Patient stories: Hope for stem cell research

Patient Stories: Hope for stem cell research

Spotlights on Disease

These patients have shared their stories with our governing board and as part of other public meetings. Here you can read about their hopes for a cure, along with updates from CIRM grantees studying these diseases.

Heart Disease

Read Joshua's story
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Spinal Cord Injury

Read Katie's story
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Liver Disease

Read Vanessa's story
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Multiple Sclerosis

Read Nan's story
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Bone repair

Read Diana's story
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Autism

Read Laureen's story
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Sickle Cell Disease

Read Nancy's story
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Heart Failure

Read Fred's story
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Neuromyolitis Optica (NMO or Devic's disease)

Read Victoria's story
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Stroke

Read Fred's story
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Michael Cooper - Spotlight on Stroke

Macular Degeneration

Read Sharon's story
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Sharon Hayes - Spotlight on Blindness

Alzheimer's Disease

Read Dick's story
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Dick Mora - Spotlight on Alzheimer's Disease

Arthritis

Read Barbara's story
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Barbara D'amico - Spotlight on Arthritis

ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease)

Read Dan's story
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Spotlight on ALS - Dan Desmond

Huntington's Disease

Read Sherry's story
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Sherry - Spotlight on Huntington's Disease

HIV/AIDS

Read Loring's story
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Loring Leeds - Spotlight on HIV/AIDS

Epidermolsys Bullosa

Read Lynn's story
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Christine Anderson - Spotlight on Epidermolysis Bullosa

Leukemia

Read Theresa's story
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Diabetes

Read Joelle's story
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Huntington's Disease

Read Francis' story
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Parkinson's Disease

Read Bruce's story
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Deafness

Read Diane's story
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Batten Disease

Read Drew's story
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