What would you like to know about stem cell research? This is your chance to ask the experts.

There’s a lot of fiction, a lot of misinformation surrounding stem cells and stem cell research. There are claims that are not based on solid science and clinics that are offering so-called “treatments” that are unproven, even dangerous for patients. Now you have a chance to talk to the experts in the field and get solid answers from them about what’s working, what’s not, and how you can find a therapy that might be appropriate for you.

Do you have questions about the latest in research using stem cells to help people recovering from a stroke? We’ll have someone who can answer them.

Want to know if stem cells can help people battling cancer? Or what’s happening in finding a stem cell treatment for diabetes or sickle cell disease, even autism, Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s disease? We’ll have experts to answers those.

This is all happening in a special Facebook Live “Ask the Stem Cell Team” event on Thursday, December 12th from 10.30am to 11.30am PDT. To take part all you have to do is tune in on the day and post a question or you can send us one ahead of time at info@cirm.ca.gov

We will do our best to answer as many of them as we can during the Facebook Live event, and those we don’t have time to get to we’ll answer in a blog at a later date.

So join us.

4 thoughts on “What would you like to know about stem cell research? This is your chance to ask the experts.

  1. I would like to know about any research being done on regenerating the retina
    I have retinitis pigmentosa – is there hope on the horizon?

    • Dear Lesley, thank you for your email and I am sorry to hear about your RP. I know how challenging that must be. Our Board recently voted to approve funding for another clinical trial targeting RP. The company behind this therapy is jcyte.com so if you go to their website you will find some information there about the trial including how you can sign up to be part of it.

    • Dear Shivani, I don’t know of any research being done, using stem cells, to target children with Alopecia. Sorry I can’t be of more help.

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