Board of Directors



    • Mary J.C. Hendrix, PhD
      Shepherd University


    • Hal E. Broxmeyer, Ph.D.
      Distinguished Professor
      Mary Margaret Walther Professor Emeritus
      Professor of Microbiology/Immunology
      Program on Hematopoiesis, Heme Malignancies, & Immunology
      Indiana University School of Medicine
      Indianapolis, IN
    • D. Walter Cohen, D.D.S
      Chancellor Emeritus
      Drexel University College of Medicine
      Dean Emeritus, School of Dental Medicine
      University of Pennsylvania
      Philadelphia, PA
    • Meenhard Herlyn, DVM, DSc
      Caspar Wistar Professor for Melanoma Research
      Leader, Molecular and Cellular Oncogenesis Program
      The Wistar Institute
      Philadelphia, PA


    • Bill Leinweber
      President & CEO
      National Disease Research Interchange
    • Robert Marcantuono, CPA
      Chair, NDRI Finance & Audit Committee
      Vice President, Accounting
      University City Science Center
      Philadelphia, PA
    • Jonathan D. Moreno, PhD
      David and Lyn Silfen University Professor
      Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy
      Perelman School of Medicine
      University of Pennsylvania
      Philadelphia, PA
    • Jessica Mulholland
      NDRI Finance & Audit Committee
      Chief Financial Officer
      eXude, Inc.
      Philadelphia, PA
    • Howard Nathan
      President & CEO
      Gift of Life Donor Program
      Philadelphia, PA
    • Lou Philipson, M.D., Ph.D., FACP
      Professor, Departments of Medicine & Pediatrics
      Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and  Metabolism
      Director, Kovler Diabetes Center
      University of Chicago
      Chicago, IL
    • Arthur H. Rubenstein, MBBCh
      Professor of Medicine
      Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Meta bolism
      Department of Medicine
      University of Pennsylvania
      Philadelphia, PA
    • Michael White
      President, RB White, Inc.
      JDRFI Board of Directors
      Chair, JDRF Research Committee
      Scottsdale, AZ
    • Jim B. Vaught, PhD.
      President - elect, ISBER
      Biopreservation & Biobanking
      Senior Research Fellow, International
      Prevention Research Institute, Lyon France
      Kensington, MD



View our recent Private Donor Program webinar presentation:

Accelerating Biomedical Research via Private Donation



NDRI provides a unique service to investigators all over the world and has become indispensable to many research projects. Its spectacular success exceeds even our most optimistic expectations and is a tribute to the foresight, drive and vision of Lee Ducat its founder.

Arthur Rubenstein, M.B.B.Ch.

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