Outreach

Maria Santaella, PhD (c), MSN, RN-BC, CPHON serves as the Vice President of Research for the National Bleeding Disorders Foundation. During the workshop she spoke on clinical trial enrollment by sharing strategies to address barriers in recruiting.

Inclusive Trial Design Amplifies Patient Voices and Drives Meaningful Outcomes

Samuel Hughes, MBA, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital | June 18, 2024

Overcoming recruitment, endpoint, and resource challenges in rare disease trials was the focus of the workshop organized by the Patient Outreach Committee at the ASGCT 27th Annual Meeting.

Annual Meeting 2024  |  Outreach  |  Patient Perspectives  |  Policy & Advocacy
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Community Quick Takes Provide Expert Perspectives on Timely Topics

Alexis Starosta | February 28, 2024

Each Community Quick Takes module aims to promote action, educate, and inspire deeper understanding of topics related to CGT clinical trials, treatment access, and safety.

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Outreach in 2023: Happenings in Patient Education, Global Programs, and DEI

Highlights from the Outreach team in 2023 | January 19, 2024

Here is just a glimpse of some of the exciting Outreach events and opportunities from 2023!  

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High Engagement Among Participants in Second Global Gene Therapy Training

Jayandharan G. Rao, PhD | January 03, 2024

The chair of ASGCT's Global Outreach Committee describes the second annual, and award-winning, Global Gene Therapy Training course.

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Milwaukee High School Students Try Their Hand at Pipetting

Renee Strong | November 22, 2023

"By training teachers through the Biotech Discovery Labs program, students are getting opportunities that they otherwise may not have been exposed to in high school, or ever," writes Renee Strong, ASGCT's diversity, equity, and inclusion manager. 

Read about her recent visit to Milwaukee's Rufus King High School.

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Learn the Latest on Gene Therapy in Australia

Samantha Ginn, PhD | October 25, 2023

Dr. Samantha Ginn recaps ASGCT's "Around the World: Gene Therapy for the Liver, Eye, & Hematopoietic System in Australia" symposium. Watch the recording of the August event on YouTube now!

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DEI Committee Members Share What Inspires Their Work

October 09, 2023

Thank you to these ASGCT members for their work in the field, their service on the DEI Committee, and for sharing their perspectives with us.

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ASAE Award Recognizes Global Gene Therapy Training Course

Sam Kay | September 25, 2023

The virtual training course equips faculty in sub-Saharan Africa with the necessary knowledge and skills to educate students on advances in gene therapy.

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Milwaukee Teachers Are Ready to Take Biotech Training to the Classroom

Devin Rose | August 21, 2023

The first official participants of the expanded Biotech Discovery Labs program are eager to bring CGT experiments to their students.

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Founding of the Coalition of International Gene Therapy Societies

Hildegard Büning, PhD  | July 11, 2023

The Coalition aims to support access to gene therapy around the world by furthering regulatory and legislative pathways and by developing coordinated education and training.

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Patient Outreach Committee Eager to Bring Advocates Together

Lexi Starosta | June 07, 2023

We are so grateful for the valuable time the Patient Outreach Committee give to develop patient-friendly resources as well as meaningful sessions and workshops during the Annual Meeting and virtual events throughout the year

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International Committee Accomplishments

Samantha Kay | April 07, 2023

ASGCT's long-standing International Committee has achieved essential goals to expand the Society's global reach. Here are the Committee's accomplishments—and why they matter. 

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ASGCT Expands Biotech Teacher Training Program with Milwaukee Public Schools

Alex Wendland | March 17, 2023

ASGCT will continue an innovative program to provide Milwaukee teachers with curriculum training and lab equipment so they can bring biotechnology experiments into their classrooms.

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Patient Education Keeps Up With an Evolving Field

Lexi Starosta | February 21, 2023

The Patient Education program relaunched three original Gene Therapy 101 units. Learn more about the process of updating the materials and why it is important to keep resources current.

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ASGCT Pilots New Course: Global Gene Therapy Training in Tanzania

Samantha Kay | January 13, 2023

Last year, the Society expanded its global outreach efforts to launch a member-led training course for faculty in sub-Saharan Africa.

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ASGCT Outreach in 2022: Patient Ed, Global Programs, and DEI

Ali Kujawski, MPH | December 19, 2022

ASGCT's Senior Outreach Manager looks back on a year of exciting initiatives around the world.

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