Advancing knowledge, awareness, and education of gene and cell therapy
22nd Annual Meeting
April 29 – May 2 | Washington D.C.

What is ASGCT?

The American Society of Gene & Cell Therapy (ASGCT) is the primary membership organization for scientists, physicians, professionals, and patient advocates involved in gene and cell therapy. Our mission is to advance knowledge, awareness, and education leading to discovery and clinical application of gene and cell therapies to alleviate disease—we do that by serving as a catalyst to transform medicine by advancing gene and cell therapies to benefit patients and society.

22nd Annual Meeting

April 29 - May 2, 2019 - Washington, D.C.

New Opportunities

Exhibit & Sponsor With ASGCT

The full 2019 Exhibitor & Sponsor Prospectus is now available! Achieve your marketing and branding goals by partnering with ASGCT for the premier event in gene and cell therapy.


New Abstract Update

All of the important abstract information, including the dates for submissions, notifications, visas, and travel awards are available on the Annual Meeting website!

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Plenary Speakers

George M. Church, Ph.D. delivers the Presidential Symposium on Wednesday, May 1 and Michel Sadelain, M.D., Ph.D. gives the George Stamatoyannopoulos Memorial Lecture on Tuesday, April 30.


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ASGCT Membership
ASGCT membership is essential to scientists working in gene and cell therapy

Membership Benefits:

  • Education & Training
  • Advocacy Opportunities
  • Career Growth
  • Reduced Annual Meeting Fees
  • Free Molecular Therapy Subscription

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Molecular Therapy:

The International Journal of Molecular and Cellular Therapeutics

Official Journal of the American Society of Gene & Cell Therapy

Molecular Therapy is the leading journal for gene and cell therapy research, publishing important peer-reviewed research and cutting-edge reviews and commentaries.

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The Latest in Gene & Cell Therapy

ASGCT is your unbiased source for reliable, scientific information, news, and breakthroughs in gene and cell therapy.

Featured News

October 25, 2018

Full Summary of ASGCT's FDA Liaison Meeting

The September 13 liaison meeting between the FDA and ASGCT covered manufacturing, safety, and testing requirements for gene therapies, as well as an FDA update on the new RMAT designation. This deep-dive longread includes the recommendations from those discussions.

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Educational Resources

Gene & Cell Therapy Defined

Gene therapy and cell therapy are overlapping fields of biomedical research that aim to repair the direct cause of genetic diseases.

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Gene & Cell Therapy FAQ's

Read the most common questions raised by the general public regarding gene therapy and cell therapy.

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Gene & Cell Therapy for Diseases

Gene and cell therapies have made important medical advances over the past three decade, developing technologies and testing novel therapies in multiple human clinical trials of many diseases.

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