Video Event: Spotlight: Autism - Mar 2014

Reversing Autism in the Lab with help from Stem Cells and the Tooth Fairy

People with autism have difficulty with language and social interaction as if they are trapped inside their own brains. There is no cure. Dr. Alysson Muotri of UCSD devised a Fairy Tooth Kit Collection campaign in which autistic and unaffected kids could donate their baby teeth when they fell out. Using the induced pluripotent stem […]

Autism and Stem Cells: A Mom’s Perspective

Jen, mother of 10 year-old Milo who has a severe form of autism describes the impact of the disorder on her family and shares her thoughts about stem cell research.  This video was presented during at the Spotlight on Autism seminar at the March 13th 2014 governing Board meeting of California’s Stem Cell Agency. For […]