Scientific Advisory Board
The current members of the Scientific Advisory Board include:
Professor Ian Alexander BMedSci MBSS (Hons), PhD, FRACP (paeds), HGSACG, FAHMS is head of the Gene Therapy Research Unit, a joint initiative of Sydney Children's Hospital Network and the Children's Medical Research Institute in Sydney. He is the Chair of of the Sanfilippo Children's Foundation Scientific Advisory Board.
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Associate Professor Kim Hemsley BAppSci (Med. Lab. Sci), PhD, is a neuroscientist and Head of the CNS Therapeutics Group, in the Lysosomal Diseases Research Unit at the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI). She has affiliate status at the University of Adelaide.
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Dr. David Ketteridge MBBS, FRACP (Paediatrics) is a metabolic physician and General Paediatrician at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Adelaide.
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Professor David Ryugo BA Psych, PhD Psychobiology. is a Professor of Neuroscience at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research in Sydney.
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Dr. Nicholas Smith MBBS (Hon), DCH, FRACP, PhD (Cantab) currently heads the Department of Paediatric Neurology at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Adelaide.
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Dr. Michel Tchan BMedSc, MBSS, PhD, FRACP is a clinical and metabolic geneticist and Head of Department, Genetic Medicine at Westmead Hospital in Sydney. He is also the Deputy Chair of the Sanfilippo Children's Foundation Scientific Advisory Board.
Read Dr. Tchan's bio
Please note, all members of our Scientific Advisory Board provide expertise on a pro-bono basis and receive no remuneration from the Sanfilippo Children's Foundation.