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Five Named to NIDDK Advisory Council

Dr. Mark Nelson

Dr. Mark Nelson

Dr. David Penson

Dr. David Penson

Ceciel Rooker

Ceciel Rooker

Dr. Kathleen Sakamoto

Dr. Kathleen Sakamoto

Dr. Michael Snyder

Dr. Michael Snyder

The advisory council of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases added five new members:

Dr. Mark Nelson, University of Vermont College of Medicine distinguished professor and chair in the department of pharmacology, joined the council’s kidney, urologic and hematologic diseases subcommittee.

Dr. David Penson, the Hamilton and Howd chair of urologic oncology, chair of and professor in the department of urologic surgery, medicine and health policy, and director of the Center for Surgical Quality and Outcomes Research at Vanderbilt University, joined the kidney, urologic and hematologic diseases subcommittee.

Ceciel Rooker, president and executive director of the International Foundation for Gastrointestinal Disorders, joined the digestive diseases and nutrition subcommittee.

Dr. Kathleen Sakamoto, Shelagh Galligan professor within the division of hematology, oncology and stem cell transplantation at Stanford University School of Medicine joined the kidney, urologic and hematologic diseases subcommittee.

Dr. Michael Snyder, Stanford B. Ascherman professor, chair of the department of genetics and director of the Center for Genomics and Personalized Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine, joined the diabetes, endocrinology and metabolic diseases subcommittee. 

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