Stargardt’s Info

From: CIRM Info
Sent: Tuesday, January 06, 2015 6:46 PM
Subject: Re: Stargardt’s
Dear Lauren,
Thank you for reaching out to us. We apologize for the slow reply.
Stargardts is a very active area of stem cell research. There are a number of clinical trials now underway. The federal database is the best way to get contact information about each trial. For instance, we did a search on (“stargardts” AND “stem cells”) and got these results:
Also, here’s a link to a great resource for understanding stem cell treatments in general:
We are not aware of research related to Vitamin A, saffron, and stargardt’s.
Thank you for forwarding the link to your blog!
Best wishes,
From: Lauren Tappan <>
Date: Monday, December 22, 2014 at 8:24 AM
To: User <>
Subject: Stargardt’s
Dear California Institute for Regenerative Medicine,
    I have Stargardt’s . I am wondering if you are doing any stem cell research or clinical trials for Stargardt’s patients. At the moment, I am interested in the downside of Vitamin A for Stargardt’s patients. I am experimenting with saffron. Has there been any research done on this?
    I look forward to hearing from you.
Lauren Tappan

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