Dr. Ruhl is a pulmonologist in the Physiology Unit, Laboratory for Malaria and Vector Research, NIAID and the Pulmonary Branch, NHLBI. She is the team leader for clinical research efforts within a translational research program focused on the role of alpha thalassemia in vascular disease, including the effects of alpha globin gene variants on renal function, malaria and in people living with sickle cell disease.
Dr Ackerman is an NIH-Lasker Clinical Research Scholar, Clinical Tenure Track Investigator, and Chief of the Physiology Unit within the Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.
Mr. Sarro is an associate investigator at the Sickle cell disease Center in Bamako Mali (CRLD). As Pharmacist first and then Epidemiologist, he is in charge of managing data in CRLD.
Prof. Guindo is a Professor of Hematology at the University of Bamako, and in addition to the PharmD degree, he obtained a PhD from the University of London, did post-doctoral training in the NIAID Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research under Dr Thomas E. Wellems. He is a member of French society of hematology and an allied member of American society of hematology.