Company: Indiana University School of Medicine
Job title: Professor of Pediatrics
Roland W. Herzog, PhD, is currently Riley Children’s Foundation Professor of Immunology, and Director of the Gene and Cell Therapy Program at The Herman B Wells Center for Pediatric Research at Indiana University. He received a PhD in Microbiology from Auburn University in 1996, followed by postdoctoral training at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and faculty appointments at the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Florida. Dr. Herzog received awards from the American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy and the National Hemophilia Foundation, among others. He currently serves as editor-in-chief of Molecular Therapy. His research team develops AAV-based gene therapies and immune tolerance protocols for hemophilia and defines immune response mechanisms to AAV vectors and their transgene products and to therapeutic proteins used in replacement therapy for genetic disease.
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Links Between Innate & Adaptive Immunity in AAV Gene Transfer 9:00 am
• Innate immune sensing of AAV vectors • Mechanisms leading to immune responses to vector and transgene product • Blockage of specific pathways to prevent immune responsesRead more
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