Toni Cathomen

Professor and Director, Institute for Transfusion Medicine and Gene Therapy
University of Freiburg
Toni Cathomen is Professor of Cell and Gene Therapy at the University of Freiburg, Germany, and Director of the Institute for Transfusion Medicine and Gene Therapy at the University Medical Center. After receiving his Ph.D. from the University of Zurich, Switzerland, Toni was a postdoctoral fellow at the Salk Institute in San Diego, Assistant Professor of Molecular Virology at Charité Medical School in Berlin, and Associate Professor of Experimental Hematology at Hannover Medical School. His research focuses on the application of TALEN and CRISPR-Cas nucleases for gene editing in hematopoietic stem cell and CAR T cells, with the goal to develop novel therapies to treat patients suffering from HIV infection, primary immunodeficiencies and certain types of cancer.

Sessions

November 8 2019, 08:00
 - 09:30
Discussion Workshop And Breakfast: The Advancement Of CRISPR In Discovery And Therapeutic Development
November 8 2019, 09:30
 - 10:00
Stream Keynote Address: Therapeutic Genome Editing In The Age Of CRISPR-Cas