Navigation Links
Katherine A. High, M.D., elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Date:5/10/2011

221.10.254.64

Katherine A. High, M.D., a gene therapy expert at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, has been elected to the 2011 class of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. The Academy is one of the nation's most prestigious honorary societies and is a leading center for independent policy research.

Dr. High joins a select group of scholars, scientists, writers, artists, civic, corporate and philanthropic leaders that includes Nobel laureates, Pulitzer Prize awardees, and winners of MacArthur Fellowships, Oscar Awards and Kennedy Center honors.

A hematologist, Dr. High is internationally recognized for her research on gene therapy, particularly in developing and conducting landmark clinical studies. She has been in the forefront of the effort to develop gene therapy for the inherited bleeding disorder hemophilia and continues to pursue this research. She directs the Center for Cellular and Molecular Therapeutics at Children's Hospital. In 2009, that center sponsored a clinical trial that produced dramatic improvements in children and young adults with Leber's congenital amaurosis, a congenital form of blindness.

Dr. High is a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator and the William H. Bennett Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. She also is a past president of the American Society of Gene Therapy.


'/>"/>

Contact: John Ascenzi
Ascenzi@email.chop.edu
267-426-6055
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1

Related biology news :

1. Yuemeng Dai, M.D., Ph.D., ear, nose and throat specialist, receives Bill Potsic Basic Science Award
2. Stephen Maturo, M.D., ear, nose and throat specialist, receives Charles Ferguson Award
3. George W. Sledge, Jr., M.D., honored for international contributions to breast cancer research
4. Don Detmer, M.D., receives 2010 Morris F. Collen Award
5. AACR nomination of Harold E. Varmus, M.D., as director of the NCI
6. Gregory Downey, M.D., of National Jewish Health, honored for scientific accomplishments
7. Dr. Marilyn M. Li, M.D., FACMG, is the 2010 Luminex/ACMGF award recipient
8. AACR applauds nomination of Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D., to be the new NIH director
9. Georgetown Universitys Howard J. Federoff, M.D., Ph.D. receives Bernard Sanberg Memorial Award
10. Jonathan Berg, M.D., Ph.D. awarded Richard King Trainee Award for Best in Genetics in Medicine
11. Sihoun Hahn, M.D., Ph.D., FACMG is the 2009-2010 Luminex/ACMGF Award recipient
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Katherine A. High, M.D., elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
(Date:4/21/2015)... High crime rate, increasing ... access control systems market in Saudi Arabia ... published report by TechSci Research " Saudi Arabia Access Control ... systems market in Saudi Arabia ... control systems market in the Kingdom is growing at ...
(Date:4/20/2015)... 20, 2015 The announcement comes ... Glenbeigh Records Management (GRM), Ireland,s foremost ... Bank. Having built up an impressive track record of clients ... player within the records management sector in Dubai ... is GCC staffbase and employ a further eight staff members ...
(Date:4/14/2015)... , April 14, 2015  HYPR Corp. ... Online (FIDO ® ) Alliance tm , an ... FIDO members commit to share technology and collaborate ... that are interoperable, more secure and private, and ... biometric identity verification that protects sensitive user information ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Saudi Arabia Access Control Systems Market to Touch USD1.2 Billion by 2020 Says TechSci Research 2Saudi Arabia Access Control Systems Market to Touch USD1.2 Billion by 2020 Says TechSci Research 3Glenbeigh Records Management Wins Contract With Dubai Islamic Bank 2Glenbeigh Records Management Wins Contract With Dubai Islamic Bank 3HYPR Corp. Joins the FIDO Alliance 2HYPR Corp. Joins the FIDO Alliance 3
... This week in the journal Science , Swedish and ... year old fossil fishes, revealed by unique fossils from a ... understand how neck muscles and abdominal muscles "abs" ... of rattling skeletons. Bones and teeth fossilize far more easily ...
... 12 June 2013: Data presented at EULAR 2013, the ... that novel antibody biomarkers could significantly improve diagnosis in ... UH-RA.1, UH-RA.9, UH-RA.14 and UH-RA.21 were investigated; as ... were present in both early and seronegative disease, ...
... test previously developed to measure a toxin found in ... toxin in people suffering from spinal cord injuries and ... , The toxin, called acrolein, is produced in the ... of biochemical events thought to worsen the injury,s severity. ...
Cached Biology News:Testing method promising for spinal cord injuries, multiple sclerosis 2Testing method promising for spinal cord injuries, multiple sclerosis 3
(Date:6/2/2015)... LOUIS , June 2, 2015   ... Life Science and Technology company, announced today it ... Science to launch genetically engineered human neural ... advance the research of neurological diseases. These new ... provide unique and versatile tools for the study ...
(Date:6/2/2015)... 2015 Through rare discovery of new ... Corporation is enabling World Scientists to actually see, ... sample, displaying the full nature (position, shape, size, number) ... Jeff Porter, Co-Founder of the Yancy Corporation, says, "Our ... rare. They come once in a lifetime, if at ...
(Date:6/1/2015)... , June 1, 2015  Turing Pharmaceuticals ... Eliseo Oreste Salinas , MD, MSc,  has joined ... Dr. Salinas, who holds a medical ... brings a record of significant accomplishments in the ... Dr. Salinas has played a leadership ...
(Date:6/1/2015)... -- About Bio-alcohols Bio-alcohols are organic ... Bio-alcohols are primarily used in the transportation sector. For ... gasoline in cars. Technavio,s analysts forecast the global bio-alcohols ... over the period 2014-2019. Covered in ... into five: transportation, infrastructure, medical, and others. Technavio,s report, ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Sigma-Aldrich to Launch XCell Science Genetically Engineered iPSC-Derived Neural Disease Cells 2Sigma-Aldrich to Launch XCell Science Genetically Engineered iPSC-Derived Neural Disease Cells 3Scientists Eying Rare Discovery Of New Physics & Light Microscope Technology 2Turing Pharmaceuticals Names Eliseo Salinas, MD and MSc, President of Research and Development 2Turing Pharmaceuticals Names Eliseo Salinas, MD and MSc, President of Research and Development 3Global Bio-alcohols Market 2015-2019 2
... -- BEIJING, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- ... ... ... Results are keyed by longUrl, so we need to grab the first one. for (var r ...
... Kendle (Nasdaq: KNDL ), a ... the appointment of Jeffrey M. Zucker as Senior ... provide global leadership for the development and implementation ... retention and support the timely and efficient delivery ...
... Based on its recent analysis of the algae ... the 2010 Global Algae Biofuels Green Excellence in Technology ... possible solution to two crucial issues plaguing consumers – ... commercial production of algae biofuels needs a cost-effective technology ...
Cached Biology Technology:Novel Stem Cell Therapy From Cellonis Biotechnologies Can Help Children With Diabetes Get Back Their Normal Lives 2Novel Stem Cell Therapy From Cellonis Biotechnologies Can Help Children With Diabetes Get Back Their Normal Lives 3Novel Stem Cell Therapy From Cellonis Biotechnologies Can Help Children With Diabetes Get Back Their Normal Lives 4Novel Stem Cell Therapy From Cellonis Biotechnologies Can Help Children With Diabetes Get Back Their Normal Lives 5Novel Stem Cell Therapy From Cellonis Biotechnologies Can Help Children With Diabetes Get Back Their Normal Lives 6Kendle Appoints Jeffrey M. Zucker to Lead Global Patient Recruitment Efforts 2Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Algasol Renewables for its Micro Algae Biomass Production System 2Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Algasol Renewables for its Micro Algae Biomass Production System 3Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Algasol Renewables for its Micro Algae Biomass Production System 4
Rabbit polyclonal to VEZT ( Abpromise for all tested applications). Antigen: Full length human VEZT conjugated to GST Entrez Gene ID: 55591 Swiss Protein ID: Q9HBM0...
Phospho-4E-BP1 (Thr37/46) (236B4) Rabbit mAb Shipping Temperature: Cold Storage Temperature: -20C...
Goat polyclonal to FBXO2 ( Abpromise for all tested applications). entrezGeneID: 26232 SwissProtID: Q9UK22...
Anti-Dardarin Immunogen: Synthetic peptide from rat LRRK2. Available Date: 38814...
Biology Products: