2021 AcCELLerate Forum: Creating a Sustainable Ecosystem of Cell and Gene Therapy

These are the recordings and slides of the four sessions from the live virtual event the 2021 AcCELLerate Forum: Creating a Sustainable Ecosystem of Cell and Gene Therapy, hosted by ASTCT™, the CIBMTR® and the National Marrow Donor Program®(NMDP)/Be The Match®. This live event took place on November 18 and 19, 2021. This two-day, virtual workshop offered providers, payers, government agencies, and industry involved in the field of cell and gene therapy increased educational and advocacy opportunities. This new workshop featured educational sessions bridging the gap among stakeholders, and identify ongoing needs and opportunities in the field for advocacy, measurement of value and impact, and sustainability.


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    This is the recording and slides of the session presented live at the 2021 AcCELLerate Forum: Creating a Sustainable Ecosystem of Cell and Gene Therapy. The event aired live on Thursday, November 18, 2021.

    This is the recording and slides of the session presented live at the 2021 AcCELLerate Forum: Creating a Sustainable Ecosystem of Cell and Gene Therapy. The event aired live on Thursday, November 18, 2021. Topics include:

    • ASTCT 80/20 Taskforce
    • FACT/Industry Collaboration for Site Qualification
    • Standardized Auditing Programs and Logistics Interface
    • Streamlined Onboarding for Solid Tumor Therapies
    • Shared FDA REMS Platform

    Session Chairs: Dr. Sarah Nikiforow, MD (Dana Farber Cancer Institute) and Dr. Fred Locke, MD (Moffitt Cancer Center)

    Speakers: Tracey Hlucky (Kite Pharma), Dr. Joy Aho, PhD (NMDP/Be The Match), Dr. Madan Jagasia, MD, MS (Iovance Biotherapeutics), and Dr. John-Peter Zak, PharmD, RPh (Janssen Pharmaceuticals)

    Additional Panelists: Dr. Larissa Lapteva (FDA), Dr. Phyllis Warkentin, MD (FACT), and Dr. Marcelo Pasquini, MD, MS (CIBMTR and MCW Cancer Center)

  • Contains 2 Component(s)

    This is the recording and slides of the session presented live at the 2021 AcCELLerate Forum: Creating a Sustainable Ecosystem of Cell and Gene Therapy. The event aired live on Thursday, November 18, 2021.

    This is the recording and slides of the session presented live at the 2021 AcCELLerate Forum: Creating a Sustainable Ecosystem of Cell and Gene Therapy. The event aired live on Thursday, November 18, 2021. Topics include:

    • How do you measure value?
    • What is the value for manufacturers, patients, society, and providers?
    • How data can inform financial model

    Session Chairs: Dr. Krishna Komanduri, MD (University of Miami) and Stephanie Farnia (Nimitt Consulting)

    Speakers: Dr. Marianne Hamilton Lopez, PhD, MPA (Duke-Margolis Policy Center), Dr. Jennifer Malin, MD, PhD (UnitedHealthcare), Dr. Lucas de Breed, PhD, MBA (August), and Dr. Dave McLean, PhD (Emerging Therapy Solutions)

    Additional Panelists: Dr. Marcelo Pasquini, MD, MS (CIBMTR and MCW Cancer Center)

  • Contains 2 Component(s)

    This is the recording and slides of the session presented live at the 2021 AcCELLerate Forum: Creating a Sustainable Ecosystem of Cell and Gene Therapy. The event aired live on Friday, November 19, 2021.

    This is the recording and slides of the session presented live at the 2021 AcCELLerate Forum: Creating a Sustainable Ecosystem of Cell and Gene Therapy. The event aired live on Friday, November 19, 2021. Topics include:

    • Toxicity: real world evidence and presentation from FDA
    • Toxicity capture in the pre commercial setting
    • Advancement in toxicity assessment and management
    • Tracing of toxicities of off the shelf products
    • New toxicities: HLH, Guillain-Barre, and GVHD

    Session Chairs: Dr. Marcelo Pasquini, MD, MS (CIBMTR and MCW Cancer Center), Dr. Joy Aho, PhD (NMDP/Be The Match and Be The Match BioTherapies), and Dr. Tania Jain, MD, MBBS (Johns Hopkins University and ASTCT)

    Speakers: Yonatan Negash (FDA), Dr. EJ Shpall, MD (MD Anderson Cancer Center), Dr. Nirali Shah, MD, MHSc (National Institutes of Health), Dr. Bianca Santomasso, MD, PhD (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center), and Dr. Rafael Amado, MD (Allogene)

    Additional Panelist: Dr. Stephan Grupp, MD, PhD (Children's Hospital of Philadelphia), Dr. Jina Shah, MD (Kite Pharma), Dr. Bindu George, MD (FDA), Dr. Kimberly Schultz (FDA), Dr. Xiaofei Wang, PhD (FDA), and Matthew Foster (FDA)


  • Contains 2 Component(s)

    This is the recording and slides of the session presented live at the 2021 AcCELLerate Forum: Creating a Sustainable Ecosystem of Cell and Gene Therapy. The event aired live on Friday, November 19, 2021.

    This is the recording and slides of the session presented live at the 2021 AcCELLerate Forum: Creating a Sustainable Ecosystem of Cell and Gene Therapy. The event aired live on Friday, November 19, 2021. Topics include:

    • Sustainability of the field
    • Transition from auto products to off the shelf products
    • Contemporary look at the field and the pipeline
    • Solid tumors as indications
    • CAR, TCR, and TILs in the commercial setting

    Session Chairs: Dr. Saar Gill, MD, PhD (University of Pennsylvania), Dr. Rebecca Gardner, MD (Seattle Children’s Hospital and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center), and Dr. Steve Devine, MD (NMDP/Be The Match and Be The Match BioTherapies)

    Speakers: Dr. Matthew Frigault, MD (Massachusetts General Hospital), Dr. Rimas Orentas, PhD (Seattle Children's Hospital), Dr. Mark Frattini, MD, PhD (Cellectis), and Dr. Ginna Laport, MD (Genentech)