USC Stem Cell Seminar: Don Cleveland, University of California, San Diego—"Gene silencing therapy for human neurodegenerative disease"

Tuesday, March 21 at 11:00am

Broad CIRM Center (BCC), First Floor Conference Room
1425 San Pablo Street, Los Angeles, CA 90033

Webcast at keckmedia.usc.edu/stem-cell-seminar

The genes whose mutation causes the major neurodegenerative dieases are widely expressed within the nervous system, producing damage not only within the most vulnerable neurons but also within their partner neurons, glia and endothelia. An on mechanism therapy using designer DNA drugs has been developed for sustained gene silencing or altered pre-mRNA splicing throughout the nervous system.

Host: Andy McMahon

Event Type

Lecture / Talk / Workshop

Campus

Health Sciences Campus

Tags

stemcell

Department

Stem Cell at USC

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