Professor Lyndon Da Cruz visited The
Cell Therapy Center on Tuesday, August 28th
and met with the director of the Center
Prof. Abdalla Awidi.
Professor Lyndon Da Cruz is a Renowned
British Professor of Stem Cell and Retinal Transplantation Surgery, during his
visit he toured the CTC building and praised the level of expertise achieved
by the center.
Also a lecture was held at the Cell
Therapy Center, titled:
Use of Next Generation Sequencing to Study the Genetics of
Retinitis Pigmentosa in Jordanian Cohort and Gene Therapy for Retinitis
Pigmentosa: A Phase I/II Study Proposal in Preparation
Which was presented by Leena Abu
Amireh and Raghda Barham, lab supervisors in The Cell Therapy Center.
Among the audience were, the
director of the Cell Therapy Center, Dr. Abdullah Awidi, a group of doctors in
the Department of Opthalmology, University of Jordan Hospital
and technical staff of the Cell Therapy Center.