Stem Cell Therapies for Leukemia: Marching Toward the Clinic

On March 25th, 2014, California’s Stem Cell Agency (CIRM) hosted a live Google Hangout about recent progress in stem cell based treatment strategies for leukemia. Guest experts included CIRM grantees Dr. Catriona Jamieson of UCSD and Ravi Majeti of Stanford University who discussed their CIRM-funded research projects which aim to bring stem cell based therapies to clinic trials. CIRM science officer, Dr. Karen Berry also joined the Hangout to because CIRM’s portfolio of leukemia research projects. CIRM director of communications, Kevin McCormack moderated the live webcast. Visit the CIRM leukemia fact sheet for more information.