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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Submit an Abstract

Deadline Extended to Jan. 18

The ASGCT abstract deadline has been extended to Friday, January 18, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. CT. There will be no further extensions or late-breaking abstracts period.


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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 8, 2019

Transforming The Face of Science

Visibility and role models matter. For International Women’s Day, take time to celebrate the women in STEMM in your organization. Their excellence, ambition, and success should be equally recognized and rewarded.

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Educational Resources

Gene Therapy Basics

Gene therapy has been studied for more than 40 years and can help stop or slow the effects of disease on the most basic level of the human body—our genes. And to understand how it works, we’ll start at the basics.

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Different Approaches

Gene therapy, cell therapy and gene editing are fields of biomedical research with a similar goal in mind: To treat disease by changing our genetic makeup. What do they have in common, and what makes them different?

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Developing a Treatment

Gene therapies take years to go from theoretical concepts, to preclinical trials, to clinical trials, and, finally, into actual treatments that can improve the lives of patients. Here we learn about the process of developing a treatment.

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