Stephen Hart is Professor in Molecular Genetics at UCL GOS Institute of Child Health. After receiving his PhD from the University of Cape Town in Microbial Genetics in 1991, he worked as a postdoc at St Marys Hospital Medical School, London working on gene therapy for cystic fibrosis before joining the Institute of Child Health in 1994 where his research has continued in developing gene therapies with nanotechnologies for neuroblastoma, cardiovascular disease, primary ciliary dyskinesia and genetic disease of the skin, as well as cystic fibrosis. He is the author of almost 100 peer reviewed papers as well as five current patents in nanotechnologies. In 2011, he founded a spin-out company, Nanogenic Solutions, to develop therapeutics based on these patented technologies.
Title : Development of receptor targeted nanocomplexes for delivery of RNA therapeutics to the lung