The GALA Scientific Committee (SC) is composed of internationally recognized experts in the field of paediatric hepatology, specifically genetic causes of intrahepatic cholestasis. Under the leadership of the Principal Investigator, Dr. Kamath, the SC is responsible for developing and coordinating scientific activities and steering publications for The GALA Study. The SC is committed to the highest standards of scientific quality and ethical integrity. 

Scientific Committee

Binita Kamath

Binita M. Kamath,

MBBChir MRCP MTR

Principal Investigator and 

Scientific Committee Member

SickKids, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Shannon Vandriel

Shannon M. Vandriel,

BSc

Project Manager and 

Scientific Committee Member

SickKids, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Bettina E. Hansen

Bettina E. Hansen,

MSc PhD

Biostatistician and 

Scientific Committee Member

University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Emmanuel M. Gonzales
David A. Piccoli
Richard J. Thompson

Emmanuel M. Gonzales,

MD PhD

David A. Piccoli,

MD

Richard J. Thompson,

MRCP MRCPCH

Scientific Committee Member

Bicêtre Hôspital,

Paris, France

Scientific Committee Member

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia,

Philadelphia, USA

Scientific Committee Member

Institute of Liver Studies, King's College London, 

London, United Kingdom

Henkjan J. Verkade
Jian-She Wang

Henkjan J. Verkade,

MD PhD

Jian-She Wang,

MD PhD

Scientific Committee Member

University Medical Center Groningen,

Groningen, Netherlands

Scientific Committee Member

Children's Hospital of Fudan University,

Shanghai, China