Advancing knowledge, awareness, and education of gene and cell therapy
21st Annual Meeting
May 16 - 19 | Chicago

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. The Society’s mission is to advance knowledge, awareness, and education leading to discovery and clinical application of gene and cell therapies to alleviate disease. ASGCT’s vision is to serve 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

Join us in Chicago

Early Registration Rates Are Open Until April 25!

ASGCT's annual meeting is the essential scientific conference for professionals in gene and cell therapy. Connect with and support the world's leading researchers in the field of genetic therapueutics by joining us at the Hilton Chicago May 16-19, 2018.

Full Program

Available Online

The schedule of events for the 21st Annual Meeting is now live online for desktop users! Check out the full list of scientific sessions, abstract presentations, workshops, and networking events to plan your week. A mobile version of the program will be included as part of the ASGCT mobile app in early March.

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Closing Night Reception

The Field Museum

Join us at The Field Museum at 8 p.m. on Friday, May 18 for the closing night reception. Live music and open exhibits await ASGCT attendees at one of Chicago's best attractions. Remember to add the reception when registering for the annual meeting.

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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

March 22, 2018

ASGCT Announces Award Winners

Drs. Jean Bennett, Luk Vandenberghe, Luca Biasco, and Francesca Pasinelli will be recognized for their tremendous contributions to gene and cell therapy at ASGCT’s 21st Annual Meeting.

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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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