Louise R Rodino-Klapac, PhD

Nationwide Children's Hospital Medical Professional

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Biography

Louise R. Rodino-Klapac, PhD, is a Principal Investigator in the Center for Gene Therapy at The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Rodino-Klapac’s translational research program focuses on developing adeno-associated viral vectors to treat both Duchenne and Limb Girdle muscular dystrophies.

Academic and Clinical Areas
Awards, Honors & Organizations
  • Forty Under 40 Award, Columbus Business First, 2017
  • Department of Pediatrics Outstanding Junior Faculty Award for Innovation, The Ohio State University Department of Pediatrics at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, 2014
  • Post-doctoral Fellow Oral Presentation Winner, Basic and Translational Neuromuscular, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, 2009
  • Excellence in Translational Medicine Award, The Journal of Translational Medicine and Pfizer, 2008
  • Post-doctoral Fellow Winner, Columbus Children's Research Institute Annual Research Retreat, 2007
  • First Place Winner, Scott Faulkenthal Memorial Graduate Student Colloquium, Department of Molecular Genetics, 2005
  • First Place Winner, Scott Faulkenthal Memorial Graduate Student Colloquium, Department of Molecular Genetics, 2004
Professional Experience

2010 - Present Center for Gene Therapy, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital, Principal Investigator

2010 - Present The Ohio State University, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital, Center for Gene Therapy, Associate Professor of Pediatrics

2007 - 2010 National Institutes of Health, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital, Mentor - Dr. Jerry Mendell, Ruth L. Kirschstein Post-doctoral Fellow

2005 - 2007 Center for Gene Therapy, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital, Mentor- Dr. Jerry Mendell, Post-doctoral Researcher

2001 - 2005 Department of Molecular Genetics, The Ohio State University, Graduate Research Associate

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Center for Gene Therapy