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Maria P. Limberis, PhD

Maria P. Limberis, PhD
University of Pennsylvania
*Research Associate Professor*

What is your current professional status?

Research Associate Professor in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

What is your work setting (i.e. academic institution, government organization (i.e. FDA, NIH, etc.), bio-industry/pharmaceutical company, etc.)

Academic Institution

Summarized in a brief paragraph (150 words or less), please provide a biography that describes who you are and what you do in the field of gene and/or cell therapy.

Maria is a Research Associate Professor in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn), and is also the Senior Director of the Animal Models Core of the Gene Therapy Program (GTP) at UPenn. She conducted doctoral studies at the University of Adelaide, Australia in gene therapy for cystic fibrosis (CF) airway disease and post-doctoral research studies in Dr. James M. Wilson’s laboratory at UPenn. Her current research is focused on the development of AAV vectors for prophylaxis against airborne infectious diseases as well as the development of gene therapy for CF. Maria is an active member of the American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy, the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand and is a board member of the Hellenic Medical Society of Philadelphia. Maria serves on the New Investigator Committee and the Respiratory Tract Gene & Cell Therapy Committee of the ASGCT.

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