13.12.2017 - 13.12.2017

BiRT Seminar in Tulln

Lecture: Advancements and challenges in gene therapy for rare diseases


Dr. Hanspeter Rottensteiner is Head of Research at Shire's Gene Therapy Innovation Hub in Orth a.d. Donau and thereby responsible for the development of novel gene therapies for rare diseases. Most advanced are the hemophilia A and B programs. His research also puts focus on the advancement of the AAV gene therapy technology platform. In his talk he will introduce the Innovation Hub and discuss how gene therapy can become a transformative therapy particularly for genetic diseases and which unique challenges still need to be addressed.


Date:
Wednesday, 13th December 2017, 15:00

Place:
Campus Tulln / UFT, Seminarraum 15, Konrad Lorenz Strasse 24, 3430 Tulln