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.


Registration Now Open!

Early registration rates are available through April 8, 2019, and groups of five or more are eligible for an additional 15 percent discount. As always, Associate Members who are first and presenting authors on an abstract at the Annual Meeting receive free registration.


Book Your Room

The ASGCT Annual Meeting room block is now open at the Washington Hilton. As always, the room block will sell out well in advance of the meeting and ASGCT is unable to guarentee discounted rates outside of the block, so book now!

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Present Your Research

Submit an Abstract

Submit an abstract through January 16, 2019 for the opportunity to present your research at the 22nd ASGCT Annual Meeting. Associate members presenting abstracts recieve free registration and are eligible for travel and research awards.


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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

November 26, 2018

ASGCT Statement on Germline Gene Editing

ASGCT considers it wholly unacceptable to use germline gene-editing and the implantation of gene-edited embryos to achieve a pregnancy without extensive research into the safety, efficacy, and legality of such applications. Claims to have begun such studies are compromised, both ethically and scientifically.

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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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