All CIRM Grants

Institution Researcher name Grant Type Grant Title Award Value
University of California, San Diego Shaochen Chen Tools and Technologies III Development of 3D Bioprinting Techniques using Human Embryonic Stem Cells Derived Cardiomyocytes for Cardiac Tissue Engineering $1,368,517
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 Markus Muschen Early Translational II Dual targeting of tyrosine kinase and BCL6 signaling for leukemia stem cell eradication $2,756,536
University of California, Los Angeles Carla Koehler Tools and Technologies III A small molecule tool for reducing the malignant potential in reprogramming human iPSCs and ESCs $1,283,900
University of California, Los Angeles Noriyuki Kasahara Early Translational II Stem cell-based carriers for RCR vector delivery to glioblastoma $3,370,607
StemCells, Inc. Alexandra Capela Disease Team Therapy Development - Research Restoration of memory in Alzheimer’s disease: a new paradigm using neural stem cell therapy $8,901,641
San Francisco State University Carmen Domingo Bridges Bridges to Stem Cell Research $4,201,420
The Parkinson's Institute Birgitt Schuele Tools and Technologies II Editing of Parkinson’s disease mutation in patient-derived iPSCs by zinc-finger nucleases $1,327,983
University of California, Berkeley David Schaffer Shared Labs Human Embryonic Stem Cell Shared Research Laboratory $1,688,129
Stanford University Anthony Oro Tools and Technologies III A Chromatin Context Tool for Predicting iPS Lineage Predisposition and Tissue Graftability $1,403,822
University of California, San Diego Shyni Varghese Tools and Technologies III Technologies to improve in vivo function of transplanted stem cells $1,393,200
Buck Institute for Age Research Xianmin Zeng Shared Labs CIRM Shared Research Laboratory for Stem Cells and Aging $3,478,933
San Diego State University Ricardo Zayas New Faculty II The molecular basis underlying adult neurogenesis during regeneration and tissue renewal $1,712,225
University of Southern California Robert Maxson Research Training II CIRM Stem Cell Biology Training Program $6,162,045
Palo Alto Institute for Research and Education, Inc. Husein Hadeiba Transplantation Immunology Application of Tolerogenic Dendritic Cells for Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation $733,061
University of California, San Diego Yang Xu Comprehensive Grant Mechanisms to maintain the self-renewal and genetic stability of human embryonic stem cells $2,467,200
University of California, San Francisco Holger Willenbring Early Translational III Generation of safe and therapeutically effective human induced hepatocyte-like cells $1,544,170
Palo Alto Institute for Research and Education, Inc. Thomas Rando Basic Biology V Molecular regulation of stem cell potency $966,510
University of California, Santa Barbara Dennis Clegg Research Training II Training Program in Stem Cell Biology and Engineering $2,448,823
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Huei-sheng Chen SEED Grant Development of Neuro-Coupled Human Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Cardiac Pacemaker Cells. $695,680
Stanford University Julien Sage Basic Biology I The retinoblastoma (RB) gene family in cellular reprogramming $1,357,085
Stanford University Howard Chang New Faculty I Noncoding RNAs in Cell Fate Determination $2,985,894
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Mark Mercola Comprehensive Grant Chemical Genetic Approach to Production of hESC-derived Cardiomyocytes $2,832,000
Stanford University Joseph Wu Disease Team Therapy Development - Research Human Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Cardiomyocytes for Patients with End Stage Heart Failure $19,942,877
University of Southern California Chrysostomos Nikias Major Facilities Broad CIRM Facility at USC $26,972,500
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo Trevor Cardinal Bridges Masters of Science Specialization in Stem Cell Technology $3,542,859
University of California, San Francisco Ann Zovein New Faculty Physician Scientist Human endothelial reprogramming for hematopoietic stem cell therapy. $2,319,784
University of California, San Francisco Heike Daldrup-Link SEED Grant Labeling of human embryonic stem cells with iron oxide nanoparticles and fluorescent dyes for a non-invasive cell depiction with MR imaging and optical imaging $240,214
iPierian, Inc. Irene Griswold-Prenner Basic Biology II Cellular Reprogramming: Dissecting the Molecular Mechanism and Enhancing Efficiency $1,458,000
University of California, San Diego David Traver New Faculty I Genetic dissection of mesodermal commitment to the hematopoietic fates. $2,150,620
BioTime, Inc. Michael West Early Translational I Addressing the Cell Purity and Identity Bottleneck Through Generation and Expansion of Clonal Human Embryonic Progenitor Cell Lines $4,721,706
Stanford University Michael Cleary Basic Biology IV Prostaglandin pathway regulation of self-renwal in hematopoietic and leukemia stem cells $1,244,455
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles Donald Kohn Disease Team Planning STEM CELL GENE THERAPY FOR SICKLE CELL DISEASE $12,131
OncoMed Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Timothy Hoey Disease Team Therapy Planning I [REDACTED]: A New Cancer Therapeutic to Reduce CSC Frequency $65,120
Numerate, Inc. John Griffin Early Translational IV Use of human iPSC-derived neurons from Huntington’s Disease patients to develop novel, disease-modifying small molecule structural corrector drug candidates targeting the unique, neurotoxic conformation of mutant huntingtin $520,015
Stanford University Thomas Wandless SEED Grant Reprogramming Differentiated Human Cells to a Pluripotent State $380,005
University of California, Davis Roslyn Isseroff Early Translational II Bone Marrow Mesenchymal Stem Cells to Heal Chronic Diabetic Wounds $4,635,576
University of California, Los Angeles Martin Martin Tools and Technologies II Pluripotent and Somatic Stem Cell Models to Study Inherited Diarrheal Disorders $1,783,250
University of California, Santa Barbara Dennis Clegg Shared Labs Laboratory for Stem Cell Biology and Engineering $1,638,357
Scripps Research Institute James Williamson Creativity Awards Stem Cell Summer Academy: Creating the Next Generation of Scientists $240,062
University of California, Riverside Prudence Talbot Shared Labs A Stem Cell Core Facility for Studying Human Embryonic Stem Cell Differentiation $1,976,931
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Marcel Daadi Disease Team Therapy Planning I Neural Stem Cell-Based Therapy For Parkinson’s Disease $63,952
Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. Fyodor Urnov Strategic Partnership II A Treatment For Beta-thalassemia via High-Efficiency Targeted Genome Editing of Hematopoietic Stem Cells $6,374,150
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Gregg Duester SEED Grant Retinoic Acid-FGF Antagonism during Motor Neuron Differentiation of Human ES Cells $695,229
Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope John Zaia Disease Team Research I ZIinc Finger Nuclease-Based Stem Cell Therapy for AIDS $14,536,969
University of California, San Diego Steve Dowdy Tools and Technologies I TAT Cell-Permeable Protein Delivery of siRNAs for Epigenetic Programming of Human Pluripotent and Adult Stem Cells $720,000
Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope John Zaia Strategic Partnership III Track A A Phase I, Open-Label Study to Assess the Safety, Feasibility and Engraftment of Zinc Finger Nucleases (ZFN) CCR5 Modified Autologous CD34+ Hematopoietic Stem/Progenitor Cells with Escalating Doses of Busulfan in HIV-1 (R5) Infected Subjects with Suboptim $5,583,438
University of California, San Diego Mana Parast New Faculty II Molecular Mechanisms of Trophoblast Stem Cell Specification and Self-Renewal $3,077,918
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
Stanford University Helen Blau Basic Biology V Mass Cytometry to Delineate the Human Muscle Stem Cell Hierarchy and Dysfunction in Aging $1,175,357
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 California, San Diego Shyni Varghese New Faculty II A Novel Microenvironment-Mediated Functional Skeletal Muscle from Human Embryonic Stem Cells and their In Vivo Engraftment $2,300,569
University of California, San Francisco Long-cheng Li New Cell Lines Induction of pluripotent stem cells by small RNA-guided transcriptional activation $1,368,461
Escape Therapeutics, Inc Basil Hantash Transplantation Immunology Development of an immune tolerant hESC source for allogeneic cell therapy applications $1,453,040
Stanford University Joseph Wu Tools and Technologies III Advanced animal model for predictive preclinical testing of engineered cardiac autografts and allografts $1,713,456
Stanford University Julie Baker Comprehensive Grant Functional Genomic Analysis of Chemically Defined Human Embryonic Stem Cell $2,518,303
University of California, Merced Kara McCloskey Basic Biology V Directed Differentiation of Specialized Endothelial Cells $476,052
University of California, Irvine Peter Donovan Research Training II Research Training Program II $6,315,379
Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research Bing Ren SEED Grant Mapping the transcriptional regulatory elements in the genome of hESC $653,823
Stanford University Helen Blau Basic Biology I Molecular Mechanisms of Reprogramming towards Pluripotency $1,408,332
University of California, Santa Cruz Bin Chen New Faculty I Molecular mechanisms of neural stem cell differentiation in the developing brain $2,147,592
University of California, Davis Jan Nolta Early Translational I Sustained siRNA production from human MSC to treat Huntingtons Disease and other neurodegenerative disorders $2,615,674
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Clive Svendsen iPSC Consortia Award The HD iPSC Consortium: Repeat Length Dependent Phenotypes for Assay Development $300,000
University of California, San Francisco Jeffrey Bluestone Disease Team Planning A CIRM Disease Team for the Treatment and Cure of Diabetes $55,000
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona Jill Adler-Moore Bridges Collaborative CIRM Bridges Program to Enhance Stem Cell Research Training and Education $3,213,701
Stanford University Michelle Monje New Faculty Physician Scientist White matter neuroregeneration after chemotherapy: stem cell therapy for “chemobrain” $2,800,536
University of California, Los Angeles Zoran Galic SEED Grant Genetic Enhancement of the Immune Response to Melanoma via hESC-derived T cells $616,800
University of California, Davis Eric Kurzrock Basic Biology II Differentiation of Human Embryonic Stem Cells into Urothelium $849,037
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies Lei Wang New Faculty I Genetic Encoding Novel Amino Acids in Embryonic Stem Cells for Molecular Understanding of Differentiation to Dopamine Neurons $2,587,742
University of Southern California Martin Pera New Cell Lines New Technology ForThe Derivation of Human Pluripotent Stem Cell Lines For Clinical Use $1,266,134
University of California, Davis Deborah Lieu Basic Biology IV Induction of Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Pacemaking Cells $1,333,800
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Mark Mercola Disease Team Planning "Stem Cell Therapies for Heart Failure" $44,450
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
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Stuart Lipton Early Translational IV Programming Human ESC-derived Neural Stem Cells with MEF2C for Transplantation in Stroke $2,124,000
Stanford University Kenneth Weinberg SEED Grant Embryonic stem cell-derived thymic epithelial cells $628,793
Stanford University Brian Rutt Tools and Technologies II Development of Single Cell MRI Technology using Genetically-Encoded Iron-Based Reporters $1,833,348
University of California, San Diego Karl Willert Shared Labs Enhancing Facilities for Genetic Manipulation and Engineering of Human Embryonic Stem Cells $1,737,694
University of California, San Francisco Katherine Nielsen Creativity Awards [REDACTED] SEP High School Intern Program $182,023
Scripps Research Institute Jeanne Loring Shared Labs Collaborative Laboratory for Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research $1,361,825
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
University of California, San Diego Thomas Kipps Disease Team Therapy Development III Therapeutic Eradication of Cancer Stem Cells $4,179,598
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Zhuohua Zhang SEED Grant Modeling Parkinson's Disease Using Human Embryonic Stem Cells $701,060
University of California, Los Angeles Irvin Chen Disease Team Research I HPSC based therapy for HIV disease using RNAi to CCR5. $9,905,604
University of California, Irvine Lisa Flanagan Tools and Technologies I Novel Separation of Stem Cell Subpopulations $861,122
University of California, Berkeley Xavier Darzacq Research Leadership Single Molecule Biophysics and Biology of Cellular Identity $4,631,091
University of California, San Francisco Ophir Klein New Faculty II Laying the groundwork for building a tooth: analysis of dental epithelial stem cells $3,075,251
University of California, Santa Barbara Dennis Clegg Training Grant I-3 UCSB Stem Cell Biology Training Program $975,334
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies Ronald Evans Basic Biology V Metabolically-driven epigenetic changes in iPSC reprogramming $1,491,900
Stanford University Aaron Hsueh Basic Biology III Correlated time-lapse imaging and single cell molecular analysis of human embryo development $1,259,733
University of California, San Francisco Robert Blelloch New Faculty II Mechanisms of small RNA regulation in early embryonic development $2,790,695
Stanford University Michael Longaker New Cell Lines Derivation and analysis of pluripotent stem cell lines with inherited TGF-b mediated disorders from donated IVF embryos and reprogrammed adult skin fibroblasts $1,406,636
University of California, San Francisco Miguel Ramalho-Santos New Cell Lines Somatic cell age and memory in the generation of iPS cells $1,307,201
Scripps Research Institute Jeanne Loring Transplantation Immunology Thymus based tolerance to stem cell therapies $1,108,921
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 $1,239,276
University of California, San Francisco Harold Bernstein Comprehensive Grant Modeling Myocardial Therapy with Human Embryonic Stem Cells $2,134,694
University of California, Davis Kyriacos Athanasiou Early Translational III Tissue engineered cartilage from autologous, dermis-isolated, adult, stem (DIAS) cells $1,735,703
The J. David Gladstone Institutes Sheng Ding Basic Biology V A novel druggable mechanism to safeguard stem cell genome $1,423,800
University of California, San Francisco Susan Fisher Research Training II Training Program in Stem Cell Research $7,941,728
University of California, Berkeley Ellen Robey SEED Grant In Vitro Differentiation of T cells from Human Embryonic Stem Cells. $477,894
Palo Alto Institute for Research and Education, Inc. Tony Wyss-Coray Basic Biology II Systemic Protein Factors as Modulators of the Aging Neurogenic Niche $1,159,806

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