Sheffield Institute for
Translational Neuroscience


​​​​​​​New gene therapy innovation centre to advance scientific discoveries into life-changing treatments

A pioneering gene therapy innovation centre at the University of Sheffield is set to advance scientific discoveries into promising treatment options for millions of patients with life-threatening diseases. 

Professor Mimoun Azzouz

The Gene Therapy Innovation and Manufacturing Centre (GTIMC), led by Professor Mimoun Azzouz, is one of three pioneering hubs announced today (18 March 2021) in a new £18 million network funded by LifeArc and the Medical Research Council (MRC), with support from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC).

See here for the full news article.

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Artist's impression of the new Gene Therapy centre.