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A Pioneer in Gene Therapy

The Powell Gene Therapy Center has been a pioneer in several ways:

  • Discovery of the unique life cycle of AAV (Dr. Kenneth Berns)
  • First use of AAV to deliver genes to cells in culture (Dr. Nicholas Muzyczka)
  • First use of AAV in animals and humans (Dr. Terry Flotte)
  • First use of AAV to in models of muscle and heart disease (Dr. Barry Byrne)
  • First use of AAV to reverse blindness in dogs with a genetic disease (Dr. Bill Hauswirth)

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Join us for the Pediatrics Spring Festival – March 11th

January 20, 2017

The Spring Festival and Vendor’s Fair is a fun and informational event for children with disabilities and their families. Join us and learn valuable information from numerous community programs...

Piesano’s Gives Back – Help support UF Health Pediatrics Heart and Lung Transplant Program

January 4, 2017

Help support UF Health Pediatrics Heart and Lung Transplant Program A fundraiser has been organized at Piesanos on the 9th of January from 4 PM to closing time, to help […]