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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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UF Health and Stop Children’s Cancer renew $1 million pledge to support pediatric cancer clinical trials

April 12, 2017

On Tuesday, April 11, 2017, Stop Children’s Cancer leaders and board members, along with Dr. Scott Rivkees, Dr. Parker Gibbs, Ed Jimenez and others from the UF Department of Pediatrics […]