All CIRM Grants

Institution Researcher name Grant Type Grant Title Award Value
Calimmune, Inc. Geoff Symonds Disease Team Research I GENE-MODIFIED HEMATOPOIETIC STEM/PROGENITOR CELL BASED THERAPY FOR HIV DISEASE $8,278,722
University of California, Irvine Marian Waterman Basic Biology II TCF-3: A Wnt Pathway Effector and Nanog Regulator in Pluripotent Stem Cell Self-Renewal $1,277,101
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies Juan Carlos Izpisua Belmonte Training Grant I-3 Training in the Biology of Human Enbryonic Stem Cells and Emerging Technologies $1,261,333
Palo Alto Institute for Research and Education, Inc. Thomas Rando Basic Biology V Molecular regulation of stem cell potency $966,510
University of California, San Diego Anirvan Ghosh Basic Biology III Investigation of synaptic defects in autism using patient-derived induced pluripotent stem cells $843,597
University of Southern California Peter Laird SEED Grant Screening for Oncogenic Epigenetic Alterations in Human ES Cells $647,431
University of California, San Francisco Linda Giudice Shared Labs Shared Research and Teaching Laboratory: a Non-Federal Human Embryonic Stem Cell Resource for the Bay Area Community $3,291,268
University of California, San Diego Alysson Muotri Early Translational II Developing a drug-screening system for Autism Spectrum Disorders using human neurons $1,376,198
University of California, San Francisco Morton Cowan Early Translational III Gene Correction of Autologous Hematopoietic Stem Cells in Artemis Deficient SCID $3,931,662
University of California, San Francisco Jeffrey Bluestone Disease Team Planning A CIRM Disease Team for the Treatment and Cure of Diabetes $55,000
Stanford University Michelle Monje New Faculty Physician Scientist White matter neuroregeneration after chemotherapy: stem cell therapy for “chemobrain” $2,800,536
University of California, Irvine Charles Limoli SEED Grant Using human embryonic stem cells to treat radiation-induced stem cell loss: Benefits vs cancer risk $593,242
University of California, Santa Cruz Joel Kubby Tools and Technologies I AO Wide-Field Microscope $549,551
University of California, Los Angeles Dennis Slamon Disease Team Research I THERAPEUTIC OPPORTUNITIES TO TARGET TUMOR INITIATING CELLS IN SOLID TUMORS $19,979,660
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Clive Svendsen iPSC Consortia Award The HD iPSC Consortium: Repeat Length Dependent Phenotypes for Assay Development $300,000
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Mark Mercola Disease Team Planning "Stem Cell Therapies for Heart Failure" $44,450
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona Jill Adler-Moore Bridges Collaborative CIRM Bridges Program to Enhance Stem Cell Research Training and Education $3,213,701
University of California, Davis A. Reddi SEED Grant hESCs for Articular Cartilage Regeneration $301,703
The J. David Gladstone Institutes Bruce Conklin New Cell Lines Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells for Cardiovascular Diagnostics $1,708,560
Stanford University Theo Palmer Comprehensive Grant Immunology of neural stem cell fate and function $2,396,000
University of California, Davis Deborah Lieu Basic Biology IV Induction of Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Pacemaking Cells $1,333,800
Scripps Research Institute Jeanne Loring Shared Labs Collaborative Laboratory for Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research $1,361,825
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Dan Gazit Disease Team Therapy Planning I Genetically Engineered Mesenchymal Stem Cells for the Treatment of Vertebral Compression Fractures. $107,622
University of California, San Diego Thomas Kipps Disease Team Therapy Development III Therapeutic Eradication of Cancer Stem Cells $4,179,598
Stanford University Karl Deisseroth New Faculty I Bioengineering technology for fast optical control of differentiation and function in stem cells and stem cell progeny $2,424,209
University of California, San Francisco Robert Blelloch SEED Grant MicroRNA Regulation of Human Embryonic Stem Cell Self-Renewal and Differentiation $605,886
University of California, San Diego Yang Xu Early Translational I Developing induced pluripotent stem cells into human therapeutics and disease models $5,165,028
University of California, Los Angeles Bennett Novitch Basic Biology I Molecular Characterization of hESC and hIPSC-Derived Spinal Motor Neurons $1,229,922
University of California, San Francisco Katherine Nielsen Creativity Awards [REDACTED] SEP High School Intern Program $182,023
University of California, Berkeley Xavier Darzacq Research Leadership 14 Single Molecule Biophysics and Biology of Cellular Identity $4,631,091
University of California, Los Angeles Stanley Nelson Disease Team Therapy Planning I Combination therapy to Enhance Antisense Mediated Exon Skipping for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy $68,947
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies Ronald Evans Basic Biology V Metabolically-driven epigenetic changes in iPSC reprogramming $1,491,900
Scripps Research Institute Kristin Baldwin New Faculty I Generating pluripotent cell lines from neurons. $2,786,560
University of California, Davis Ebenezer Yamoah SEED Grant Hair Cells and Spiral Ganglion Neuron Differentiation from Human Embryonic Stem Cells $458,071
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies Inder Verma Shared Labs Shared viral vector facility for genetic manipulation of human ES cell $1,844,315
University of California, San Diego Dong-Er Zhang Basic Biology II RUNX1 in maintenance, expansion, and differentiation of therapeutic pluripotent stem cells $1,371,540
University of California, Santa Barbara Dennis Clegg Training Grant I-3 UCSB Stem Cell Biology Training Program $975,334
University of California, Merced Kara McCloskey Basic Biology V Directed Differentiation of Specialized Endothelial Cells $476,052
Stanford University Aaron Hsueh Basic Biology III Correlated time-lapse imaging and single cell molecular analysis of human embryo development $1,259,764
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Clive Svendsen Tools and Technologies II Use of iPS cells (iPSCs) to develop novels tools for the treatment of spinal muscular atrophy. $1,933,022
University of California, Irvine Thomas Lane SEED Grant Human Embryonic Stem Cells and Remyelination in a Viral Model of Demyelination $368,081
University of Southern California Andrew McMahon Shared Labs Center for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine: Shared Research Laboratory and Course in Current Protocols in Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research $3,513,204
Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope David DiGiusto Early Translational II Development of RNA-based approaches to stem cell gene therapy for HIV $3,097,160
University of Southern California David Woodley Disease Team Planning Clinical Regenerative Wound Healing With Stem Cells $33,626
University of California, Irvine Frank LaFerla SEED Grant Development of human ES cell lines as a model system for Alzheimer disease drug discovery $473,963
University of California, Davis Kit Lam Tools and Technologies I Discovery of adhesion ligands for pluripotent human stem cells $834,003
University of California, Los Angeles Donald Kohn Disease Team Research I Stem Cell Gene Therapy for Sickle Cell Disease $8,833,695
Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope Yanhong Shi Basic Biology IV Modeling Alexander disease using patient-specific induced pluripotent stem cells $1,367,172
Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope Michael Barish Disease Team Planning Genetically-modified neural stem cells for treatment of high-grade glioma $55,000
California State University, Channel Islands Ching-Hua Wang Bridges Curriculum Development and Implementation of Stem Cell Technology and Laboratory Management Emphasis in an Established MS Biotechnology and Bioinformatics Program at (REDACTED) and Co-development of a GE Course on Stem Cel $4,237,241
Stanford University Michele Calos Early Translational IV Engineered iPSC for therapy of limb girdle muscular dystrophy type 2B $1,876,253
University of California, Los Angeles Antoni Ribas New Faculty II Stem Cells for Immune System Regeneration to Fight Cancer $3,072,000
University of California, San Diego Martin Marsala Transplantation Immunology Induction of immune tolerance after spinal grafting of human ES-derived neural precursors $1,387,800
University of California, San Diego Steve Dowdy New Cell Lines Protein transduction of transcription factors: a non-genetic approach to generate new pluripotent cell lines from human skin. $1,073,585
University of California, San Francisco Samuel Pleasure Comprehensive Grant Human stem cell derived oligodendrocytes for treatment of stroke and MS $2,459,235
University of California, San Francisco Miguel Ramalho-Santos Basic Biology IV Genetic dissection of human cellular reprogramming to pluripotency $1,184,883
The J. David Gladstone Institutes Deepak Srivastava Shared Labs CIRM Shared Human Embryonic Stem Cell Core Laboratory $842,672
University of California, Davis John Laird Disease Team Therapy Planning I Phase I study of IM Injection of VEGF Producing MSC for the Treatment of Critical Limb Ischemia $76,066
The J. David Gladstone Institutes Sheng Ding New Faculty I Reprogramming of human somatic cells back to pluripotent embryonic stem cells $1,414,664
Buck Institute for Age Research Dale Bredesen SEED Grant Programmed Cell Death Pathways Activated in Embryonic Stem Cells $728,950
Scripps Research Institute Jeanne Loring Early Translational I Ensuring the safety of cell therapy: a quality control pipeline for cell purification and validation $5,830,771
University of Southern California Martin Pera Basic Biology I The stem cell microenvironment in the maintenance of pluripotency and reprogramming $1,325,723
University of California, Davis Gerhard Bauer Creativity Awards Internship at a Cutting Edge CIRM-funded Stem Cell Research Facility $299,928
Stanford University Michael Longaker Training Grant I-1 Stanford CIRM Training Program $3,035,282
University of California, Los Angeles Bennett Novitch Basic Biology V In vitro modeling of human motor neuron disease $1,148,758
University of California, Irvine Kyoko Yokomori SEED Grant Derivation and characterization of human ES cells from FSHD embryos $607,200
Buck Institute for Age Research Xianmin Zeng Shared Labs CIRM Shared Research Laboratory for Stem Cells and Aging $3,478,933
University of California, San Diego Kun-Liang Guan Basic Biology II The function of YAP in human embryonic stem cells $1,245,693
University of California, Berkeley David Schaffer Tools and Technologies III Engineered Biomaterials for Scalable Manufacturing and High Viability Implantation of hPSC-Derived Cells to Treat Neurodegenerative Disease $1,380,557
The J. David Gladstone Institutes Deepak Srivastava Early Translational III Direct Cardiac Reprogramming for Heart Regeneration $6,319,110
University of California, Los Angeles Kathrin Plath Basic Biology III Discovery of mechanisms that control epigenetic states in human reprogramming and pluripotent cells $1,364,598
Fluidigm Corporation Marc Unger Tools and Technologies II Development and Application of Versatile, Automated, Microfluidic Cell Culture System $1,939,236
University of California, San Diego Cornelis Murre SEED Grant Generation of long-term cultures of human hematopoietic multipotent progenitors from embryonic stem cells $473,952
Stanford University Helen Blau Tools and Technologies I Regulation of Stem Cell Fate in Bioengineered Arrays of Hydrogel Microwells $949,608
University of California, Los Angeles Sophie Deng Early Translational II Regeneration of Functional Human Corneal Epithelial Progenitor Cells $1,524,947
University of California, San Francisco Jeffrey Lotz Disease Team Planning A CIRM Disease Team for the Repair of Traumatically Injured and Arthritic Cartilage $33,172
University of California, San Francisco Linda Giudice SEED Grant Human Embryonic Stem Cell Differentiation to Trophoblast: Basic Biology and Clinical Translation to Improve Human Fertility $614,784
Scripps Research Institute Carlos Barbas Tools and Technologies I Development of a novel technology for precise, efficient, and safe genetic modification of stem cells $1,138,548
Stanford University Irving Weissman Disease Team Research I Development of Therapeutic Antibodies Targeting Human Acute Myeloid Leukemia Stem Cells $18,759,276
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Stuart Lipton Comprehensive Grant MEF2C-Directed Neurogenesis From Human Embryonic Stem Cells $2,832,000
University of California, San Diego Maike Sander Basic Biology IV Deciphering transcriptional control of pancreatic beta-cell maturation in vitro $1,258,560
University of California, San Diego Dennis Carson Disease Team Planning CIRM Planning Grant in Leukemia $52,174
California State University, Fullerton Nilay Patel Bridges Stem Cell Training Program - A Bridge to Stem Cell Research $3,050,901
University of California, Los Angeles Robert Reiter Early Translational IV Clinical Development of an N-cadherin Antibody to Target Cancer Stem Cells $4,075,668
The J. David Gladstone Institutes Benoit Bruneau New Faculty II Induction of cardiogenesis in pluripotent cells via chromatin remodeling factors $2,815,309
University of California, Davis William Murphy Transplantation Immunology Donor natural killer (NK) cells as “veto” cells to promote donor-specific tolerance $1,257,601
University of California, San Francisco Susan Fisher New Cell Lines Optimization of Human Embryonic Stem Cell Derivation Techniques and Production/Distribution of GMP-Grade Lines $1,383,419
University of California, Los Angeles Zack Jerome Comprehensive Grant Human Embryonic Stem Cell Therapeutic Strategies to Target HIV Disease $2,401,903
Buck Institute for Age Research Deepak Lamba Basic Biology IV 3D Modeling of Retina using Polymer Scaffolds for Understanding Disease Pathogenesis $1,212,553
Stanford University Renee Reijo Pera Shared Labs Center for Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research and Education $2,439,590
University of California, Davis Vicki Wheelock Disease Team Therapy Planning I MSC engineered to produce BDNF for the treatment of Huntington's disease $97,564
University of California, Los Angeles Donald Kohn Disease Team Therapy Development III Clinical Trial of Stem Cell Gene Therapy for Sickle Cell Disease $13,145,465
Western University of Health Sciences Douglas Ethell New Faculty I ES-Derived Cells for the Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease $1,401,642
Human BioMolecular Research Institute John Cashman SEED Grant Discovering Potent Molecules with Human ESCs to Treat Heart Disease $688,274
ViaCyte, Inc. Olivia Kelly Early Translational I Methods for detection and elimination of residual human embryonic stem cells in a differentiated cell product $5,405,397
University of California, Los Angeles Michael Teitell Basic Biology I Mitochondrial Metabolism in hESC and hiPSC Differentiation, Reprogramming, and Cancer $1,323,029
Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope Paul Salvaterra Creativity Awards Creativity Award Program in Stem Cell Biology for California High School Students $271,857
University of California, San Francisco Susan Fisher Training Grant I-1 Training Grant I $2,868,145
University of California, San Francisco Valerie Weaver Basic Biology V Biophysical Determinants of Early Embryonic Stem Cell Fate Specification $1,186,500
University of California, Los Angeles Siavash Kurdistani SEED Grant Cellular epigenetic diversity as a blueprint for defining the identity and functional potential of human embryonic stem cells $549,698

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