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Powell Gene Therapy Center (Health Science Center)
University: University of Florida
Director: Barry J. Byrne, MD, PhD
Address: P O Box 100296
Gainesville, FL 32610
Phone: (352) 273-5520
Fax: (352)-392-4853
Type: University Institute or Center
Mission: The primary mission of the Gene Therapy Center at the University of Florida is to merge molecular genetics research and health care delivery by developing new therapeutic strategies for the treatment of human diseases that involve gene transfer. The diseases that might benefit from gene therapy include: hereditary diseases such as cystic fibrosis or hemophilia; somatic genetic defects such as cancer; inflammatory diseases such as sepsis; and chronic diseases that have a genetic or viral component such as heart disease and hepatitis.
Research Descriptors: Health Care
Molecular Genetics

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