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Outstanding achievement award

Marina Cavazzana

For spearheading the translation of gene therapy from the lab into the clinic, particularly in the field of immunodeficiencies. Professor Cavazzana is currently a Professor of Hematology at Paris Descartes University, Head of the Department of Biotherapy at Hospital Necker-Enfants Malades, AP-HP and Chief of Research of the Laboratory of Human Lympho-haematopoiesis U1163 Inserm in the Institut Imagine in Paris.

Check out her interview

Young investigator awards

In 2009 two YIA were awarded, to

Alessandra Biffi (now the director of the gene therapy program at Dana-Farber/Boston Children's)

Kerry Fisher (now a Lecturer in Oncology at the University of Oxford).


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