Elena
 
E.
 
Perez
M.D., Ph.D.
Address: 
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Division of Allergy and Immunology 3615 Civic Center Boulevard Joseph Stokes,Jr. Research Institute
215-590-2549
Affiliations
Expertise

primary immunodeficiency diseases, human immune system, allergy

Dr. Perez is developing gene therapies for the treatment of primary immunodeficiency diseases, including a study on the use of zinc finger protein nucleases for the genetic disruption of CCR5, a coreceptor for HIV-1.

Primary human T cell expansion, lentiviral transduction, zinc finger nucleases, genome editing

Appointments
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (2005 – 2008)
Education
M.D., Medicine, University of Florida (1998)
Ph.D., Interdisciplinary Biomedical Sciences, University of Florida (1998)
B.S., Microbiology, University of Florida (1991)
Selected Publications