Video Event: ICOC Meeting - July 2012

Huntington’s Advocates Celebrate New Stem Cell Research Funding

This two minute video captures the excitement of the Huntington’s disease patient advocate and research community when the CIRM governing board approved the Disease Team II awards on July 26th, 2012. Among the awardees is UC Davis’ Dr. Vicki Wheelock whose project team aims to use their $19 million grant to bring a stem cell-based […]

$18 Million ALS Research Grant for Stem Cell Therapy Applauded by ALS Advocates

On July 26th 2012, the governing board of California’s Stem Cell Agency approved an $18 million Disease Team research grant that aims to bring a stem cell-based ALS treatment to clinical trials. The project team is led by Clive Svendsen, PhD, director of the Cedars-Sinai Regenerative Medicine Institute and chair of the California ALS Research […]