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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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Celebrity Gridiron Challenge 2018

February 7, 2018

Saturday, April 21, 2018 Westwood Middle School, 3215 NW 15th Ave. Gainesville, FL, 32605 Play, cheer and make miracles at the second annual UF Health Celebrity Gridiron Challenge. The event […]