USH Talks: Gene Therapy 101

November 29, 2016

Jennifer B. Phillips, PhD

In this USH Talk, Dr. Jennifer Phillips provides a basic overview of gene therapy and Usher syndrome.

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Speaker Bio:

Jennifer Phillips is a research associate at the University of Oregon Institute of Neuroscience. She received her B.S. degree in Biology from Indiana University, and her PhD from the University of Oregon Institute of Molecular Biology. Since joining Monte Westerfield's Laboratory at the U of O in 2004, she has studied the molecular genetics of Usher syndrome in zebrafish, and is part of the global community of researchers investigating better diagnostic and treatment options for the USH community.

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