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

Welcome to ASGCT

The American Society of Gene & Cell Theapy (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.

ASGCT 21st Annual Meeting

May 16-19, 2018 - Chicago

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Certificates of Attendance Online

Thank you to the nearly 3,500 attendees who made the 21st Annual Meeting such a record-smashing success. If you would like or require a certificate of attendance, you can now generate one from our database.

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PDF Guidebook

Full Meeting Guide Online

All of the details, from the wifi password to the plenary session speakers, is in the ASGCT 21st Annual Meeting program guide.

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Annual Meeting App

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The newly-updated ASGCT app is the key to planning a successful ASGCT Annual Meeting. Plan your schedule, read the abstracts, and contact other attendees for meetings. Available now on Google Play and the Apple App Store.

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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

July 25, 2018

FDA Aproves First-Ever RNAi Therapeutic

Infusions of Onpattro (Alnylam Pharmaceuticals) is the first therapeutic to treat peripheral nerve disease (polyneuropathy) caused by hereditary transthyretin-mediated amyloidosis (hATTR) approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, in addition to the first targeted RNA-based gene therapy.

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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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