Dr. Washington earned his PhD in Biochemical Genetics from Howard University and trained in Gene Therapy for Molecular and Clinical Hematology at NIDDK/NHLBI, an institute within the National Institutes of Health.
Dr. Washington completed his post-doctorate in the Molecular & Clinical Hematology lab, where he helped to develop the lentiviral therapy now in clinical trials. He has conducted research on RNA trans-splicing, a gene therapy.
Dr. Washington has excelled in translational sciences, developing gene therapy & gene editing in inherited diseases for 25 years. He has over 10 years of teaching & Genetics Graduate Program Chair expertise.