About the Author
Dr. Kromberg has had 40 years' experience working with albinism patients in Southern Africa, has written a MA dissertation and a PhD thesis on the topic, and has published more than 60 peer reviewed papers on albinism, genetic counseling in sub-Saharan Africa, and related topics within human genetics and genomic medicine implementation. To-date, her primary areas of research have included hereditary cancers, genetic counseling practice and implementation, Fanconi anemia in South African populations, predictive genetic testing in children, intellectual disability in rural South Africa, genetic testing for Huntington's Disease, and the genetics of oculocutaneous albinism. Dr. Manga is a molecular biologist, who completed her PhD research in South Africa and wrote her PhD thesis on the molecular aspects of the rarer types of albinism found in Southern Africa. She has 24 years of experience researching the biology of skin pigmentation and has published more than 36 peer reviewed papers on genetics, albinism, and other pigmentary conditions. Her areas of primary expertise include the biology of skin, hair and eye pigmentation, genetics of oculocutaneous albinism, the etiology of vitiligo, genotype based association models of complex diseases, gene mutation and melanoma risk assessment.