ISCT – ASTCT Cell Therapy Training Course

Starts:  Oct 23, 2023 08:00 (ET)
Ends:  Oct 27, 2023 12:00 (ET)
The fourth biennial ISCT – ASTCT Cell Therapy Training Course (CTTC) aims to address the need for in depth training in the development and translation of cellular therapies and expose Scholars to topics that are not part of their formal education. The Course covers all aspects of translation from pre-clinical research to cell manufacturing and clinical trials in cellular therapy, including regulatory components.

Application Information

  • Applicants must be a Fellow-in-Training or have a Junior Faculty (two years or less teaching in the BMT and Cellular Therapy field) position.
    • Click here to obtain a free ASTCT in-training membership. 
  • Must be an ISCT and/or ASTCT member and sponsored by an ISCT and/or ASTCT member.
Previously unselected applicants are eligible and encouraged to apply for the 2023 Course.

Note: Previous ISCT-ASTCT Cell Therapy Training Course Scholars and previous ASTCT Clinical Research Training Course Scholars are not eligible for the 2023 course. Individuals who apply to the 2023 ASTCT Clinical Research Training Course will only be eligible to attend one course. 

Required Application Materials
  • 1-2 page letter of application detailing the applicant’s background, training, interest in cellular therapy and clinical research, and career goals.
  • A detailed proposal for a translational research project in cell therapy to be further refined at the course.
  • Current curriculum vitae (CV).
  • 1-page letter of recommendation from the applicant’s mentor. 


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