All CIRM Grants

Institution Researcher name Grant Type Grant Title Award Value
University of California, Los Angeles Brigitte Gomperts Tissue Collection for Disease Modeling Using human induced pluripotent stem cells to improve our understanding of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis $811,231
University of California, Los Angeles Sophie Deng Early Translational II Regeneration of Functional Human Corneal Epithelial Progenitor Cells $699,983
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Barry Stripp Research Leadership Epithelial progenitors and the stromal niche as therapeutic targets in lung disease $4,841,830
University of California, Los Angeles Kenneth Dorshkind Research Training II CIRM Research Training Program II $7,898,444
Human BioMolecular Research Institute John Cashman Early Translational IV Improving Existing Drugs for Long QT Syndrome type 3 (LQT3) by hiPSC Disease-in-Dish Model $6,361,369
California Polytechnic State University, SLO Trevor Cardinal Bridges Masters of Science Specialization in Stem Cell Technology $3,542,859
Scripps Research Institute Ulrich Mueller Research Training II Training Stem Cell Researchers at the Chemistry-Biology Interface $3,972,933
Children's Hospital of Orange County Philip Schwartz Early Translational III Immune-Matched Neural Stem Cell Transplantation for Pediatric Neurodegenerative Disease $4,272,774
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Dan Gazit Early Translational IV Gene Targeting to Endogenous Stem Cells for Segmental Bone Fracture Healing $5,180,674
University of California, Los Angeles Denis Evseenko Basic Biology V Promoting survival and countering hypertrophy of pluripotent stem cell (PSC)-derived chondrocytes $1,146,468
Stanford University Gary Steinberg Disease Team Research I Embryonic-Derived Neural Stem Cells for Treatment of Motor Sequelae following Sub-cortical Stroke $18,026,648
University of California, Davis Emanual Maverakis New Faculty Physician Scientist Tunable hydrogels for therapeutic delivery of multipotent stem cells. $2,772,000
Palo Alto Institute for Research and Education Thomas Rando Basic Biology V Molecular regulation of stem cell potency $966,510
University of California, San Diego Kang Zhang Tissue Collection for Disease Modeling Generation of fibroblast cell lines in patients with common blinding eye diseases $1,034,425
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Stuart Lipton Early Translational IV Programming Human ESC-derived Neural Stem Cells with MEF2C for Transplantation in Stroke $885,000
University of California, San Diego David Cheresh Basic Biology V CD61-driven stemness program in epithelial cancer $1,161,000
Stanford University Joseph Wu Tissue Collection for Disease Modeling Tissue Collection for Accelerating iPSC Research in Cardiovascular Diseases $1,291,834
University of California, San Francisco Jacquelyn Maher Tissue Collection for Disease Modeling iPSC-derived Hepatocytes as Platforms for Research in Viral Hepatitis and Non-alcoholic Steatohepatitis $814,976
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles David Warburton Research Training II Stem Cell Training Grant $5,020,920
University of California, San Diego Eugene Yeo Early Translational III Molecules to Correct Aberrant RNA Signature in Human Diseased Neurons $1,532,323
University of California, San Diego Maike Sander Basic Biology V Defining links between chromatin state and developmental competence $1,050,300
Scripps Research Institute Jeanne Loring Transplantation Immunology Thymus based tolerance to stem cell therapies $1,108,921
Scripps Research Institute James Williamson Creativity Awards Stem Cell Summer Academy: Creating the Next Generation of Scientists $240,062
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 Southern California Martin Pera Shared Labs Center for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine: Shared Research Laboratory and Course in Current Protocols in Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research $1,724,015
Stanford University Joanna Wysocka Basic Biology III Enhancer-mediated gene regulation during early human embryonic development $1,420,618
Stanford University Irving Weissman Tools and Technologies II Antibody tools to deplete or isolate teratogenic, cardiac, and blood stem cells from hESCs $1,463,814
Gladstone Institutes Shannon Noonan Creativity Awards [REDACTED] Summer Scholars internship program $37,904
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 Southern California Roberta Brinton Creativity Awards CIRM STAR High School Summer Research and Creativity Program $322,253
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Shaomei Wang Late Stage Preclinical Projects IND-enabling study of subretinal delivery of human neural progenitor cells for the treatment of retinitis pigmentosa $4,954,514
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 Kenneth Weinberg Transplantation Immunology “Engineered immune tolerance by Stem Cell-derived thymic regeneration” $1,271,729
University of California, Los Angeles Michael Teitell SEED Grant Role of Mitochondria in Self-Renewal Versus Differentiation of Human Embryonic Stem Cells $543,274
Stanford University Christopher Contag Transplantation Immunology Engineering Embryonic Stem Cell Allografts for Operational Tolerance $1,411,338
Stanford University Julien Sage Basic Biology I The retinoblastoma (RB) gene family in cellular reprogramming $1,357,085
Stanford University Michael Clarke Basic Biology III USP16 controls stem cell number: implications for Down Syndrome $1,263,826
Stanford University Roel Nusse Basic Biology IV Asymmetric stem cell division oriented by a local self-renewing signal $1,039,058
Stanford University Sarah Heilshorn Tools and Technologies III Injectable Hydrogels for the Delivery, Maturation, and Engraftment of Clinically Relevant Numbers of Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Neural Progenitors to the Central Nervous System $1,285,093
University of California, San Diego Dianne McKay Basic Biology V Role of intracytoplasmic pattern recognition receptors in HSC engraftment $615,639
Scripps Health Darryl D'Lima Preclinical Development Awards Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Chondroprogenitor Cells to Repair Osteochondral Defects $7,660,211
University of California, Davis Roslyn Isseroff Preclinical Development Awards Scaffold for dermal regeneration containing pre-conditioned mesenchymal stem cells to heal chronic diabetic wounds $4,620,144
Stanford University Bertha Chen Early Translational III Autologous iPSC Therapy for Urinary Incontinence $5,025,428
University of California, Irvine Peter Donovan Shared Labs Regional Human Embryonic Stem Cell Shared Research Laboratory and Stem Cell Techniques Course $3,072,500
Salk Institute for Biological Studies David Schubert Preclinical Development Awards Human Stem-Cell Based Development of a Potent Alzheimer’s Drug Candidate $1,664,885
University of California, Santa Cruz Joshua Stuart Genomics Centers of Excellence Awards (R) Center of Excellence for Stem Cell Genomics $4,000,000
Calimmune, Inc. Geoff Symonds Disease Team Research I GENE-MODIFIED HEMATOPOIETIC STEM/PROGENITOR CELL BASED THERAPY FOR HIV DISEASE $8,278,722
University of Southern California Qilong Ying New Faculty II Mechanisms Underlying the Diverse Functions of STAT3 in Embryonic Stem Cell Fate Regulation $2,261,174
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
Stanford University Alfred Lane Disease Team Research I iPS Cell-Based Treatment of Dominant Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa $11,039,208
University of California, Los Angeles Stanley Carmichael Tools and Technologies II Development of a Hydrogel Matrix for Stem Cell Growth and Neural Repair after Stroke $1,825,613
University of California, Los Angeles James Dunn Tools and Technologies III Skin-derived precursor cells for the treatment of enteric neuromuscular dysfunction $1,818,751
University of California, Los Angeles Owen Witte Shared Labs CIRM Shared Research Laboratories $1,751,297
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 Francisco Jason Pomerantz New Faculty Physician Scientist Characterization of Human Skeletal Muscle Stem Cells for Clinical Application $3,084,000
University of California, Los Angeles Brigitte Gomperts New Faculty II Stem Cells in Lung Cancer $2,381,572
University of California, San Francisco Robert Blelloch New Faculty II Mechanisms of small RNA regulation in early embryonic development $2,790,695
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, San Francisco Holger Willenbring New Faculty II Molecular dissection of adult liver regeneration to guide the generation of hepatocytes from pluripotent stem cells $2,832,008
Scripps Research Institute Peter Schultz Early Translational III Targeting Stem Cells to Enhance Remyelination in the Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis $2,623,242
University of California, Los Angeles Lili Yang Basic Biology V Differentiation of Human Hematopoietic Stem Cells into iNKT Cells $614,400
University of California, San Diego Mark Tuszynski Early Translational III Functional Neural Relay Formation by Human Neural Stem Cell Grafting in Spinal Cord Injury $4,600,447
Stanford University Anthony Oro Tools and Technologies III A Chromatin Context Tool for Predicting iPS Lineage Predisposition and Tissue Graftability $1,403,822
Stanford University Joanna Wysocka New Faculty I Trithorax and Polycomb methyltransferase complexes in cell fate determination. $2,373,903
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
Stanford University Hiromitsu Nakauchi Research Leadership Generation of functional cells and organs from iPSCs $5,436,308
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, Davis J. Leach Tools and Technologies III Multi-modal technology for non-destructive characterization of bioengineered tissues $1,842,792
University of California, Davis Diana Farmer Preclinical Development Awards Placental Stem Cells for the In Utero Treatment of Spina Bifida $2,184,032
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
University of California, Irvine Peter Donovan Research Training II Research Training Program II $6,315,379
University of California, San Diego Eric Ahrens Research Leadership Molecular Imaging for Stem Cell Science and Clinical Application $5,924,428
University of California, San Diego Shyni Varghese Tools and Technologies III Technologies to improve in vivo function of transplanted stem cells $1,393,200
Gladstone Institutes Deepak Srivastava Early Translational III Direct Cardiac Reprogramming for Heart Regeneration $6,319,110
Stanford University Michele Calos Tools and Technologies II Site-specific integration of Lmx1a, FoxA2, & Otx2 to optimize dopaminergic differentiation $1,592,897
University of California, Davis Kyriacos Athanasiou Early Translational III Tissue engineered cartilage from autologous, dermis-isolated, adult, stem (DIAS) cells $1,735,703
City of Hope Stephen Forman Early Translational III Targeting glioma cancer stem cells with receptor-engineered self-renewing memory T cells $5,217,004
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
Stanford University Alan Cheng New Faculty Physician Scientist Enhancing hair cell regeneration in mouse and human inner ear $3,091,595
Stanford University Matthew Porteus Preclinical Development Awards Pre-clinical development of gene correction therapy of hematopoietic stem cells for SCID-X1 $1,000,000
Gladstone Institutes Steven Finkbeiner Early Translational IV Development of Novel Autophagy Inducers to Block the Progression of and Treat Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and Other Neurodegenerative Diseases $2,278,080
University of California, Irvine Craig Walsh Early Translational III Multiple Sclerosis therapy: Human Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Neural Progenitor Cells $4,590,219
University of California, Berkeley Steven Conolly Tools and Technologies II Magnetic Particle Imaging: A Novel Ultra-sensitive Imaging Scanner for Tracking Stem Cells In Vivo $1,311,596
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles David Warburton Shared Labs hESC Facility $1,750,259
University of California, Santa Barbara Peter Coffey Research Leadership Development of Cellular Therapies for Retinal Disease $4,850,116
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Mark Mercola Research Training II Type III CIRM Stem Cell Research Training Program $2,856,693
Pasadena City College Pamela Eversole-Cire Bridges Bridges to Stem Cell Research $3,823,076
Stanford University Michelle Monje Basic Biology IV Stem Cell Mechanisms Governing Discrete Waves of Gliogenesis in the Childhood Brain $1,264,248
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
Gladstone Institutes Todd McDevitt Research Leadership Engineering microscale tissue constructs from human pluripotent stem cells $6,368,285
San Diego State University Ralph Feuer Bridges CIRM Stem Cell Internship Program $4,211,606
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
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, Irvine Magdalene Seiler Early Translational IV Restoring vision by sheet transplants of retinal progenitors and retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) derived from human embryonic stem cells (hESCs) $3,998,948
University of California, Irvine Brian Cummings Early Translational II Neural restricted, FAC-sorted, human neural stem cells to treat traumatic brain injury $1,517,767
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
Salk Institute for Biological Studies Juan Carlos Izpisua Belmonte Early Translational III Direct reprogramming towards vascular progenitors for the treatment of ischemia $2,340,000
ViaCyte, Inc. Howard Foyt Accelerated Development Pathway I Clinical Development of a Cell Therapy for Diabetes $16,603,160
City of Hope Larry Couture Tools and Technologies III Development of a scalable, practical, and transferable GMP-compliant suspension culture-based differentiation process for cardiomyocyte production from human embryonic stem cells. $899,728
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

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