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, patient advocates and professionals 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

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Join us in Chicago

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.

Featured Speakers

Plenary Speakers

Dr. Kathy High from Spark Therapeutics gives the George Stamatoyannopoulos lecture on Thursday, May 17 and T cell therapy pioneer Dr. Nick Restifo delivers the presidential symposium on Friday, May 18.

Speaker Bios

Prepare Your Abstracts

Submissions Open Nov. 1

The abstract submission site will be available starting on November 1. Until then, get up to speed on benefits and awards available for associate members who submit abstracts. Remember, there will be no Late Breaking Abstract submission process for the ASGCT 21st Annual Meeting.

benefits and awards
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 16, 2017

ASGCT Members Inform the Senate HELP Committe

ASGCT leaders and members highlighted the innovative, durable, and potentially curative nature of gene editing at a Nov. 14 hearing with the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

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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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