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Gene Therapy with George Gittes, MD; New "That's Pediatrics" Podcast Episode

September 9, 2019

UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh has launched a new medical podcast series for physicians, scientists and other health care professionals featuring the hospital’s leading researchers and clinicians. Episodes of “That’s Pediatrics” will include compelling interviews with scientists at UPMC Children’s Hospital who are performing innovative basic, translational, and clinical research.

When George Gittes, MD, and his research team came across an outcome they weren't expecting, Dr. Gittes’ surgical background helped identify an amazing discovery — using gene therapy to reverse autoimmune type I diabetes without immunosuppression. Dr. Gittes has recently been appointed the director of the Richard King Mellon Foundation Institute for Pediatric Research and co-scientific director at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh.

Click here to listen to “Gene Therapy with George Gittes, MD.” Subscribe to “That’s Pediatrics” on iTunes or Google Play Music to have new episodes automatically download to your phone for free when they become available.