The role of the Scientific Advisory Council (SAC) is to ensure that NTSAD’s research strategy and investments align with NTSAD’s mission to find effective treatments for Tay-Sachs, Canavan, GM1, and Sandhoff diseases and to serve as a resource for the NTSAD Community. SAC members contribute their respective expertise to provide updates and context to new research developments and provide professional guidance to NTSAD. Members examine the progress, suggest new initiatives, and leverage their professional networks to recruit additional individuals to provide expertise to support initiatives. In addition, SAC members participate in NTSAD’s Research Initiative grant program by reviewing and evaluating applications.
Members of the Council are as follows: