Iowa leads research in how measles spreads

Patrick Sinn, PhD, University of Iowa associate professor of pediatrics and microbiology and immunology, has been studying how measles infects humans since he was a graduate student at Iowa almost two decades ago.

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Ashley Cooney: Postdoctoral Research Fellowship
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
August 2018
Patrick Sinn awarded new R01 Grant from NIAID
“Spread and release of measles in the airways”
July 2018
Ashley Cooney
First Place 
PBI Best Paper Competition (July-Dec 2016)
“Lentiviral-mediated phenotypic correction of cystic fibrosis pigs." JCI Insight. 2016 Sep 8.

Gene therapy for cystic fibrosis lung disease
Jennifer Brown | Sept. 26, 2016

The McCray, Sinn and Zabner labs reported results from two new studies suggesting that gene therapy may be a viable approach for treating or preventing lung disease caused by cystic fibrosis (CF).

UI cystic fibrosis researchers receive $11 million grant renewal for gene therapy work


Patrick Sinn and Brajesh Singh
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Grant

“Exosome Delivery of siRNA and CRISPR/Cas9 to Primary Human Airway Cells.”

“Cell-to-Cell Contact and Nectin-4 Govern Spread of Measles Virus from Primary Human Myeloid Cells to Primary Human Airway Epithelial Cells." J Virol.. 2016 Jul 11.


Brajesh Singh
Second Place, postdoctoral
PBI Best Paper Competition (July-Dec 2016)

Patrick Sinn
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Grant (2016-2018)

“Using a Hybrid Viral/Nonviral Vector to Deliver CFTR to CF Pig Airways.”