High is one of the world’s leading experts in gene therapy, which has long been a “next big thing” in medicine: Take a person with a devastating genetic disease and replace their nonfunctional gene with a normal one — a cure built right into your DNA.
Category Archive: Center for Cellular and Molecular Therapeutics
Jan 16 2014
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Dec 11 2013
For her pioneering hemophilia and gene therapy research, Children’s Hospital hematologist Katherine A. High, MD, director of the Center for Cellular and Molecular Therapeutics (CCMT), was recently honored with the 2013 E. Donnall Thomas Lecture and Prize at the American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting.
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Jul 25 2013
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May 02 2013
A groundbreaking clinical trial of gene therapy for a form of congenital blindness, sponsored by The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in collaboration with Penn Medicine, was recently recognized with the Distinguished Clinical Research Achievement Award from the Clinical Research Forum, an organization of clinical research centers, industry, and volunteer groups.
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