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Sang Won Han


Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP). Campus São Paulo. Escola Paulista de Medicina (EPM)  (Institutional affiliation from the last research proposal)
Birthplace: Brazil

Full Professor at the Paulista School of Medicine at the Federal University of São Paulo (EPM-UNIFESP). He serves as the coordinator of the National Institute of Gene Therapy since 2023. He served as the President of the Brazilian Association of Cell and Gene Therapy (ABTCEL-GEN) from 2021 to 2023 and held the position of Vice President from 2019 to 2021. He co-founded the Interdisciplinary Center for Gene Therapy (CINTERGEN) at UNIFESP and served as its director from its establishment in 2004 until 2010. During this period, he developed the first vector used for clinical gene therapy in Brazil. He is a member of the Technical Chamber of Advanced Therapies at ANVISA (National Health Surveillance Agency) and CTNBio (National Biosafety Commission). As a member, he played a key role in the development of regulations for gene therapy use in Brazil. He has been a specialist representative of the National Network of Specialists in Advanced Therapies (RENETA-ANVISA) since its inception. He holds a degree in Chemistry, a Master's, and a Doctorate in Biochemistry from the University of São Paulo, as well as an associate professorship in Biophysics at UNIFESP. He completed a Post-Doctorate in Gene Therapy at the University of Washington in Seattle, USA, between 1992 and 1994, and has continued to dedicate himself to this field in Brazil to this day. His primary research areas include gene therapy for ischemic and genetic diseases, cancer, and DNA vaccines. Link to my Google Scholar is (Source: Lattes Curriculum)

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