Medical School

Division of Blood and Marrow Transplantation

Department of Pediatrics

Mark Osborn, PhD

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Academic Title

Assistant Professor


Microbiology, Immunology & Cancer Biology, University of Minnesota

Contact Info


(612) 624-0474

Office Address

Department of Pediatrics
430 CCRB
425 East River Road
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Mailing Address

Pediatrics BMT
MMC 366 Mayo
8366A (Campus Delivery Code)
420 Delaware St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Bio Statement

Dr. Osborn is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Blood and Marrow Transplantation. He is also a member of the Cancer Center.

Dr. Osborn received his PhD degree from the University of Minnesota in 2009 in the laboratory of Dr. Bruce R. Blazar, MD.

Research Interests

Gene Therapy
- Non-viral gene transfer for the treatment of inborn errors of metabolism.

Genome Editing
- Correction of disease specific mutations in a precise manner using homologous recombination.

Cellular Therapy
- Ex vivo correction of murine and human adult stem cells.


2005-2007 American Heart Association Pre-doctoral Fellowship


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