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National Fabry Disease Foundation-Medical Advisory Board

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The NFDF's Medical Advisory Board consists of Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs) and other physicians and healthcare providers who are active in the education, treatment and research of Fabry disease.  The information on this website is for general information and education only and does not constitute specific medical advice or recommendations for individuals.

This website does not provide medical advice or recommendations.  Individuals should not rely on the information posted on this website as a substitute for consultation with qualified healthcare professionals who are familiar with your individual medical conditions and needs.  The National Fabry Disease Foundation strongly recommends that care and treatment decisions related to Fabry disease or any other medical condition be made in consultation with a patient's physician or other qualified healthcare professionals who are familiar with the individual's specific health situation.
See the NFDF Terms of Use agreement posted on this website.  
Our Medical Advisory Board members are:


Robert Desnick, Ph.D, M.D., Clinical, molecular, and biochemical Genetics Researcher
Professor and chair of the Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences at The Mount Sinai School of Medicine and physician-in-chief of the Department of Medical Genetics and Genomics at The Mount Sinai Hospital

Katherine B. Sims, M.D., Neurologist 
Director, Developmental Neurogenetics Clinic and Mitochondrial Disorders Clinic, Massachusetts General Hospital 
Associate Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School

Robert Hopkin, M.D., Clinical Geneticist, Pediatrician
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Maryam Banikazemi, M.D., Clinical Geneticist, Pediatrician
Assistant Professor, Departments of Neurology and Pediatrics,
New York University School of Medicine

Dominique Germain, Ph.D, M.D. Medical Geneticist
Professor, Clinical Genetics
Raymond Poincar' Hospital, Paris, France

Joel Charrow, M.D., Medical Geneticist
Director of the Section of Clinical Genetics and the Genetics Laboratory at Children's Memorial Hospital, and professor of pediatrics at the Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University.

Nasrollah (Nasi) Samiy, M.D., Ophthalmologist, Vitreo-Retinal Specialist
Founder, Retina Institute of the Carolinas
Chairman of Ophthalmology at Carolinas Medical Center (2007)

Others to be listed

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