Cell and gene therapies are now considered mainstream therapeutic modalities – an integral part of today’s treatment triumvirate along with small and large molecules. But that certainly hasn’t always been the case. I’ve been speaking with leaders from the International Society for Cell and Gene Therapy about their experiences of the early days of advanced medicine. In this month’s cover feature, we find out from today’s star researchers what it was like being outside the mainstream.
All the best, James Strachan, Deputy Editor

The Cell Therapy Guardians
09/18/2020 | James Strachan
We speak with Laertis Ikonomou and Dan Weiss about the ISCT's work to combat unproven cell therapies.
“Curing Cancer? That’s Cute”
09/17/2020 | James Strachan
Cell and gene therapies are now considered mainstream therapeutic modalities – with revolutionary potential. But that hasn’t always been the case…
How to Deliver a Virtual Conference in Under Two Months
09/17/2020 | Queenie Jang
Queenie Jang reveals how the ISCT created an interactive virtual conference in under two months.
Great Expectations
09/17/2020 | Maryam Mahdi
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