Fred Hutch Cancer Center
Dr. Jen Adair has a B.S. in Chemistry from Youngstown State University and a Ph.D. in Genetics and Cell Biology from Washington State University. She joined Fred Hutch in 2008 to translate blood cell gene therapy for the treatment of malignant, genetic and infectious diseases beyond high income countries, becoming faculty in 2014. In 2020, she was named Associate Professor, the Fleischauer Family Endowed Chair in Gene Therapy Translation, and a Fellow of the Uganda National Academy of Sciences. She also co-founded the Global Gene Therapy Initiative with Dr. Cissy Kityo of the Joint Clinical Research Centre in Kampala, Uganda.