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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.

We look forward to welcoming The Honorable Tim Scott, our fourth keynote speaker, to the ASGCT Policy Summit! Scott, a U.S. Senator from South Carolina, will open the final day of the Policy Summit, which is devoted to discussions on access to testing and treatment.

Scott joined the Senate in 2013. He previously served in the U.S. House of Representatives, the South Carolina House of Representatives, and the Charleston County Council.

Read Scott's Full Biography

In February, Scott was part of the launch of the bicameral, bipartisan Congressional Personalized Medicine Caucus, which seeks to expand support for, and knowledge of, personalized medicine by enhancing public awareness of the field and advocating for policies in support of its advancement.

In June 2019, Scott spoke about the need for access to gene therapies to treat rare diseases, including sickle cell disease upon approval, during a Congressional briefing co-hosted by ASGCT.

Watch Scott's Briefing Remarks

Registration for the Policy Summit is expected to open on August 12. For information on our agenda, speakers, and sponsorship, please visit ASGCT.org/PolicySummit.

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