A group of researchers, physicians and technology executives who provide scientific and medical advice to the NBIA Disorders Association has added two new members, bringing the total to seven.
The newest members of the association’s Scientific & Medical Advisory Board are Dr. Arnold Strauss, a researcher and professor of pediatrics in cardiology at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and the University of Cincinnati, and Suzanne Jackowski, a biomedical scientist and faculty member at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis.
Strauss brings to the advisory board deep expertise in pediatric cardiology as well as an award-winning background in researching genetic disorders that affect fatty acid metabolism and the heart’s performance.
Strauss also is associate director for external relations and strategic projects with the Cincinnati Children's Research Foundation. He has authored more than 240 articles and papers.
Jackowski is a leader in two areas of metabolic research concerning coenzyme A and lipid synthesis. She has experience in several biological systems and has authored more than 150 scientific articles.
She also is a member of several review groups and editorial boards. She was executive editor of BBA-Molecular and Cell Biology of Lipids from 2011 to 2015.