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Congratulations to Our New Board Officers

ASGCT Staff | May 03, 2021

Please welcome four new members of the ASGCT Board of Directors, who will take office on June 1!

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Abstracts Released Ahead of 24th Annual Meeting

ASGCT Staff | April 27, 2021

Read our collection of the latest gene and cell therapy research ahead of presentation at the 24th Annual Meeting.

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ASGCT Statement of Support for the Asian, Asian-American and Pacific Islander Communities

ASGCT Board of Directors | April 27, 2021

Viruses do not originate from, nor are they spread by, specific racial or ethnic groups. As a scientific organization, we are committed to combating this fear and racism through our education and advocacy efforts.

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Introducing the Jerry Mendell Award for Translational Science

Suku Nagendran, M.D. | April 27, 2021

Suku Nagendran, M.D., and his wife Ann are proud to be supporting, encouraging, and boosting the next generation of researchers and clinicians in gene therapy through the Jerry Mendell Award for Translational Science.

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Congratulations to Our 2021 Annual Meeting Award Winners

ASGCT Staff | April 22, 2021

The American Society of Gene & Cell Therapy is proud to announce the winners of the Outstanding Achievement Award, the Sonia Skarlatos Public Service Award, the Outstanding New Investigator Award, and the Jerry Mendell Award for Translational Science.

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Why Do We Do the Work We Do?

Edith Pfister, Ph.D. | April 21, 2021

An ASGCT Member’s personal experience with Parkinson’s disease informs the motivations behind her own work.

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ASGCT, NORD Partner for CME Program

ASGCT Staff | April 19, 2021

ASGCT has partnered with NORD to offer a two-part virtual CME program, The Time Is Now: Understanding Gene Therapy, Applications, and Implications, to educate clinicians on gene therapy. Part one begins on April 22.

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Gene, Cell, & RNA Therapy Landscape: Q1 2021

David M. Barrett, J.D., M.S. | April 15, 2021

The first of a new, quarterly publication from ASGCT, the Gene, Cell, & RNA Therapy Landscape report is the only field-wide report covering the therapeutics pipeline, clinical targets, developer progress, and more.

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Scientists Have A Responsibility To Educate The Public On SARS-CoV-2 Vaccines

Cenk Sumen, Ph.D. | April 13, 2021

While these vaccines represent a victory for the scientific community and should be celebrated, we also have a responsibility to educate as many people as we can about their safety and efficacy, says Cenk Sumen, Ph.D.

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Learn How the Adenovirus-Based Vaccine Offers Protection from COVID-19

ASGCT Staff | April 09, 2021

ASGCT has created new Patient Education resources to explain how the latest adenovirus-based vaccine works to offer protection from COVID-19.

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FDA Approves First Cell-Based Gene Therapy for Multiple Myeloma

Rayne Rouce, M.D. | April 02, 2021

Idecabtagene vicleucel (ide-cel) is the first FDA-approved cell-based gene therapy for adults with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma, and the first CAR T-cell therapy in the B-cell maturation antigen (BCMA) class.

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Five Questions with Maritza McIntyre, Ph.D., for Women's History Month

Catherine Gillespie | March 29, 2021

Maritza McIntyre, Ph.D., talks about the impact her gender had on getting her start in the field, the female researchers who made up her support network along the way, and telling her mentees to speak up and claim their space.

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Vote in the 2021 ASGCT Elections

ASGCT Staff | March 24, 2021

ASGCT's members have the ability to direct the Society by voting for ASGCT's Board of Directors before April 20.

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Five Questions with Vivian Choi, Ph.D., for Women's History Month

Catherine Gillespie | March 22, 2021

Vivian Choi, Ph.D, talks about the critical role mentorship has played in her career, breaking out of her shell, and paying forward what she's learned.

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Five Questions with Catherine Bollard, M.D., for Women's History Month

Catherine Gillespie | March 15, 2021

Catherine Bollard, M.D., talks about how a friend's cancer diagnosis spurred her passion for cellular immunotherapy, her experiences with her own mentors, and her "boots on the ground" approach to mentorship.

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Remembering Physician-Scientist and Mentor Arthur Nienhuis

Cynthia E. Dunbar, M.D., and David Bodine, Ph.D. | March 10, 2021

Arthur Nienhuis was a past president of ASGCT.

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ASGCT 24th Annual Meeting

May 11-14, 2021

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