Advisory Board

The DART Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) was formed to examine the institutes research activities, provide guidance and recommendations for future work, and to render its professional judgment about the quality and importance of DART’s research contributions. The SAB includes internationally recognized scientists from universities, federal research laboratories, and non-profit organizations.



Dr. J Andoni

Clinician APHP France

Dr. Vishwanathan
Dr. V. Viswanathan
Pediatric Neurologist
Kanchi Kamakoti Child Trust Hospital, Chennai, India



Prof. Steve WiltonProf. Dr. Steve Wilton
Foundation Chair, Molecular Therapy, Centre for Comparative Genomics, Murdoch University, Perth, Western Australia (WA)
Head, Molecular Genetics Laboratory, Murdoch University, Perth, WA
Director, WA Neurosciences Research Institute
Adjunct Professor, The University of WA


Dr. Annemieke Aartsma-Rus
DMD Genetic Therapy Group,
Leiden University Medical Center


Prof. Vijay ChandruProf. Dr. Vijay Chandru
Founder & Chairman, Strand Life Sciences, Strand Genomics Inc.
Adjunct Faculty, National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bangalore, India
Executive Council Member, ABLE India


Dr. Upendra-Nongthomba


Dr. Upendra Nongthomba
Associate Professor, Molecular Reproduction, Development and Genetics,
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India



Pat Furlong

Pat Furlong
Founding President & CEO of Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD), USA


Dr. Kanneboyina-Nagaraju


Prof. Dr. Kanneboyina Nagaraju
Professor of Integrative Systems Biology and Pediatrics
Director, Murine Preclinical Drug Testing Facility
Associate Director, Research Center for Genetic Medicine
Prof. Nagaraja JNCASR
Prof. Dr. V Nagaraja
President, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore, India

Tatu Prof. Utpal S Tatu
Professor, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore INDIA