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Gene Therapy - A New Pathway to Deafness Treatment?

When: Wednesday, March 3, 2021
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM CT

Where: Online
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Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: FREE

Contact: IIP   (847) 491-2329

Group: Israel Innovation Project

Category: Academic, Lectures & Meetings, Global & Civic Engagement


The panel discussion titled “Gene Therapy - A New Pathway to Deafness Treatment?” will survey recent research breakthroughs with guest speakers Prof. Karen Avraham of Tel Aviv University and Dr. Akihiro J. Matsuoka of Northwestern. The conversation will be moderated by Medill School Prof. Abigail Foerstner.


Prof. Elie Rekhess, Israel Innovation Project, Northwestern University


Prof. Dan Peer, Vice President for Research & Development, Tel Aviv University


Prof. Abigail Foerstner, Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications


Prof. Karen B. Avraham, PhD, Faculty of Medicine & Sagol School of Neuroscience, Tel Aviv University

Dr. Akihiro J. Matsuoka, MD, PhD, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University

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