Scientific Board

SDSF would like to introduce our Medical and Scientific Advisory Board. We welcome our new members and gratefully thank our senior members for your continued support in SDSF and our families.

  • Johanna Rommens, PhD – SDSF Chair
    Program in Genetics & Genome Biology
    Peter Gilgan Centre for Research & Learning, Room 14-9712
    The Hospital for Sick Children
    686 Bay Street
    Toronto, ON
    M5G 0A4
    Canada
    jrommens@sickkids.ca
  • Blanche Alter, MD, MPH, FAAP
    Clinical Genetics Branch
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics
    National Cancer Institute
    9609 Medical Center Drive
    Room 6E452, MSC9772
    Rockville, MD 20850
    alterb@mail.nih.gov
  • Lauri Burroughs, MD
    Director – Pediatric Non-Malignant Transplant Program
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center/ Seattle Children’s Hospital
    1100 Fairview Avenue East, MS D5-280
    Seattle, WA 98109
    lburroug@fhcrc.org
  • Marco Cipolli
    Centro Fibrosi Cistica
    Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Integrata
    Piazzale Stefani 1, 37126
    Verona, ITALY
    Marco.cipolli@ospedaleuniverona.it
  • Tarek Elghetany, MD
    Professor of Pathology & Immunology and Pediatrics
    Baylor College of Medicine / Texas Children’s Hospital
    6621 Fannin Street, WB1100
    Houston, TX 77030
    txelghet@texaschildrens.org
    elghetan@bcm.edu
  • Peter Kannu, MB,ChB (Otago), PhD, DCH, FRACP
    Staff Physician, Division of Clinical and Metabolic Genetics
    Team Investigator, Research Institute
    The Hospital for Sick Children
    Assistant Professor, Department of Paediatrics
    The University of Toronto
    Toronto, ON
    M5G 1X8
    Canada
    Peter.kannu@sickkids.ca
  • Johnson M Liu, MD FACP
    Director of Hematology
    MaineHealth Cancer Care Network
    265 Western Avenue
    South Portland, ME 04106
    207-661-0200
  • Kasiani Myers, MD
    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
    Division of Blood and Marrow Transplantation and Immune Deficiency
    The Cancer and Blood Diseases Institute
    Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
    3333 Burnet Avenue
    Cincinnati, OH 45229-3039
    Kasiani.myers@cchmc.org
  • Akiko Shimamura, MD, PhD
    Associate Professor of Pediatrics
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
    1100 Fairview Avenue N, D2-100
    Seattle, WA 98109
    ashimamu@fhcrc.org
  • Sioban Keel, MD
    University of Washington
    1705 NE Pacific St.
    Seattle, WA
    206-685-2196
    Sioban@u.washington.edu
  • Amit Grover, MD
    Director, Pancreatic Disorders Program
    Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition
    Boston Children’s Hospital
    300 Longwood Avenue, Enders, 6th Floor
    Boston, Massachusetts 02115
    617-355-6172
  • Garry Tobin, MD
    Clinical Director
    Endocrinology
    Washington University in St. Louis
    4921 Parkview Place Suite B13
    St. Louis, Mo 63110
    314-747-7300
  • Charles McCaslin, MD
    Director of CF Clinic
    Nemours Children’s Hospital
    807 Children’s Way
    Jacksonville, Fl 32207
    904-697-3676
  • Nancy Cincotta, MSW, MPhil
    Psychosocial Director
    Camp Sunshine
    35 Acadia Road
    Casco, ME 04015
    207-655-3800