News Archives for June 2018

Recent News

ASGCT Offers Up To $245,000 in Career Development Grants
June 11, 2018
ASGCT News Funding

In support of trainees and members developing their careers, the American Society of Gene & Cell Therapy will distribute up to 14 grants worth a total of $245,000 in 2018. Applications are accepted through August 1.

President's Message—June 2018

Michele Calos, Ph.D. recaps the stunningly successful 21st ASGCT Annual Meeting and announces the opening of the Society's Career Development Grant program in her first address as ASGCT president.

FDA Committed to Advancing Progress in Gene Therapy
June 08, 2018
Policy Updates

The FDA’s new Biotech Working Group aims to ensure a flexible regulatory framework for evaluating the safety of products with indirect public benefit, namely plant and animal biotechnology innovation, including genome editing for uses such as improving the health of food-producing animals by reducing their susceptibility to diseases, and developing disease-resistant plants, which can positively affect consumers through better yields and healthier nutrient profiles.

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