Scientific Advisory Board
Harry Greenberg, M.D.
Dr. Greenberg is currently the Joseph D. Grant Professor of Medicine and Microbiology and Immunology and the Senior Associate Dean for Research and Training at Stanford University School of Medicine. He was formerly Sr. Vice President and Chief Scientific officer at Aviron. He is a virologist and a world leader in enteric diseases as well as one of the inventors of bovine rotavirus vaccineTM. He is an expert in vaccine safety and efficacy serving as a member of the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) and as chairman of FDA's Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee (VRBPAC). He has published over 350 scientific papers, served on the editorial boards of a number of journals, and is currently an editor of the Journal of Virology. Dr. Greenberg is a member or fellow of a variety of scholarly societies including the ASCI, AAP, ASV and the AAAS. Dr. Greenberg received his M.D. from Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1970.
John S. Patton, Ph.D.
Dr. Patton was Co-
Jerry Pier, Ph.D.
Dr. Pier is Professor of Medicine, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics Brigham and
Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School. He is a molecular microbiologist and a
recognized expert on Pseudomonas and Staphylococci. He is the inventor of human anti-
Arnold Smith, M.D.
Dr. Smith is Professor Pediatrics in the Department of Pathobiology, University of
Washington and a Member of the Seattle Biomedical Research Institute. He spent over
15 years developing better antibiotic treatment for children with cystic fibrosis
at Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center in Seattle. He performed the first
clinical trials demonstrating efficacy of inhaled tobramycin against CF lung infections.
A pediatric infectious disease expert, Dr. Smith spent the first two decades of his
academic career at Harvard Medical School then at University of Missouri School of
Medicine as part of teams that developed a vaccine to prevent life-