Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Pediatrics Hosting Grand Rounds May 20

Dr. Spencer K. Sullivan, assistant professor in the department of pediatrics at the University of Mississippi, will present “Gene Therapy for Hemophilia” for May’s pediatric grand rounds.

The event will take place Friday, May 20, 2016, from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. in the multipurpose room on the first floor of USA Children’s & Women’s Hospital.

Dr. Sullivan will discuss the biology and history of the adeno-associated (AAV) gene therapy for hemophilia. He will also explain safety and efficacy of AAV gene therapy from published results and current research.

The event is open to faculty, staff and students. Light breakfast, coffee and beverages will be provided. For additional information, contact Katie Catlin at kncatlin@health.southalabama.edu.

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