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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