Scientific Advisory Board

This widely respected group of medical and science professionals advises the Fund in all matters related to Fanconi anemia research. They help set research priorities, provide insight on the grants process, and contribute to the programming of the annual Fanconi Anemia Scientific Symposium. We are so grateful to have this dedicated group of doctors and researchers helping us to advance treatments and to find a cure for FA.

  • Raymond J. Monnat, Jr., MD, Chair, Dept. of Pathology, University of Washington
  • Blanche P. Alter, MD, MPH, Senior Clnician, National Cancer Institute
  • Amy DeZern, MD, MHS, Asst. Professor of Oncology & Medicine, Attending Physician, Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Richard Gelinas, PhD, Senior Research Scientist, Institute for Systems Biology
  • Stephen Meyn, MD, PhD, Director, Center for Human Genomics & Precision Medicine, University of Wisconsin
  • Premal H. Patel, MD, PhD, SVP, Early Clinical Development, Juno Therapeutics
  • Agata Smogorzewska, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, The Rockefeller University
  • Elizabeth Swisher, MD, Professor in Gynecologic Oncology & Adjunct Professor in Medical Genetics, University of Washington
  • Jakub Tolar, MD, PhD, Dept. of Pediatric BMT, Dean, University of Minnesota Medical School
  • John Wagner, MD, Professor, Dept. of Pediatrics; Pediatric Hematologist Oncologist, University of Minnesota

of note

Now accepting applications for the $5,000 Amy Winn & Christopher Byrd Award for Adults with FA learn more...

The first Joel Walker Scientific Focus Meeting has been announced learn more...

FARF Receives Grant to Expand Development Program learn more...

Aileen Carlos, Portland-based lawyer, joins the Board of Directors learn more...