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Prestigious national award for Professor Ian Alexander

A pioneer of the Australian gene therapy field, Professor Ian Alexander, has been awarded the prestigious Peter Wills Medal as part of the Research Australia Health and Medical Research Awards. Professor Alexander is head of Children’s Medical Research Institute’s Gene Therapy Research Unit, which he founded over 25 years ago, as a joint initiative with…

New funding puts Viral Vector Manufacturing Facility in winning position

Children’s Medical Research Institute warmly welcomes the NSW Government’s announcement of its allocation in the 2022/23 Budget of $101.4m toward a commercial-scale Viral Vector Manufacturing Facility. This significant investment will greatly advance the ability to treat children with serious genetic diseases. In addition to funds to build the manufacturing facility, the $101.4 million commitment includes…

Gene Therapy Improvement Has Massive Potential

A team of scientists from Children’s Medical Research Institute (CMRI) in Sydney have developed a new way to improve targeting of specific organs and tissue types in gene therapy – making this innovative gene delivery technology more efficient and described as having “massive potential’’ for the field. The work is featured as the cover story…

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