Heart Failure
Clinical Trials for Heart Disease
Thanks to funding from Proposition 71, California’s $3 billion investment in stem cell research, and the state funding entity it created, the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM), there are now 36 human clinical trials in various stages of progress, including a trial for heart ...
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Heart Failure
How can stem cells help treat or cure heart failure?
After a heart attack, many patients are left with scar tissue around the heart. Scientists are using heart stem cells to promote the self-repair of the heart. In some cases, these can be delivered by the blood instead of being injected directly into the heart. Clinical trials are underway now to ...
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