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Roster of the Immunology Devices Panel

Purpose: The Committee reviews and evaluates data concerning the safety and effectiveness of marketed and investigational in vitro devices for use in clinical laboratory medicine including oncology, immunology, and allergy and makes appropriate recommendations to the Commissioner of Food and Drugs.

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

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


Designated Federal Officer
Aden S. Asefa, MPH
Center for Devices and Radiological Health
Office of Management
Food and Drug Administration
10903 New Hampshire Ave.
White Oak Bldg. 66 Rm 5214
Silver Spring, MD 20993
Office: 301-796-0400
Fax: 301-847-8505

Andrew N. Hoofnagle, M.D., Ph.D.
Expertise: Mass Spectrometry; Liquid Chromatography
Term: 03/01/2016 - 02/28/2020
Associate Professor
Dept. of Laboratory Medicine
University of Washington Medical Center
Campus Box 357110
Seattle, Washington 98195

Brian M. Freed, M.D.
Expertise: Clinical Immunology
Term: 08/22/2017 – 02/28/2021
Executive Director
ClinImmune Labs
12705 E. Montview Blvd.
Bioscience II Suite 250
Aurora, CO 80015

Maryalice Stetler-Stevenson, M.D., Ph.D.
Expertise: Flow Cytometry; Hematopathology
Term: 08/22/2017 – 02/28/2021
Chief, Flow Cytometry Laboratory
National Cancer Institute
Laboratory of Pathology, CCR, NCI
10 Center Drive, 3S235G
Bethesda, MD 20892

Robert G. Hamilton, Ph.D.
Expertise: Allergy Diagnostics; Immunological Methods
Term: 03/01/2016 – 02/28/2020
Professor of Medicine and Pathology
Johns Hopkin University School of Medicine
Asthma and Allergy Center, Room 1A20
5501 Hopkins Bayview Circle
Baltimore, MD 21224

Whitney V. Christian, Ph.D. **
Expertise: Molecular Toxicology
Term: 10/31/2019 – 02/28/2023
Managing Principal Toxicologist
Medtronic, Inc.
6743 Southpoint Drive North
Jacksonville, FL 32216


* Consumer Representative
** Industry Representative