Life Science Success: Life Science Success Dr. William Chou on Gene Therapy for Neurodegenerative Diseases

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In this episode of the Life Science Success Podcast, host Don Davis, PhD, MBA, interviews Dr. William Chou of Passage Bio. Dr. Chou discusses his transition from a practicing physician to a leader in biotechnology, reflects on the profound patient relationships he misses, and shares insights into Passage Bio’s work on gene therapy for neurodegenerative diseases like Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD). They delve into the progress of their Phase 1/2 clinical study, the urgency of developing treatments for genetic mutations, and the potential impact on patients and their families.   Learn about the most recent developments and how Passage Bio is working to give those suffering from these life-threatening conditions hope.   00:00 Welcome and Introduction 00:25 William’s Journey into Life Sciences 01:30 The Emotional Impact of Leaving Clinical Practice 02:31 Overview of Passage Bio 02:52 Understanding Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD) 06:38 Current Progress and Future Prospects 10:04 The Urgency and Hope for FTD Treatments 11:37 Goals and Closing Remarks


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June 11, 2024

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