Genethon is pleased to sponsor the ESGCT 20th Anniversary Congress in collaboration with SFTCG (French Society of Cell and Gene Therapy), which will take place in Versailles from October 26th to 29th 2012 and will gather almost the best of world specialists in the field. Several scientists from Genethon will contribute to the various sessions, both in their … [Read more]
Friday September 14th,2012: « Therapeutic applications of integrase-deficient lentiviral vectors » Dr Rafael J. Yanez-Munoz, Senior Lecturer in Genetics, School of Biological Sciences, Royal Holloway – University of London
Alain Schwenck named Director of the Genethon bioproduction site, “Genethon BioProd”.
A gene therapy medicine was backed for the first time by the European Medicines Agency’s (EMA) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP). In the prestigious British review Nature, Fulvio Mavilio, Scientific Director of Genethon, is delighted about this news which is an encouragement, for Genethons projects and for the Gene Therapy area as a … [Read more]
Genethon publishes its Summary of activities 2011. You will find the scientific milestones, skills, funding sources, key figures, and a reminder of mission and governance of Genethon. To access the document (PDF in FRENCH – 3 pages – 773 Ko)
Monday June 18th, 2012: « New AAV gene therapy strategies for spinal muscular atrophy » Doctor Martine Barkats (Chercheur CR1 Inserm, Chef de groupe “Transfert de gène dans le système nerveux central et maladies du motoneurone”, Institut de Myologie)
Tuesday June 12th, 2012: «The promises and challenges of gene therapy based strategies for inherited retinal diseases» Doctor Enrico Maria Surace, D.V.M. (TIGEM, Telethon Institute of Genetics and Medicine, Napoli, Italy)
Wednesday March 12th, 2012 : “Lentiviral vectors as vaccinnes” Professor Mary Collins (Faculty of Life Sciences, University College London, UK)