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Breakthroughs in Genetic Medicine

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Brian Kaspar, Ph.D., AveXis, Inc
Translation of Gene Therapeutics in Neurological and Neuromuscular Diseases

Dr. Kaspar is Scientific Founder and Chief Scientific Officer at AveXis, Inc., a clinical-stage gene therapy company focused on the treatment of neurological diseases. He is a former Endowed Chair and Professor of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University and principal investigator at Nationwide Children's Hospital. His work on gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy was Science's People's Choice Award for 2017 Breakthrough of the Year. Dr. Kaspar. He is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (FAAAS) with over 100 peer reviewed manuscripts and book chapters. He serves on NIH Review Panels, a number of ASGCT committees, as well as serves on the editorial board of Molecular Therapy.

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