Aldevron Breakthrough Blog: conferences

Rare Disease and a Repeatable Process

Of all the presentations at the American Society of Gene & Cell Therapy (ASGCT) Annual Meeting, a presentation by renowned physician and geneticist Dr. Francis Collins caught our attention. In his talk, Dr. Collins spotlighted an encouraging path forward in the treatment of rare diseases with cell and gene therapies. While acknowledging that gene therapy is being taken to new heights in many areas, he noted there are still thousands of diseases that have not yet had a focus for treatment development.

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Unique Perspectives, Unique Opportunities

TIDES USA pivots to RNA technology

We often hear how interest in, and use of, RNA technology is growing because of the COVID-19 pandemic. One discussion at the TIDES USA conference had a unique perspective: how Moore’s Law may now apply to RNA technology.

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Seeking Faster Paths to the Clinic

Need for speed emphasized at American Biomanufacturing Summit

The American Biomanufacturing Summit, held in San Francisco in April, is a senior-level event attracting over 200 biopharmaceutical executives sharing the latest information from the industry. One top item consistently discussed was how the expectations of speed have been dramatically changed after how quickly COVID-19 vaccines were developed and moved to market, most particularly the mRNA vaccines.

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