Research Institute for Genetic and Human Therapy, Inc. (RIGHT)  ISTITUTO DI RICERCA PER LA TERAPIA GENETICA UMANA




HISTORY


In 1994, Research Institute for Genetic and Human Therapy, Inc. (RIGHT) was founded by two researchers from the National Institute for Health (NIH), Julianna Lisziewicz and Franco Lori, and was incorporated as a US 501 (c) not for profit corporation

 

Over its 20 year history, RIGHT has received over 20 Million Dollars in grants from the United States, Italy and the European Union.  RIGHT has presented numerous studies at international conferences and has published nearly one hundred scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals


From its inception, RIGHT has been devoted to the discovery and development of novel vaccines that combine the latest immune system knowledge with innovative plasmid DNA designs and state-of-the-art nanomedicine delivery systems 


Franco Lori as Scientific Director of RIGHT received the important recognition "Hero in Medicine" by the International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care (IAPAC), acknowledging RIGHT's role in the development of the first organized US and international response to the AIDS pandemic


Throughout the years, RIGHT's basic research activities have been conducted through the RIGHT research facilities in the 270 Technology Corridor in Maryland, Georgetown University in Washington D.C. and in Pavia, Italy at Policlinico San Matteo