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Our Focus

In addition to education and advocacy, we focus on four areas of stem cell research. Click each area below to learn more.

What Are Stem Cells?

We are all made of stem cells. Take a journey to discover how our bodies use them to grow, heal and potentially cure others.

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Neurodegenerative Diseases

Conditions that result in the progressive degeneration or loss of neurons (nerve cells) in the brain and spinal cord such as Parkinson's.

Autoimmune Diseases

Autoimmune diseases develop when your immune system, which defends your body against disease and infection, attacks healthy cells by mistake. There are more than 100 identified autoimmune conditions that affect any system of the human body.

Rare Childhood Disorders

80% of rare diseases are genetic and present throughout a person’s life, even if symptoms do not immediately appear. Children are often diagnosed at birth through newborn screening - or later in childhood and early adulthood when symptoms emerge.

Regenerative Medicines

Regenerative medicine includes stem cell therapies, gene therapies, tissue engineering, scaffolding, 3-D bio printing and other technology advances in the field of personalized medicine.