Local Organizing Committee

Tarek Elghetany, MD (Co-Chair)
Department of Pathology
Baylor College of Medicine
Texas Children's Hospital

Alison Bertuch, MD, PhD (Co-Chair)
Department of Pediatrics
Division of Hematology/Oncology
Baylor College of Medicine
Texas Children's Hospital

Carlos Bacino, MD
Department of Molecular & Human Genetics
Baylor College of Medicine
Texas Children's Hospital

Lisa Forbes, MD
Department of Pediatrics
Division of Allergy & Immunology
Baylor College of Medicine
Texas Children's Hospital

Daniel Leung, MD
Department of Pediatrics
Division of Gastroenterology
Baylor College of Medicine
Texas Children's Hospital

Andrea Marcogliese, MD
Department of Pathology
Baylor College of Medicine
Texas Children's Hospital

Ghadir Sasa, MD
Department of Pediatrics
Division of Hematology/Oncology
Baylor College of Medicine
Texas Children's Hospital
International Liaison Committee

Blanche P Alter, MD, MPH
Clinical Genetics Branch
National Cancer Institute
Rockville, MD
USA

Marco Cipolli, MD
SOSD Fibrosi Cistica
A.O.U. Ospedali Riuniti di Ancona
Italy

Stella Davies, MBBS, PhD
Cancer and Blood Diseases Institute
Cincinnati Children's Hospital
Cincinnati, OH
USA

Inderjeet Dokal, FMedSci
Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry
Queen Mary University of London
London, UK

Jean Donadieu, MD
Service d'Hémato-Oncologie Pédiatrique
Hopital Trousseau
Paris
France

Kasiani Myers, MD
Cancer and Blood Diseases Institute
Cincinnati Children's Hospital
Cincinnati, OH
USA

Chee Y (Keith) Ooi, MBBS, PhD
School of Women's and Children's Health
University of New South Wales
Sydney Children's Hospital
Randwick, New South Wales
Australia

Johanna Rommens, PhD
Program in Genetics & Genome Biology
The Hospital for Sick Children
Peter Gilgan Centre for Research & Learning
Toronto, ON
Canada

Akiko Shimamura, MD, PhD
Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center
Boston, MA
USA

Alan Warren, MD, PhD
Department of Haematology
Cambridge Institute for Medical Research
Wellcome Trust-Medical Research Council Stem Cell Institute
University of Cambridge
Cambridge, UK

Cornelia Zeidler, MD, MPH
Department of Hematology and Oncology
Hannover Medical School
Hannover
Germany

Organizing secretariat
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Local Organizing Committee Chairs
Dr. Tarek Elghetany
Dr. Alison Bertuch