Barrie J. Carter, Ph.D., Executive Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer
Barrie Carter has served as an executive vice president of Targeted Genetics since August 1992. Dr. Carter has served as chief scientific officer since January 2001 and was director of research and development from August 1992 to December 2000. Before joining Targeted Genetics he was employed for 22 years by the National Institutes of Health, or NIH. He served as chief of the laboratory of molecular and cellular biology in the National Institute for Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases from 1982 to 1992. From 1995 to 2000, he was an affiliate professor of medicine at the University of Washington Medical School. Dr. Carter received his B.Sc. (Honors) from the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand and his Ph.D. in biochemistry from the University of Otago Medical School. He then spent a period of postdoctoral training at the Imperial Cancer Research Fund Laboratories in London before joining the NIH. His long-term research interests are in the molecular biology of viruses, development of AAV vectors and gene therapy. Dr. Carter serves on the editorial board of Human Gene Therapy and Virology, and as an associate editor of Molecular Therapy. He also serves on the board of directors of the American Society of Gene Therapy.