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.

Barbara Burtness

Yale Cancer Center
Professor of Medicine

Alan D’Andrea

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Director: Center for DNA Damage and Repair

Amy DeZern

Johns Hopkins
Associate Professor of Oncology & Medicine, Dept. of Oncology; Attending Physician, Johns Hopkins Hospital

Jennifer Grandis

University of California, San Francisco
Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery

Melissa Haendel

University of Colorado
Professor and Chief Informatics Officer

Premal Patel

Scientific Advisory Board Chair

Kathryn Pennington

University of Washington
Faculty Member in Gynecologic Oncology

Paula Rio

Head of the Bone Marrow Aplasias Unit at the Biomedical Innovation Unit

Agata Smogorzewska

The Rockefeller University

John Wagner

University of Minnesota
Professor, Dept. of Pediatrics; Pediatric Hematologist Oncologist