We congratulate Dr. Glenn Dranoff, a 2010 ACGT Fellow, in his new role as Global Head of Exploratory Immuno-oncology at Novartis. The company entered into a multiyear alliance with Aduro Biotech to promote the discovery and development of next … Read More
ACGT’s inaugural Innovative Leadership Award Gala raised $750,000 to fund cell and gene therapy research which aims to make cancer a manageable and treatable disease. The gala, honoring the significant contributions of Dr. Savio L.C. Woo has made to … Read More
Emperor of All Maladies on PBS (CPTV) presented by documentary filmmaker Ken Burns, is based on the 2010 Pulitzer Prize-winning book The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee. Among other scientists, doctors and patients, the program featured ACGT Researcher … Read More
In 2012, Bob Levis, an Allentown, Pennsylvania resident, believed he had come to the end of his life. Diagnosed in 2002 with chronic lymphocytic leukemia, the cancer had resisted every possible treatment and had infiltrated his bone marrow, paralyzing his … Read More
“They took my cancer cells and irradiated them, and then injected them back into my body so my immune system would kick in,” Morrow said. Read More
I am an almost five year survivor of Stage IV NSCLC, adenocarcinoma. I attribute this amazing achievement to the grace of God, aggressive treatment and a “no stone left unturned” attitude. This attitude led me years ago to ACGT and the pioneering work of people like Dr. Jack Roth. Read More
ACGT is the nation’s only non-profit exclusively dedicated to gene and cell therapies for treating cancer. To date, ACGT has provided over $24 million in grants to top oncologists and funded breakthrough clinical trials that save lives. Learn more about ACGT … Read More
Dr. Michel Sadelain, ACGT Research Fellow, talks about the future of gene therapies for cancer treatment. When/Where: Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy’s (ACGT) “Achieving Cancer Remission With Cell And Gene Therapies” held October 2013 at the Harvard Club in NYC. … Read More
Dr. Laurence Cooper, ACGT Research Fellow, emphasizes the need for philanthropy and private funding in the fight against cancer. . When/Where: Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy’s (ACGT) “Achieving Cancer Remission With Cell And Gene Therapies” held October 2013 at the … Read More
The mission of ACGT is to seek out and support revolutionary scientific research into the causes, treatment and prevention of all types of cancer using cells and genes as medicine.
Cell and gene therapies are destroying tumors every day in the laboratory and in human trials, targeting only the cancer with few side effects to healthy tissue. ACGT’s rigorous grant review process, under the guidance of a preeminent Scientific Advisory Council, have resulted in some of the most successful breakthroughs in the history of cancer treatments and led to many patients in complete remission.
100% of our funding supports innovation and translational science that is proving again and again to offer better treatment options than the traditional therapies of chemotherapy, surgery and radiation. Every donation brings us closer to saving lives and changing the way we treat cancer forever.