National Clinical Research Award for NEJM Paper
April 21, 2015
Drs. Carl June and Bruce Levine are among the 2015 recipients of the prestigious Clinical Research Achievement Award for their personalized gene therapy work in HIV. The Clinical Research Forum recognized the year’s 10 most outstanding research papers written by teams from across the nation at its 4th annual awards ceremony in Washington, DC, on April 16. The winning papers were chosen based on their degree of innovation from a pool of more than 50 nominations from 30 research and academic health centers nationwide. The Penn team’s work, published in the New England Journal of Medicine in March 2014, was the first successful clinical test of any gene editing approach in humans.
Read the Department of Communications news announcement.