How the California Stem Cell Program Saved Lives, Eased Suffering and Changed the Face of Medicine Forever

By Don C. Reed, World Scientific Publishing, March 20th, 2020

Chronic diseasethreatens the world. In America alone, more than 100 million children and adults suffer chronic (long-lasting or incurable) diseases. These are not empty statistics, but people we know, members of your family and mine...

DON C. REED is the author of numerous books on the California stem cell program, including “Science, Politics, Stem Cells and Genes: CALIFORNIA’S WAR ON CHRONIC DISEASE”, published by World Scientific Publishers, Inc., 2023.

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Stem Cell Research Book Reveals People’s Struggles

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How Ordinary People Can Fight Back Against the Crushing Burden of Chronic Disease!

Don Reed’s Second Book

How the California Stem Cell Research Program is Fighting Your Incurable Disease!

About Don Reed


Sometimes called the “Grandfather of Stem Cell Research Advocacy”, Don C. Reed was citizen sponsor of California’s Roman Reed Spinal Cord Injury Research Act of 1999, named after his paralyzed son. Don was grassroots organizer for America’s first pro- stem cell research legislation,


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Side by side with his paralyzed son Roman, Don C. Reed is an advocate for stem cell research for cure. Involved in virtually every major stem cell battle since the controversy began, Reed is the author of the forthcoming book, STEM CELL BATTLES: Proposition 71 and Beyond, How Ordinary People Can Fight Back Against the Crushing Burden of Chronic Disease, available at

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Please visit Americans for Cures Foundation, the legacy non-profit which sprang from the campaign to pass Proposition 71, the California Stem Cells for Research and Cures Initiative. Led by Bob Klein, we are a nonpartisan, 501(c)3 organization. Our mission is to advocate on behalf of all who suffer chronic disease and injury, and who might benefit from stem cell research and therapies.

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