Naomi Taylor, Institute of Molecular Genetics of Montpellier (France)
Naomi Taylor has been at the Institut de Génétique Moléculaire de Montpellier, where she is now a professor (Directeur de Recherche Inserm).
Naomi Taylor joined the Scientific and Medical Committee of Telethon in 2015.
She graduated in Biology at Princeton University in 1984, and specialized in Immunology at the Weizmann Institute (Rehovot, Israel) in 1986. She then attended courses at the faculty of Medicine and obtained a Ph.D. at Yale, qualifying in 1991. Naomi Taylor was a Pediatrics internee at the Yale-New Haven Hospital. She was at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies (USA) for her post-doc. In 1994 she worked at the Division of Bone Marrow Transplantation of the Children’s Hospital in Los Angeles. Since 1997, she has been at the Institut de Génétique Moléculaire de Montpellier, where she is now a professor (Directeur de Recherche Inserm). Naomi Taylor’s research focusses on development of cell and gene therapies for patients presenting hereditary genetic and viral immunodeficiency conditions concerning metabolic regulation of differentiation of haematopoietic stem cells and the function of effector T cells.