Dr. van der Maarel is a professor in the Department of Human Genetics at Leiden University Medical Center (Leiden, The Netherlands).

Dr. Torrente is an Assistant Professor of Neurology in the Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Milan (Italy).

Dr. Sutton is a Professor in the department of Cell Physiology and Molecular Biophysics, at the Texas Tech University Health Science Center in Lubbock, Texas.

Dr. Stockholm is head of the Imaging-Cytometry Laboratory of Généthon (Evry, France).

Dr. Simone Spuler is a neurologist and full professor for myology at the Experimental and Clinical Research Center of the Charite, University Medicine Berlin and the Max-Delbruck Center of Molecular Medicine, Berlin, Germany.

Dr. Shelton is Professor in the Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego. She is also Director of the Comparative Neuromuscular Laboratory established at UCSD in 1990.

Dr. Rodino-Klapac, PhD is an assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics and Principle Investigator at the Center for Gene Therapy at Nationwide Children's Hospital. Jerry R. Mendell, MD is a Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology and Director of the Center for Gene therapy at the Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital.

Dr. Roche is an assistant professor in the department of Health Care Sciences at Wayne State University (Detroit, MI).

Dr. Robinson is a Professor in the Department of Physiology and Cell Biology at the Ohio State University Medical Center (Columbus, OH).