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Cell and Gene Therapy Clinical Research Track

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Cell and Gene Therapy Clinical 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.
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2021-22 USNWR Cancer

Cell and Gene Therapy Clinical Research Track Mentors

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Malcolm Brenner, MD, PhD - Track Director

Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Hematology/Oncology, Baylor College of Medicine

Professor, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine

Professor, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine

Professor, Program in Translational Biology & Molecular Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine
Fayez Sarofim Chair, Baylor College of Medicine

Member, Executive Committee, Dan L. Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center, Baylor College of Medicine


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Helen Heslop, MD

Dan L. Duncan Chair, Baylor College of Medicine

Director, Center for Cell and Gene Therapy, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston Methodist and Texas Children’s Hospital

Associate Director for Clinical Research, Dan L. Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center, Baylor College of Medicine

Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Medicine, and Center for Cell and Gene Therapy, Baylor College of Medicine

Director, Adult Stem Cell Transplant Program, Houston Methodist

Leader, Cancer Cell & Gene Therapy, Dan L. Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center, Baylor College of Medicine


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Robert Krance, MD

Director, Bone Marrow Transplant / Stem Cell Transplant Program

Chief, Bone Marrow Transplant Clinic

Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Hematology-Oncology, Cell and Gene Therapy, Baylor College of Medicine