Uytengsu-Hamilton 22q11 Neuropsychiatry Research Program

Scientific Advisory Board

Mary Leonard, MD, MSCE
Director, MCHRI; Professor and Chair of Pediatrics, Stanford School of Medicine; Physician-In-Chief, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford

Katja Weinacht, MD, PHD
Program Faculty Director
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics (Stem Cell Transplantation), Stanford School of Medicine

Mark A. Kay, MD, PhD
Professor, Pediatrics (Human Gene Therapy) and Genetics, Stanford School of Medicine

Anne Bassett, MD, FRCPC
Professor of Psychiatry, University of Toronto; Director of the Clinical Genetics Research Program, Campbell Research Institute of Centre for Addiction and Mental Health; Director of the Dalglish Family Hearts and Minds Clinic, Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network

David S. Hong, MD
Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (Interdisciplinary Brain Science Research), Stanford School of Medicine

Donna M. McDonald-McGinn, MS, CGC
Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania; Director of the 22q and You Center, Chair of the Section of Genetic Counseling, and Associate Director of the Clinical Genetics Center, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Bernice Morrow, PhD
Professor of Genetics, Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women's Health, and Pediatrics (Pediatric Cardiology), Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Sergiu Pasca, MD
Bonnie Uytengsu and Family Director of Stanford Brain Organogenesis Program and Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University

Laura Roberts, MD, MA
Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine

Ann Swillen, PhD
Clinical and Educational Psychologist, Center of Human Genetics, University Hospital Leuven; Professor of Human Genetics and Head of the Laboratory for Behavior and Neurodevelopment, KU Leuven

Joris Vermeesch, PhD
Professor of Human Genetics and Head of the Laboratory for Cytogenetics and Genome Research, KU Leuven

Program Ambassador

Quinn Bradlee, FRSA

Quinn Bradlee is an American author, Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA), filmmaker, and advocate for improving the lives of disabled individuals. He is the founder and CEO of, and serves as co-chairman of the national get out the vote campaign for people with learning disabilities, Our Time Our Vote. He is the author of a memoir entitled A Different Life: Growing Up Learning Disabled and Other Adventures, and the co-author of A Life’s Work: Fathers and Sons.

Past Advisory Board Members

William Newsome, PhD
Director, Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute; Professor, Neurobiology, Stanford School of Medicine

Peter Scambler, MD 
Professorial Research Associate, Developmental Biology and Cancer Department, UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, University College London