About Us: Advisory Board
Through their expertise, critical thinking and decision making, the Research Advisory Board determines how the Friends of FSH Research funds are allocated. Grants have been awarded to Dr. Brian Kennedy and Dr. Stephen Hauschka at the University of Washington's Muscular Dystrophy Cooperative Research Center, Daniel Miller and Dr. Stephen Tapscott at the Fred Hutchinson Research Center, and individual researchers around the world.
Thomas D. Bird, M.D. — Co-Director
Professor of Neurology, Medical Genetics, and Psychiatry, University of Washington
Chief, Division of Neurogenetics
Director, Muscular Dystrophy Research Center, Clinical and Genetics Cores
Jeffrey S. Chamberlain, Ph.D. — Co-Director
Professor of Neurogenetics, Biochemistry, and Medical Genetics, University of Washington
Director, Senator Paul D. Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Cooperative Research Center, University of Washington
Dr. Dan G. Miller, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Genome Sciences at the University of Washington
Dr. Stephen Hauschka, Ph.D.
Professor of Biochemistry, University of Washington
Dr. Sidney M. Gospe, M.D., Ph.D.
Chief, Division of Neurology; Program Director, Neurology Education; Program Director, Neurology Residency
Professor, Neurology and Pediatrics, Seattle Children's Hospital
Member of the National Institutes of Health's Muscular Dystrophy Coordinating Committee
Retired Head Engineer, New Product Development, The Boeing Company
MS in Engineering
BS in Engineering & Chemistry