2015 Outstanding Achievement Award
For his wide-ranging contributions to the field of gene and cell therapy, particularly for the development and improvement of lentiviral vectors for gene therapy. Dr Naldini is Professor of Gene and Cell Therapy and Director of the San Raffaele Telethon Institute for Gene Therapy in Milan, and Past President of ESGCT.
2015 Young Investigator Award
In 2015 the YIA was awarded to Francesco Saverio Tedesco, now a Reader at University College London.
Francesco talks further about his work in the video below.
2015 Travel Grants
Carles Calatayud Aristoy: Assessing the role of LRRK2 G2019S mutation and the genomic background to the development of PD-related neurodegeneration
Antonio Miguel Matas: Antitumor effect of GM-CSF genetically modified cells combined with CTLA4 and Foxp3 gene silencing in mice
Jessica Hartmann: DARPins as tool for flexible vector targeting – specific manipulation of GluA4 positive interneurons in defined brain areas
Irene Gil-Farina: New insights into AAV vectors integration profile: internal vector regions
Romain Fol: AAV- APPsα brain delivery rescues synaptic failure in an Alzheimers disease mouse model
Tayebeh Soheili: Correction of CTLs cytotoxic function defect by SIN-lentiviral mediated expression of Munc13-4 in type 3 familial hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis
Serena Scala: Comprehensive atlas of activity and “integrome” of human hematopoietic stem/progenitor cells
Lucia Sereni: A new conditional mouse model to unravel the platelet defect in Wiskott- Aldrich syndrome
Akiko Makino: A novel RNA virus-based episomal vector system for long-term stem cell modification
Annita Montepeloso: Hematopoietic stem cell gene therapy for the treatment of Globoid Cell Leukodystrophy