CombiMatrix has appointed pediatric neurologist James Wheless to its scientific advisory board. Wheless is professor and chief of pediatric neurology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, and is director of the neurosciences institute and the comprehensive epilepsy program at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee.
Wheless is a diplomat of the American Board of Pediatrics and the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology with special qualifications in child neurology, clinical neurophysiology and epilepsy. He is also a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Academy of Neurology, and has been a member of the editorial boards of numerous peer-reviewed journals.
He received his MD from the University of Oklahoma and completed residencies in pediatrics at the University of Oklahoma and in pediatric neurology at Northwestern University at Children’s Memorial Hospital in Chicago.