Disease Focus: Genetic Disorder


Spotlight on Disease Team Awards – Genetic Skin Disease: Albert Lane

Spotlight on Disease Team Awards – Genetic Skin Disease: Albert Lane Albert Lane, M.D., spoke at the “Spotlight on Disease Team Awards: Genetic Skin Disease,” an educational event presented at the CIRM Governing Board meeting on February 4, 2010. Lane is chair of the department of dermatology and professor of dermatology and pediatrics at Stanford […]

Spotlight on Disease Team Awards – Genetic Skin Disease: Marius Wernig

Spotlight on Disease Team Awards – Genetic Skin Disease: Marius Wernig Marius Wernig, M.D., spoke at the “Spotlight on Disease Team Awards: Genetic Skin Disease,” an educational event presented at the CIRM Governing Board meeting on February 4, 2010. Wernig is an assistant professor of pathology at the Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative […]

Spotlight on Disease Team Awards – Genetic Skin Disease: Anthony Oro

Spotlight on Disease Team Awards – Genetic Skin Disease: Anthony Oro Anthony Oro, M.D., Ph.D., spoke at the “Spotlight on Disease Team Awards: Genetic Skin Disease,” an educational event presented at the CIRM Governing Board meeting on February 4, 2010. Oro is an associate professor of dermatology in the Stanford School of Medicine. He is […]

Spotlight on Batten Disease: Seminar by Stephen Huhn, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.A.P.

Stephen Huhn, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.A.P. spoke at the “Spotlight on Batten Disease,” an educational event presented at the CIRM Governing Board meeting on August 13, 2008. Huhn summarized the biology of Batten disease and discussed the clinical trial that is currently underway. ┬áHuhn is Vice President and Head of the Neural Program at Stem Cells, […]

Spotlight on Batten Disease: Seminar by Ann Tsukamoto, Ph.D.

Ann Tsukamoto, Ph.D. spoke at the “Spotlight on Batten Disease,” an educational event presented at the CIRM Governing Board meeting on August 13, 2008. Tsukamoto reviewed the process of isolating, characterizing, and preparing human central nervous stem cells for use in a clinical trial designed to test a Batten disease cell-based therapy. Tsukamoto is the […]

Spotlight on Batten Disease: Seminar by Tony Ferradino

Tony Ferrandino spoke at the “Spotlight on Batten Disease,” an educational event presented at the CIRM Governing Board Meeting on August 13, 2008. Ferrandino’s son, Drew, was diagnosed with Batten disease in January 2007. Ferrandino spoke about his family’s journey to identify Drew’s condition and to seek out a treatment. Drew is enrolled in a […]