Meet Our Clinicians and Scientists

Carolyn Taylor, MD, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA

In this segment, Dr. Taylor shares her perspectives about how she became involved with the Barth Syndrome Foundation and how meaningful it is as a researcher to get to know the people who are affected by Barth syndrome.

Iris L. Gonzalez, PhD, Senior Research Scientist (retired), Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory, A. I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE

In this segment, Dr. Gonzalez, member of the Barth Syndrome Foundation Scientific and Medical Advisory Board, speaks about the complex genetic challenges involved with Barth syndrome and the unique culture of the researchers who are studying Barth syndrome.

Iris L. Gonzalez, PhD, Senior Research Scientist (retired), Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory, A. I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE

In this segment, Dr. Gonzalez shares her perspectives about how meaningful it is as a researcher to get to know the people who are affected by Barth syndrome. Iris says it best when she says, "It brings the research to life."

Miriam L. Greenberg, PhD, Associate Dean for Research, Professor, Biological Sciences, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

In this segment, Dr. Greenberg, member of the Barth Syndrome Foundation Scientific and Medical Advisory Board, shares how she became interested in the study of Barth syndrome and the unique culture among the scientific researchers who study Barth syndrome. Dr. Greenberg also shares what a profound impact the families made in her career on a personal level.

Miriam L. Greenberg, PhD, Associate Dean for Research, Professor, Biological Sciences, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

In this segment, Dr. Greenberg speaks about why research in yeast is so important to human beings. She also educates the audience about cardiolipin in an understandable way. Dr. Greenberg speaks about the funding disparities that scientists now confront in basic research and just how critical the Barth Syndrome Foundation Research Grant program is in propelling the research forward.

Ariel Sherbany, MD, PhD, Pediatric Neurologist, Pediatric Neurology of Hudson Valley, PLLC, Nanuet, NY

In this segment, Dr. Sherbany shares his thoughts about the Barth Syndrome Foundation (BSF) and what he hopes will be gained from the clinical data collected during the BSF conference.

Colin G.  Steward, FRCP, FRCPCH, PhD, Consultant in Bone Marrow Transplantation, Royal Hospital for Children, Reader in Stem Cell Transplantation, University of Bristol, Bristol, England

In this segment, Dr. Steward, member of the Barth Syndrome Foundation Scientific and Medical Advisory Board, speaks about how he became interested in the study of Barth syndrome and the importance of the Barth Syndrome Foundation community in the realm of research.

Frédéric M. Vaz, PhD, Departments of Pediatrics & Clinical Chemistry, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

In this segment, Dr. Vaz explains the importance of cardiolipin in human beings and his research interest of the defective remolding of cardiolipin in Barth syndrome.  He speaks about the difference Barth Syndrome Foundation has made in advancing what is known about cardiolipin and how important it has been to him as a scientist to meet the people for whom his research benefits.

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