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VIDEO: Meet Kris Boesen, Previously Paralyzed
Meet Kris Boesen, one of the five previously paralyzed patients who saw increased mobility after participating in University of Southern California and Asterias Biotherapeutics’ human clinical trial.
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Bubble Boy Disease (SCID)
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 ...
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Spinal Cord Injury
VIDEO: Meet Kris Boesen, Previously Paralyzed
Meet Kris Boesen, one of the five previously paralyzed patients who saw increased mobility after participating in University of Southern California and Asterias Biotherapeutics’ human clinical trial.
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Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
VIDEO: How Stem Cells Could Halt ALS
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a relentless and fatal neurodegenerative disease that damages and destroys nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. But with the support of CIRM, researchers are working to develop ways to slow or halt the progression of ...
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