2017 Paper of the Year Award Winner: Richard Finkel, MD

April 15th, 2017|Categories: Paper of the Year Award|

Richard Finkel, MD Nemours Children’s Hospital Talk Title: Treatment of Infantile-onset Spinal Muscular Atrophy with Nusinersen: a Phase 2, Open-label, Dose-escalation Study Biography: Richard S. Finkel, MD is Professor of Neurology at the University of Central Florida School of Medicine, and Chief, Division of Neurology [...]

2017 Gewirtz Memorial Scholarship Winner: Karyn Schmidt, PhD

March 15th, 2017|Categories: Dr. Alan M. Gewirtz Memorial Scholarship|

Karyn Schmidt, PhDDana-Farber Cancer InstituteTalk Title: Inhibiting the Androgen Receptor Interaction with the Long Non-Coding RNA SLNCR using 2’-FANA-Modified Oligonucleotides Decreases Melanoma Invasion and Proliferation.Biography: Karyn Schmidt received her PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Rochester in 2013, where she studied in the laboratory of J. [...]

2017 OTS Young Investigator Award Winner Keith Gagnon, Ph.D.

February 15th, 2017|Categories: Young Investigator Award|

Keith Gagnon, PhD. Southern Illinois University Talk Title: A ‘Guided’ Tour of an Early Career in RNA and Nucleic Acid Therapeutics Biography: Dr. Keith T. Gagnon earned his Ph.D. from NC State University under the direction of Dr. E. Stuart Maxwell. His thesis investigated the [...]

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