Sriram Vaidyanathan, PhD

Sriram Vaidyanathan

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Sriram Vaidyanathan, PhD, is a principal investigator in the Center for Gene Therapy at the Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and an assistant professor of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Vaidyanathan earned his bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering from Purdue University and his PhD in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He completed his postdoctoral training with Dr. Matthew Porteus at Stanford University, CA. His primary research interest has been the development of gene and cell therapies. His most recent work has been focused on the development of CRISPR/Cas9 based genome editing to treat cystic fibrosis (CF). His lab will continue to further develop genome editing approaches to treat CF and other airway diseases.

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Awards, Honors & Organizations
  • Meritorious Abstract Travel Award, American Society of Cell and Gene Therapy, 2022
  • Meritorious Abstract Travel Award, American Society of Cell and Gene Therapy, 2020
  • Junior Investigator Travel Award, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Basic Science Conference, 2019
  • Member, American Society of Cell and Gene Therapy, 2017 - Present

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital: 08/01/2022

Post Doctoral Stanford University Date Completed: 07/31/2022
Graduate School University of Michigan Date Completed: 04/30/2016
Undergraduate School Purdue University Date Completed: 12/31/2010
Professional Experience

2021 - 2022 Stanford University, Instructor, Department of Pediatrics

2016 - 2021 Stanford University, Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Pediatrics

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Center for Gene Therapy