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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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Coach Mike White and the UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital need your help!

January 4, 2018

We need your help! Each day between now and March 10 (per browser, per device) please place your votes for Coach Mike White and his chosen charity-our very own UF […]