The LAM Foundation Scientific Advisory Board

An outstanding and dedicated LAM Scientific Advisory Board is the cornerstone of The LAM Foundation's research program. The LAM Scientific Board advises the Foundation on all scientific matters and formulates the direction of LAM research to be supported by The LAM Foundation Board of Directors.

Francis X. McCormack, MD
Chairman, Scientific Advisory Board
Taylor Professor & Division Director
Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine
University of Cincinnati Medical Center
Cincinnati, OH

James P. Bridges, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine
National Jewish Health
Denver, CO

Michael Dellinger, PhD
Assistant Professor Molecular Biology
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX

Gregory P. Downey, MD
Executive Vice President, Academic Affairs
Professor of Medicine
LAM Clinic Director
National Jewish Health
Denver, CO

N. Tony Eissa, MD
Associate Chief of Research
Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX

Jillian Evans, PhD
Adjunct Professor of Medicine
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Andrew Fontenot, MD
Professor of Medicine, with Tenure
Henry N. Claman Endowed Chair
Head, Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Aurora, CO

Geraldine Finlay, MD
Deputy Editor – Pulmonary and Critical Care
UpToDate at Wolters Kluwer
Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine
Tufts University School of Medicine,
Boston, MA

David Franz, MD
Director, Tuberous Sclerosis Clinic
Associate Director Clinical Affairs,
Division of Neurology
Children's Hospital Medical Center
Cincinnati, OH

Nishant Gupta, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
LAM Clinic Director
Director of the LAM Clinic Network
University of Cincinnati Medical Center
Cincinnati, OH

Stephen Hammes, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Endocrinology
University of Rochester Medical Center
Rochester, NY

Elizabeth Petri Henske, MD
Brigham & Women's Hospital
Director, Center for LAM Research & Clinical Care
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Marina K. Holz, PhD
Dean of Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences
New York Medical College
Valhalla, NY

Yoshikazu Inoue, MD, PhD
Director, Department of Diffuse Lung Diseases
and Respiratory Failure, Clinical Research Center,
National Hospital Organization
Kinki-Chuo Chest Medical Center
Sakai, Osaka, Japan

Simon Johnson, DM, FRCP
Professor of Respiratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences
University of Nottingham
Queens Medical Centre
Nottingham, England

Arnold Kristof, BSc., MDCM
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Division of Experimental Medicine
LAM Clinic Director
McGill University
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Vera Krymskaya, PhD, MBA
Associate Professor of Medicine
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

David J. Kwiatkowski, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Brigham & Women's Hospital
Boston, MA

Lisa Larkin, MD
Associate Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology; Director,
Division of Midlife Women's Health and Primary Care;
Director, UC Health Women's Center
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Cincinnati, OH

Brendan D. Manning, PhD
Professor of Molecular Metabolism
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Boston, MA

Cormac McCarthy, MB, BCh, BAO, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine
University College Dublin and St. Vincent’s University Hospital
Dublin, Ireland

Joel Moss, MD, PhD
Senior Investigator
Laboratory of Translational Research
Bethesda, MD

Reynold Panettieri, Jr., MD
Director, Clinical and Translational Science Institute
Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences
Rutgers University
New Brunswick, NJ

David Plas, PhD
Associate Professor - Cancer Biology
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH

Jay H. Ryu, MD
Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

Eugene Sullivan, MD, FCCP
Principal, EJS Consulting, LLC
Olney, MD

Andrew Tee, PhD
Medical Genetics
Institute of Medical Genetics
Wales College of Medicine 
Cardiff University
Cardiff, Wales, UK

Cheryl Walker, PhD
Director, Center for Precision Environmental Health
Professor, Cellular and Molecular Biology
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX

Jeffrey A. Whitsett, MD
Chief, Division of Neonatology, Perinatal
and Pulmonary Biology
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Cincinnati, OH

Kathryn Wikenheiser-Brokamp, MD, PhD
Associate Director,
Medical Scientist Training Program
Associate Professor, UC Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Cincinnati, Ohio

Raymond S. W. Yeung, MD
Professor, Department of Surgery, 
Adjunct Professor of Medicine and Pathology
Division of Medical Genetics
University of Washington School of Medicine
Seattle, WA

Lisa Young, MD
Chief, Division of Pulmonary Medicine
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA