Group: Board

Avital Cnaan

Dr. Avital Cnaan is a co-founder of TRiNDS and has served as a member of our board since May 2016.

Heather Gordish-Dressman

Heather Gordish-Dressman, PhD.

Dr. Gordish-Dressman is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Genomic and Precision Medicine at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and in the Center for Translational Research at Children’s National Medical Center. Dr. Gordish-Dressman has worked with Dr. Eric Hoffman and served as the primary statistician for the Center for Genetic Medicine… Read more »

Eric Hoffman

Dr. Hoffman is a human geneticist and translational researcher focused on neuromuscular disease, and skeletal muscle tissue in health and disease.  His most recent efforts focus on drug development and clinical trials in Duchenne muscular dystrophy. He received his PhD in Drosophila molecular genetics from Johns Hopkins University, then carried out a post-doctoral fellowship at… Read more »

Paula Clemens

Dr. Paula Clemens is a clinician and scientist at the University of Pittsburgh.  In addition to her university-based practice and research efforts, she directs the in-patient and out-patient neurology clinical teaching service at the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System. She has particular expertise in the care of adults with neuromuscular diseases such as Duchenne and Becker… Read more »

Michael Kelly

Dr. Michael G. Kelly is a senior pharmaceutical executive with more than thirty years of achievement setting business strategies in building and managing drug discovery and development organizations, programs, and budgets. Dr. Kelly is the co-founder and CEO of MyoTherix Inc, a co-founder of Dermecular Inc and a co-founder of Willow Neuroscience. In addition, he… Read more »