Degenerative Diseases

VIDEO: How Stem Cells Can Help Degenerative Diseases

Watch our video about how stem cells could help people suffering from degenerative diseases like Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, Type 1 Diabetes, or Rheumatoid Arthritis.

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Stem Cells 101

VIDEO: What are stem cells and why are they important?

Find out what stem cells are, where they come from, how they are used in medicine today, and what promise they hold for medicine tomorrow.

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VIDEO: How SCID was cured

Thanks to stem cell research funded by the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine, a cure for SCID could be not far off.

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VIDEO: How Stem Cells Could Halt ALS

ALS is a 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 this disease.

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Spinal Cord Injuries

VIDEO: How Stem Cells Could Help Patients With Spinal Cord Injuries

Caused by damage to the spinal cord, SCI affect 1.2 million people in the United States and has been a major focus for CIRM for research and therapy development.

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VIDEO: How HIV Can Be Treated With Stem Cells

Here's how stem cell research at City of Hope, USC and Sangamo Biosciences is leading to groundbreaking advances in treating HIV/AIDS.

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