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
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Stem Cell FAQ
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CIRM-Funded Clinical Trials
Find Clinical Trials:
If you or a family member is interested in participating in a clinical trial, please visit the CIRM Alpha Stem Cell Clinics webpage or clinicaltrials.gov to find a trial near you.
Learn about how CIRM-funded stem cell research could generate treatments for many chronic diseases and injuries.