Facebook Live: Stem Cells and Stroke

CIRM hosted a special ‘Ask the Expert’¬†Facebook Live event on May 31st, 2018, to discuss the latest progress in the development of stem cell-based treatments for Stroke. Dr. Gary Steinberg, chair of neurosurgery at Stanford University, talked to us about his work in helping reverse the damage caused by a stroke, even for people who experienced a brain attack several years ago. CIRM Senior Science Officer, Dr. Lila Collins, talked about other stem cell research targeting stroke, its promise and some of the problems that still need to be overcome.