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CAGS Conducts Webinar on Gene Therapy 31 May 2021
The Centre for Arab Genomic Studies (CAGS) conducted the third webinar in its monthly webinar series.  Yesterday’s program focused on Gene Therapy, and was attended by more than 550 participants from all over the world.
The webinar hosted talks by Dr. Denise Carbonaro-Sarracino, Orchard Therapeutics, USA and she discussed An Overview on gene therapy, Dr. Isabelle Richard, Genethon, France and she discussesed Innovative therapies & neuromuscular disorders: the scientist’s perspective, and Dr. Jon Andoni Urtizberea, Institut de Myologie, France discussed Innovative therapies & neuromuscular disorders: the clinician’s perspective. The webinar moderated by Prof. Andre Megarbane, Lebanese American University, Lebanon.
CAGS started this series of webinars in February 2021, with each programme in the series featuring distinguished doctors and researchers in the field of genetics who share their most recent studies with the participants. The first webinar in this series focused on the genomics of infectious diseases, and was attended by more than 400 participants from all over the world and the second webinar focused on Population Genetics and attended by more than 600 participant.
Dr. Mahmoud Taleb Al Ali manager of CAGS said” It is very heartening to see the level of interest and particpation in the CAGS webinar series. The topics for the webinar series weew selected keeping in mind the specific requirements of our region. We hope that the upcoming webinars in the series will continue to educate the participants."