Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy announces the postponement of the planned ACGT 2020 Awards Gala, originally to be held at Riverpark, on April 16th in New York City

Following the guidance of leading public health and medical experts to limit large gatherings of people in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy is postponing the ACGT 2020 Awards Gala until later this year.

We remain committed to advancing cancer cell and gene therapies for patients and look forward to rescheduling the ACGT 2020 Awards Gala in the Fall of 2020. Please stay tuned for upcoming announcements and invitations once a date has been chosen.

Ticket buyers may request a credit for the rescheduled Gala, request a refund, or may transfer their purchase to a donation to Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy. Please reach out to Ashley Slane, Foundation Manager, aslane@acgtfoundation.org to process your request.

Please contact Kevin Honeycutt, CEO and President, khoneycutt@acgtfoundation.org with any questions or concerns. We look forward to seeing you later this year!

Who is ACGT?

Special Guest

Siddhartha Mukherjee, MD

Siddhartha Mukherjee is a pioneering physician, oncologist, and author who has redefined our public discourse on human health, medicine and science. A profoundly influential voice in the scientific community, he is best known for his books, The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer, which earned him the 2011 Pulitzer Prize, and The Gene: An Intimate History which won international awards and was recognized by The Washington Post and The New York Times as one of the most influential books of 2016. His published works exhibit an outstanding literary skill that has left an indelible mark on our culture, as The Emperor of All Maladies has been adapted into a documentary by filmmaker Ken Burns, and was included among Time magazine’s 100 best nonfiction books of the past century.

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Venue

Riverpark®, a Tom Colicchio Restaurant

Alexandria Center for Life Science


450 E 29th Street, New York City

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Sponsors

Barbara and Edward Netter Foundation

Geneve Corporation