41867-Herzog, Roland
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Roland W. Herzog, PhD

Riley Children's Foundation Professor of Immunology

Bio

Roland W. Herzog, PhD, is a Professor of Pediatrics, Riley Children's Foundation Professor of Immunology, and Director of the Gene and Cell Therapy Program. His research interests are in gene therapy and immune tolerance for hemophilia and in AAV vectors. He received a PhD in Microbiology from Auburn University in 1996, followed by postdoctoral training at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and faculty appointment at the University of Pennsylvania, before joining the University of Florida in 2005 and then Indiana University in 2018. Dr. Herzog received multiple awards for his research from the American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy, the National Hemophilia Foundation, the Bayer Hemophilia Program, and the University of Florida Research Foundation, among others. He currently serves as editor-in-chief of Molecular Therapy Methods & Clinical Development. Dr. Herzog’s work is supported by multiple grants from the National Institutes of Health.

Titles & Appointments

  • Riley Children's Foundation Professor of Immunology
  • Professor of Pediatrics
  • Professor of Microbiology & Immunology
  • Education
    1996 PhD Auburn University
    1992 BS University Of Kaiserslautern
  • Research

    Gene therapy for hemophilia; adeno-associated viral (AAV) vectors; immune tolerance induction to therapeutic proteins; immune response and tolerance mechanisms (including viral immunology, oral tolerance, regulatory T cells)

  • Professional Organizations
    American Association for the Advancement of Science
    American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy
    American Society of Hematology
  • Awards
    Org: National Hemophilia Foundation
    Desc: Career Development Award
    Scope: National
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    Org: American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy
    Desc: Outstanding New Investigator Award
    Scope: National
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    Org: American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy
    Desc: Outstanding Service Award
    Scope: National
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    Org: University of Florida College of Medicine
    Desc: Faculty Research Award
    Scope: University
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    Org: University of Florida
    Desc: University of Florida Research Foundation Professor
    Scope: University
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    Org: University of Florida
    Desc: University of Florida College of Medicine Term Professor
    Scope: University
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    Org: University of Florida Department of Pediatrics
    Desc: Children’s Miracle Network Scholar
    Scope: University
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    Org: Bayer Hemophilia Awards Program
    Desc: Bayer Hemophilia Award
    Scope: International
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    Org: National Hemophilia Foundation
    Desc: Researcher of the Year
    Scope: National
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    Org: International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis
    Desc: State-of-the-art Lecturer
    Scope: International
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    Org: Konrad Adenauer Foundation
    Desc: Fellowship by Institute for the Sponsorship of Talented Students
    Scope: National
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    Org: Riley Children's Foundation
    Desc: Riley Children's Foundation Professor of Immunology
    Scope: University
    Date:
    Org: Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi
    Desc: Membership
    Scope: National
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