V. Reid Sutton

Scientific Advisor / Board Member

Aceragen’s scientific advisor, Reid has committed himself to advancing scientific knowledge and patient care by applying his clinical skills to research questions. He has employed his knowledge and expertise in the diagnosis of genetic syndromes, dysmorphology, genetic mechanisms of disease, inborn errors of metabolism and skeletal dysplasias.

In his role as the Medical Director of the Biochemical Genetics Laboratory at Baylor Genetics, Reid has made contributions through gene discovery and defining the phenotypic spectrum of many genetic syndromes. He is the clinical geneticist for the Baylor-Hopkins Center for Mendelian Genomics which is an NIH/NHGRI-funded study to discover the genetic basis of Mendelian disorders and the principal investigator for a multi-site longitudinal NIH study of Osteogenesis imperfecta. Reid is a 1992 graduate of the University of Kentucky.