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March 31, 2021

Congratulations – Hanmeng Zhang ARVO abstract is selected for the Members-in-training Outstanding Poster Competition
Hanmeng Zhang, a fifth year graduate student in the Ocular Gene Therapy Laboratory, has been selected by the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) to participate in the Members-in-Training Outstanding Poster competition, having received one of the top five review scores of any abstract submitted to the Retina (RE) section. Hanmeng’s presentation will describe the therapeutic effects of rAAV-mediated acid ceramidase over-expression for the treatment of Farber disease, a hyper-rare lysosomal storage disorder with fewer than 200 reported cases worldwide.

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February 18, 2021

Congratulations – Kristina Ertel announced as 'Poster Session Winner'
Judges at the Medical College of Wisconsin 30th Annual Graduate School Research Poster Session named Kristina Ertel as one of the ‘Research poster session’ winners for her presentation entitled “Tolerability and effects of an rAAV mediated gene therapy treatment for the treatment of primary open angle glaucoma in brown Norway rats’. In recognition of her achievement, Kristina will receive a monetary award kindly sponsored by the MCW/Marquette Medical Alumni Association.

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February 17, 2021

Congratulations - Hanmeng Zhang announced as 'Poster Session Winner'
Hanmeng Zhang was named as one of the winners of this year’s Medical College of Wisconsin 30th Annual Graduate School Research Poster Session for her presentation entitled “Pre-retinal delivery of recombinant adeno-associated virus vector significantly improves retinal transduction efficiency compared to intravitreal approaches’. In recognition of her achievement, Hanmeng will receive a monetary award kindly sponsored by the Friends of MCW, a volunteer organization dedicated to supporting the ‘charitable, educational, scientific and community service activities of MCW’.