Professor John Rasko, Head of the Gene and Stem Cell Therapy Program at the Centenary Institute has been profiled in a NSW Health & Medical Research article.
He’s trying to find cures for the world’s most common blood disorders.
“We can imagine a future where we can remove disease-causing genes and let people enjoy a healthy life. But that brings up questions of how we see health and disease, and where we draw the line between treatment and disease eradication, versus enhancement,” says Professor Rasko.”
Click here to read more about Professor Rasko’s exciting work and the complex ethical and legal issues that are intrinsic to gene therapy activity.
The Centenary Institute's Professor Phil Hansbro has been elected as a Fellow of the prestigious European Respiratory Society.
Dr Ulf Schmitz, Head of the Centenary Institute’s Computational BioMedicine Laboratory has been awarded an NHMRC Investigator Grant.
Centenary Institute researchers are examining the critical role of human enzymes and the coronavirus.