ASGCT News

Dr. Anthony Fauci Will Give a Keynote Address at the COVID-19 Symposium

ASGCT Staff | August 04, 2020

The two-day virtual program features talks from leaders in medicine and infectious diseases as well as brand new research.

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Submit Your COVID-19 Research by August 14

ASGCT Staff | July 31, 2020

Abstract submission has been extended through Friday, August 14, for the two-day virtual scientific symposium in September.

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ASGCT.org is Under Construction

ASGCT Staff | June 24, 2020

Major upgrades to ASGCT's online member services launch July 2.

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Apply by August 1 for a Career Development Award

ASGCT Staff | June 01, 2020

ASGCT will award six $50,000 Career Development Awards to members to support their pilot studies in gene and cell therapy.

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Please Welcome Our New Board Officers

ASGCT Staff | May 04, 2020

We'd like to congratulate and welcome these five new officers to the ASGCT Board of Directors!

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ASGCT 2020 Election Open Through April 10

ASGCT Staff | March 18, 2020

All full and transitional members are eligible to vote for the five open positions on the Board of Directors.

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There's Still Time to Renew Your Membership

ASGCT Staff | March 05, 2020

Make sure you maintain your exclusive member benefits, including registration discounts for the 23rd Annual Meeting.

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Six ASGCT Members Earn Career Development Awards

ASGCT Staff | October 23, 2019

ASGCT’s Career Development Awards support independent transformative pilot studies in gene and cell therapy conducted by ASGCT members.

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Molecular Therapy Impact Factors Jump Nearly 28 Percent Across Family of Titles

ASGCT Staff | June 26, 2019

Parent journal, Molecular Therapy, now tops the field with a 19.9 percent jump in impact factor to 8.402.

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ASGCT Heats Up in Summer 2019

Maritza McIntyre, Ph.D. | June 14, 2019

Up-to-date clinical trials info and a new policy-centered event keep up the post-meeting momentum.

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FDA Approves Zolgensma, Landmark AAV-Delivered Gene Therapy to Treat Spinal Muscular Atrophy

May 24, 2019

Zolgensma (Novartis, AveXis), an AAV-delivered gene therapy used to treat spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) also known as AVXS-101, was approved for clinical use in the United States by the Food and Drug Administration today. 

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The Case for Growth

Guangping Gao, Ph.D. | May 09, 2019

Following a record-breaking ASGCT Annual Meeting, the Society is ready to branch out and ensure its growth is sustainable.

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ASGCT To Honor Four Ground-Breaking Researchers at 22nd Annual Meeting

ASGCT Staff | March 26, 2019

ASGCT is proud to introduce the four recipients of the Society's 2019 Outstanding Achievement Award, Outstanding New Investigator Awards, and the Sonia Skarlatos Public Service Award.

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ASGCT Selects First-Ever Career Development Grant Group, Awards Total $245,000

ASGCT Staff | January 07, 2019

The American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy’s (ASGCT) first class of 14 career development grant recipients were named by a selection committee made up of industry leaders identified by the ASGCT board of directors. In total, the Society will distribute $245,000.

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Remembering Dr. Brian Sorrentino

Phil Doerfler, Ph.D. | December 12, 2018

Gene therapy pioneer Brian Sorrentino, M.D., passed away in November. Thanks to Brian’s efforts, patients with X-SCID who received gene therapy are returning home and leading healthy lives. He will be missed and remembered fondly.

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ASGCT Giving Tuesday and It's (Probably) Time to Renew Your Membership

Jennifer Adair, Ph.D. | November 08, 2018

Don’t miss out on your chance to be part of our collective progress. Act now to ensure your ASGCT membeship is up to date and please consider including ASGCT in your Giving Tuesday efforts.

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2020

ASGCT Policy Summit

September 23-25, 2020