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Join us at St. Davids Golf Club for a relaxed evening to meet new colleagues, reconnect with those familiar, and to hear our guest speaker.
Where: St. Davids Golf Course
When: Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
James M. Wilson, MD, PhD
Rose H. Weiss Professor and Director, Orphan Disease Center
Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics
Director, Gene Therapy Program
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
James M. Wilson, MD, PhD, is a Professor in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania where he has led an effort to develop the field of gene therapy. His research career spanning over 40 years has focused on rare diseases and ways to treat them by gene therapy. The Wilson lab identified a new type of vector based on novel isolates of adenoassociated viruses which have become best in class for gene therapy being used by over 28 companies. More recently Dr. Wilson’s laboratory has focused on improved vectors for gene therapy and clinical applications of genome editing and mRNA therapy.