All CIRM Grants

Institution Researcher name Grant Type Grant Title Award Value
University of California, San Diego Tariq Rana Quest - Discovery Stage Research Projects Development of COVID-19 Antiviral Therapy Using Human iPSC-Derived Lung Organoids $250,000
City of Hope, Beckman Research Institute Yanhong Shi Quest - Discovery Stage Research Projects Combating COVID-19 using human PSC-derived NK cells $249,998
University of California, Berkeley Kevin Healy Progression Award - Discovery Stage Research Projects Safety “Clinical Trial” of the Cardiac Liability of COVID19 Polytherapy $224,500
University of California, San Diego Karen Christman Discovery Research Projects Pro-healing biomaterial for treating lung inflammation associated with COVID-19 $221,758
University of California, Los Angeles Lili Yang Discovery Research Projects Battling COVID-19 Using Off-The-Shelf HSC-Engineered iNKT Cells $250,000
Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute Evan Snyder Discovery Research Projects Using hiPSC-derived lung organoids, a clinically-relevant system, to validate & winnow a list of approved drugs that inhibit SARS-CoV-2 cytopathy $228,229
University of California, San Diego Steve Dowdy Discovery Research Projects Development of Anti-COVID RNAi Therapeutics Using Human iPSC-Derived Alveolar Epithelial Cells $150,000
Celularity Inc Xiaokui Zhang Clinical Trial Stage Projects A phase I/II study of human placental hematopoietic stem cell derived natural killer cells (CYNK-001) for the treatment of adults with COVID-19 $750,000
University of Southern California PREET Chaudhary Discovery Research Projects Chimeric Antigen Receptor Targeting Spike Glycoprotein of SARS-cov2 $248,125
University of California, Los Angeles Song Li Discovery Research Projects Biomaterial vaccine to enhance the formation of SARS-CoV-2-specific T memory stem cells $149,916
University of California, Los Angeles Vaithilingaraja Arumugaswami Therapeutic Translational Research Projects COVID-19 Antiviral Therapy to Block Direct Cell Injury and Associated Tissue Damage $349,999
City of Hope, Beckman Research Institute Jianhua Yu Discovery Research Projects Persistent Off-the-Shelf meACE2-CAR-IL-15 NK Cells Derived from CD34(+) Cord Blood Stem Cells to Prevent and Treat COVID-19 $150,000
Stanford University Helen Blau Discovery Research Projects Application of PGE2/BPV, a muscle stem cell targeting therapeutic, to the treatment of COVID-19 associated diaphragm atrophy $149,996
Stanford University Albert Wong Discovery Research Projects Identifying HLA Class I Restricted Peptides That Induce CD8+ T Cells Against SARS-CoV-2 $249,999
Scripps Research Institute Stuart Lipton Discovery Research Projects Repurposing Aminoadamantane Nitrate Compounds to Inhibit SARS-CoV-2 Viral Activity and to Protect the Brain from Viral-Related Damage $150,000
University of Southern California Justin Ichida Discovery Research Projects Development of a novel PIKFYVE kinase inhibitor for the treatment of COVID-19 $140,067
University of California, San Francisco Michael Matthay Clinical Trial Stage Projects Mesenchymal Stromal Cells for ARDS (COVID positive and COVID negative) $701,049
University of California, Los Angeles Brigitte Gomperts Discovery Research Projects Identifying a lead compound for COVID19 using high throughput screening with lung stem cell organoids $149,998
University of California, Los Angeles Gay Crooks Discovery Research Projects Stem cell-based rapid identification of SARS-CoV-2 T cell epitopes and T cell receptors for therapeutic use $126,692
City of Hope, Beckman Research Institute John Zaia Clinical Trial Stage Projects Evaluation and Characterization of SARS-CoV-2 Antibody in Convalescent Volunteer Plasma Donors for Potential Therapeutic Use $999,999
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