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Roster of the Cellular, Tissue and Gene Therapies 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: 4 (as of 5/9/2019)

Note, one or more vacancies may be in the nomination process or a final appointment may have been made.

Chairperson ****
Lisa Butterfield, Ph.D.
Expertise: Surgery and Immunology
Term: 06/07/2018–03/31/2020
Vice President, PICI Research Center
Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA 94129
Acting Designated Federal Official
Prabhakara Atreya, Ph.D.
Director, Division of Scientific Advisor and Consultants
Office of Management
Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, FDA
10903 New Hampshire Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20993
Prabhakara.Atreya@fda.hhs.gov

Kenneth I. Berns, M.D., Ph.D.
Expertise: Molecular Genetics, Microbiology, Virology,
Viral Vectors and Gene Therapies
Term: 09/27/2018–03/31/2022
Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32610
Christopher K. Breuer, M.D.
Expertise: General Surgery and Pediatric Surgery
Term: 06/07/2018–03/31/2022
Director of Tissue Engineering Program and Surgical Research
Director, Center for Regenerative Medicine
Nationwide Children’s Hospital 
Columbus, OH 43215

Randy Hawkins, M.D. **
Consumer Representative
Expertise: Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Term: 04/01/2017–03/31/2021
Private Practice
Inglewood, CA 90301
Jeannette Yen Lee Ph.D.
Expertise: Biostatistics
Term: 05/30/2019-03/31/2023
Professor of Biostatistics
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Little Rock, Arkansas 72205

Sean J. Morrison, Ph.D.
Expertise: Stem Cell Biology
Term: 06/07/2018–03/31/2022
Director
Children’s Medical Center Research Institute
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX 75390
Raymond Roos, M.D.
Expertise: Neurology
Term: 02/21/2017–03/31/2020
Marjorie and Robert E. Straus Professor in Neurological Science
Department of Neurology
University of Chicago
Chicago, IL 60637

Jan Stegemann, Ph.D.
Expertise: Biomedical Engineer
Term: 06/06/2016-03/31/2020
Professor
Department of Biomedical Engineering
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Michael Streiff, MD
Expertise: Pathology
Term: 05/30/2019-03/31/2023
Professor
Department of Medicine and Pathology
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland 21205

Mark C. Walters, M.D.
Expertise: Hematology and Oncology, Blood and Bone Marrow Transplantation, and Stem Cell Biology
Term: 04/01/2018-03/31/2022
Jordan Family Director Blood and Marrow Transplantation
USCF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland
Oakland, CA 94609
Joseph Wu, M.D., Ph.D.
Expertise: Cardiology and Radiology
Term: 11/28/2016–03/31/2020
Director, Stanford Cardiovascular Institute
Professor of Medicine and Radiology
Stanford University
Stanford, CA 94305

John A. Zaia, M.D.
Expertise: Virology and Infectious Disease
Term: 06/07/2018–03/31/2022
Director, Center for Gene Therapy, Hematologic Malignancies and Stem Cell Transfer.
Department of Hematology, Aaron D. and Edith Miller Chair in Gene Therapy
Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope
Duarte, CA 91010
* Industry Representative- vacant
** Consumer Representative
*** Alternate Industry Representative- vacant
**** Chairperson

Committee Management Specialist
Natalie Mitchell-Funderburk

Division of Scientific Advisor and Consultants
Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, FDA
10903 New Hampshire Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20993
Natalie.Mitchell-Funderburk@fda.hhs.gov