Policy Summit

Why Anyone in CGT Can Benefit from ASGCT’s Policy Summit

Podcast With Francesca Cook - September 08, 2023

Francesca Cook, past chair of ASGCT's Government Relations Committee, discussed the annual conference from its inception—and why anyone in CGT should join. Plus, hear her advice for making the best of it. Chris Leidli, member of ASGCT’s Communications Committee, hosted this episode for his Rx for Biotech podcast and the Society’s Podcast Network.

Francesca Cook is the Vice President, Pricing and Market Access, at REGENXBIO and past chair of ASGCT's Government Relations Committee. She’s attended and helped with ASGCT’s annual Policy Summit since its inception five years ago. In this podcast episode, Cook shared her experience and advice around the event—coming up Sept. 18-19 (virtually + in Washington, DC) with its highest-profile line-up yet and more ways to interact with top CGT decision makers. Her interviewer is Chris Leidli, host of the Rx for Biotech podcast and member of ASGCT’s Communications Committee.


If you work anywhere in the field of cell and gene therapy (CGT)—science, industry, commerce, regulatory—Cook can tell you why you should register for the Policy Summit, a unique opportunity to discuss how your work can be affected by NIH, FDA, patient advocacy groups, private insurers, and more. And if you’ve already registered, we look forward to seeing you! Cook has some advice for making the most out of the event. 

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ASGCT's Policy Summit connects you with policy and industry leaders in the field where you'll learn from a variety of stakeholder perspectives and how they inform regulatory, legislative, and payment policies that impact gene and cell therapy development. Join us virtually or in person!

In-person registration will be extremely limited - so register today to secure your spot in Washington, D.C.!

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