Journal of Genetic Syndromes & Gene Therapy

Journal of Genetic Syndromes & Gene Therapy
Open Access

ISSN: ISSN: 2157-7412

+32 28087017

Roland W Herzog

Roland W Herzog

Roland W Herzog
Professor, Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
University of Florida, USA

Biography

Roland W. Herzog, Ph.D. is Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Molecular Genetics and Microbiology at the University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. He is member of the Division of Molecular and Cellular Therapy, the UF Genetics Institute, Shands Cancer and Powell Gene Therapy Centers. After completing a PhD in Microbiology (Auburn University, 1992-1996) and postdoctoral training (Children Hospital of Philadelphia 1996-2000), Dr. Herzog became faculty member at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (Philadelphia, PA), before joining UF in 2005. He received, among other awards, a Career Development Award from the National Hemophilia Foundation, an Outstanding New Investigator Award from the American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy, and a Bayer Hemophilia Award. Dr. Herzog serves on the editorial boards of the journals Current Gene Therapy, Gene Therapy, and Human Gene Therapy, and he is a Deputy Editor of the journal Molecular Therapy. He has served as reviewer for several other leading biomedical journals, the National Institutes of Health, and several other funding agencies. Dr. Herzog has published two books and more than 80 articles and has received multiple federal grants for his research program. He has given numerous invited lectures at national and international meetings.

Research Interest

Gene therapy for hemophilia, Adeno-associated viral (AAV) vectors, Liver-directed gene therapy, Immune responses to coagulation factors, Organ-specific immunity, Immune tolerance induction and mechanisms, Regulatory T cells, Immune modulation, Oral tolerance.

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