2020 CIRM Grantee Meeting
Hear some of the leading stem cell scientists in the world talk about their research – being done in California - and the progress being made in developing new treatments, and even cures, for deadly diseases and disorders.
Gene Therapy for X-linked SCID - Stephen Gottschalk
10/19/2020
Stephen Gottschalk, MD
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Stem Cell & Gene Therapy - Matthew Porteus, Tippi Mackenzie, Matthew Spear, Stephen Gottschalk
10/19/2020
Stem cells may play a critical role in treating genetic diseases. Hear from experts in the field.

Moderated by Matthew Porteus, MD, PhD, Stanford University
Tippi MacKenzie, MD, UC San Francisco: Fetal Therapy for Alpha Thalassemia Major
Matthew A. Spear, MD, Poseida Therapeutics: CAR-T Cells: Poseida Therapeutics
Stephen Gottschalk, MD, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital: Gene Therapy for X-linked SCID Recorded on 09/15/2020.
Pediatric and Rare Disease - Mort Cowan, Diana Farmer, Rosa Bacchetta, and Pawash Priyank
10/18/2020
Stem cells are on the forefront of the fight against rare pediatric diseases. Experts discuss current therapies and future hopes while a father shares his experience getting treatment for his son.

Moderated by Mort Cowan, MD, UC San Francisco
Pawash Priyank: Patient Perspective
Diana Farmer, MD, FACS, FRCS, UC Davis: Making Miracles Come To Life Through Stem Cells
Rosa Bacchetta, MD, Stanford University: Towards a cure for IPEX: engineered-Treg replacement...
Stem Cells, Cancer, and Advocacy: A Patient Perspective with Phuong Ly-Gallagher
10/18/2020
Phuong Ly-Gallagher was only 29 when diagnosed with colorectal cancer. In this compelling interview, she shares her journey from patient to survivor and advocate. Recorded on 09/14/2020.
Cancer Stem Cells with Scott Lippman, Sandra Dillon, Tannishtha Reya, Rob Signer, and Karen Aboody
10/17/2020
How are stem cells being used to treat cancer and develop future therapies? Hear from patients, physicians and researchers in this engaging panel.

Moderated by Scott Lippman, MD, UC San Diego
Sandra Dillon: Patient Perspective
Tannishtha Reya, PhD, UC San Diego: Targeting stem cell signals in cancer progression and therapy resistance
Robert A.J. Signer, PhD, UC San Diego: Stem cell regulation by the proteostasis network
Karen Aboody, MD, City of Hope:...
Spinal Cord Injury - Jane Lebkowski, Jake Javier, Ephron Rosenweig, Francois Binette, and Aileen Anderson
10/15/2020
How are stem cells being used to treat spinal cord injuries? Hear from patients and researchers on innovations and therapies on the horizon.

Moderated by Jane S. Lebkowski, PhD, Patch Technologies
Jake Javier: Patient Perspective
Mark Tuszynski MD, PhD, UC San Diego: Neural Stem Cells for Spinal Cord Injury
Francois Binette, PhD, Lineage Cell Therapeutics: OPC1 for Spinal Cord Injury: Update and Planning Forward
Aileen Anderson, PhD, UCI: Human Neural...
Eye Diseases - Dennis Clegg, Kristin MacDonald, Henry Klassen, Theodore Leng, Sophie Deng
10/14/2020
Stem cells may lead the way towards innovative treatments for eye disease. Hear from experts on the latest research.

Moderated by Dennis Clegg, PhD, UC Santa Barbara
Kristin MacDonald: Patient Perspective
Henry Klassen, MD, PhD, UCI: Retinal Progenitor Cells for Treatment of Retinitis Pigmentosa
Theodore Leng, MD, MS, Stanford University: NeuBright, a purified allogeneic cell therapy product for treatment of Dry Age-related Macular Degeneration
Sophie...
Neural Stem Cell Targeted Anti-Cancer Therapies: From Bench to Bedside - Karen Aboody
10/12/2020
Karen Aboody, MD
City of Hope

Recorded on 09/15/2020.
CIRM-Funded COVID-19 Research - Brigitte Gomperts - UCLA Broad Stem Cell Research Center
10/12/2020
The UCLA Broad Stem Cell Research Center's Dr. Brigitte Gomperts describes research into a treatment for COVID-19 utilizing lung organoids derived from pluripotent stem cells that is made possible by funding from California's Stem Cell Agency - CIRM.
CIRM-Funded COVID-19 Research - Gay Crooks - UCLA Broad Stem Cell Research Center
10/12/2020
The UCLA Broad Stem Cell Research Center's Dr. Gay Crooks describes research into a treatment for COVID-19 made possible by funding from California's Stem Cell Agency - CIRM.
CIRM-Funded COVID-19 Research - Helen Blau - Stanford University
10/12/2020
Stanford University's Helen Blau describes research into a treatment for COVID-19 made possible by funding from California's Stem Cell Agency - CIRM.
CIRM-Funded COVID-19 Research - Jianhua Yu - City of Hope
10/12/2020
City of Hope's Jianhua Yu describes research into a treatment for COVID-19 utilizing natural killer cells made possible by funding from California's Stem Cell Agency - CIRM.
CIRM-Funded COVID-19 Research Research - John Zaia - City of Hope
10/12/2020
City of Hope's Alpha Stem Cell Clinic Director Dr. John Zaia describes research into a treatment for COVID-19 made possible by funding from California's Stem Cell Agency - CIRM.
CIRM-Funded COVID-19 Research Research - Michael Matthay - UCSF
10/12/2020
The University of California, San Francisco's Dr. Michael Matthay describes research into a treatment for COVID-19 made possible by funding from California's Stem Cell Agency - CIRM.
CIRM-Funded COVID-19 Research - Stuart Lipton - The Scripps Research Institute
10/12/2020
The Scripps Research Institute's Stuart Lipton describes research into a treatment for COVID-19 made possible by funding from California's Stem Cell Agency - CIRM.
Caleb’s Courage: Treating Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
10/12/2020
Caleb Sizemore describes living with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and how a CIRM clinical trial participant has improved his condition.
Meet the CIRM Intern Cherie Lepe
10/12/2020
A short profile of Cherie Lepe, a CIRM-funded intern at the UC Irvine Sue and Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center and how the program is advancing her career.
Meet the CIRM Intern Javier Lepe
10/12/2020
A short profile of Javier Lepe, a CIRM-funded intern at the UC Irvine Sue and Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center and how the program is advancing his career.
Defeating Sickle-Cell with Stem Cells and Gene Therapy
10/12/2020
An overview of gene therapy strategies being employed by CIRM-funded researchers to find effective treatment for sickle-cell anemia.
 

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