zahav, M.D.
(Scientist)
Children's Medical Center of Israel
ISRAEL

Christine Mummery, Ph.D.
(Scientist)
Leiden University Medical Center
THE NETHERLANDS

Suk Paul Oh, Ph.D.
(Scientist)
Department of Physiology and Functional Genomics
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL
UNITED STATES

David Poetker, M.D., M.A.
(Rhinology / Otolaryngolgy)
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI
UNITED STATES

Marco Post, M.D., Ph.D.
(Cardiology)
St. Antonius Hospital
THE NETHERLANDS

Reed E. Pyeritz, M.D., Ph.D.
(Medical Genetics)
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA
UNITED STATES

Felix Ratjen, M.D., FRCP(C)
(Respiratory Medicine / Pediatrics)
University of Toronto / The Hospital for Sick Children
Toronto, ON
CANADA

Carlo Sabba, M.D.
(Internal Medicine)
University of Bari
Policlinico
ITALY

Marcelo Serra, M.D.
(Internal Medicine)
Hospital Italiano
Buenos Aires
ARGENTINA

Claire Shovlin, Ph.D., M.A., F.R.C.P.
(Pulmonary/Scientist)
Respiratory Medicine
NHLI Imperial College
Hammersmith Campus
U.K.

Dennis Sprecher, M.D.
(Cardiology / Board Liaison)
Director, Discovery Medicine
GlaxoSmithKline
King of Prussia, PA
UNITED STATES

Karel G. terBrugge, M.D., F.R.C.P. (C)
(Interventional Neuroradiology)
University of Toronto
Toronto Western Hospital
Toronto, Ontario
CANADA

Calvin Vary, Ph.D.
(Scientist)
Center for Molecular Medicine
Maine Medical Center Research Institute
Pine Point, ME
UNITED STATES

Andrew White, M.D.
(Pediatrics / Rheumatology)
St. Louis Children's Hospital
St. Louis, MO
UNITED STATES

Ingrid Winship, MBChB, M.D., FRACP, FACD
(Genetics)
Royal Melbourne Hospital
Victoria, AUSTRALIA

Lawrence Young, M.D.
(Cardiology)
Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, CT
UNITED STATES