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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Spark Shadows BioMarin In Hemophilia Gene Therapy Race

Spark Therapeutics, the company likely to launch the first gene therapy in the U.S., is presenting data on both of its gene therapies for hemophilia this morning at the annual meeting of the American ...

Sandhoff disease study shows proof of principle for gene therapy

(American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology) NIH researchers studying a fatal childhood genetic illness called Sandhoff disease uncover new details about how it develops in utero that ind...

ASH 2017 Highlights: CAR-T Competition, Myeloma, Hemophilia & More

The annual American Society of Hematology meeting is nearly over. For now, we’ve chosen updates from three disease areas to highlight, plus the more notable market movements. No surprise, there&...

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

In this interview, filmed at BioPharm in San Francisco, Dr Fintan Walton speaks with Jeff Galvin, Chief Executive Officer at American Gene Technologies, a genetic research firm focusing on gene therap...

Researchers find transferable antibiotic resistance gene in pathogen of developing nations

(American Society for Microbiology) A team of investigators has found that the mcr-1 drug resistance gene, which encodes resistance to a drug that is used as a last resort, has been found for the firs...

Tweaks to bluebird bio's Gene Therapy Approach May be Working

Four oral and seven poster presentations will feature data from bluebird programs during the 59th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Hematology.

New gene therapy for blindness may soon be reality

Patients who had lost their sight to an inherited retinal disease could see well enough to navigate a maze after being treated with a new gene therapy, according to research presented today at AAO 201...

ASTRO issues clinical guideline for whole breast radiation therapy

(American Society for Radiation Oncology) The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) today issued a new clinical guideline for the use of whole breast radiation therapy for breast cancer that...

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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...

Gene Therapy in Treating Patients With Cancer of The Liver

RATIONALE: Inserting the p53 gene into a person's tumor may improve the body's ability to fight liver cancer. PURPOSE: Phase I trial to study the effectiveness of gene therapy with the p5...

Phase I Study of Ex Vivo Liver-Directed Gene Therapy for Familial Hypercholesterolemia

OBJECTIVES: I. Develop an approach for treating patients with homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia using gene therapy with autologous hepatocytes transduced with a normal low-density...

ATM Variants in Radiotherapy Patients

The purpose of this study is to compare the baseline incidence of variant alleles in the ATM and/or other DNA repair genes present in the Native American population versus the non-Native A...

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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

The primary objectives of the European Society of Gene Therapy (ESGT) are to promote basic and clinical research in gene therapy, to promote education and the exchange of information and technology re...

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...


Neurologix, Inc., a leader in the development of innovative therapies for the brain and central nervous system, utilizes gene therapy and other novel technologies. The central nervous system ("CNS") i...

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