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Viewing Breast Cancer with a CRISPR Lens: The Potential of Gene-Editing Treatment

Eoghan J. Mulholland, Ph.D. | October 20, 2020

To recognize World CRISPR Day and International Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Dr. Mulholland explores how the Nobel prize-winning tool is helping to fight the disease.

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ASGCT Releases Resources on the Patient Journey to Gene Therapy

ASGCT Staff | October 14, 2020

This week on our Patient Education site, we're highlighting Patient Journey, a new section that provides step-by-step information about pursuing a gene therapy treatment.

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ASGCT Releases Patient Education Resources on Fabry Disease

ASGCT Staff | October 07, 2020

We're highlighting the latest resources on our new Patient Education site, this week focusing on Fabry disease.

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ASGCT Releases Patient Education Resources on Batten Disease

ASGCT Staff | September 30, 2020

We're highlighting the latest resources on our new Patient Education site, this week focusing on Batten disease.

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ASGCT Releases Patient Education Resources on Sickle Cell Disease

ASGCT Staff | September 21, 2020

September is Sickle Cell Awareness Month, so we're highling new resources on sickle cell disease.

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ASGCT Releases Patient Education Resources on Vectors

ASGCT Staff | September 09, 2020

We're highlighting the latest resources on our new Patient Education site, beginning with the four types of vectors.

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ASGCT Launches New Patient Education Site With More Resources

ASGCT Staff | September 01, 2020

ASGCT will release new resources in the coming weeks for diseases including Batten, Fabry, and sickle cell.

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Can Gene Therapy Help Treat Sickle Cell Disease?

Emily Nettesheim | June 23, 2020

Last Friday, June 19, was World Sickle Cell Day, an international awareness day with the goal to increase public knowledge and understanding of sickle cell disease.

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Start Your Engines: The Hemophilia Drug Race is On

Eoghan J. Mulholland, Ph.D. | April 17, 2020

World Hemophilia Day 2020, which falls on April 17, aims to raise awareness of this complex disorder, and gene therapy is at the forefront of providing an exciting treatment option. 

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Parkinson’s Disease: Is Gene Therapy the Answer We Have Been Looking For?

Eoghan J. Mulholland, Ph.D. | April 13, 2020

April is Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month, and here we aim to answer a few burning questions: What is Parkinson’s Disease and does gene therapy offer hope in the treatment of this condition which currently has no cure?

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Women's History Month Q&A with Nicole Paulk

Edith Pfister, Ph.D. | March 26, 2020

To celebrate Women's History Month, we talked to Nicole Paulk, Ph.D., from the University of California, San Francisco. She shared some helpful tips about what to keep in mind when choosing a mentor, why we need more women in the field at every level, and why the future is so exciting for gene and cell therapy.

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Could Gene and Cell Therapy be the Future of Endometriosis Treatment?

Eoghan J. Mulholland, Ph.D. | March 20, 2020

Advances in gene and cell therapies are rapidly evolving, so we also want to look into the great potential these therapies may have in the battle against endometriosis.

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Sean Doerr Shares How He's Embracing Life with Pompe Disease

ASGCT Staff | February 06, 2020

In this Q&A, Sean Doerr, 29, talks about living his life with a genetic disorder that took years to diagnose, the importance of being your own advocate, and why he believes it's an "exciting time to have Pompe disease."

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Watch "Life After Gene Therapy" from ASGCT and NORD

ASGCT Staff | January 10, 2020

The fifth and final webinar in this series explores the personal journeys  of two patients who received gene therapy.

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Watch “Understanding the Gene Therapy Process and Aftercare,” from ASGCT and NORD

ASGCT Staff | December 06, 2019

The webinars in this series are designed to inform patients, patient advocates, families, and the public about various aspects of gene therapy.

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Learn About Blood Cancers and CAR T-Cell Therapy

ASGCT Staff | December 03, 2019

CAR T-cell therapy is a treatment approach that helps the immune system recognize cancer cells as a threat and eliminate them.

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2021

ASGCT 24th Annual Meeting

May 12-15, 2021