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Michael Blaese, MD

Adjunct Professor

Dr. Blaese spent 33 years as a physician scientist at the National Institutes of Health. In 1990, his team performed the world's first application of gene therapy. It was in two girls with severe combined immunodeficiency. He also studied gene therapy for brain tumors and melanoma. Over the years, his research interests have spanned a variety of fields, including immunology, genetics, cell biology, molecular biology and cancer.

  • Consulting Medical Advisor, Immune Deficiency Foundation