Diseases for Which Treatment is in the Clinical Study Stage*

Written by Andrew Ripps. Posted in Diseases Treated With Stem Cells

Auto immune

Graft-versus-Host Disease (GvHD)
Diabetes, type 1 (juvenile diabetes)
Crohn’s disease
Rheumatoid arthritis
Lupus
Multiple sclerosis (MS)

Cardiovascular

Cardiac repair & recovery
Congenital heart defects (the most common birth defect)
Critical limb ischemia
Buerger's disease
Ischemic stroke

Neurologic

Cerebral palsy (CP)
Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (HIE)
Autism
Traumatic brain injury (TBI is the most common cause of death in young children)
Spinal cord injury (SCI)
Hearing loss (acquired sensorineural)
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
Scleroderma
Alzheimer's disease
Misc. "degenerative conditions"

Orthopedic

Orthopedic
Cleft palate repair (alveolar)
Cartilage repair

Stem cells & gene therapy for inherited disorders

Cerebral adrenoleukodystrophy
Cystic fibrosis
Fanconi anemia
Severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID)
Sickle cell anemia
Thalassemia
Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome
Duchenne muscular dystrophy
Becker muscular dystrophy

Stem cell transplantation for additional inherited disorders

Epidermolysis bullosa
Lysosomal storage diseases (in utero transplant)

Stem cell transplantation for new indications

HIV

 

* Last updated November 2012