A key element in the APMRF’s carefully focused research program is the Scientific Advisory Board comprised of internationally recognized geneticists, molecular biologists, neurologists and pathologists. This Board formulates the direction of APMRF-sponsored research and recommends specific grant proposals to the National Board of Directors.

William E. Balch, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Cell Biology
The Scripps Research Institute

Ed Holson, Ph.D
Entrepreneur ­in­ Residence and Chief Scientific Officer at KDAC Therapeutics

Ben Machielse
Principal, BBB Consultants, LLC

Dan S. Ory, M.D.
Director, Washington University Metabolomics Facility
Washington University School of Medicine

Marc C. Patterson, M.D.
Pediatric Neurology
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

William J. Pavan, Ph.D.
National Human Genome Research Institute
National Institute of Health

Suzanne Pfeffer, Ph.D.
Chairman, Biochemistry
Emma Pfeiffer Merner Professor of Medical Sciences
Stanford University School of Medicine