Barry J. Byrne

Barry J. Byrne, M.D., has been named to a two-year term as chair of the National Institutes of Health's Skeletal Muscle and Exercise Physiology Study Section. Members of NIH study sections review grant applications for their scientific merit. Byrne, the Virginia Root Sutherland professor of pediatrics and director of the Powell Gene Therapy Center, was selected on the basis of his scientific achievements and leadership abilities.