Workgroups

iGeneTRAiN has several phenotype-specific and -omics workgroups:


HEART

Folkert W. Asselbergs MD, PhD
Professor, Cardiology Department, University Medical Center Utrecht, and the Durrer Center for Cardiogenetic Research, ICIN-Netherlands Heart Institute, Utrecht, The Netherlands.
Institute of Cardiovascular Science, University College London, London, UK.

Carla C. Baan, PhD
Department of Internal Medicine, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Marc Buijsrogge, MD, PhD
Department of Cardio-thoracic Surgery, Division of Heart and Lungs, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht

John Carlquist, PhD
Intermountain Heart Institute, Murray, Utah, USA

Nicolaas de Jonge, MD
Cardiologist, Department of Heart Failure and Heart Transplantation, Division Heart & Lungs, University Medical Center Utrecht

Pablo Garcia-Pavia, MD
Faculty, Department of Cardiology, Puerta de Hierro University Hospital, Madrid, Spain.

Brendan Keating D.Phil
Faculty, Depts of Pediatrics and Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, and Center for Applied Genomics Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, USA

Abdallah G. Kfoury, MD
Intermountain Heart Institute, Murray, Utah, USA

Benjamin Horne, MPH, PhD
Intermountain Heart Institute, Murray, Utah, USA

Ed A van de Graaf, MD, PhD
Department of Pulmonary Disease, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands

Kiran Khush, MD
Assistant Professor, Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Stanford University, USA

Utkarsh Kohli, MD
Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, USA

Olivier C. Manintveld MD, PhD
Cardiologist, Department of Cardiology, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Luciano Potena, MD, PhD
Heart Failure and Heart Transplant Unit, Cardiovascular Department, University of Bologna

Joseph Rossano, MD, MS, FAAP, FAAC
Attending Cardiologist, Cardiac Center & Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU) CHOP Medical Director, Pediatric Heart Transplant and Heart Failure Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, UPenn

Nancy K. Sweitzer MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA

Jessica van Setten, PhD
Department of Cardiology, Division of Heart and Lungs, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht

Andreas Zuckermann, MD
Department of Cardiac Surgery, Director Cardiac Transplantation, Medical University of Vienna, Austria


KIDNEY

Sandra Amaral, MD, MHS
Division of Nephrology, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, and Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA

Stephan Bakker, MD
Professor of Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine – Nephrology, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands

Kelly Birdwell, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Vanderbilt University

Martin H. de Borst, MD, PhD
Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, University Medical Center, University of Groningen, The Netherlands

Peter J. Conlon, MD
Professor, Department of Transplantation and Renal Medicine, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Ireland

Ajay K. Israni, MD
Associate Professor Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA

Matthew B. Lankree, MD, PhD
Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Graham Lord MA, MB BChir, FRCP, PhD
Professor of Medicine & Honorary Consultant in Nephrology, Transplantation and Internal Medicine, Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospital and King’s College London, UK

Madhav Menon, MD
Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai Medicine School, New York, USA

Barbara Murphy, MD 
Chair Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, USA

Maarten Naesens, MD, PhD
Department of Nephrology and Renal Transplantation, University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium

Rainer Oberbauer, MD
Department of Internal Medicine III, University of Vienna, Austria

Roman Reindl-Schwaighofer, MD
Department of Internal Medicine III, University of Vienna, Austria

Manikkam (Suthan) Suthanthiran, MD, FASN
Professor of Medicine Chief, Division of Nephrology & Hypertension, Weill Cornell Medical College, Chief, Department of Transplantation Medicine and Extracorporeal Therapy, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. Director, Immunogenetics and Transplantation Center, The Rogosin Institute.

Weijia Zhang, PhD
Faculty, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, USA


LIVER

Goran B. Klintmalm, MD, Ph.D
Chairman and Chief of the Baylor Regional Transplant Institute, Dallas, USA

Jacqueline O’Leary, MD, MPH
Medical Director, Inpatient Liver and Transplant Unit, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA

Kim M. Olthoff, MD
Chief of the Division of Transplantation at Penn, Professor of Surgery, Philadelphia, USA

Elizabeth Rand, MD
Professor, Division of Gastroenterology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA

Abraham (Avi) Shaked, MD, PhD
Director of the University of Pennsylvania Transplant Institute, Professor of Surgery, Philadelphia, USA


LUNG

John A. Belperio, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, School of Medicine at UCLA, USA

Marc Buijsrogge, MD, PhD
Department of Cardio-thoracic Surgery, Division of Heart and Lungs, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht

Jason D. Christie MD, MS
Chief of Division, Dept of Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine and Associate Professor of Epidemiology in Depart of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA

Paul Corris, MD
Professor of Thoracic Medicine at the School of Clinical Medical Sciences, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

Andrew Fisher, MD, PhD, FRCP
Professor of Respiratory Transplant Medicine, Institute of Cellular Medicine, Medical School, Newcastle University, UK

Allan R. Glanville, MBBS, MD, FRACP
Professor of Medicine and Director Thoracic Medicine at St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney, Australia

Samuel Goldfarb, MD
Division of Pulmonary Medicine, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, USA

David Lederer, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology, Associate Medical Director, Lung Transplant Program, Co-Director, Interstitial Lung Disease Program, Columbia University, New York, USA

Keith C. Meyer, MD
Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, USA

Henny G. Otten, PhD
Immunologist, Laboratory of Translational Immunology, University Medical Center Utrecht, the Netherlands

Scott M. Palmer, MD, MHS
Associate Professor of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, USA

David Wilkes, MD
Professor of Medical Research, Medicine, Microbiology & Immunology, Director, Center for Immunobiology, Executive Associate Dean for Research Affairs, Indiana University School of Medicine, USA


GENOMICS/OMICS/ANALYSIS

Amein K. Al-Ali, PhD
Professor, College of Medicine, University of Dammam, Dammam, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Folkert W. Asselbergs, MD, PhD
Professor, Cardiology Department, University Medical Center Utrecht, the Netherlands

Hareesh Chandrupatla, MSc
Penn Transplant Institute, and Institute of Biomedical Informatics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA

Bao-Li Chang, PhD
Senior Biostatistician, Division of Transplantation, Dept of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA

Brian Cole, PhD
Institute of Biomedical Informatics, and Dept of Surgery (Division of Transplantation) University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA

Paul de Bakker, PhD
Professor of Genetic Epidemiology and Bioinformatics at UMC Utrecht, Visiting Professor at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Associate Member of the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT.

Hui Gao, PhD
Penn Transplant Institute, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Weihua Guan, PhD
Division of Biostatistics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA

Hakon Hakonarson, MD PhD
Professor of Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, USA

Michael Holmes, MD PhD
Lecturer, University of Oxford, United Kingdom

Konrad J. Karczewski, PhD
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA and Program in Medical and Population Genetics, Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT, Cambridge, USA

Brendan Keating, D.Phil
Assistant Professor, Depts of Surgery (Division of Transplantation) and Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania, and Assistant Professor of Genetics Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, USA

Yun R. Li, PhD
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA

Daniel MacArthur, PhD
Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School and Broad Institute, Massachusetts General Hospital, MA, USA

Jason H. Moore, PhD
Director, Institute Biomedical Informatics (IBI), University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA

Brian D. Piening, PhD
Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Stanford, CA and Stanford Cardiovascular Institute, Stanford University School of Medicine, CA, USA

Ioannis Ragoussis, PhD
McGill University and Genome Quebec Innovation Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Eric Schadt, PhD
Professor and Chair, Genetics and Genomic Sciences, Director, Institute for Genomics and Multiscale Biology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, USA

David Schladt, MSc
Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN;

Harold Snieder, PhD
Professor of Biostatistics, University of Groningen, The Netherlands

Mike Snyder, PhD
Chair and Professor of Genetics, Stanford University, Director, Stanford Center for Genomics and Personalized Medicine, USA

Barbara Stranger, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Chicago, USA

Vinicius Tragante, PhD
Division of Heart and Lungs, Department of Cardiology, University, Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands

Jessica van Setten, PhD
Division of Heart and Lungs, Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Cisca Wijmenga, PhD
Professor of Human Genetics at the University of Groningen and Chair of the Genetics Department of the University Medical Center Groningen, The Netherlands

Baolin Wu, PhD
Division of Biostatistics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA

Zhongyang (Thomas) Zhang, PhD
Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, USA


PHARMACOGENOMICS

Kelly Birdwell, MD 
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Vanderbilt University

Joshua C Denny, MD, MS 
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Informatics, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Vanderbilt University

Pamala Jacobson, PharmD
Professor, Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology, Institute of Personalized Medicine – College of Pharmacy, University of Minnesota

William Oetting, PhD
Professor Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology, College of Pharmacy, University of Minnesota

Dan Roden, MD
Professor of Medicine, William Stokes Chair in Experimental Therapeutics, Professor of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University


HLA/HSCT

Richard Aplenc MD, PhD, MSCE
Associate professor of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania, USA

Paul de Bakker, PhD
Professor of Genetic Epidemiology and Bioinformatics at UMC Utrecht, Visiting Professor at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Associate Member of the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT.

Malek Kamoun, MD, PhD
Professor and Director HLA Laboratory, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA

John Levine, MD
Clinical Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, Clinical Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, USA

Henny G. Otten, PhD
Immunologist, Department of Immunology, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Dimitri S Monos, PhD
Director, Clinical Immunogenetics Laboratory, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, USA

Effie Petersdorf, MD
Professor of Medicine, University of Washington, Department of Hematology/Oncology, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, USA

Chee L. Saw, PhD, HCLD
HLA Laboratory, Hematology Division, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Canada

Eli Stahl, PhD
Faculty, Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences, Mount Sinai Medicine School, New York, USA

Cisca Wijmenga, PhD
Professor of Human Genetics, University of Groningen. Chair Department of Genetics, University Medical Center Groningen, The Netherlands

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