Gene therapy for lung diseases

On Demand (IF 2021)

45 minPWYD

Talk | Biology, Chemistry, Health & Medicine

Is gene therapy a reality or science fiction? Join Professor Deborah Gill from the UK Cystic Fibrosis Gene Therapy Consortium, a group of scientists and clinicians working towards making gene therapy a reality for patients with cystic fibrosis. Find out the promises and pitfalls of gene therapy for people with lung diseases.


Deborah Gill is Professor of Gene Medicine at the University of Oxford. Deborah trained as a molecular biologist and is now a Director of the Gene Medicine Research Group. Her main rese arch focus is the development of new viral and synthetic gene therapies for diseases of the lungs.


Watch the recording of this live public event

held on 12 October 2021 at IF Oxford


Radcliffe Department of Medicine, University of Oxford

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