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Register Now for the 2020 Policy Summit!

ASGCT Staff | August 12, 2020

Your registration for the virtual event covers the full 2.5 days of programming Sept. 23-25.

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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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Gene Therapy Vaccines: Are They Worth a Shot?

Eoghan J. Mulholland, Ph.D. | August 03, 2020

To recognize National Immunization Awareness Month this August, Dr. Eoghan Mulholland discusses the importance of vaccines and how gene therapy can be used to prevent disease.

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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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Sen. Tim Scott Will Give a Keynote Address at the Policy Summit

ASGCT Staff | July 30, 2020

Scott's keynote address will kick off the last day of the Policy Summit on Sept. 25.

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Catching Up with 2019 CDA Winners Sharif Tabebordbar and Chris Nelson

Ru Xiao, M.D., and Karen Bulaklak, Ph.D. | July 29, 2020

We checked in with 2019 Career Development Award winners Mohammadsharif Tabebordbar, Ph.D., a postdoctoral fellow in the Sabeti lab at Harvard University and the Broad Institute, and Chris Nelson, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Arkansas, to find out what they've been working on since winning the award.

The deadline to apply for a 2020 Career Development Award is this Saturday, August 1!

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ASGCT Supports CMS Steps to Adapt Payment Policies

ASGCT Staff | July 24, 2020

ASGCT supports provisions of two rules proposed by CMS.

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ASGCT Releases Updates to Clinical Trials Finder

ASGCT Staff | July 13, 2020

The Clinical Trials Finder now includes data from global gene and cell therapy clinical trials.

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The 2020 Policy Summit is Going Virtual

ASGCT Staff | July 02, 2020

From the comfort and safety of your home, you can virtually participate in discussions on regulatory, government relations, market access, and ethical issues related to gene and cell therapy.

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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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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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A Statement of Solidarity

ASGCT Board of Directors | June 07, 2020

The American Society of Gene & Cell Therapy is the primary professional organization for the development of genetic and cellular therapies to treat human disease. As our mission has always been to improve the human condition, we cannot remain immobile in the face of disturbing injustice perpetuating within our country and society.

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Dr. Alessandro Aiuti Receives the Else Kröner Fresenius Prize for Medical Research

ASGCT Staff | June 04, 2020

Dr. Aiuti has helped develop successful gene therapy approaches for diseases such as Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome, metachromatic leukodystrophy, and ADA-SCID (Adenosine Deaminase Severe Combined Immuno Deficiency).

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Seeing Ocular Gene Therapy with New Eyes

Karen Bulaklak, Ph.D. | June 03, 2020

Dr. Bulaklak discusses a presentation from the 23rd Annual Meeting about creating gene therapies for the eye.

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Dr. Walsh Martin attended some of #ASGCT20 while walking around Boston, where the meeting was originally scheduled to be held.

Clinical Highlights: Echoes from the Future of Gene Therapy

Emily Walsh Martin, Ph.D. | June 01, 2020

Dr. Walsh Martin discusses preclinical beginnings, and the clinical present and future in gene therapy.

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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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September 23-25, 2020