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, San Francisco

Herbert L. Bonkovsky, MD
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

Sylvia S. Bottomley, MD
University of Oklahoma

Robert J. Desnick, PhD, MD
Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Angelika Erwin, MD
Cleveland Clinic

Sioban Keel
University of Washington

Cynthia Levy
University of Miami

Marshall Mazepa, MD
University of Minnesota

Brendan M. McGuire, MD
University of Alabama, Birmingham

John Phillips, PhD
University of Utah

Maureen B. Poh-Fitzpatrick
Columbia University

John Quigley, MD
University of Illinois at Chicago

Steven Shedlofsky, MD
University of Kentucky

Samuel M. Silver, MD, PhD
University of Michigan Medical School

Manish Thapar, MD
Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University

Bruce Wang, MD
University of California, San Francisco

Gregory Vercellotti, MD
University of Minnesota

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Simon Beaven, MD, PhD
University of California, Los Angeles

Brendan Chen, MD
Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Amy Dickey, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital

Maria A. de Lima, MD
Rio de Janerio, Brazil

Bradley Freilich, MD
Kansas City, Missouri

Eric Gou, MD
University of Texas Medical Branch

Jennifer Guy, MD
University of California, San Francisco

Sajid Jalil, MD
Fargo, North Dakota

Mohamed Kazamel, MD
University of Alabama Birmingham

Joel Krier, MD
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Charles Marques Lourenço, MD
University of São Paulo, Brazil

Vinaya C. Maddujuri, MD
University of North Carolina

Sahil Mittal, MD
Houston, Texas

Akshata Moghe, MD, PhD
University of Pittsburgh

Danielle Nance
Gilbert, AZ

Taran Narang, MD
University of North Carolina

Sean Rudnick, MD
Wake Forest Medical Center

Behnam Saberi, MD
Boston, MA

Gagan Sood, MD
Houston, Texas

Ayman Saad, MD
University of Alabama Birmingham

Jonathan Ungar, MD
Mount Sinai School of Medicine