American Society of Gene Therapy Company Profile

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The American Society of Gene Therapy (ASGT) is a non-profit medical and professional organization that represents researchers and scientists devoted to the discovery of new gene therapies. ASGT was established in 1996 by Dr. George Stamatoyannopoulos, professor of medicine at the University of Washington 's School of Medicine and a group of the country's leading researchers in gene therapy. With more than 2,000 members in the United States and worldwide, ASGT is the largest association of individuals involved in gene therapeutics. The Society's Executive Office is located in Milwaukee, WI.
Governed by its officers and board of directors, ASGT has nine standing committees, including Clinical/Regulatory Affairs, Ethics, Education, Membership, Program, and Public Education and Outreach; and 14 scientific committees that focus on disease-specific issues such as cancer, cardiovascular, genetic, musculo-skeletal, infectious, and neural degenerative disorders.


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44 cell and gene therapy products approved in the world

The International Society for Cell and Gene Therapy (ISCT), the global professional society of clinicians, researchers, regulatory specialists, technologists and industry partners in the cell and gene...

2018 ASGCT Annual Meeting Becomes Group's Largest

The 21st Annual Meeting of the American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy grew 31 percent and was the largest in group history. MILWAUKEE (PRWEB) June 05, 2018 The 2018 American Society of Gene and Ce...

Gene Therapy Treatment Reverses Sickle Cell Anemia, Early Trial Results Show

(UPI) – A new gene therapy [for s]ickle cell anemia, or SCA, has shown promise in early clinical trials after reversing the condition’s symptoms in two adults, researchers report. The rese...

Early clinical trial data show gene therapy reversing sickle cell anemia

(Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center) After over a decade of preclinical research and development, a new gene therapy treatment for Sickle Cell Anemia (SCA) is reversing disease symptoms in ...

American Gene Technologies: the first bio-safe gene delivery vector for human clinical therapeutic use

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uniQure Inc.: uniQure Announces Presentations at the Upcoming Annual Meeting of The European Society of Gene and Cell Therapy (ESGCT)

~ New Data Further Demonstrating Leading Gene Therapy Manufacturing and Administration Capabilities ~ LEXINGTON, Mass. and AMSTERDAM, the Netherlands, Oct. 16, 2018(NASDAQ: QURE), a leading gene th...

Physical therapy after a fall may help reduce emergency department revisits

(American Geriatrics Society) In a new study, published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, researchers explored whether older adults who received physical therapy (PT) services while i...

Radiation therapy outcomes better for African-American than Caucasian prostate cancer patients

(American Society for Radiation Oncology) While popular beliefs and population data suggest that African-American men are at higher risk of dying from prostate cancer than Caucasian men, a new analysi...

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Assessment of the Impact of RNA Genomic Profile on Treatment Decision-making in HER2 Equivocal Breast Cancer Patients

The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and the /College of American Pathologists (CAP) recommend that HER2 status (negative or positive) must be determined in all patients with i...

Postoperative Cognitive Dysfunction After Propofol Anesthesia for Noncardiac Surgery

Background: Postoperative cognitive dysfunction (POCD) in elderly patients after noncardiac surgery is a common problem. Therefore,this study was designed to assess POCD after closed-loop...

RGX-111 Gene Therapy in Patients With MPS I

RGX-111 is a gene therapy which is intended to deliver a functional copy of the α-L-iduronidase (IDUA) gene to the central nervous system. This is a safety and dose ranging study to deter...

Lentiviral Gene Therapy for X-ALD

This is a Phase I/II clinical trial of gene therapy for treating X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy using a high-safety, high-efficiency, self-inactivating lentiviral vector TYF-ABCD1 to functi...

Gene Therapy in Treating Patients With Cancer of The Liver

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American Society of Gene Therapy

The American Society of Gene Therapy (ASGT) is a non-profit medical and professional organization that represents researchers and scientists devoted to the discovery of new gene therapies. ASGT was es...

Karolinska Institute

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Gene Therapy Systems (GTS)

Gene Therapy Systems, Inc. (GTS) designs, develops and commercializes gene therapy products along with other molecular biological reagents for scientists specializing in gene therapy research. GTS is ...

Federation of american societes for Expermental biology

Founded in 1912 by three societies, FASEB has consistently provided educational meetings and publications to disseminate biological research results. The then six Member Societies met in 1989 to alt...

Myonexus Therapeutics

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