Paul Tesar was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio and received his undergraduate degree in biology from Case Western Reserve University. His undergraduate thesis focused on mesenchymal stem cell biology in the laboratories of Dr. Stephen Haynesworth and Dr. Arnold Caplan.
S. Ali Fatemi, M.D., is the Chief Medical Officer at Kennedy Krieger Institute, a pediatric neurologist and the director of the Division of Neurogenetics and the Moser Center for Leukodystrophies, and an investigator at the Hugo W. Moser Research Institute at Kennedy Krieger Institute. Dr. Fatemi is also an associate professor of neurology and pediatrics at Johns Hopkins University.
Dr. Florian S. Eichler, MD received his M.D. from the University of Vienna Medical School. After graduating from medical school in 1997, he entered residency in Pediatrics and pursued studies on cerebral blood flow and metabolism at the University of Vienna.
Dr. Geneviève Bernard received her Medical Degree (2002) and Master’s degree in Neurosciences (2003) from Université de Montréal. She completed her residency in Pediatric Neurology at McGill University (2008) and her fellowship in Neurogenetics and Movement Disorders at Université de Montréal (2011) under the supervision of Pr. Bernard Brais, Pr. Guy A Rouleau and Dr. Sylvain Chouinard.
Dr. Grace Hobson is Senior Research Scientist, Head of the Neurogenetics Research Laboratory and Director of Diagnostics for Leukodystrophies at the Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, DE. She is also an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA.