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ASGCT Selects First-Ever Career Development Grant Group, Awards Total $245,000
January 07, 2019
ASGCT News Funding

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.

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.

Regenerative Medicine Gets Boost in Fiscal Year 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Package
March 26, 2018
Funding Policy Updates

After five stopgap continuing resolutions since the fiscal year began October 1, and two brief partial government shutdowns, President Trump on Friday signed into law the Omnibus Appropriations Package which included an 8.8 percent year-over-year budget increase for the NIH.

FDA Announces Pilot for Orphan Designation Requests
March 07, 2018
Funding Policy Updates

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. announced last week new actions the FDA is taking to support and expedite development of rare disease products, including a new pilot for more efficient orphan designation requests.

Biomedical Researchers Get Mixed News in U.S. President’s 2019 Budget Request
February 19, 2018
ASGCT News Funding

While the FDA receives a commendable $473 million budget increase, the NIH and various associated research organizations are expecting a budget freeze. ASGCT will continue to encourage congressional support for robust funding increases for both the FDA and NIH.

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