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, Davis J. Leach Tools and Technologies III Multi-modal technology for non-destructive characterization of bioengineered tissues $1,842,792
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
Stanford University Anthony Oro Tools and Technologies III A Chromatin Context Tool for Predicting iPS Lineage Predisposition and Tissue Graftability $1,403,822
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Clive Svendsen Disease Team Therapy Development - Research Progenitor Cells Secreting GDNF for the Treatment of ALS $16,961,287
San Francisco State University Carmen Domingo Bridges Bridges to Stem Cell Research $4,201,420
University of California, San Diego Shyni Varghese Tools and Technologies III Technologies to improve in vivo function of transplanted stem cells $1,393,200
University of California, San Diego Douglas Galasko Tissue Collection for Disease Modeling Collection of skin biopsies to prepare fibroblasts from patients with Alzheimer's disease and cognitively healthy elderly controls $643,693
ViaCyte, Inc. Allan Robins Disease Team Research I Cell Therapy for Diabetes $22,999,933
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
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
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, Los Angeles Noriyuki Kasahara Early Translational II Stem cell-based carriers for RCR vector delivery to glioblastoma $3,370,607
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
University of Southern California Robert Maxson Research Training II CIRM Stem Cell Biology Training Program $6,162,045
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
Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research Bing Ren New Faculty II Mechanisms of chromatin dynamics at enhancers during ES cell differentiation $1,726,564
University of California, Irvine Peter Bryant Training Grant I-1 Stem Cell Research Training Grant $1,935,487
University of California, Davis Alice Tarantal Early Translational I In Utero Model to Assess the Fate of Transplanted Human Cells for Translational Research and Pediatric Therapies $3,143,392
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies Fred Gage New Cell Lines Development of Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells for Modeling Human Disease $1,737,720
University of California, Los Angeles Yi Sun Basic Biology III Studying neurotransmission of normal and diseased human ES cell-derived neurons in vivo $1,382,400
University of Southern California Toshio Miki Tools and Technologies III Development of a clinical-grade extracorporeal liver support system using human induced pluripotent stem cell-derived hepatic cells $1,257,372
University of California, San Diego Christian Metallo Basic Biology V Metabolic regulation of cardiac differentiation and maturation $1,124,834
University of California, San Francisco Daniel Lim Tools and Technologies II Development and preclinical testing of new devices for cell transplantation to the brain. $1,797,426
University of California, San Diego Eric Adler Early Translational III Identification of Novel Therapeutics for Danon Disease Using an iPS Model of the Disease $1,701,575
University of California, Irvine Peter Donovan Shared Labs Regional Human Embryonic Stem Cell Shared Research Laboratory and Stem Cell Techniques Course $3,072,500
University of California, Riverside Michael Pirrung SEED Grant Stem Cell Survival and Differentiation Through Chemical Genetics $522,933
University of California, Los Angeles Shuo Lin Basic Biology III Etsrp/ER71 mediated stem cell differentiation into vascular lineage $1,382,400
University of California, San Diego Eugene Yeo Basic Biology I RNA Binding Protein-mediated Post-transcriptional Networks Regulating HPSC Pluripotency $1,308,901
University of California, Santa Barbara Glenn Lucas Major Facilities UC Santa Barbara Bio Sciences II $3,205,800
University of California, San Diego Mana Parast New Faculty Physician Scientist Human pluripotent stem cell-based therapeutics for preeclampsia $2,974,750
University of California, Davis John Laird Disease Team Therapy Development - Research Phase I study of IM Injection of VEGF-Producing MSC for the Treatment of Critical Limb Ischemia $12,113,602
Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope Larry Couture Tools and Technologies I Development of Suspension Adaptation, Scale-up cGMP Banking and Cell Characterization Technologies for hESC Lines $882,929
University of California, Los Angeles Noriyuki Kasahara SEED Grant Down-Regulation of Alloreactive Immune Responses to hES Cell-Derived Graft Tissues $399,239
University of California, Berkeley Lin He New Faculty II The roles of non-coding RNAs in the self-renewal and differentiation of pluripotent stem cells $1,406,823
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies Ronald Evans Basic Biology II Molecular Characterization and Functional Exploration of Nuclear Receptors in hiPSCs $1,712,880
Children's Hospital of Oakland Research Institute Mark Walters Disease Team Planning CIRM Disease Team Planning Award $16,939
Coriell Institute for Medical Research Dorit Berlin hPSC Repository The CIRM Human Pluripotent Stem Cell Biorepository – A Resource for Safe Storage and Distribution of High Quality iPSCs $9,942,175
Stanford University Gerald Crabtree Basic Biology IV Mechanism and Utility of Direct Neuronal Conversion with a MicroRNA-Chromatin Switch $1,392,426
Scripps Research Institute Nicholas Gascoigne Transplantation Immunology Role of Innate Immunity in hematopoeitic stem cell-mediated allograft tolerance $1,705,554
University of California, Los Angeles Michael Teitell SEED Grant Role of Mitochondria in Self-Renewal Versus Differentiation of Human Embryonic Stem Cells $543,274
City College Of San Francisco Carin Zimmerman Bridges Stem Cell Training Enhancement Program $2,732,437
University of California, Davis Alice Tarantal Comprehensive Grant Preclinical Model for Labeling, Transplant, and In Vivo Imaging of Differentiated Human Embryonic Stem Cells $2,166,757
iPierian, Inc. John Dimos Early Translational II New Drug Discovery for SMA using Patient-derived Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells $2,410,000
University of California, Los Angeles Scott Waugh Shared Labs CIRM Shared Research Laboratories $2,000,000
University of California, Los Angeles Stanley Nelson Early Translational from Disease Team Conversion Combination therapy to Enhance Antisense Mediated Exon Skipping for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy $1,823,545
University of California, Los Angeles Owen Witte Basic Biology IV Trop2 dependent and independent mechanisms of self-renewal in human cancer stem cells $1,254,960
Stanford University Anne Brunet New Faculty I Molecular mechanisms involved in adult neural stem cell maintenance $2,348,435
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies Senyon Choe SEED Grant A method to maintain and propagate pluripotent human ES cells $760,042
Samumed, LLC John Hood Disease Team Therapy Planning I Clinical Development of an osteoinductive therapy to prevent osteoporosis-related fractures $99,110
University of California, San Diego Martin Marsala Comprehensive Grant Spinal ischemic paraplegia: modulation by human embryonic stem cell implant $2,356,090
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Eduardo Marbán Disease Team Research I Autologous cardiac-derived cells for advanced ischemic cardiomyopathy $5,560,232
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies Dana Jones New Faculty I Characterization of mechanisms regulating de-differentiation and the re-acquisition of stem cell identity $2,134,100
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Paul Noble Basic Biology V Innate Immune Regulation of Lung Alveolar Stem Cell Renewal in Mouse and Man $624,816
University of Southern California Songtao Shi New Faculty I Oral and Craniofacial Reconstruction Using Mesenchymal Stem Cells $3,242,651
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
Scripps Research Institute Peter Schultz Training Grant I-2 Training Grant I $1,021,395
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
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
Stanford University Michael Clarke Basic Biology III USP16 controls stem cell number: implications for Down Syndrome $1,263,826
University of California, Los Angeles Hanna Mikkola Tools and Technologies III A suite of engineered human pluripotent stem cell lines to facilitate the generation of hematopoietic stem cells $1,382,400
University of California, Los Angeles Samantha Butler Basic Biology V Assessing the mechanism by which the Bone Morphogenetic Proteins direct stem cell fate $545,962
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 Southern California Toshio Miki Early Translational III Generation of hepatic cell from placental stem cell for congenital metabolic disorders $1,750,375
University of California, Santa Barbara Dennis Clegg Shared Labs Laboratory for Stem Cell Biology and Engineering $1,638,357
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Huei-sheng Chen SEED Grant Development of Neuro-Coupled Human Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Cardiac Pacemaker Cells. $695,680
Scripps Research Institute Kristin Baldwin Basic Biology III Identifying sources of mutation in human induced pluripotent stem cells by whole genome sequencing $1,705,500
Stanford University Julien Sage Basic Biology I The retinoblastoma (RB) gene family in cellular reprogramming $1,357,085
University of California, Santa Cruz Margaret Delaney Major Facilities UC Santa Cruz IBSC Facility $7,191,950
University of California, San Francisco Ophir Klein New Faculty Physician Scientist Stem cell therapy for inflammatory bowel disease $3,084,000
University of California, Davis Nancy Lane Disease Team Therapy Development - Research Treatment of osteoporosis with endogenous Mesenchymal stem cells $19,999,867
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
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
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Mark Mercola Research Training II Type III CIRM Stem Cell Research Training Program $2,856,693
University of California, San Diego Mana Parast New Faculty II Molecular Mechanisms of Trophoblast Stem Cell Specification and Self-Renewal $3,077,918
iPierian, Inc. Irene Griswold-Prenner Basic Biology II Cellular Reprogramming: Dissecting the Molecular Mechanism and Enhancing Efficiency $1,458,000
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Eduardo Marbán Disease Team Planning {REDACTED} Heart Disease Regenerative Medicine Team Planning Award $38,980
ViaCyte, Inc. Howard Foyt Strategic Partnership I Preclinical and clinical testing of a stem cell-based combination product for insulin-dependent diabetes $10,075,070
University of California, San Diego Ananda Goldrath Basic Biology IV Mechanisms to protect hESC-derived cells from allogenic immune rejection $1,161,000
Palo Alto Institute for Research and Education, Inc. Husein Hadeiba Transplantation Immunology Application of Tolerogenic Dendritic Cells for Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation $733,061
Stanford University Thomas Wandless SEED Grant Reprogramming Differentiated Human Cells to a Pluripotent State $380,005
Humboldt State University Jacob Varkey Bridges CIRM Bridges to Stem Cell Research Certificate Program $3,335,098
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, Davis Roslyn Isseroff Early Translational II Bone Marrow Mesenchymal Stem Cells to Heal Chronic Diabetic Wounds $4,635,576
University of California, Santa Cruz Lindsay Hinck Shared Labs Shared Stem Cell Facility $1,849,452
University of California, Los Angeles Irvin Chen Early Translational from Disease Team Conversion HPSC based therapy for HIV disease using RNAi to CCR5. $1,505,000
University of California, San Diego David Traver Basic Biology IV DECIPHERING THE INSTRUCTIONS FOR VERTEBRATE HSC SPECIFICATION AND AMPLIFICATION. $1,363,698
Stanford University Howard Chang New Faculty I Noncoding RNAs in Cell Fate Determination $2,985,894
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Gregg Duester SEED Grant Retinoic Acid-FGF Antagonism during Motor Neuron Differentiation of Human ES Cells $695,229
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Stuart Lipton Disease Team Therapy Planning I hESC-derived NPCs Programmed with MEF2C for Cell Transplantation in Parkinson’s Disease $96,448
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Mark Mercola Comprehensive Grant Chemical Genetic Approach to Production of hESC-derived Cardiomyocytes $2,832,000
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
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles Markus Muschen Early Translational II Dual targeting of tyrosine kinase and BCL6 signaling for leukemia stem cell eradication $850,769
University of California, San Diego Cornelis Murre Basic Biology V Epigenetic mechanisms that enforce pluripotency in embryonic stem cells $1,161,000
University of California, San Diego David Traver New Faculty I Genetic dissection of mesodermal commitment to the hematopoietic fates. $2,150,620
University of California, San Francisco Robert Blelloch New Faculty II Mechanisms of small RNA regulation in early embryonic development $2,790,695
The J. David Gladstone Institutes Robert Mahley Training Grant I-2 Gladstone CIRM Scholar Program $2,192,073
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

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