Category: Cell Therapy

Top Cell Therapy Approvals and Pipeline / Cell Therapy is More Than CAR T

By AGT | Oct 18, 2021

Contributing Author John Vandermosten, Senior Biotechnology Analyst Cell therapy is the transfer of therapeutic cells to a patient.  It replaces damaged cells or enhances normal cells with modified new ones.[1]  The cells used in the process may be autologous or allogeneic; however, they must be recognized by the immune system in a way that will promote the desired response.  Some cell… [Read More]

What is CAR T Cell Therapy

What Is CAR T-Cell Therapy? How It Works In 2-Minutes

By AGT | May 13, 2021

Big Picture    Cancer is a leading cause of death worldwide. In the U.S., only heart disease ranks above it. The American Cancer Society estimates that in the U.S. in 2021, there will be nearly 2 million new cancer cases and more than 600,000 cancer deaths from all types of cancer combined. However, our individual immune systems have a variety… [Read More]

What is Stem Cell Therapy

What Is Stem Cell Therapy? How It Works In 2-Minutes

By AGT | Apr 23, 2021

Big Picture    Genomic medicine is bringing hope where none previously existed. This approach to cure and treat human diseases uses human biology rather than chemical compounds made in the lab to unlock techniques and therapies with the power to cure formerly incurable diseases. The use of gene therapy, CAR T cell therapy, stem cell, and other therapies is revolutionizing… [Read More]

7 Cell Therapy Companies in Maryland Helping to Revolutionize Drug Discovery: The Latest News

By AGT | Dec 29, 2020

Contributing Author: Gina Hagler Maryland is home to one of the largest life science clusters in the United States with more than 500 biotech companies. In addition to several state-of-the-art labs, Maryland is home to the NIH in Bethesda. Research opportunities, as well as BS and MS degree programs, are offered at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore and the University of Maryland… [Read More]

Cell Therapy Development is Creating the Next Generation Cures for Cancers

Cell Therapy is Creating the Next Generation Cures for Cancers

By AGT | Dec 22, 2019

Today Human immunity is a beautifully complex system. Students of science around the world groan at the mention of immunology because of its never-ending overlapping cell types and pathways. Those groans are being replaced with genuine interest as immuno-oncology becomes a reality. Excitement exploded in 2017 when two cancer treatments that modify immune cells (CAR-T) were approved by the U.S…. [Read More]

AGT Announces First-Ever Reddit AMA on the Potential of Gene Therapies

By AGT | Apr 21, 2016

We are proud to have participated in our first-ever Reddit AMA on April 21, 2016. AGT CEO, Jeff Galvin and Chief Science Officer, Dr. David Pauza discussed the future of gene therapy and viral vectors as a delivery vehicle.   See the full Reddit AMA HERE

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