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Scientific Advisory Council | Medical Advisory Council

Scientific Advisory Council

The FD/MAS Alliance Scientific Advisory Council (SAC) is made up of experienced scientists, clinicians, and researchers with a broad range of expertise in skeletal and endocrine biology. Members will assist the Board of Directors by:

  • Advising the Foundation on future directions for research and research-related policies
  • Participating in the creation of requests for research grant applications and the evaluation of proposals submitted for funding
  • Reviewing the research-related content of external communications

Michael Collins, MD (Acting Chairperson)

Tenured Senior Investigator
Chief, Skeletal Disorders & Mineral Homeostasis Section
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research,
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD
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Frank Barry, PhD

Scientific Director and Senior Scientist
UHN Arthritis Programme at the Krembil Research Institute
Professor of Cellular Therapy Regenerative Medicine Institute (REMEDI),
National University of Ireland
Galway, Ireland
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David B. Burr, PhD, FAAA, FORS, FASBMR

Distinguished Professor Emeritus
Indiana Center for Musculoskeletal Research
Department of Anatomy, Cell Biology, and Physiology
Indiana University School of Medicine
Department of Biomedical Engineering, IUPUI,
Indianapolis, IN
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Thomas O. Carpenter, MD

Professor of Pediatrics (Endocrinology) and of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation
Director, Yale Center for X-Linked Hypophosphatemia
Medical Director, Hospital Research Unit
Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, CT
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Matthew Drake, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Rochester, MN
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Leonard B. Kaban, DMD, MD, FACS

Walter C. Guralnick Distinguished Professor &
Chief Emeritus
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard University
Boston, MA
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Henry Kronenberg, MD

Chief of the Endocrine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
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Lynn Lindaman, MD

FAAOS, FACS, FAAP, FACSM
Lindaman Orthopaedics
West Des Moines, IA
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Horacio Plotkin, MD, FAAP

Chief Medical Officer, Glycomine Inc.
Arlington, MA
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Lilian I. Plotkin, PhD

Professor
Department of Anatomy, Cell Biology & Physiology, MS5023
Director, Histology and Histomorphometry Core
Indiana Center for Musculoskeletal Health
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, IN
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Susanne Ragg, MD, PhD

Director, Integrated Cancer Service
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
University of Florida, College of Medicine-Jacksonville
Jacksonville, FL
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Dolores Shoback, MD

Professor of Medicine, UCSF
San Francisco VA Medical Center
San Francisco, CA
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Matthew Warman, MD

Director, Orthopedic Research Laboratories
Professor of Orthopedic Surgery
Harvard Medical School
Boston Children’s Hospital
Boston, MA
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Michael Whyte, MD

Professor of Medicine, Pediatrics, and Genetics
Washington University School of Medicine
Medical-Scientific Director, Center for Metabolic Bone Disease and Molecular Research
Shriner’s Hospitals for Children
St. Louis, MO
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Medical Advisory Council

The FD/MAS Alliance Medical Advisory Council (MAC) is made up of clinicians and researchers with knowledge of and experience in the clinical management of fibrous dysplasia and McCune-Albright syndrome (FD/MAS).

Alison Boyce, MD

Lasker Clinical Research Scholar
Metabolic Bone Disorders Unit
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research,
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD
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Andrea Burke, DMD, MD

Acting Assistant Professor, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
School of Dentistry, University of Washington
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Michael T. Collins, MD - ex officio

Senior Clinical Investigator
Skeletal Disorders & Mineral Homeostasis Section
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research
National Institutes of Health
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Dan Handel, MD

Former chief of Palliative Medicine, retired 2019
Denver Health Medical Center
 
 
 

Edward Hsiao, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor
Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
Institute for Human Genetics
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Janice Lee, DDS, MD, MS

Clinical Director - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Craniofacial Anomalies & Regeneration Section
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research
National Institutes of Health
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Lynn Lindaman, MD

FAAOS, FACS, FAAP, FACSM
Lindaman Orthopaedics
West Des Moines, IA
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Scott M. Paul, MD

Senior Staff Physiatrist
Research Coordinator, Medical Staff Section
National Institutes of Health
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Fred Singer, MD

Director of the Endocrine and Bone Disease Center
John Wayne Cancer Institute, St. John’s Hospital
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Jason B. Malone, DO

Department of Orthopedics
Nemours Children’s Hospital, Orlando Florida
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