Lyme & Tick-borne Diseases Center
COLUMBIA Scientific Advisory & Review Board Members
Research Chiefs from Columbia:
- Scott Hammer, MD
Chief of Infectious Diseases and Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology
- J. John Mann, MD, PhD.
Professor of Translational Neuroscience, Director of Research, NYSPI
- Aaron P. Mitchell, PhD.
Chairman of Microbiology, Professor of Molecular Pathogenesis
- Ronald Van Heertum, MD
Vice-chair of Radiology and Director of Nuclear Medicine
- Robert Winchester, MD
Chief, Rheumatology, Professor of Medicine, Pediatrics, & Pathology
Other Research Faculty from Columbia:
- Carolyn Britton, MD (Neurology)
- Edward Dwyer, MD (Rheumatology)
- Andrew Dwork, MD (Neuropathology)
- Pamela Gallin, MD (Pediatric Ophthalmology)
- Mady Hornig, MD (Epidemiology & Translational Research)
- John Keilp, PhD (Neuropsychology)
- Brian Scully, MD (Infectious Disease)
Leading Scientists from other Universities:
- Jorge Benach, PhD.
Professor & Director of Center for Infectious Diseases, SUNY Stony Brook
- Diego Cadavid, MD
Associate Professor of Neurology, UMDNJ
- Claire Fraser, PhD.
President & Director of the Institute for Genomic Research, Rockville, MD
- Steven Schutzer, MD
Professor of Medicine, UMDNJ
- Janis Weis, PhD.
Professor of Pathology, Univ. of Utah
Ex-Officio Member from Columbia
- Gerald Fischbach, MD
Professor of Pharmacology, former Dean of the Columbia College of Physicians & Surgeons and Director of NINDS at NIH