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Editors (5)

Prof. Dr. Ralph Fingerhut
SYNLAB MVZ Weiden GmbH, Newborn Screening, Zur Kesselschmiede 4, D-92637 Weiden, Germany
Interests: neonatal screening; process quality; knowledge scharing and education; new technologies in NBS; new applications in NBS; multiparameter analysis
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Dr. Peter C.J.I. Schielen

Office of the International Society for Neonatal Screening, Reigerskamp 273, 3607 HP Maarssen, The Netherlands
Interests: (neonatal screening in) Europe; (neonatal screening and) the Wilson and Jungner criteria; lysosomal storage diseases; application of next generation sequencing in neonatal screening; inherited errors of metabolism; tandem mass spectrometry; genomics; artificial intelligence in neonatal screening; cystic fibrosis; screening policies and governance; quality assurance
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Prof. Dr. Can Ficicioglu
Associate Editor
1. Department of Pediatrics, Division of Human Genetics, Section of Biochemical Genetics, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
2. Department of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Interests: PKU; galactosemia; fatty acid oxidation defects; cobalamin disorders; homocystinuria; MPS II; LAL deficiency and organic acidopathies
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Prof. Dr. David S. Millington

Associate Editor
Duke University Hospital Biochemical Genetics Lab, Durham, NC 27709, USA
Interests: tandem mass spectrometry; liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry; lysosomal storage disease biomarkers; digital microfluidic fluorometry; acylcarnitines; second-tier biochemical testing
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Dr. Dianne Webster

Associate Editor
National Newborn Metabolic Screening programme, LabPlus, Auckland City Hospital, Auckland 1148, New Zealand; Liggins Institute, University of Auckland, Auckland 1023, New Zealand
Interests: newborn screening (programme audit, metrics, policy, definitions, guidelines, quality)
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Advisory Board (5)

Prof. Dr. Neil R. M. Buist

Professor Emeritus Pediatrics and Medical Genetics, Oregon Health & Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd, Portland, OR 97239, USA
Prof. Dr. Harvey L. Levy
Harvard Medical School; Division of Genetics and Genomics, Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Interests: neonatal screening; inborn errors of metabolism; phenylketonuria; homocystinuria; galactosemia; endocrine disorders; program development; bio banking; assistance to developing countries in setting up/expanding NBS; biological anthropology; genetic epidemiology
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Dr. Enzo Ranieri

South Australian Neonatal Screening Centre, Directorate of Genetic and Molecular Pathology Women’s and Children’s Hospital Campus, Adelaide SA Pathology, South Australia, Australia
Prof. Dr. Adelbert A. Roscher

Lindwurmstr. 4, 80337 München, Bayern, Germany
Dr. Bradford L. Therrell
Nat. Newborn Screening Global Research Center 3907 Galaxia Drive Austin, TX 78759, USA
Interests: inborn errors of metabolism and hemoglobinopathies; laboratory certification; international laboratory guidelines and standards for newborn screening

Editorial Board Members (21)

Dr. Osama Aldirbashi

Department of Pediatrics, UAE University, PO Box 17666, Al-Ain, United Arab Emirates
Interests: newborn screening; mass spectrometry; inborn errors of metabolism; organic acidemias; peroxisomal disorders
Dr. Gustavo JC Borrajo *

Detección de Errores Congénitos, Fundación Bioquímica Argentina, Calle 6 # 1344, 1900 La Plata, Argentina
Interests: newborn screening, with emphasis on analytical and quality assurance issues; PKU, CH, Cystic Fibrosis, Galactosemia, CAH, Biotinidase Deficiency, MSUD and Tandem Mass Spectrometry; assistance to Latin American countries in setting up newborn screening activities
* Region Latin America
Dr. Inken Brockow
Screening Center, Bavarian Health and Food Safety Authority, Veterinärstr. 2, 85764 Oberschleißheim, Germany
Interests: newborn hearing screening; neonatal screening; hearing disorder; epidemiology; tracking
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Prof. Dr. Alberto Burlina
Division of Inborn Errors of Metabolism, North East Italy Newborn Screening Center, University-Hospital of Padova, Padova, Italy
Interests: clinical and biochemical characterisation of inborn errors of intermediary metabolism; clinical application of tandem mass spectrometry; neurotransmitters defects; metabolic diseases in adulthood; development of new therapies; NBS new programs for inborn errors of metabolism
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Prof. Dr. Barbara K. Burton

1. Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
2. Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
Interests: lysosomal storage diseases; mucopolysaccharidoses; newborn screening
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Prof. Dr. Regina Ensenauer
Division of Experimental Pediatrics & Metabolism University Children’s Hospital Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany
Interests: newborn metabolic screening; metabolism; metabolite profiling; early origins of childhood obesity & associated metabolic disease; fetal metabolic programming; nutrient-sensing mechanisms; metabolic & nutritional medicine
Dr. James B. Gibson

Section of Clinical and Metabolic Genetics, Dell Children's Medical Group, 1301 Barbara Jordan Blvd Ste 200, Austin, TX 78723, USA
Interests: inborn errors of metabolism; hypoglycemia; long term and treatment-stratified outcomes of patients detected by newborn screening; development of treatment options for potentially screenable disorders; telemedicine delivery of genetic consultative and management services; ethical and societal challenges in the expansion of screening programs
Prof. Dr. Gwendolyn Gramer

University Children’s Hospital, University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf, Martinistraße 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
Interests: newborn screening; inborn errors of metabolism; endocrine disorders; cystic fibrosis; extension of newborn screening programmes; second-tier testing; vitamin B12 deficiency; long-term outcome of patients detected by newborn screening; screening for disease in ophthalmology; ophthalmological manifestations of metabolic disorders; glaucoma screening
Prof. Dr. Lennart Hammarström
Department of Clinical Immunology, Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge, SE-14186 Stockholm, Sweden
Interests: primary immunodeficiency; genetics; newborn screening
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