Alumnus of the Graduate School Receives One Million Euro Grant

Pavel Marichal erhält für sein Forschungsvorhaben rund eine Million Euro Förderung vom Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Energie (Foto: Pavel Marichal)

Together with a fellow colleague, Felipe Tapia, they aim for the commercial development of a virus manufacturing platform with the potential of revolutionazing the gene therapy field by making these treatments affordable to the general population. The use of viral vectors for gene therapies has shown the promise to become the next medical revolution for combating a wide variety of currently untreatable diseases with current treatments costing several hundred thousand US dollars.

This project will combine a continuous bioreactor developed by Pavel's colleague and a low-cost purification system developed by Pavel.

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