On January 16, 2009 CIRM began our glamorous TV career, launching the YouTube channel CIRMTV. Despite our fabulous onscreen talent the Emmys have yet to call (though they are welcome to comment below…). Still, we’re pretty pleased with the channel’s success. Today we reached 100,000 views to our videos, which include some educational pieces about stem cell research and a disease-focused series about individual conditions that CIRM-funded researchers are working to address.
Overall, our videos are most popular in the U.S., Canada, the U.K., Australia, the Philippines, and Sweden. The top ten views have gone to:
I’m going to give an editor’s choice award to a video we made about our Bridges to Stem Cell Research program. The passion these students have for stem cell research and for their future careers is exciting to see: