Yanerys Colon Cortes

Yanerys Colon Cortes, MD,FAAP

Assistant Professor, Pediatric Pulmonolgy

Assistant Professor, College of Medicine Pediatrics

Contact Info 2 Tampa General Cir
5th Floor
Tampa FL 33606

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Academic Phone:(813) 259-8700

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  • MD, Medicine, Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara*, 2007

Interdisciplinary and Emerging Signature Programs

  • Allergy, Immunology & Infectious Disease
  • Environmental & Global Health
  • Pulmonary Physiology

Research Interests

  • Bio-engineering of Optimal AAV Based Vectors for Effective Gene Therapy for Bronchial Epithelium
  • Audentes Therapeutics Study: Inceptus: Study in X-Linked Myotubular Myopathy (XLMTM)
  • AT132 (ASPIRO), the Audentes gene therapy product for X-linked Myotubular Myopathy Role
  • Anthera Study: A Phase 3, Randomized, Open Label, Assessor-Blind, Non-Inferiority, Active Comparator Study Evaluating the Efficacy & Safety of Liprotamase in Subjects with Cystic Fibrosis Related Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency
  • A Randomized, Double Blind, Placebo Controlled, Parallel Group Study to Evaluate The Safety & Efficacy of P-1037 Solution For Inhalation in Patients with Cystic Fibrosis
  • Capsid Optimized AAV6 Vectors Result in Improved & Sustained Transduction in Murine Lungs without Genomic Integration
  • Dual AAV6 Vector Efficiently Delivered Full Length CFTR Gene & Restored Chanel Function in Primary Human AEC
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • The Assoc for Glycogen Storage Disease of Spain, Pompe Disease & Trmt


  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (license, 2017 - Present)
  • American Thoracic Society (membership, 2014 - Present)
  • American European Society (membership, 2014 - Present)
  • The Association for Glycogen Storage Disease of Spain (M.D., 2014 - Present)
  • American College of Chest Physician (membership, 2014 - Present)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics (membership, 2011 - Present)

Recent Publications

  • Gregg Duncan, Namho Yanerys Colón Corté, Jason Rodriguez, Marina Mazur, Susan Birket, Steven Rowe, Natalie West, Alessandra Livraghi-Butrico, Richard Bouchard, Justin Hanes, George Aslanidi, Jung Soo Suk An Adeno Associated Viral Vectors Capable of Penetrating the Mucus Barrier to Inhaled. Molecular Therapy Methods & Clinical Development. 9(1) : 296-304, 2018.
  • Sayroo R, Nolasco D, Yin Z, Colon-Cortes Y, Pandya M, Ling C, Aslanidi G. Development of novel AAV serotype 6 based vectors with selective tropism for human cancer cells. Gene therapy. 23(1) : 18-25, 2016. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26270885