Disease Programs

CIRM is committed to accelerating the development of 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
Arthritis
Autism
Blindness
Cancer: Brain tumor
Cancer: Leukemia
Cancer: Skin
Cancer: Solid tumor
Deafness
Diabetes
Epidermolysis bullosa
Heart disease
HIV/AIDS
Huntington's disease
Multiple sclerosis
Osteoperosis
Parkinson's disease
Respiratory disease
SCID
Sickle cell disease
Spinal cord injury
Stroke
Thalassemia

Find Out More:
Stem Cell FAQ
Stem Cell Videos
CIRM-Funded Clinical Trials

Find Clinical Trials:

If you or a family member is interested in participating in a clinical trial, please visit clinicaltrials.gov to find a trial near you.