Professor of Genetics, University of Alabama Birmingham (UAB)
Dr. Kesterson has a long career in genetics research, including extensive work studying the mechanisms of gene transcription and regulation. Dr. Kesterson is currently leading several NF1 research and gene therapy projects that make use of animal models his lab has engineered to carry NF1 mutations found in patients. Dr. Kesterson studied at Baylor College of Medicine (PhD, 1993), and currently lives in Birmingham, Alabama. Dr. Kesterson has been on Infixion Bioscience Scientific Advisory Board since 2017.