National Tay-Sachs & Allied Diseases Association


Staff Profile

Cynthia Perreault-Micale, PhD.

Research Associate

Cyndy is an accomplished scientist with extensive experience in basic molecular biology research, science writing and editing, genetic testing, and data analysis. Through her work at genetic testing companies Sema4/GeneDX and GoodStart Genetics, she was inspired to join the field of rare diseases and advocate for people affected by them. At NTSAD, Cyndy will manage scientific working groups; support an international network of researchers, clinicians, and industry partners; and help drive the goals of the Research Initiative.

To reach Cyndy, email her

NTSAD Staff Profiles

Kathleen M. Flynn

Chief Executive

Diana Jussila

(formerly Pangonis)
Director of Family Services

Valerie Greger, PhD

Director of Research

Susan Keliher

Director of Development
and Communications

Becky Benson

Family Services