team H-ABC

OUR TEAM

Dr Michelle Teng

Co-Founder & Scientific Advisor

Michelle is a scientist entrepeneur and a rare disease advocate. She followed an academic path in research after obtaining a PhD in Immunogenetics from University of Cambridge...

Alan Tang

Co-Founder

Alan is a director for a global consultancy company. He is a trained biochemist and turned to technology consultancy 15 years ago. He has worked at most corners of the globals...

Amy Sheridan-Hill

Co-Founder

Amy is mum of Frankie Sheridan-Hill (5 years old) who was diagnosed with H-abc in July 2019. Amy is a Business and Law teacher but has taken time out...

Greg Hill

Co-Founder

Greg is a qualified actuary and has worked in pensions consultancy since 2006. Greg’s son, Frankie, was diagnosed with H-abc in 2019. After the diagnosis Greg...

Dr Adeline Vanderver 

Scientific Advisor

Adeline Vanderver, MD, is an Attending Physician in the Division of Neurology at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and the Jacob A. Kamens Endowed…

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Dr Nicole Wolf

Scientific Advisor

Since high school years, Nicole Wolf wanted to be a child neurologist. She did her MD/PhD on “proliferation control and neuronal differentiation…

Dr Anthony Hall

Scientific Advisor

Dr Anthony Hall (Tony) graduated from King’s College London with first class honours in physiology and pharmacology before going on to qualify as a doctor in...

POSTDOCTORAL SCIENTISTS WORKING TOWARDS A CURE

Akshata Almad, PhD

Doctor

Dr. Almad received her PhD in Neuroscience from the Ohio State University and completed her post-doctoral training at the Johns Hopkins University. She is a Research...

Sunetra Sase, PhD

Doctor

The aim of the Vanderver Laboratory is to develop therapeutic strategies for H-ABC leukodystrophy. A postdoctoral researcher by profession, Dr. Sase has been working on...

Asako Takanohashi, PhD, DVM

Doctor

Dr. Asako Takanohashi joined the Vanderver Laboratory over a decade ago when it was still based at Children’s National Medical Center (CNMC) in Washington D.C. As the group's current...

Brittany Charsar, BS

MD/PhD Student

After studying Molecular Biology and Religious Studies at the University of Pittsburgh, Brittany entered a dual degree program at Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University...

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