K12 Pediatric Oncology Research Training Program Immunology and Cell Therapy Research Track

  • To develop expertise in clinical research methodology with specific emphasis on gene identification, expression and regulation, and target cell identification.
  • To examine methods for gene delivery, including retroviral, lentiviral, adenoviral, other DNA viruses, and non-viral vectors.
  • To review tissue-specific perspectives for gene delivery.
  • To understand the specifics of cancer gene therapy.
  • To evaluate the essential components related to vaccine therapy.
  • To examine the use of gene therapy through the use of bone marrow and stem cells.
  • To review specific regulatory and ethical considerations related to cell and gene therapy.

Immunology and Cell Therapy Clinical Research Track Mentor