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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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Congratulations to ASGCT Members Elected to National Academy of Medicine

ASGCT Staff | October 20, 2020

We are proud to announce that Drs. Cynthia Dunbar, David Liu, and Jerry Mendell have been elected to the National Academy of Medicine

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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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Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna Receive 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

ASGCT Staff | October 12, 2020

Drs. Charpentier and Doudna discovered the genome-editing tool CRISPR-Cas9, which has contributed to many important discoveries, especially in the medical field.

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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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24th Annual Meeting Website is Now Live

ASGCT Staff | October 06, 2020

Read on for information about the Call for Abstracts, registration, and the plenary speakers.

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Policy Summit’s Sickle Cell Disease Session Emphasizes Patient Access

Emily Nettesheim | October 05, 2020

The Policy Summit session on sickle cell disease focused on patient education and the policy reforms necessary to bring curative gene therapy treatments to the millions of patients suffering from SCD around the world.

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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 Policy Summit: Peter Marks on Bespoke Gene and Cell Therapies

Emily Walsh Martin, Ph.D. | September 28, 2020

At the ASGCT Policy Summit, FDA CBER Director Peter Marks, M.D., Ph.D., spoke about the unique challenges in developing gene and cell therapies for very rare diseases.

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Policy Summit Speakers Discuss Access to Testing and Treatment

ASGCT Staff | September 25, 2020

In the final half day of the Policy Summit, we heard about real world experiences with gene and cell therapies and newborn screening policies.

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Policy Summit Day Two: Trial Design, Regulatory Challenges, and Health Disparities

ASGCT Staff | September 24, 2020

On the second day of the Policy Summit, attendees began the morning with a keynote address from Peter Marks, M.D., Ph.D.

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Policy Summit’s First Day Focuses on Ethical and Regulatory Issues

ASGCT Staff | September 23, 2020

Here's our recap from the first day of the Policy Summit, which began with a keynote address from George Daley, M.D., Ph.D.

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Here's How to Access The Policy Summit

ASGCT Staff | September 23, 2020

Here's how you can access the full content of ASGCT's 2020 Policy Summit.

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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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Crucial Patient Access Issues Take Center Stage at the Policy Summit

Max G. Bronstein, M.P.P. | September 17, 2020

ASGCT Government Relations Committee member Max Bronstein provides a preview of some of the issues that speakers will discuss at next week's Policy Summit.

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Day Two Highlights from the COVID 19 Symposium

ASGCT Staff | September 16, 2020

Catch up on highlights from the second day of ASGCT's COVD-19 Symposium.

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ASGCT Policy Summit

September 23-25, 2020