Michael Kormann

JuniorprofessorUniversity of Tübingen

Michael S.D. Kormann is currently an Assistant Professor for Translational Genomics and Gene Therapy at the University of Tübingen, Germany, and works at the University Children\'s Hospital - Section I - Pediatric Infectiology & Immunology. He obtained his PhD from Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich, Germany. Dr. Kormann serves as an Editor, Reviewer and Editorial Board member for many scientific journals and books. He is a member of several scientific societies, including German CF Association, and American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy. Dr. Kormann has a total of 22 publications with more than 800 citations. He has three patents and has won several awards and prizes for his work.

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Site-specific endonucleases create double-strand breaks within the genome and can be targeted to literally any genetic mutation. Together with a repair template, a correction of the defective locus becomes possible. This book offers insight into the modern tools of genome editing, their hurdles and their huge potential. A new era of in vivo genetic engineering has begun.

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