BSA members are welcome to contact any of the following academic and/or medical professionals to ask focused questions (excluding any seeking specific medical advice) about Bloom's syndrome. Please note areas of expertise and any preferred means of communication before initiating contact.
Nathan A. Ellis, Ph.D., Human Molecular Geneticist
University of Arizona Cancer Center
Director, Cancer Biology Program
Expert in: human and cancer genetics
Kenan Onel, M.D., Ph.D., Pediatric Oncologist
Associate Professor, University of Chicago Medicine
Comer Children's Hospital
Director, Familial Cancer Clinic
Expert in: cancer genetics and cancer biology
Ralph Scully, M.B., B.S., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Expert in: genomic instability and cancer
Christopher Cunniff, M.D., Clinical Geneticist
Professor of Pediatrics, Weill Cornell Medical College
Registrar, Bloom's Syndrome Registry
Expert in: genetic disorders and chromosomal abnormalities
Lisa L. Wang, M.D., Pediatric Oncologist
Associate Professor, Baylor College of Medicine
Texas Children's Cancer and Hematology Centers
Director, Bone Tumor Program
Expert in: osteosarcoma and Rothmund-Thomson syndrome
Vilhelm A. Bohr, M.D., Ph.D., D.Sc.
Chief, Laboratory of Molecular Gerontology, National Institute on Aging
Senior Investigator, Intramural Research Program, National Institues of Health
Expert in: mechanisms of DNA damage and repair, role of human RecQ helicases in genome maintenance.
Raymond J. Monnat, Jr., M.D.
Professor of Pathology and Genome Sciences
Adjunct Professor of Bioengineering
University of Washington
Expert in: genomic instability, cancer biology, RecQ helicases, genome engineering
Joanna Groden, Ph.D.
Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Cancer Biology and Genetics
Vice Dean for Research, College of Medicine
Co-Director, Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program
The Ohio State University
Expert in: human molecular genetics and cancer genetics, DNA repair and cancer susceptibility, telomere and nucleolar biology, Bloom's syndrome and colorectal cancer