Professor Uta Griesenbach

Professor of Molecular Medicine
Faculty of Medicine, National Heart & Lung Institute
Imperial College London

Uta Griesenbach is a Professor of Molecular Medicine at the National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London. She joined the Gene Therapy Group Two at Imperial College in 1997 having earlier graduated from the University of Bonn (Germany) and completed a PhD at the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto Canada and the University of Bonn under the supervision of Lap-Chee Tsui.

Uta is President of the British Society for Gene and Cell Therapy from 2017 to 2021 and a Non-Executive Board Member of the Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult. She is currently a panel member of the MRC-Developmental Pathway Funding Scheme (DPFS), the Biomedical Catalyst Major Awards Committee and was the Gene Therapy advisor on a National Research Ethics Committee (2013-2018) and a member of the Innovate/Industrial Strategy ATIMP Manufacturing Task Force (2016/17) commissioned to define conditions necessary to “anchor” commercial scale manufacturing of ATMP’s in the UK.

Uta’s website at Imperial College