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Manton Center Staff | Overview

Below are our essential team members that work together to make The Manton Center what it is! Please click on their links to learn more about each member.

Alan Beggs, PhDAlan Beggs, PhD

Director, The Manton Center for Orphan Disease Research

Sir Edwin and Lady Manton Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Pankaj Agrawal, MD, MMScPankaj Agrawal, MD, MMSc

Merton Bernfield Chair in Newborn Medicine; Director, Neonatal Genomics Program; Medical Director, Manton Center Gene Discovery Core

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Catherine Brownstein, MPH, PhDCatherine Brownstein, MPH, PhD

Scientific Director, Manton Center for Orphan Disease Research; Research Associate, Division of Genetics and Genomics; Assistant Director, Molecular Genetics Core

Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School

Jill Madden, PhD, MSc, CGCJill Madden, PhD, MSc, CGC

Project Manager and Genetic Counselor, The Manton Center for Orphan Disease Research

Casie Genetti, MS, CGCCasie Genetti, MS, CGC

Project Manager and Genetic Counselor, The Manton Center for Orphan Disease Research

Monica Wojcik, MDMonica Wojcik, MD

Attending Neonatologist, Division of Newborn Medicine

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Timothy Yu, MD, PhDTimothy Yu, MD, PhD

Attending Physician, Division of Genetics and Genomics

Associate Professor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Klaus Schmitz-Abe, PhDKlaus Schmitz-Abe, PhD

Research Associate

Instructor, Harvard Medical School

Sundos Al-HusayniSundos Al-Husayni

Research Assistant, The Manton Center for Orphan Disease Research

Melissa Fernandes, BSMelissa Fernandes, BS

Research Assistant, The Manton Center for Orphan Disease Research

Former Manton Members

We would like to acknowledge the following former team members that provided vital role in the past at The Manton Center!

Below are our essential team members that work together to make The Manton Center what it is! Please click on their links to learn more about each member.

Genetic Counselors

Meghan Towne, MS, CGC

Grace VanNoy, MS, CGC

Research Assistants

Morgan Danowski

Katie Dunn

Neeharika Nori

Heather Paterson

Renee Pelletier

Talia Schwartz

Tina Truong