Get To Know Your Scientific Advisory Board: Dr. Matthias Hebrok

Matthias Hebrok, PhD is a leading researcher in diabetes, answers a few quick questions about new stem cells discoveries and dinner parties! read more

A Four-Year-Old Confronts Her Diabetes Head-On

Just two days shy of her 4th birthday, Brooklynn Hamilton was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes. At such a young age, Brooklynn was initially ... read more

Defeating Diabetes?

Last year diabetes cost America nearly a quarter of a trillion dollars, but nobody got well. Fortunately, CIRM has an anti-diabetes weapon coming. read more

A Long-Distance Endurance Test for This Parkinson’s Patient

John Ball was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease when he was 39. Parkinson’s is an incurable, progressive neurodegenerative disease of the ... read more

Pushing Back Against Parkinson's Disease

"In February of 2007, my wife Debbie and I traveled to Thailand. We knew something was wrong with me before we left. I was 49 years old." Joe ... read more

Taking Control of Parkinson's Disease

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Clinical Trials for Type 1 Diabetes

Thanks to funding from Proposition 71, California’s $3 billion investment in stem cell research, and the state funding entity it created, the ... read more

How can stem cells help treat or cure Parkinson’s disease?

Scientists are using stem cells from Parkinson’s disease (PD) patients to see if already-discovered drugs might be useful in treating symptoms of ... read more

How can stem cells help treat or cure Type 1 diabetes?

Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) develops when the body’s own immune system destroys the cells in the pancreas that make insulin. Since T1D patients cannot ... read more

VIDEO: Giving Hope to People with Type 1 Diabetes

Nearly 30 million Americans are affected by some form of diabetes. That means Americans are injecting themselves with insulin more than 11 million ... read more

A Potential Cure for Diabetes Through Stem Cells

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