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Dr. Srivastava’s research has been focused on the following two parvoviruses, the non-pathogenic adeno-associated virus (AAV), and a common human pathogen, the parvovirus B19, and the development of recombinant parvovirus vectors in human gene therapy.

Principal Investigator

Arun Srivastava, PhD

Dr. Srivastava is George H. Kitzman Professor of Genetics and Chief of Division of Cellular and Molecular Therapy in the Department of Pediatrics, and Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, and Powell Gene Therapy Center. He also serves as Assistant Director of the University of Florida General Clinical Research Center.

Arun Srivastava

UF Pediatric News

Fore! The Kids

The University of Florida’s Child Advocacy Center in conjunction with the UF Child Protection Team are hosting Fore! The Kids, Chippin’ Away at Child Abuse Golf Tournament on April 8,…

UF Health-developed gene therapy boosts vision in patients with inherited condition

Two people who have been blind since childhood are having their vision restored with a gene therapy developed by University of Florida Health scientists and their collaborators, early-stage clinical trial…

ACGME Announces 2023 Award Winners and New Patient Safety Award

Dr. Evelyn Obregon and Dr. Baxter Vernace received the 2023 ACGME David Leach Award.

Florida just banned transgender treatment for minors. What now?

That leaves the University of Florida’s Youth Gender Program as the only pediatric multidisciplinary academic center open to new referrals in the state, according to Michael Haller, a professor and chief of…