2023 AcCELLerate Forum: Creating a Sustainable Ecosystem of Cell and Gene Therapy

These are the recordings and slides of the four sessions from the live event the 2023 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 October 2 and 3, 2023. The two-day, hybrid workshop offered providers, payers, government agencies, and industry involved in the field of cell and gene therapy increased educational and advocacy opportunities. This 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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  • Contains 5 Component(s)

    This is the recording and slides of the session presented live at the 2023 AcCELLerate Forum: Creating a Sustainable Ecosystem of Cell and Gene Therapy. The event aired live on Monday, October 2, 2023.

    This is the recording and slides of the session presented live at the 2023 AcCELLerate Forum: Creating a Sustainable Ecosystem of Cell and Gene Therapy. The event aired live on Monday, October 2, 2023. 

    Topics include:

    • Engineered Cell Therapies: Where Were We? Where Are We? Where Are We Going? 
    • Approval Strategies for New Therapies
    • Regulatory Process for Approval in the CD 19 Space and Beyond

    Session Chairs:

    • Marcelo Pasquini, MD, MS; CIBMTR and MCW
    • Peter Marks, MD, PhD; FDA

    Speakers: 

    • Bruce Levine, PhD; University of Pennsylvania
    • David Chang, MD, PhD; Allogene
    • Nicole Verdun, MD; FDA
  • Contains 6 Component(s)

    This is the recording and slides of the session presented live at the 2023 AcCELLerate Forum: Creating a Sustainable Ecosystem of Cell and Gene Therapy. The event aired live on Monday, October 2, 2023.

    This is the recording and slides of the session presented live at the 2023 AcCELLerate Forum: Creating a Sustainable Ecosystem of Cell and Gene Therapy. The event aired live on Monday, October 2, 2023. 

    Topics include:

    • Updates on the ASTCT’s 80/20 Subcommittee Initiatives: A World without REMS?
    • FDA Resources for Innovative Cell and Gene Therapies
    • Challenges in Mass Manufacturing of CAR-T Engines: Viral Vectors
    • Access and Disparities in the Quest for Cell Therapies: Current Challenges and Potential Solutions

    Session Chairs:

    • Armin Ghobadi, MD; Washington University School of Medicine
    • Rayne Rouce, MD; Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children's Hospital 

    Speakers: 

    • Sarah Nikiforow, MD, PhD; Dana-Farber Cancer Institute 
    • Rob Sokolic, MD; FDA
    • Adrian Gee, PhD; Center for Cell & Gene Therapy, Baylor College of Medicine Houston
    • Rayne Rouce, MD; Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children's Hospital 
  • Contains 6 Component(s)

    This is the recording and slides of the session presented live at the 2023 AcCELLerate Forum: Creating a Sustainable Ecosystem of Cell and Gene Therapy. The event aired live on Tuesday, October 3, 2023.

    This is the recording and slides of the session presented live at the 2023 AcCELLerate Forum: Creating a Sustainable Ecosystem of Cell and Gene Therapy. The event aired live on Tuesday, October 3, 2023.

    Topics include:

    • Prevention and Management of Refractory CRS
    • Emergent Neurotoxicities
    • Immune Effector Cell-associated HLH-like Syndrome
    • Immune Effector Cell Associated Hematotoxicity(ICAHT): European Guidelines

    Session Chairs:

    • Nirali Shah, MD, MHSc; National Cancer Institute 
    • Kevin McNerney, MD, MSc; Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

    Speakers: 

    • Michael Jain, MD, PhD; Moffitt Cancer Center
    • Bianca Santomasso, MD, PhD; Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    • Kevin McNerney, MD, MSc; Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
    • Marion Subklewe, MD; University Hospital Munich 
  • Contains 5 Component(s)

    This is the recording and slides of the session presented live at the 2023 AcCELLerate Forum: Creating a Sustainable Ecosystem of Cell and Gene Therapy. The event aired live on Tuesday, October 3, 2023.

    This is the recording and slides of the session presented live at the 2023 AcCELLerate Forum: Creating a Sustainable Ecosystem of Cell and Gene Therapy. The event aired live on Tuesday, October 3, 2023.

    Topics include:

    • Allogeneic vs Autologous Therapies and How they Compete
    • Alternative Targets: Beyond B-Cell Malignancies
    • Allogeneic NK Cell Platform for Cancer Immunotherapy

    Session Chair:

    • Matthew Frigault, MD; MGH

    Speakers: 

    • Jay Spiegel, MD; University of Miami, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
    • Rayne Rouce, MD; Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children's Hospital 
    • Veronika Bachanova, MD, PhD; University of Minnesota

    Panelist:

    • Elizabeth Shpall, MD; MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Contains 5 Component(s)

    This is the recording and slides of the session presented live at the 2023 AcCELLerate Forum: Creating a Sustainable Ecosystem of Cell and Gene Therapy. The event aired live on Monday, October 2, 2023.

    This is the recording and slides of the session presented live at the 2023 AcCELLerate Forum: Creating a Sustainable Ecosystem of Cell and Gene Therapy. The event aired live on Monday, October 2, 2023.

    Topics include:

    • Building a Cellular Therapy Program: Inpatient & Outpatient
    • Building your Program to be Able to Adapt to Solid Tumors
    • Is there an Optimal Cell Therapy Service Structure?

    Session Chair:

    • Sairah Ahmed, MD; MD Anderson Cancer Center

    Speakers: 

    • Krish Patel, MD; Swedish Cancer Institute 
    • Samer Srour, MB ChB, MS; MD Anderson Cancer Center
    • Gunjan Shah, MD, MS; Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center


  • Contains 5 Component(s)

    This is the recording and slides of the session presented live at the 2023 AcCELLerate Forum: Creating a Sustainable Ecosystem of Cell and Gene Therapy. The event aired live on Monday, October 2, 2023.

    This is the recording and slides of the session presented live at the 2023 AcCELLerate Forum: Creating a Sustainable Ecosystem of Cell and Gene Therapy. The event aired live on Monday, October 2, 2023.

    Topics include:

    • Biological Drivers of CAR T Cell Failure
    • Patient-Specific Factors Impacting CAR T Cell Efficacy

    Session Chair:

    • Shannon Maude, MD, PhD; Children's Hospital of Pennsylvania/Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

    Speakers: 

    • Nathan Singh, MD; Washington University School of Medicine
    • Regina Myers, MD; Children's Hospital of Pennsylvania/Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania



  • Contains 4 Component(s)

    This is the recording and slides of the session presented live at the 2023 AcCELLerate Forum: Creating a Sustainable Ecosystem of Cell and Gene Therapy. The event aired live on Monday, October 2, 2023.

    This is the recording and slides of the session presented live at the 2023 AcCELLerate Forum: Creating a Sustainable Ecosystem of Cell and Gene Therapy. The event aired live on Monday, October 2, 2023.

    Topics include:

    • Bispecifics vs CARs
    • Sequencing Bispecific Antibody Therapies and CAR-T cells in Multiple Myeloma
    • Future Directions for Solid Tumors

    Session Chair:

    • Neha Korde, MD; Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

    Speakers: 

    • Syed Abbas Ali, MD; John Hopkins University 
    • Neha Korde, MD; Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    • Roisin O’Cearbhaill, MD; Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center



  • Contains 4 Component(s)

    This is the recording and slides of the session presented live at the 2023 AcCELLerate Forum: Creating a Sustainable Ecosystem of Cell and Gene Therapy. The event aired live on Monday, October 2, 2023.

    This is the recording and slides of the session presented live at the 2023 AcCELLerate Forum: Creating a Sustainable Ecosystem of Cell and Gene Therapy. The event aired live on Monday, October 2, 2023.

    Topics include:

    • Equity of Access to HCT/ Cell Therapy
    • Need to Reduce Business Operations Complexity in Advancing Patients Through Cellular Therapy Treatment
    • Developing Tools to Widen Patient Access to Complex Therapies

    Session Chair:

    • Amy Emmert, MScPH, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

    Speakers: 

    • Nandita Khera, MD, MPH; Mayo Clinic AZ 
    • Amy Emmert, MScPH, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
    • Robert Richards, MS, MBA; Penn Medicine



  • Contains 4 Component(s)

    This is the recording and slides of the session presented live at the 2023 AcCELLerate Forum: Creating a Sustainable Ecosystem of Cell and Gene Therapy. The event aired live on Monday, October 2, 2023.

    This is the recording and slides of the session presented live at the 2023 AcCELLerate Forum: Creating a Sustainable Ecosystem of Cell and Gene Therapy. The event aired live on Monday, October 2, 2023.

    Topics include:

    • Pearls of Cellular Therapy Manufacturing Logistics
    • Clinical Use of Mesenchymal Stem Cells (MSCs) and MSC-Exosomes: Immune Suppression, Regenerative Medicine, and Gene Delivery
    • Virus-Specific T Cells

    Session Chair:

    • Elizabeth Shpall, MD; MD Anderson Cancer Center

    Speakers: 

    • Ray Hornung, MBA, MBCI, CEM, CBCP; NMDP
    • Elizabeth Shpall, MD; MD Anderson Cancer Center
    • Adrian Gee, PhD; Center for Cell & Gene Therapy, Baylor College of Medicine Houston



  • Contains 4 Component(s)

    This is the recording and slides of the session presented live at the 2023 AcCELLerate Forum: Creating a Sustainable Ecosystem of Cell and Gene Therapy. The event aired live on Monday, October 2, 2023.

    This is the recording and slides of the session presented live at the 2023 AcCELLerate Forum: Creating a Sustainable Ecosystem of Cell and Gene Therapy. The event aired live on Monday, October 2, 2023.

    Topics include:

    • CAR-T Barriers to Care
    • Point of Care Manufacture of CAR T cells
    • Point of Care Manufacturing: Enabling affordable and accessible advanced medicines

    Session Chair:

    • Boro Dropulić, PhD, MBA; Caring Cross

    Speakers: 

    • Armin Ghobadi, MD; Washington University School of Medicine
    • Marcos de Lima, MD; The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center
    • Boro Dropulić, PhD, MBA; Caring Cross