Meet the American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy staff.

David Barrett, JD

Executive Director

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Sue Brettingen

Journal Coordinator

Contact for: Molecular Therapy, manuscripts

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Ryan Dudley

Advocacy Manager

Contact for: Advocacy, regulation, legislation

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Rita Fadness

Development Coordinator

Contact for: Sponsorship, advertising

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Betsy Foss-Campbell, MA

Senior Manager of Adovcacy and Outreach

Contact for: Partnerships, regulations, legislation

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Sam Kay

Program Manager

Contact for: Abstracts and pre-meeting workshops

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Alison Kujawski , CHES

Program Manager

Contact for: Patient education, webinars

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Alex Peterson

Membership Coordinator

Contact for: Membership, renewals

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Sarah Offenstein

Meetings Manager

Contact for: Annual Meeting, lodging

Contact Sarah

Laura Otto, MBA

Senior Manager of Development

Contact for: Sponsorship, advertising, grants

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Alex Wendland, MSJ

Digital Communications Manager

Contact for: Media, web, social

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David Wood

Senior Program Manager

Contact for: Annual meeting programs, exhibits, committees

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Becky Zimmer Block

Senior Manager of Membership Operations

Contact for: Membership, annual meeting registration, payments

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Read the full Society Bylaws, which were amended and restated in May 2017. 

Strategic Plan

In order to better meet the increasing needs of our different constituencies, ASGCT embarked on a strategic planning summit in 2015. Learn more about the five goals of the Society. 

22nd Annual Meeting
April 29 – May 2 | Washington D.C.