Gerard T. Berry, MD

Gerard T. Berry, MD, a biochemical geneticist and pediatric endocrinologist, is the Harvey Levy Chair in Metabolism and Director of the Metabolism Program at Boston Children’s Hospital, Professor of Pediatrics at the Harvard Medical School, and Director of the Harvard Medical School Biochemical Genetics Training Program. He is the Program Chair and Member of the Board of Directors of the Society of Inherited Metabolic Disorders. He is a Communicating Editor for the Journal of Inherited Metabolic Diseases and on the Editorial Board for the Journal, Metabolism. He is the co-chair for the Metabolomics Working Group of the NIH Undiagnosed Diseases Network (UDN). His review panel and other NIH service work included serving as a Member of Gene Therapy and Inborn Errors (GTIE) Special Emphasis Panel, a Member of the Therapeutic Advances for Genetic Diseases (TAG) study section and the Chairman of the Rare Diseases Clinical Research Network Data and Safety Monitoring Board 2.  Dr. Berry has been the recipient of both NIH and non-federal grant awards.  He has published over 175 peer-reviewed papers and over 45 book chapters.  He was the recipient of the 2004 Emmanuel Shapiro SIMD Award.  Dr. Berry’s primary clinical and basic science research efforts are focused on Galactosemia and, secondarily, on myo-inositol metabolism in the brain particularly during fetal development.