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GIPA Seminar Series: Gene Transfer Technologies and New Gene Therapy Strategies

Speaker: Prof. Luigi Naldini, Director of the San Raffaele Telethon Institute for Gene Therapy, Milan (Italy)
When Jan 19, 2016
from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Where Biochemistry Lecture Theatre, Sanger Building, Tennis Court Road.
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Prof. Naldini described for the first time the use of lentiviral vectors for gene transfer into non-dividing cells in 1996. He is a leading scientist in the field of gene therapy with the final goal of therapeutic translation. The team led by Prof. Naldini has achieved amazing results by performing gene correction in the hematopoietic system, including cure or significant improvement of patients affected by leukodystrophy and Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome.


After the talk there will be a buffet lunch (from 1:30 to 2:30pm) for the speaker and PhDs / postdocs. Please come along and take the opportunity to talk to Prof. Naldini!

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