Federico Mingozzi​, PhD

INSERM and Genethon, Tenured Researcher

What is your current professional status?

Tenured Researcher

What is your work setting?

Academic institution

What is your scientific area of research?

AAV gene therapy and immunology

Why do you want to be a mentor?

I like to help young talents making good career choices and be successful. 

As a mentor, what are you hoping to gain from this experience?

Talking to people is always an enriching experience, moreover it will allow me to meet a lot of young talented and driven people.             

How important are the following in the selection of a mentee: (1 – 5 scale, 1 = most important, 5 = least important)

            a. Compatibility of Scientific Specialties - 3
            b. Geographic Location - 2
            c. Professional Status / Success - 2
            d. Compatibility of Career Path - 1
            e. Communication Style - 2

Provide a biography that describes who you are and what you do in the field of gene and/or cell therapy.

I have been working in the field of AAV vector mediated in vivo gene transfer for several years, focusing on addressing the main limitations of the approach and in particularly on the host immune responses. I also developed new therapies for inherited diseases based on AAV and participated to the clinical translation of gene therapies.

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23rd Annual Meeting

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