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Dan L. Duncan Cancer Center

Houston, Texas

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Dan L. Duncan Cancer Center
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Cell Processing and Vector Production Shared Resource

(Adrian Gee, Ph.D., Director;
Zhuyong Mei, M.D., Co-Director)


The mission of the Cell Processing & Vector Production Shared Resource is to provide GMP manufacturing of therapeutic grade cellular products and viral and non-viral vectors for use in early phase clinical trials and to facilitate the preparation of the associated regulatory documentation.


  • Manufacturing of a wide range of cellular therapy products and associated intermediates for use in cancer therapy.
  • Manufacturing of viral (adenoviral, retroviral and Herpes virus) and non-viral vectors, and associated master and working cell banks, to support clinical gene therapy studies.
  • Provision of assistance in preparing the appropriate regulatory documentation for submission of Investigational New Drug applications to the FDA.

Charge Back Fees & Forms

  • Due to the wide range and unique nature of the products manufactured, fees are determined on a per-product basis. Contact Myrlena Lee (see below)
  • Submission forms for vector manufacturing can be obtained by contacting Zhuyong Mei (see below)


Adrian Gee
Director, Cell Processing & Vector Production Shared Resource
Professor of Medicine & Pediatrics
Phone: 832-824-4675

Zhuyong Mei
Co-Director, Cell Processing & Vector Production Shared Resource
Instructor, Department of Medicine
Phone: 832-824-4175

Myrlena Lee
Administrative Associate
Center for Cell & Gene Therapy

Physical Location

Center for Cell & Gene Therapy, 16th Floor, Feigin Center, Texas Children’s Hospital, 1102 Bates Street

Please, visit CAGT - GMP for more information.

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