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Featured Physician: Kevin Flanigan, MD

(From the June 2017 Issue of MedStat)

Kevin Flanigan, MDKevin Flanigan, MD, is the director of the Center for Gene Therapy at The Research Institute and the Neuromuscular Disorders program at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. At Nationwide Children's, Dr. Flanigan is also co-director of the Muscular Dystrophy Association Clinic and director of the new Center of Research Translation in Muscular Dystrophy Therapeutic Development, funded by the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases. He also is a professor of Pediatrics and Neurology at The Ohio State University.

Dr. Flanigan received his MD from Rush University in Chicago. He performed an internship in Internal Medicine at the University of Michigan before completing a neurology residency, neurology chief residency, and neuromuscular disease fellowship at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. He completed a lab-based post-doctoral fellowship in Human Molecular Biology and Genetics at the University of Utah before joining the faculty there. Dr. Flanigan joined Nationwide Children’s in 2009, after 14 years at the University of Utah where he held faculty appointments in Neurology, Pediatrics, Pathology and Genetics.

As director of the Center for Gene Therapy and the Neuromuscular Disorders program, Dr. Flanigan will continue the innovative research that Jerry Mendell, MD, began at the hospital more than a decade ago. Having transitioned from his administrative role, Dr. Mendell is now fully devoting his time toward his many gene-based therapy research initiatives at Nationwide Children’s.

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