All CIRM Grants

Institution Researcher name Grant Type Grant Title Award Value
Stanford University Irving Weissman Disease Team Therapy Development III Clinical Investigation of a Humanized Anti-CD47 Antibody in Targeting Cancer Stem Cells in Hematologic Malignancies and Solid Tumors $7,672,364
University of California, Davis J. Leach Tools and Technologies III Multi-modal technology for non-destructive characterization of bioengineered tissues $1,842,792
Stanford University Kenneth Weinberg Transplantation Immunology “Engineered immune tolerance by Stem Cell-derived thymic regeneration” $1,271,729
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
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
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies David Schubert Early Translational III Stem cell based small molecule therapy for Alzheimer's disease $1,673,757
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
Stanford University Michael Clarke Basic Biology III USP16 controls stem cell number: implications for Down Syndrome $1,263,826
University of California, Davis Laura Marcu Tools and Technologies III Multimodal platform combining optical and ultrasonic technologies for in vivo nondestructive evaluation of engineered vascular tissue constructs $1,834,474
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, San Francisco Jeremy Reiter Basic Biology IV Modeling disease in human embryonic stem cells using new genetic tools $1,387,800
Stanford University Michele Calos Tools and Technologies II Site-specific integration of Lmx1a, FoxA2, & Otx2 to optimize dopaminergic differentiation $1,592,897
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
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Huei-sheng Chen Basic Biology IV Studying Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia with patient-specific iPS cells $1,582,606
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Dan Gazit Early Translational IV Gene Targeting to Endogenous Stem Cells for Segmental Bone Fracture Healing $5,180,674
Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope Jiing-Kuan Yee Basic Biology III Use of human iPS cells to study spinal muscular atrophy $1,268,868
San Francisco State University Carmen Domingo Bridges Bridges to Stem Cell Research $4,201,420
University of California, Los Angeles Lili Yang Basic Biology V Differentiation of Human Hematopoietic Stem Cells into iNKT Cells $614,400
San Jose State University Tzvia Abramson Bridges Stem Cell Internships for Laboratory-based Learning (SCILL) $4,201,707
The J. David 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
Stanford University Alan Cheng New Faculty Physician Scientist Enhancing hair cell regeneration in mouse and human inner ear $3,091,595
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, Irvine Peter Donovan Research Training II Research Training Program II $6,540,127
University of California, Davis Kyriacos Athanasiou Early Translational III Tissue engineered cartilage from autologous, dermis-isolated, adult, stem (DIAS) cells $1,735,703
University of California, San Francisco Susan Fisher Research Training II Training Program in Stem Cell Research $7,941,728
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 Jason Pomerantz New Faculty Physician Scientist Characterization of Human Skeletal Muscle Stem Cells for Clinical Application $3,084,000
Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope Stephen Forman Early Translational III Targeting glioma cancer stem cells with receptor-engineered self-renewing memory T cells $5,217,004
University of Southern California Mark Humayun Disease Team Research I Stem cell based treatment strategy for Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) $18,904,916
Scripps Research Institute Peter Schultz Early Translational III Targeting Stem Cells to Enhance Remyelination in the Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis $2,623,242
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
University of California, San Francisco Tippi MacKenzie Transplantation Immunology Maternal and Fetal Immune Responses to In Utero Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation $1,230,869
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Robert Wechsler-Reya Research Leadership 1 The role of neural stem cells in cerebellar development, regeneration and tumorigenesis $5,226,050
The J. David Gladstone Institutes Sheng Ding Basic Biology V A novel druggable mechanism to safeguard stem cell genome $1,423,800
Stanford University Howard Chang Basic Biology IV Long noncoding RNAs for pluripotency and cell fate commitment $1,386,627
University of California, San Francisco Tippi MacKenzie New Faculty Physician Scientist In Utero Embryonic Stem Cell Transplantation to Treat Congenital Anomalies $2,661,742
Stanford University Sean Wu Basic Biology III Elucidating Molecular Basis of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy with Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells $1,264,248
The J. David Gladstone Institutes Todd McDevitt Research Leadership 14 Engineering microscale tissue constructs from human pluripotent stem cells $6,368,285
University of California, Los Angeles Reza Ardehali New Faculty Physician Scientist Preclinical evaluation of human embryonic stem cell-derived cardiovascular progenitors $2,930,388
University of California, Los Angeles Ali Nsair New Faculty Physician Scientist Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Cardiovascular Progenitor Cells for Cardiac Cell Therapy. $3,004,315
The J. David Gladstone Institutes Sheng Ding Basic Biology IV A new paradigm of lineage-specific reprogramming $1,708,560
California State University, San Marcos Bianca Mothe Bridges CIRM Bridges to the Stem Cell Research Training Grant $4,114,712
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Mark Mercola Research Training II Type III CIRM Stem Cell Research Training Program $2,856,693
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
Stanford University Hiromitsu Nakauchi Research Leadership 12 Generation of functional cells and organs from iPSCs $5,436,308
Pasadena City College Pamela Eversole-Cire Bridges Bridges to Stem Cell Research $3,823,076
Stanford University Bertha Chen Early Translational III Autologous iPSC Therapy for Urinary Incontinence $5,025,428
San Diego State University Ralph Feuer Bridges CIRM Stem Cell Internship Program $4,211,606
University of California, San Diego David Cheresh Basic Biology III Molecular basis of human ES cell neurovascular differentiation and co-patterning $1,359,996
University of California, Los Angeles Bruno Peault Early Translational II Harnessing native fat-residing stem cells for bone regeneration $5,359,076
University of California, San Diego Sylvia Evans Research Training II Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Training Program $7,890,588
University of California, Riverside Prudence Talbot Shared Labs A Stem Cell Core Facility for Studying Human Embryonic Stem Cell Differentiation $1,976,931
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
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
University of California, Davis Paul Knoepfler New Faculty II Molecular mechanisms governing hESC and iPS cell self-renewal and pluripotency $2,157,255
Cellular Dynamics International Thomas Novak hiPSC Derivation Generation and characterization of high-quality, footprint-free human induced pluripotent stem cell lines from 3,000 donors to investigate multigenic diseases $16,000,000
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 Siavash Kurdistani SEED Grant Cellular epigenetic diversity as a blueprint for defining the identity and functional potential of human embryonic stem cells $549,698
University of California, Merced Michael Cleary Tools and Technologies I RNA Analysis by Biosynthetic Tagging (RABT): a tool for the identification of cell type-specific RNAs $481,096
University of California, Los Angeles Benhur Lee Basic Biology II The EphrinB2/EphB4 axis in regulating hESC pluripotency and differentiation $1,371,936
Buck Institute for Age Research Xianmin Zeng Disease Team Planning Develop a cell replacement therapy for Parkinson's disease using human embryonic stem cells $37,161
University of California, San Francisco Jeremy Reiter New Faculty II High throughput modeling of human neurodegenerative diseases in embryonic stem cells $2,259,092
University of California, Santa Barbara Carol Pasternack Creativity Awards Research Mentorship Program-Immersing High School Students in College Research $282,715
Stanford University Robert Robbins Disease Team Therapy Planning I Human Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Cardiomyocytes for Patients with End Stage Heart Failure $73,030
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Robert Oshima SEED Grant Trophoblast differentiation of human ES cells. $696,354
University of California, San Francisco Jeffrey Bluestone Transplantation Immunology Stem cell tolerance through the use of engineered antigen-specific regulatory T cells $1,152,768
University of California, Irvine Henry Klassen Early Translational II Human retinal progenitor cells as candidate therapy for retinitis pigmentosa $1,803,768
Buck Institute for Age Research Xianmin Zeng Shared Labs CIRM Shared Research Laboratory for Stem Cells and Aging $2,414,749
Stanford University Stefan Heller Comprehensive Grant Generation of inner ear sensory cells from human ES cells toward a cure for deafness $2,330,371
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles Donald Kohn Training Grant I-2 Training Grant 1 $2,173,872
University of California, San Francisco Linda Giudice SEED Grant Human Embryonic Stem Cell Differentiation to Trophoblast: Basic Biology and Clinical Translation to Improve Human Fertility $614,784
Stanford University Irving Weissman Disease Team Research I Development of Therapeutic Antibodies Targeting Human Acute Myeloid Leukemia Stem Cells $18,759,276
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Terrence Town Transplantation Immunology Role of HLA in neural stem cell rejection using humanized mice $1,119,385
University of California, San Francisco Susan Fisher Comprehensive Grant Constructing a fate map of the human embryo $2,430,487
Stanford University Xinnan Wang Basic Biology V Misregulated Mitophagy in Parkinsonian Neurodegeneration $1,174,943
The J. David Gladstone Institutes Benoit Bruneau New Faculty II Induction of cardiogenesis in pluripotent cells via chromatin remodeling factors $2,815,309
University of Southern California Mohammad Pashmforoush New Faculty I Transcriptional Regulation of Cardiac Pacemaker Cell Progenitors $2,816,578
University of California, San Francisco Susan Fisher New Cell Lines Optimization of Human Embryonic Stem Cell Derivation Techniques and Production/Distribution of GMP-Grade Lines $1,383,419
University of California, Los Angeles Hanna Mikkola SEED Grant Improving microenvironments to promote hematopoietic stem cell development from human embryonic stem cells $550,241
University of California, Los Angeles Gabriel Travis Early Translational I Development of a Stem Cell-based Transplantation Strategy for Treating Age-related Macular Degeneration $5,487,136
Stanford University Gary Steinberg Basic Biology V Paracrine and synaptic mechanisms underlying neural stem cell-mediated stroke recovery $1,178,370
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
Scripps Research Institute Ulrich Mueller Research Training II Training Stem Cell Researchers at the Chemistry-Biology Interface $3,972,933
Stanford University Sarah Heilshorn Tools and Technologies II Preparation and Delivery of Clinically Relevant Numbers of Stem Cells Using 3D Hydrogels $600,695
Human BioMolecular Research Institute John Cashman SEED Grant Discovering Potent Molecules with Human ESCs to Treat Heart Disease $688,274
University of California, Los Angeles Michael Teitell Basic Biology I Mitochondrial Metabolism in hESC and hiPSC Differentiation, Reprogramming, and Cancer $1,323,029
University of California, Irvine Michael Drake Major Facilities UC Irvine CIRM Institute $27,156,000
University of California, San Francisco Barbara Panning Basic Biology IV Investigation of the role of O-GlcNAcylation in SOX2 function during reprogramming $1,285,214
The J. David Gladstone Institutes Fen-Biao Gao SEED Grant MicroRNAs in Human Stem Cell Differentiation and Mental Disorders $748,800
University of California, Santa Barbara Dennis Clegg Tools and Technologies I Synthetic Matrices for Stem Cell Growth and Differentiation $599,404
Stanford University Aaron Hsueh Basic Biology II Maturation of Human Oocytes for SCNT and Embryonic Stem Cell Derivation $1,309,018
University of California, Irvine Henry Klassen Disease Team Planning Stem cells for neuroprotection of photoreceptors in retinitis pigmentosa $23,537
University of California, Merced Kara McCloskey New Faculty II Building Cardiac Tissue from Stem Cells and Natural Matrices $1,656,705
Stanford University Paul Utz Creativity Awards [REDACTED] Program: Stem Cell & Developmental Biology Research Internships $357,864
University of California, Davis Nancy Lane Disease Team Therapy Planning I Increasing the endogenous mesenchymal stem cells to the bone surface to treat osteoporosis $107,750
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies Samuel Pfaff SEED Grant Gene regulatory mechanisms that control spinal neuron differentiation from hES cells. $704,543
The J. David Gladstone Institutes Sheng Ding Shared Labs Center for hESC Research $1,440,164
University of California, San Francisco Randall Lee Comprehensive Grant Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Therapies Targeting Cardiac Ischemic Disease $2,424,353

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