FSHD Researchers

Browse all the research we have funded over the last 15+ years by investigator.

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Dr. Aihara is an Associate Professor at the University of Minnesota.
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Dr. Arends is a postdoctoral fellow in Dr. Stephen Tapscott’s laboratory.
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Dr. Belayew is a Professor at the Université de Mons in Belgium.
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Dr. Bloch is Professor of Physiology at the University of Maryland.
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Dr. Block is VP Corporate Development at Universal Cells, and Director of Business Development, Regenerative Medicine, at Astellas Pharmaceuticals.
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Darko Bosnakovski DVM, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, UMN, USA, and Professor of Molecular Biology at the Faculty of Medical Science, UGD, N. Macedonia. His long-running research interest is understanding the molecular mechanism and discovering specific therapy for FSHD.
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Dr. Butterfield is an Associate Professor in both Pediatrics and Neurology at the University of Utah.
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Dr. Campbell is a Research Instructor at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and a member of Dr. Sujatha Jagannathan's lab.
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Dr. Chamberlain is a Research Assistant Professor at the University of Washington in Seattle.
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Dr. Chen is an Associate Professor at the Children's Research Institute.
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Matthew Cowley is a PhD student in electrochemical device modelling at the University of Bath.
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Professor Dawkins leads the Office of Population Health Genomics (OPHG) in the development and management of policies, plans and statewide services to minimize the impact of genetic and rare diseases within Western Australia.
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Post-doctoral Scientist, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, OH.
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Departments of Cell & Developmental Biology and Neurology, University of Massachusetts Medical School.
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Dr. Filippova is an Affiliate Investigator at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle.
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Dr. Friedman is a medical physicist at Seattle Children's Hospital.
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The FSHD Society is a non-profit organization supporting FSHD patients and associated research through grants.
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Genea Biocells US, Inc. is a neuromuscular disease-focused preclinical stage company utilizing a proprietary technology platform for the accelerated development of drugs to treat neuromuscular diseases.
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Dr. Guo is a PostDoc in Dr. Emerson's lab at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.
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Dr. Hamm is a postdoctoral fellow at the Fred Hutchinson Research Center.
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Dr. Harper is an Assistant Professor at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Ohio.
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Dr. Hauschka is a Professor of Biochemistry at the University of Washington, Seattle.
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Dr. Premi Haynes is a Senior Scientist at Bristol Myers Squibb located in Seattle, WA.
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Dr. Heerschap is the head of Experimental biomedical MR research.
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Dr. Heher is a Post-doctoral Fellow at King's College London.
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Dr. Hiramuki is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Peter and Takako Jones Lab.
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Dr. Homma is a research assistant professor at Boston University School of Medicine.
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Dr. Jagannathan is an assistant professor at the University of Colorado.
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Dr. Johnstone is a physical therapist and a teaching associate in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine with more than a decade of clinical experience that spans from orthopedics to critical care rehabilitation.
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Dr. P Jones leads a lab whose primary research focus is on FSHD.
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Dr. Kao was a Postdoctoral Fellow at Seattle Children’s Research Institute and is now an Associate Professor in Biology at Heritage University in Toppenish, where he teaches and mentors first-generation Latinx and Native American undergraduates. Dr. Kao is also part of the Northwest Partnership for Undergraduate Life Science Education (PULSE) leadership fellow.
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Dr. Kennedy is Director, Centre for Healthy Longevity and Professor Departments of Biochemistry and Physiology at National University of Singapore.
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Professor of Genetics and Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School.
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Dr. Kyba is a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Minnesota.
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Dr. Lek is an Associate Research Scientist at Yale University.
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Monkol Lek is an Assistant Professor at Yale University, and as a patient with Limb Girdle Muscular dystrophy (LGMD2G) has a strong passion for rare muscle disease research.
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Dr. Lim is a postdoctoral fellow at the Fred Hutchinson Research Center.
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Dr. Van der Maarel is a Professor of Medical Epigenetics at Leiden University Medical Center in The Netherlands.
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Ira Martopullo is a Graduate Student Research Assistant at the University of Washington in Seattle.
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Dr. Marusak is a scientist at miRecule, Inc.
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Dr. Miller is a Professor at the University of Washington in Seattle.
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Dr. Ozes is a founder and CEO of Altay Therapeutics Inc.
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Dr. Page is a past member of the Tapscott lab at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle.
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In the Kunkel Lab, Anna’s focus is on Facioscapulohumeral Dystrophy (FSHD) and Duchenne Dystrophy.
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Dr. Parker is an Associate in Clinical Research at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle.
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Natoya Peart is a Graduate Research Assistant at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.
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Dr. Afrooz Rashnonejad is a postdoctoral scientist in Dr. Scott Harper’s lab.
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Consultant Neurologist, Auckland City Hospital. Senior Lecturer in Medicine at the University of Auckland, New Zealand.
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Dr. Saad is an Assistant Professor working in the Harper lab at Nationwide Children's Hospital.
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Dr. Sanchez is an Assistant Professor at the University of Utah.
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Dr. Shaw is Division Chief of MRI and Vascular/Interventional Imaging at Seattle Children's Hospital.
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Šikrová is a PhD student in the lab of Prof. Silvère van der Maarel.
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Assistant professor of neurology at the University of Kansas Medical Center with both clinical and research training in neuromuscular diseases.
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Dr. Sverdrup is an Associate Professor at Saint Louis University.
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Dr. Tapscott is a Full Member at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle.
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Dr. Tawil is the Director of the Neuromuscular Pathology Laboratory at the University of Rochester.
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Rajani is a PostDoc Saint Louis University in the lab of Dr. Fran Sverdrup.
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Dr. Wagner is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology of the Sealy Center for Structural Biology and Molecular Biophysics.
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Vice President and Global Head of Neuromuscular Disease at F. Hoffmann La Roche.
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Dr. Wang is an assistant professor of neurology at the University of Washington.
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Dr. Winokur was previously a Project Scientist at the UC Irvine School of Physical Sciences.
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Peter Zammit is a Professor of Cell Biology.