Scientific & Medical Advisory Board

  • Bruce Cohen, MD, FAAN
    Director of Neurology
    Akron Children’s Hospital Specialty Care
    Akron, OH
  • Sumit Parikh, MD
    Director of the Cleveland Clinic Neurogenetics, Metabolic & Mitochondrial Disease Program
    Cleveland Clinic
    Cleveland, OH


  • Carla Koehler, PhD
    Prof of Chemistry & Biochemistry, BMB Program
    University of California, Los Angeles
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Kendall B. Wallace, Ph.D.
    Diplomate, American Board of Toxicology
    Fellow, Academy of Toxicological Sciences
    Editor, Toxicology
    Professor & Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs
    University of Minnesota Medical School Duluth
    Duluth, MN
  • Richard J. Youle, PhD
    Senior Investigator, NINDS
    Biochemistry Section, Div of Intramural Research
    Porter Neuroscience Research Center
    Bethesda, MD


  • Amy Goldstein, MD
    The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
    Philadelphia, PA
  • Dwight D. Koeberl, MD, PhD
    Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Medical Genetics
    Duke University Medical Center
    Durham, NC
  • Amel Karaa, MD
    Massachusetts General Hospital
    Boston, MA

Clinical Research

  • Marni Falk, MD
    Asst Prof of Pediatrics, Div of Human Genetics
    The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
    Philadelphia, PA
  • William J. Craigen, MD, PhD
    Professor, Molecular and Human Genetics
    Baylor College of Medicine
    Houston, TX
  • Richard H. Haas, M.B., B. Chir.
    Director of the UCSD Mitochondrial Disease Laboratory
    UCSD Medical Center
    La Jolla, CA
  • Dr. Robert McFarland MA MBBS PhD MRCP MRCPCH
    Clinical Senior Lecturer and Consultant Paediatric Neurologist
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Mitochondrial Research
    University of Newcastle upon Tyne
    Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
  • Gerard Vockley, MD, PhD
    Chief, Division of Medical Genetics
    Univ of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    Pittsburgh, PA
  • Nancy J. Newman, MD
    Emory University
    LeoDelle Jolley Professor of Ophthalmology
    Professor of Ophthalmology and Neurology
    Instructor in Neurological Surgery
    Emory University School of Medicine
    Director, Section of Neuro-Ophthalmology
    Atlanta, GA