Disease Information

Disease Information

The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine is committed to developing new stem cell-based therapies for chronic, debilitating diseases. The following pages describe CIRM's stem cell research funding and progress toward cures. Please check back if you don't see a disease listed here as we will be adding new pages regularly.

Alzheimer's disease
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease)
Arterial limb disease
Cancer: Brain tumor
Cancer: Leukemia
Cancer: Skin
Cancer: Solid tumor
Epidermolysis bullosa
Heart disease
Huntington's disease
Multiple sclerosis
Parkinson's disease
Sickle cell disease
Spinal cord injury

Learn more about stem cell research: Stem Cell Basics Primer | Stem Cell Videos | What We Fund

Find clinical trials:
CIRM does not track stem cell clinical trials. If you or a family member is interested in participating in a clinical trial, please see the national trial database to find a trial near you: clinicaltrials.gov

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