TWiV 350: Viral gene therapy with Katherine High

August 16, 2015

Katherine HighHost: Vincent Racaniello

Guest: Katherine A. High

Vincent speaks with Katherine High about her career and her work on using viral gene therapy to treat inherited disorders.

This episode is drawn from one of twenty-six video interviews with leading scientists who have made significant contributions to the field of virology, part of the new edition of the textbook Principles of Virology.

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4 comments on “TWiV 350: Viral gene therapy with Katherine High

  1. I’m not sure if she said the name of the company she started, but I was curious. It is Spark Therapeutics,

    Good luck to them. It would be particularly nice for a product from UPenn to get FDA approval, given that there was some sad gene therapy history there.

    • Thanks for finding that, it’s clearly the right company. I’ve added it to the show notes.

  2. Great job she and the team has done.

    -BOC Sciences

  3. Spark Therapeutics received the first gene therapy approval in the US. Cool to watch this now.