Advisory Committees

Roster of the Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies Advisory Committee

Applying for Membership on FDA Advisory Committees

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
Term: 04/15/2015-01/31/2016

Clinical Professor
Department of Pathobiology and Population Medicine
College of Veterinary Medicine
Mississippi State University
225 Highway 35
Red Bank, New Jersey 07701

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
Mailstop A-30
Atlanta, Georgia 30333

Byron Caughey, Ph.D.
Expertise: Prion Biochemistry
Term: 06/04/2013-01/31/2016

Senior Investigator
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.
Expertise: Neuropathology
Term: 04/01/2015-01/31/2019

Distinguished Professor
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
Term: 08/09/2012-01/31/2016

Orthopedic Nurse
Veterans Affairs Medical Center
113 Holland Avenue
Albany, New York 12138-0235

Richard J. Kascsak, Ph.D.
Expertise: Prion Tissues/ Mab
Term: 07/03/2013-01/31/2017

Head, IBR Monoclonal Antibody Facility
NY State Institute for Basic Research
1050 Forest Hill Road
Staten island, NY 10314

Florence Kranitz*
Expertise: Consumer Representative
Term: 04/11/2012-01/31/2016

The CJD Foundation
3632 W. Market Street, Suite 105 N
Akron, Ohio 44333

Sivan Leviyang, Ph.D.
Expertise: Modeling
Term: 07/01/2013-01/31/2017

Assistant Professor
Department of Mathematics
Georgetown University
St. Mary's Building
Washington DC 20057

Raymond P. Roos, M.D.
Expertise: Neuropsychiatry
Term: 11/24/2014-01/31/2018

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
Term: 11/24/2014-01/31/2018

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
Term: 07/01/2013-01/31/2017

Associate Professor
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
Term: 06/04/2013-01/31/2017

Principal Scientist
Exponent®, Inc
1150 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20036

Douglas C. Lee, Ph.D. **
Expertise: Industry Representative
Term: 04/15/2009-01/31/2017

Senior VP Plasma Product Development
CSL Behring AG
Wankdorfstrasse 10
CH-3000 Bern 22, Switzerland

* Consumer Representative
** Industry Representative

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