Meet the Team


The IFOPA has organized a group of gene therapy experts along with FOP clinician scientists to leverage their collective expertise and provide guidance on genetic approaches to the treatment of FOP.

FOP Gene Therapy Working Group
Jae-Hyuck Shim, PhD (Lead Investigator) University of Massachusetts
Jeffrey Chamberlain, PhD University of Washington
Guangping Gao, PhD University of Massachusetts
David Goldhamer, PhD University of Connecticut
Frederick Kaplan, MD University of Pennsylvania
Jung-Min Kim, PhD University of Massachusetts
Benjamin Levi, MD University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Eileen Shore, PhD University of Pennsylvania
Jun Xie, PhD
University of Massachusetts
Yeon-Suk Yang,
University of Massachusetts
Paul Yu, MD, PhD
Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital

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