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Gladstone Science Talks Spring 2019
“Resistance-Proof Therapies: From Concept to Discovery”
Leor Weinberger, PhD, Director
  • Gladstone Science Talks
Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Mahley Auditorium

Leor Weinberger, PhD

A major focus of the Weinberger laboratory is to develop novel therapeutic strategies. They discovered viral gene circuits and showed that these could represent a new class of escape-resistant antiviral targets. More than 15 years ago, the laboratory proposed the concept of therapeutic interfering particles (TIPs)—molecular parasites of viruses that could circumvent barriers to population-wide infectious disease control. Recently, they engineered the first such therapies and showed that they work in animal models.

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