Dr. Hoffman is an Associate Professor and cellular immunologist with a major interest in immune modulation and tolerance induction using adeno-associated virus (AAV) gene therapy. Dr. Hoffman earned his Ph.D. in Immunology from Temple University School of Medicine in 2006. He subsequently performed postdoctoral research in gene therapy at University of Florida.
In 2010, he received the Kokomoor Award for Excellence in Pediatric Research and became an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Cellular & Molecular Therapy.
Dr. Hoffman’s research has earned him multiple awards and grants, including an American Heart Association Fellowship (2007), Pfizer Award in Hemophilia Research (ASPIRE, 2011), BD Bioscience Immunology Award (2011), Children’s Miracle Network grant (2012-13), National Multiple Sclerosis Society Pilot grant (2014), and research grant (2015). He is also a NIH – Pediatric Research LRP Recipient (2012-14).
Most recently (Dec. 2018), Dr. Hoffman received the Scientific Researcher Award from the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
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