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