HOME >> BIOLOGY >> NEWS
Leading experts in field of gene therapy to meet in Minneapolis

The leading experts in the field of gene therapy will gather in Minneapolis, June 2-6, 2004, for the 7th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Gene Therapy (ASGT). New developments on the use of gene therapy for treating infections diseases such as cancer and AIDS, cardiovascular diseases, and cystic fibrosis will be showcased in a variety of educational workshops and symposia.

Program topics will also feature:

  • Innovative approaches of gene therapy
  • Long term follow up of gene therapy clinical trials
  • International harmonization of regulatory standards for clinical trials

Gordon Keller, MD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, and Catherine Verfaillie, MD, University of Minnesota Health Center, will present the Presidential Symposium lecture. In addition, the premier George Stamatoyannopoulos lecture will be given by Harriet Robinson, MD, from the Yerkes Regional Primate Research Center.

Members of the media may register without charge for the ASGT 7th Annual Meeting. Press conferences on the latest research will be conducted throughout the meeting. A press room with interview space, computers, modem lines, telephone and facsimile services will also be available onsite for media representatives. To receive an annual meeting preliminary program, press conference schedule, or registration materials, contact John Gardner at 414-278-1341 or jgardner@execinc.com.

The ASGT is the largest medical professional organizations representing researchers and scientists dedicated to discovering new gene therapies. Established in 1996, the ASGT has grown to nearly 3,000 members. ASGT is committed to promoting and fostering the exchange and dissemination of information and ideas related to gene therapy and encouraging the general field of research.

For more information, contact John Gardner at 414/278-1341 or visit www.asgt.org


'"/>

Contact: John Gardner
jgardner@execinc.com
414-278-1341
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
5-Apr-2004


Page: 1

Related biology news :

1. Leading scientists design new framework for biodiversity conservation
2. Leading science, higher-education and engineering groups urge six improvements to U.S. visa quagmire
3. Leading U.S. gun manufacturer joins NJIT to develop personalized handgun
4. Leading bacterial pathogen is sequenced
5. Leading cloning experts challenge Clonaid to prove claim
6. Leading cancer research organization urges FDA to speed approval of drugs for precancers
7. Leading lab expert to update medical community on diagnostic testing for thyroid function
8. Leading indoor environment experts to convene at Syracuse University to discuss air quality and urban environments
9. Leading snake expert dies at 38
10. Leading experts address safety and economics of biotech crops
11. Taking the show on the road - Leading researchers to conduct hands-on science symposium for 500 San Francisco area high school students

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Leading experts field gene therapy meet Minneapolis

(Date:8/28/2014)... Society of America (ESA) is pleased to announce the ... of the Society. Honorary Membership acknowledges those who have ... involvement in the affairs of the Society that has ... selected by the ESA Governing Board and then voted ... honored at the Awards Ceremony at Entomology 2014, ESA,s ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... is available in German . ... owes its name to a striking pattern of blue stripes ... cells, reflective silvery cells, and yellow cells emerge during growth ... as a multilayered mosaic to compose the characteristic colour pattern. ... types have to interact to form proper stripes, the embryonic ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... A Mayo Clinic researcher and his collaborators have ... and enhance the process of re-engineering cells for biomedical ... network biology methods to aid stem cell engineering. Details ... are described in two back-to-back papers in the journal ... broad range of uses for all types of cell-based ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Fred Baxendale selected as Honorary Member of the Entomological Society of America 2How the zebrafish gets its stripes 2How the zebrafish gets its stripes 3New tool aids stem cell engineering for medical research 2
(Date:8/29/2014)... SAN DIEGO, Aug. 29, 2014  Pfenex Inc. ... in the development of high-value and difficult to ... business update and reported financial results for the ... "With the successful completion of our initial public ... advance our biosimilar product candidates, derived from our ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... are based on electrons, but one of the most ... i.e. circuits based on light (photons) instead of electrons. ... a stream of single photons and control their direction. ... attempts to achieve this control, but now scientists at ... steady stream of photons emitted one at a time ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 The ... $5.6 billion in 2019. It is expected to ... to 2019, and was valued at $1.8 billion ... by Transparency Market Research. , For more information ... http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/companion-diagnostics-market.html . , The research report, titled “Companion ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... 29, 2014 According to a new market ... global orthobiologics market was valued at USD 3,754.6 million in ... 5,519.9million in 2019at a CAGR of 5.9% from 2013 to ... and above is afflicted by bone and joint disorders, and ... 2020. This has and will continue to increase the demand ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Pfenex Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results and Provides Business Update 2Pfenex Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results and Provides Business Update 3Pfenex Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results and Provides Business Update 4Pfenex Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results and Provides Business Update 5Pfenex Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results and Provides Business Update 6Pfenex Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results and Provides Business Update 7Pfenex Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results and Provides Business Update 8Breakthrough in light sources for new quantum technology 2Companion Diagnostics Market to Hit $5.6 Billion in 2019: Transparency Market Research 2Companion Diagnostics Market to Hit $5.6 Billion in 2019: Transparency Market Research 3Global Orthobiologics Market to Reach $5,519.9 Million by 2019: Transparency Market Research 2Global Orthobiologics Market to Reach $5,519.9 Million by 2019: Transparency Market Research 3
Cached News: