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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

Ramsey family honors a beloved brother

As Lee Ramsey’s family watched him being transported by ambulance from the emergency room at Lawnwood Hospital in Ft. Pierce to UF Health in Gainesville, they were in need of…

UF Health pediatrics expert answers questions about COVID-19 vaccines for kids under age 5

UF Health pediatrics expert Sonja A. Rasmussen, M.D., discusses what parents should know about the shots.

Two College of Medicine faculty members lauded

Two UF College of Medicine faculty members were recently recognized for their commitment to research and patient care at both the state and national levels.

UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital is ranked No. 1 in Florida, five specialties among nation’s best

University of Florida Health Shands Children’s Hospital continued its remarkable run as one of the Southeast’s premier pediatric medical centers as U.S. News & World Report Tuesday ranked it as Florida’s No. 1…