Postdoctoral position - viral gene therapy vectors

Gerald R. Hankins grh7b at virginia.edu
Mon Feb 9 15:56:35 EST 1998


   We have an immediate opening for a highly motivated 
post-doctoral fellow interested in utilizing gene therapy for 
conditions affecting the central nervous system. The successful 
candidate will develop novel vectors for gene therapy as part of a 
multidisciplinary research team in the Laboratory of Molecular 
Neurosurgery at the University of Virginia 
   Ongoing projects focus on 1)Targeting of gene therapy for CNS 
tumors, 2) Induction of bone growth for spine fusion and other 
applications, 3) Use of genetically modified cells for treatment 
of aneurysms, 4) Gene therapy for prevention of neurodegeneration 
and stimulation of regeneration. 
   The ideal candidate would be experienced in virology and/or 
gene therapy.  Team players with excellent communication and 
organizational skills required. 
   Charlottesville is located in the beautiful foothills of the 
Blue Ridge mountains and provides a satisfying, affordable living 
environment and access to cultural and recreational facilities and 
major metropolitan areas.

   Send CV, brief description of research interests, and names of 
three references to:

	  Gerald R. Hankins, Ph.D.
	  Box 420, Health Sciences Center
	  University of Virginia
	  Charlottesville, VA  22908
	  grh7b at virginia.edu
or:
	  Gregory A. Helm, M.D., Ph.D.
	  Box 212, Health Sciences Center
	  University of Virginia
	  Charlottesville, VA 22908



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