Jenny A. Greig, PhD

University of Pennsylvania, Research Director

What is your current professional status?

Research Director, Liver Metabolic Disease at the Gene Therapy Program

What is your work setting?

Academic Institution

What is your scientific area of research?

Gene therapy with AAV vectors for liver metabolic disease and muscle

Why do you want to be a mentor?

I am lucky enough to have had several mentors and I would like to be able to pass on some of that great advice to others.

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

Hopefully provide some good advice that will help with the advancement of junior scientists

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

Compatibility of Scientific Specialties: 2

Geographic Location: 3

Professional Status / Success: 4

Compatibility of Career Path: 4

Communication Style: 2

Summarize 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.

Following gaining her BSc (Hons) and PhD for the University of Glasgow in Scotland, Jenny joined the laboratory of Dr. James M. Wilson as a post-doctoral researcher where she investigated muscle transduction with AAV vectors. As Research Director, Liver Metabolic Disease at the Gene Therapy Program, Jenny’s current focus is the development of gene therapy applications for orphan diseases that affect the liver and the translation of these approaches into the clinic.

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23rd Annual Meeting

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