Career Awards for Medical Scientists

Advisory Committee

Derek Abbott, M.D., Ph.D.
Arline H. and Curtis F. Gavin Professor of Medicine
Department of Pathology
Case Western Reserve University
BWF Career Awardee in the Biomedical Sciences - 2006

Leslie J. Berg, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Pathology
University of Massachusetts Medical School

Paul Buckmaster, D.V.M., Ph.D.
Professor
Dept. of Comparative Medicine
Stanford University

Kathleen Caron, Ph.D. (Co-Chair)
Professor of Cell Biology & Physiology and Genetics
Chair, Dept. of Cell Biology & Physiology
University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill 
BWF Career Awardee in the Biomedical Sciences - 2001

Aravinda Chakravarti, Ph.D.
Director, Center for Complex Disease Genomics
McKusick - Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Tamara L. Doering, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Dept. of Molecular Microbiology
Washington University School of Medicine
BWF Career Awardee in the Biomedical Sciences – 1996

Seth Field, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine,
Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
University of California – San Diego
BWF Career Awardee in the Biomedical Sciences - 2004

Sarah H. Lisanby, M.D.
Director, Division of Translational Research
Director, Noninvasive Neuromodulation Unit, Experimental Therapeutics and Pathophysiology Branch
National Institute of Mental Health

Martin M. Matzuk, M.D., Ph.D.
Stuart A. Wallace Chair and Professor
Dept. of Pathology and Molecular & Cellular Biology
Baylor College of Medicine

Elizabeth McNally, M.D., Ph.D. (Co-Chair)
Elizabeth J Ward Chair and Director,
Center for Genetic Medicine
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
BWF Clinical Scientist Awardee in Translational Research – 2001

Heather C. Mefford, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Pediatrics
Division of Genetic Medicine
University of Washington
BWF Career Awardee for Medical Scientists – 2008

Upinder Singh, M.D.
Division Chief, Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine
Associate Professor, Depts. of Internal Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology
Stanford University School of Medicine
BWF Career Awardee in the Biomedical Sciences – 1998

Barry Sleckman, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
BWF Career Awardee in the Biomedical Sciences – 1996

John York, Ph.D.
Natalie Overall Warren Professor and Chair
Dept. of Biochemistry
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
BWF Career Awardee in the Biomedical Sciences – 1995

Additional members may be added to the committee.