Curing the butterfly children: an interview with Michele De Luca

Written by RegMedNet

In this interview, Michele De Luca (University of Modena and Reggio Emilia) discusses the development of a gene therapy for epidermolysis bullosa, pediatrics sufferers of which are known as butterfly children. Could you introduce yourself and your institution? I am the Director of the Centre for Regenerative Medicine “Stefano Ferrari” at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia (Modena, Italy), which was created 10 years ago. I joined the University almost 15 years ago, but I have been working in the field of regenerative medicine for over 30 years now. What was it that first interested you in the field...

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