04. 11. 2019
The autumn seminar, organized by the Czech Society for Gene and Cell Therapy in cooperation with the Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion in Prague and the Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague, will take place on 7 November ...
11. 05. 2018
Dear colleagues, We would like to invite you to the DDS 2018 conference held on 5-7. 6. 2018 in Telč, co-organized by the Czech Society for Gene and Cell Therapy (ČSGBT) with the main organizer (VRI, Brno). ...
08. 02. 2018
Dear colleagues, ČSGBT members, on behalf of the Czech Society for Gene and Cell Therapy, we would like to invite you to the ČSGBT Annual Meeting and to the professional seminar, which will be held on March 21, 2018 at 13. ...

About Society

Czech Society of Gene and Cell Therapy is a professional scientific society representing researchers and scientists devoted to the genetic and cellular therapies in the Czech Republic. The mission of the society is to support research in the field of gene and cell therapy and its clinical application, to advance education of the professional public and awareness of the general public.

Membership

Membership in the Czech Society of Gene and Cell Therapy also brings the following benefits:
Possibility of official consultation of relevant professional issues with the company committee.
Invitations to events organized or co-organized by the Czech Society of Gene and Cell Therapy.

GSK has received approval from the European Medicines Agency (EMA) to launch the first stem cell gene therapy on the EU market. The active ingredient of the trade name Strimvelis is an autologous cell fraction that is enriched in CD34 cells transduced with a retroviral vector encoding the human adenosine deaminase (ADA) cDNA sequence. The product is intended for suitable patients suffering from very rare ADA-SCID (severe combined immunodeficiency...

There has been evidence for a long time that daily alcohol consumption increases the risk of some cancers. However, the mechanism was not clear. A new study, published in Nature magazine, has now found that alcohol can irreversibly genetically damage stem cells, opening the door for tumor growth. Its authors studied the effects of alcohol on mice by removing genetically manipulating a system that eliminates acetaldehyde from the body by the enzyme ALDH2, as well as a mechanism that ...