ALS Webinar: progress with stem cell approaches to treating ALS

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ALS Webinar: Progress with stem cell approaches to treating ALS

Join us in a Google+ hangout with CIRM grantees working toward therapies for ALS. Attendees will be able to post questions in the hangout or through Twitter using the hashtag #AskCIRM_ALS.

Date: July 3, noon-1pm

Go to the Google+ event page, where we’ll post more details and information about how to join the Hangout.


Clive Svendsen, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Dr. Svendsen has a CIRM Disease Team award to modify human neural stem cells to deliver a drug directly to neurons that are damaged in people with ALS. You can read a description of his project here.

Diane Winkur

Diane is a long-time patient advocate for ALS and is a member of our governing board. Her profile is here.


Date Published: May 31, 2013
Last Modified: March 5, 2015