Dr. Michael A. Schmidt of Sovaris Aerospace recently led a round table on space flight medicine entitled: Men, Women, and Space Travel: Gene-Linked Molecular Networks, Human Countermeasures, and Legal and Ethical Considerations.
Round table experts included the following:
Susan M. Bailey, Ph.D.; Professor, Radiation Cancer Biology and Oncology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado; NASA ISS 12 Twins Study.
Thomas J. Goodwin, Ph.D.; NASA Johnson Space Center, Retired (2016); NASA, Biomedical Research and Operations Branch, Retired; Co-Chair, Advanced Pattern Analysis Countermeasures Group, Sovaris Aerospace (consultant), Boulder, Colorado.
Jeff Jones, M.D.; Professor, Baylor College of Medicine–Urology and Center for Space Medicine, Houston, Texas; Chief of Urology, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, Operative Care Line–Urology Section, Houston, Texas; Flight Surgeon, US Navy Reserves, Wing Surgeon–Fleet Logistics Support, Naval Air Station JRB, Fort Worth, Texas.
Justin P. Killian, Esq.; Consultant, Foundation for Gender-Specific Medicine, New York, New York.
Marianne J. Legato, M.D., Ph.D. (Hon); Emerita Professor of Clinical Medicine, Columbia University, New York, New York; Adjunct Professor of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland; Editor-in-Chief, Gender and the Genome.
Charles Limoli, Ph.D.; Professor of Radiation Oncology, University of California Irvine; Vice Chair, Research and Academic Affairs, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California, Irvine, California.
Sherif Moussa , Esq.; Consultant, Foundation for Gender-Specific Medicine, New York, New York.
Lori Ploutz-Snyder , Ph.D.; Dean, School of Kinesiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan; former Lead Scientist for Exercise Physiology and Countermeasures at NASA Johnson Space Center.
For the published expert panel document, please see:
Schmidt, MA, Bailey, S, Goodwin, TJ, Jones, JA, Killian, JP, Legato, MJ, Limoli, C, Moussa, S, Ploutz-Snyder, L, (2017) Men, Women, and Space Travel: Gene-Linked Molecular Networks, Human Countermeasures, Legal and Ethical Considerations. Gender and the Genome 1(2):54-67.