Expansion Of Gene Therapy 2024

New Innovation And Expansion Of Gene Therapy In 2024

If you were to ask any medical expert what innovations 2024 might hold, the expansion of gene and cell therapy treatments would no doubt be at the top of everyone’s list. And it’s no surprise why: recent developments are beginning to uncover a seemingly ever growing list of diseases this technique has the ability to treat; from the genetic and mental health conditions to aggressive cancers and other rare diseases.

Fortunately, this potentially industry-changing breakthrough has not gone unnoticed, and has already become the focus of many pioneers in this life saving field.

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The State of Cell and Gene Therapy, 2024

One organization attempting to leverage the rapid development in CGT is The State of Cell and Gene Therapy, which held its second webinar early this year, on Jan 24th, 2024.

The online summit brought together a “group of luminaries from industry and academia to discuss the latest research developments, innovations, and disruptive technologies that are impacting patients’ lives today and will spur cell and gene therapies to bigger and better things tomorrow”

Among the highlights of this summit are the following:

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Although the full potential of CGTs has yet to be fully uncovered, the ever-expanding list of life changing treatments shows that the medical community is fully committed to leveraging the new technique to maximize its many health benefits. With more support like this scientists will conduct more research, and in turn, Biopharma companies will be better positioned to develop the next generation of therapies, treatments and cures.

With the first autologous dendritic cell therapy, Dendreon Pharmaceuticals’s Provenge (sipuleucel-T) approved in 2010, the first CAR-T therapy approved in 2017, and the first CRISPR gene editing technique approved in 2023, the rapid growth now sees 27 FDA-approved gene and cell therapy products currently available on the market.

Following last year’s breakthrough in CRISPR gene editing techniques, the potential of CGT is firmly in the process of being fully unlocked; an achievement that promises even more life-changing treatments for even more difficult to treat, and rare diseases.

As advancements in cell and gene therapy development grow exponentially, CGT is being touted by experts as one of the top pharmaceutical trends to watch out for in 2024.

Financial experts claim the technology will provide “some of the fastest growing and financially attractive additions to the biomedical toolkit.”

It is hoped the technology could lead to advancements in two branches of medicine that, despite modern medical technology, still remain a mystery to scientist in search of an effective cure; oncology (cancer) and psychiatry (mental health).

Expansion Of Gene Therapy