Expertise

Dr. Smith’s research focuses in two areas of genetic therapy, gene therapies for inherited muscular dystrophies, and genetic approaches to therapy for cancer.

Dr. Smith’s research program in muscular dystrophies is currently focused on identifying canine models of these diseases and applying novel genetic therapies to their treatment.

Past Affiliations
Communities
Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Medicine
Degrees
PhD, University of Pennsylvania, Molecular Biology and Genetic, 1993
DVM, University of Pennsylvania, Veterinary Medicine, 1988
BA, Haverford College, Biology, 1984
Keywords
veterinary medicine terrorism infectious diseases vaccines immunization proteins and macromolecules gene expression muscle structure or function biological or chemical warfare
Languages
English, French, Russian