CIRM is committed to accelerating the development of new stem cell-based therapies for chronic, debilitating diseases and disorders. 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.
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease)
Cancer: Brain tumor
Cancer: Solid tumor
Osteoporosis, bone and cartilage disease
SCID/Primary Immune Diseases
Sickle cell disease
Spinal cord injury