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Representatives are members who have agreed to act as ambassadors for NAVBO at their home institutions. If you need information about NAVBO or upcoming NAVBO programs, feel free to contact them or the NAVBO office (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).


NAVBO is represented by our members at the following institutions:



Janos G. Filep, M.D.
Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital,
University of Montreal, PQ

Michelle P. Bendeck, Ph.D.
Unversity of Toronto,
Toronto, ON

Gediminas Cepinskas, D.V.M./Ph.D.
Lawson Health Research Institute
London, ON

Xi-Long Zheng, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Calgary
Calgary, AB

Maria Febbraio, Ph.D., FAHA
University of Alberta, AB



Ralf H. Adams, PhD
Max-Planck Institute for Molecular Biomedicine, Münster

Hellmut G. Augustin, Ph.D., DVM
University of Heidelberg and German Cancer Research Center


United Kingdom

Christiana Ruhrberg, Ph.D.
University College London

Anna M. Randi, M.D., Ph.D.
Imperial College London

United States (zip code order)

Joyce Bischoff, Ph.D.
Children's Hospital Boston/Harvard Medical School 
Boston, MA

David Milstone, M.D., Ph.D.
Brigham & Women's Hospital 
Boston, MA

Richared Pierce, M.D.
Yale University
New Haven, CT

Harold A.Singer, Ph.D.
Albany Medical College
Albany, NY

Kristopher Maier, Ph.D.
SUNY Upstate Medical University
Syracuse, NY

Angela J. Glading, Ph.D.
University of Rochester
Rochester, NY

Beth L. Roman, Ph.D.
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA

Alisa Morss Clyne, Ph.D.
Drexel University
Philadelphia, PA

Mark L. Kahn, M.D.
Univ of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Gary K. Owens, Ph.D. 
University of Virginia Health System

William R. Huckle, M.S., Ph.D.
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA

David A. Tulis, Ph.D.
FAHA, East Carolina University
Greenville, NC

Luke P. Brewster, M.D., Ph.D.
Emory Clinic
Decatur, GA

Lianchun Wang, MD
University of Georgia
Athens, GA

Walter Murfee, Ph.D.
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL

Brenda J. Lilly, Ph.D.
Nationwide Children's Research Institute
Columbus, OH

Anand Ramamurthi, Ph.D.
The Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Elisa Boscolo, Ph.D.
Cincinnati Children's Hospital
Cincinnati, OH

Tsutomu Kume, Ph.D.
Northwestern University School of Medicine
Chicago, IL

Bo Liu, Ph.D.
University of Wisconsin Medical School
Madison, WI

Diane Darland, Ph.D.
University of North Dakota
Grand Forks, ND

Courtney Griffin, Ph.D. 
Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation 
Oklahoma City, OK

Ondine B. Cleaver, Ph.D.
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX

Kayla Bayless, Ph.D.
Texas A&M Health Science Center
College Station, TX

Rebecca Stockton, Ph.D.
University of California
San Diego, CA

Kristina I. Bostrom, M.D., Ph.D.
University of California
Los Angeles, CA

Rama Natarajan, Ph.D.
Beckman Res Institute of City of Hope
Duarte, CA

Christopher C. Hughes, Ph.D.
University of California
Irvine, CA

Rong Wang, Ph.D.
University of California
San Francisco, CA

Mei Y. Speer, Ph.D.
Univerity of Washington
Seattle, WA