Michael T. Lotze, MD, of University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Named Chair of ACGT Scientific Advisory Council

Nov 19, 2020

STAMFORD, Conn., November 19, 2020 — Alliance for Cancer Cell and Gene Therapy (ACGT) announces that Michael T. Lotze, MD, immunologist at UPMC Hillman Cancer Center and professor of surgery, immunology and bioengineering at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. has been named chair of the prestigious ACGT Scientific Advisory Council.

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Yale Cancer Center Receives ACGT Grant to Advance Strategies for Treating Pancreatic Cancer

Oct 06, 2020

Versatile and Highly Scalable Technology Simultaneously Targets Multiple Differences and Activates Multiple Immune System Responses

STAMFORD, Conn. — With a $500,000 Research Grant from Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy (ACGT), Sidi Chen, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Genetics and Systems Biology Institute at Yale School of Medicine and member of Yale Cancer Center,

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Swim Across America Fairfield County Pivots Annual Open Water Swim to A Virtual Personal Challenge

Jun 15, 2020

Participants Can Walk, Run, Swim, Bike, Workout, Volunteer to Raise $$$ To Fight Cancer

STAMFORD, Conn. — In recognition of these challenging times and the need to keep swimmers, volunteers, boaters and supporters safe due to COVID-19, Swim Across America Fairfield County has pivoted to a virtual fundraising event —

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University of Pennsylvania Scientists Receive ACGT Grant to Accelerate CAR T-Cell Clinical Trial for Prostate Cancer

Feb 03, 2020

Novel Gene Therapy Approach to Prostate Cancer Already Seeing Results in Clinical Trial and May Have Impact on Other Solid Tumor Cancers

STAMFORD, Conn. — A scientific team is developing a new CAR T-cell gene therapy treatment for advanced metastatic prostate cancer at the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia,

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St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Scientist Receives ACGT Grant to Accelerate Gene Therapy Treatment for Pediatric Sarcoma

Feb 03, 2020

Approach will use Genetically Engineered Immune Cells to Attack Pediatric Sarcoma

STAMFORD, Conn. — An innovative approach to tackling the challenges of pediatric sarcomas is being pursued by researchers at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (Memphis, Tennessee) with a new grant from Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy (ACGT).

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ACGT Opens 2020 Cancer Cell & Gene Therapy Research Grant Program Focusing on Solid Tumors – Glioblastoma and Pancreatic Cancers

Nov 12, 2019

STAMFORD, Conn., Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy (ACGT), the nation’s only nonprofit organization dedicated exclusively to funding cancer cell and gene therapy research, announced the availability of grants up to $500,000 each for the 2020 grant cycle. The 2020 awards will focus on research in solid tumors – with a preference for applications in glioblastoma and pancreatic cancer.

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