Roster of the Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies Advisory Committee
As part of the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA's) ongoing efforts to recruit qualified experts with minimal conflicts of interest who are interested in serving on FDA advisory committees, FDA is requesting nominations for members to serve on its advisory committees.
Current Number of Vacancies: 3
Note, one or more vacancies may be in the nomination process or a final appointment may have been made.
Linda A. Detwiler, D.V.M.
Expertise: Veterinarian/ Dairy Science
Department of Pathobiology and Population Medicine
College of Veterinary Medicine
Mississippi State University
225 Highway 35
Red Bank, New Jersey 07701
DESIGNATED FEDERAL OFFICIAL
Bryan Emery, LCDR, R.N.
Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research
1401 Rockville Pike (HFM-71)
Food and Drug Administration
Rockville, Maryland 20852-1448
TEL: (301) 827-1277
FAX: (301) 827-0294
Ermias D. Belay, M.D.
Expertise: Medical Epidemiology
Term: 08/09/2012 – 01/31/2016
Associate Director for Epidemiologic Science
Division of High – Consequence Pathogens and Pathology
National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases
Centers For Disease Control and Prevention
Division of Viral & Ricketsial Diseases
1600 Clifton Road
Atlanta, Georgia 30333
Byron Caughey, Ph.D.
Expertise: Prion Biochemistry
Chief, TSE/prion Biochemistry Section
Laboratory of Persistent Viral Diseases
NIH/NIAID Rocky Mountain Laboratories
903 S 4th St.
Hamilton, MT 59840 USA
Bernardino Ghetti, M.D.
Term: 04/01/2015 – 01/31/2019
Indiana University School of Medicine
Division of Neuropathology
635 Barnhill Drive, A138
Indianapolis, IN 46202-5120
Dean E. Goeldner, D.V.M.
Expertise: Veterinary Medicine/BSE
Term: 08/09/2012 – 01/31/2016
Senior Staff Veterinarian
USDA/APHIS Veterinary Services
4700 River Road, Unit 43
Riverdale, MD 20737
David M. Huskie, R. N.
Expertise: Consumer Advocate
Veterans Affairs Medical Center
113 Holland Avenue
Albany, New York 12138-0235
Richard J. Kascsak, Ph.D.
Expertise: Prion Tissues/ Mab
Head, IBR Monoclonal Antibody Facility
NY State Institute for Basic Research
1050 Forest Hill Road
Staten island, NY 10314
Expertise: Consumer Representative
The CJD Foundation
3632 W. Market Street, Suite 105 N
Akron, Ohio 44333
Sivan Leviyang, Ph.D.
Department of Mathematics
St. Mary's Building
Washington DC 20057
Raymond P. Roos, M.D.
Marjorie & Robert E. Straus Professor in Neurological Science
Department of Neurology
University of Chicago
5841 South Maryland Avenue, MC 2030
Chicago, IL 60637
Jiri G. Safar, M.D.
Expertise: Prion Neurology
Associate Professor, Departments of Pathology and Neurology
Co-Director, National Prion Disease Pathology Surveillance Center
Case Western Reserve University
Institute of Pathology Building, Room 406
2085 Adelbert Road
Cleveland, Ohio 44106-4907
Christina Sigurdson, DVM, PhD
Expertise: Veterinary Medicine/ prions
Department of Pathology
University of California, San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive, UC303, Rm 101
La Jolla, CA 92093-0612
Nga Tran, Dr.P.H., M.P.H., C.I.H.
Expertise: Risks Analysis/ Biostatistics
1150 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20036
NON-VOTING INDUSTRY REPRESENTATIVE
Douglas C. Lee, Ph.D. **
Expertise: Industry Representative
Term: 04/15/2009 – 01/31/2017
Senior VP Plasma Product Development
CSL Behring AG
CH-3000 Bern 22, Switzerland
* Consumer Representative
** Industry Representative