CURRENT STATE OF CELL-BASED THERAPIES BY DISEASE 

These concise highlights provide the current state of stem cell science for specific diseases, including background on the disease, rationale for using cell-based therapies, evidence for specific approaches and current status of the field with respect to clinical trials. Information for patients and the public on how stem cells are being used to treat some diseases can be found at A Closer Look at Stem Cells.

Age-related macular degeneration

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Diabetes 

Huntington's disease

Liver disease

Multiple sclerosis

Myocardial infarction / Heart failure

Osteoarthritis

Parkinson's disease

Pediatric leukodystrophies