Marching for Science Across California

On April 22, 2017, the Americans for Cures community gathered and joined the March for Science in four cities in California. The March for Science, held on Earth Day, is a global, nonpartisan movement to defend the vital role science plays in our health, safety, economies, and governments. People marched in Washington, DC and cities around…

VIDEO: Evangelina is cured of Bubble Boy Disease

Evangelina Padilla-Vaccaro was born with Bubble Boy Disease, also known as severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID), a genetic, uniformly lethal disease that causes babies to be born without functioning immune systems.

But today, thanks to stem cell research funded by the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Evangelina is cured. See her parents speak in the video below.