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Advancing support for Adult Stem Cell Therapy to help those battling Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and other incurable diseases.

Our Story

At the age of three, Ryan Benton was diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Twenty years later, Ryan became the first person in the world with his terminal disease to be successfully treated with adult stem cell therapy, paving the way for others.

With your help, we can continue helping others in their fight against incurable diseases by advancing support and access to adult stem cell therapy.

Advancing Adult Stem Cell Therapy

Estimates show that nearly one-third of the U.S. population currently suffers from diseases or conditions that have been proven to be relieved by adult stem cell therapies.

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Advancing Adult Stem Cell Therapy

Estimates show that nearly one-third of the U.S. population currently suffers from diseases or conditions that have been proven to be relieved by adult stem cell therapies.

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What’s New

In September our 9th annual Concert in the Country welcomed nearly 2,000 people and raised over $75,000

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Learn about Ryan’s passion for music and how it drives him to make the most of each day.

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30,000

Individuals Diagnosed with Duchenne muscular dystrophy each year that need your help.

$81,520

Typical household burden for treatment and care of DMD.

$204,716

Amount raised through CTFAC for continued research and therapy.

Blog Updates

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Maintained stem cell treatments for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy help Ryan Benton continue to fight back

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There is a big difference in a “treatment” and a “cure”. This is something we learned early on as Ryan began receiving adult stem cell treatments. Many people assumed that…

Founder’s Focus – Ryan’s 33rd Birthday

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Our founder Blake Benton explains why birthdays
for boys with Duchenne are a scary reality, although when given the gift of
stem cell therapy boys can still have a chance to live a life they’ve always
dreamed of.

you can help make a difference

For as little as $10/month, you can help make a difference in millions of lives. Your support helps raise awareness and support for those in need of adult stem cell therapy.

Latest News

Wichita man ‘a pioneer for this new treatment that you’d hoped for all your life’

Mar. 20, 2018

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Partnership with K-State College of Business continues for 2nd year

Mar. 16, 2018

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Joe Rogan Experience: Dr. Neil Riordan and Mel Gibson discuss advances in stem cell therapy

Jan. 17, 2018

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Partnership with Wichita Wingnuts Community Benefit Concert

Mar. 9, 2018

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