All CIRM Grants

Institution Researcher name Grant Type Grant Title Award Value
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 Diego Yang Xu Early Translational I Developing induced pluripotent stem cells into human therapeutics and disease models $5,165,028
University of California, San Francisco Holger Willenbring SEED Grant Induction of pluripotency in fibroblasts by fusion with enucleated human embryonic stem cell syncytia $329,245
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, Irvine Aileen Anderson Basic Biology II Role of the microenvironment in human iPS and NSC fate and tumorigenesis $1,256,194
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 $1,257,011
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 Dianne McKay Basic Biology V Role of intracytoplasmic pattern recognition receptors in HSC engraftment $615,639
Scripps Research Institute Kristin Baldwin New Faculty I Generating pluripotent cell lines from neurons. $2,786,560
Salk Institute for Biological Studies Inder Verma Shared Labs Shared viral vector facility for genetic manipulation of human ES cell $1,844,315
Stanford University Aaron Hsueh SEED Grant Patient-specific cells with nuclear transfer $629,653
University of California, San Diego Ananda Goldrath Basic Biology IV Mechanisms to protect hESC-derived cells from allogenic immune rejection $1,161,000
University of California, Irvine Leslie Thompson Early Translational II A hESc-based Development Candidate for Huntington's Disease $4,045,253
Humboldt State University Jacob Varkey Bridges CIRM Bridges to Stem Cell Research Certificate Program $3,335,098
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
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
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Robert Baloh New Faculty Physician Scientist Human iPSC modeling and therapeutics for degenerative peripheral nerve disease $3,031,737
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
University of Southern California Qilong Ying SEED Grant Self-renewal of human embryonic stem cells $621,421
University of California, San Diego David Traver Basic Biology IV DECIPHERING THE INSTRUCTIONS FOR VERTEBRATE HSC SPECIFICATION AND AMPLIFICATION. $1,363,698
City of Hope Karen Aboody Disease Team Research I Stem Cell-mediated Therapy for High-grade Glioma: Toward Phase I-II Clinical Trials $17,890,623
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
University of California, San Diego Dennis Carson Disease Team Planning CIRM Planning Grant in Leukemia $52,174
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
University of California, Davis Kit Lam Tools and Technologies I Discovery of adhesion ligands for pluripotent human stem cells $834,003
University of California, Irvine Vincent Procaccio SEED Grant Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Embryonic Stem Cells $245,582
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 California, Los Angeles Amander Clark New Cell Lines Generation of Pluripotent Cell Lines from Human Embryos $1,168,501
Gladstone Institutes Robert Mahley Training Grant I-2 Gladstone CIRM Scholar Program $2,192,073
University of California, Berkeley David Schaffer Shared Labs Human Embryonic Stem Cell Shared Research Laboratory $1,227,659
University of California, San Diego Deborah Spector Basic Biology III Viral-host interactions affecting neural differentiation of human progenitors $1,372,660
University of California, Irvine Leslie Thompson Preclinical Development Awards A hNSC Development Candidate for Huntington’s Disease $4,951,623
University of California, Davis Peter Belafsky Disease Team Therapy Development III Tissue Engineered Recellularized Laryngotracheal Implants $4,439,921
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 Francisco Samuel Pleasure Comprehensive Grant Human stem cell derived oligodendrocytes for treatment of stroke and MS $2,459,235
University of California, Los Angeles Irvin Chen SEED Grant Genetic modification of the human genome to resist HIV-1 infection and/or disease progression $616,800
University of California, San Francisco Arnold Kriegstein Early Translational III Human ES cell-derived MGE inhibitory interneuron transplantation for spinal cord injury $1,623,251
University of California, Los Angeles Luisa Iruela-Arispe Basic Biology I Molecular Characterization and Functional Exploration of Hemogenic Endothelium $1,371,477
Salk Institute for Biological Studies Joseph Ecker Genomics Centers of Excellence Awards (R) Center of Excellence for Stem Cell Genomics $13,168,037
University of California, San Francisco John Murnane Basic Biology III Genomic instability during culturing of human embryonic stem cells $1,070,919
University of California, San Diego David Cheresh Basic Biology V CD61-driven stemness program in epithelial cancer $1,161,000
Gladstone Institutes Sheng Ding New Faculty I Reprogramming of human somatic cells back to pluripotent embryonic stem cells $1,320,101
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 California, San Francisco Didier Stainier SEED Grant Endodermal differentiation of human ES cells $611,027
University of California, Davis Vicki Wheelock Disease Team Therapy Development - Research MSC engineered to produce BDNF for the treatment of Huntington's disease $8,956,498
University of California, Irvine Marian Waterman Basic Biology II TCF-3: A Wnt Pathway Effector and Nanog Regulator in Pluripotent Stem Cell Self-Renewal $1,259,879
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, Davis Frederick Meyers Research Training II Stem Cell Training Program $5,822,412
University of California, Irvine Peter Donovan Basic Biology V Non-invasive live imaging of stem cell signature metabolic states $540,480
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Robert Wechsler-Reya Research Leadership The role of neural stem cells in cerebellar development, regeneration and tumorigenesis $5,226,050
Buck Institute for Age Research Xianmin Zeng Shared Labs CIRM Shared Research Laboratory for Stem Cells and Aging $3,478,933
University of Southern California Peter Laird SEED Grant Screening for Oncogenic Epigenetic Alterations in Human ES Cells $647,431
Stanford University Roel Nusse Basic Biology IV Asymmetric stem cell division oriented by a local self-renewing signal $1,039,058
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
Pasadena City College Pamela Eversole-Cire Bridges Bridges to Stem Cell Research $3,823,076
University of Southern California Mark Humayun Disease Team Planning Stem cell based treatment strategy for Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) $3,088
Fluidigm Corporation Marc Unger Tools and Technologies II Development and Application of Versatile, Automated, Microfluidic Cell Culture System $1,939,236
University of California, Los Angeles Reza Ardehali New Faculty Physician Scientist Preclinical evaluation of human embryonic stem cell-derived cardiovascular progenitors $2,930,388
Stanford University Helen Blau Tools and Technologies I Regulation of Stem Cell Fate in Bioengineered Arrays of Hydrogel Microwells $949,608
Stanford University Susan McConnell SEED Grant Optimization of guidance response in human embryonic stem cell derived midbrain dopaminergic neurons in development and disease $607,363
Stanford University Michelle Monje Basic Biology IV Stem Cell Mechanisms Governing Discrete Waves of Gliogenesis in the Childhood Brain $1,264,248
Stanford University Gary Steinberg Disease Team Research I Embryonic-Derived Neural Stem Cells for Treatment of Motor Sequelae following Sub-cortical Stroke $17,244,851
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Clive Svendsen Disease Team Therapy Planning I Stem Cells Secreting GDNF for the Treatment of ALS $63,487
Stanford University Robert Robbins Disease Team Planning {REDACTED} Cardiovascular Regenerative Team $25,119
University of California, Los Angeles Zack Jerome Early Translational IV Stem Cell Programming With Chimeric Antigen Receptors to Eradicate HIV Infection $4,925,166
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
University of California, Davis A. Reddi SEED Grant hESCs for Articular Cartilage Regeneration $301,703
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Stuart Lipton Comprehensive Grant MEF2C-Directed Neurogenesis From Human Embryonic Stem Cells $2,832,000
Gladstone Institutes Bruce Conklin New Cell Lines Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells for Cardiovascular Diagnostics $1,708,560
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Mark Mercola Training Grant I-2 Burnham Institute CIRM Stem Cell Training Grant (Type II) $1,061,865
University of California, Irvine Peter Donovan Shared Labs Regional Human Embryonic Stem Cell Shared Research Laboratory and Stem Cell Techniques Course $2,107,376
University of California, San Diego Kun Zhang Basic Biology III Functional characterization of mutational load in nuclear reprogramming and differentiation $1,295,318
California Institute for Biomedical Research Peter Schultz Preclinical Development Awards Development of a Chondrogenic Drug Candidate Targeting Cartilage-residing Mesenchymal Stem Cells for the Treatment of Osteoarthritis $2,306,703
University of Southern California Mark Humayun Disease Team Therapy Development III Phase 1 Safety Assessment of CPCB-RPE1, hESC-derived RPE Cell Coated Parylene Membrane Implants, in Patients with Advanced Dry Age Related Macular Degeneration $17,128,661
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, Los Angeles Zack Jerome Comprehensive Grant Human Embryonic Stem Cell Therapeutic Strategies to Target HIV Disease $2,401,903
University of California, San Francisco Robert Blelloch SEED Grant MicroRNA Regulation of Human Embryonic Stem Cell Self-Renewal and Differentiation $605,886
Stanford University Bertha Chen Early Translational III Autologous iPSC Therapy for Urinary Incontinence $5,025,428
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, Santa Cruz Joshua Stuart Genomics Centers of Excellence Awards (R) Center of Excellence for Stem Cell Genomics $4,000,000
University of California, Berkeley Michael Rape Basic Biology III Ubiquitin-dependent control of hESC self-renewal and expansion $1,224,805
University of California, Berkeley Andrew Dillin Basic Biology V A Requirement for Protein Homeostasis in the Mediation of Stem Cell Health $1,034,100
Western University of Health Sciences Douglas Ethell New Faculty I ES-Derived Cells for the Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease $1,401,642
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, Davis Ebenezer Yamoah SEED Grant Hair Cells and Spiral Ganglion Neuron Differentiation from Human Embryonic Stem Cells $458,071
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Clive Svendsen Disease Team Therapy Development - Research Progenitor Cells Secreting GDNF for the Treatment of ALS $16,961,287
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
Stanford University Anthony Oro Tools and Technologies III A Chromatin Context Tool for Predicting iPS Lineage Predisposition and Tissue Graftability $1,391,125
University of California, Berkeley Ellen Robey Research Training II Interdisciplinary Training in Stem Cell Biology, Engineering and Medicine $6,901,914
Buck Institute for Age Research Mary McEachron Major Facilities CIRM Center of Excellence at Buck Institute for Age Research $20,500,000
Stanford University Michele Calos Tools and Technologies II Site-specific integration of Lmx1a, FoxA2, & Otx2 to optimize dopaminergic differentiation $1,592,897
Scripps Research Institute Jeanne Loring Shared Labs Center for hESC Research $3,725,070
University of California, Irvine Thomas Lane SEED Grant Human Embryonic Stem Cells and Remyelination in a Viral Model of Demyelination $368,081
University of California, San Diego Eugene Yeo Basic Biology IV Stem cell models to analyze the role of mutated C9ORF72 in neurodegeneration $1,260,360
City of Hope David DiGiusto Early Translational II Development of RNA-based approaches to stem cell gene therapy for HIV $3,097,160
San Diego State University Ralph Feuer Bridges CIRM Stem Cell Internship Program $4,211,606
Salk Institute for Biological Studies Samuel Pfaff Disease Team Planning Motor neuron diseases: Finding cures through basic, translational, and clinical collaboration $54,016
TriFoil Imaging, Inc. Joann Zhang Tools and Technologies II Tri-resolution Visualization System for Stem Cells and Tissue Regeneration Monitoring $1,456,989
Stanford University Joachim Hallmayer Tissue Collection for Disease Modeling Induced pluripotent stem cells from children with autism spectrum disorders $530,265
VistaGen Therapeutics, Inc. Kristina Bonham Tools and Technologies I Development of an hES Cell-Based Assay System for Hepatocyte Differentiation Studies and Predictive Toxicology Drug Screening $971,558

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