All CIRM Grants

Institution Researcher name Grant Type Grant Title Award Value
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 Mark Mercola Research Training II Type III CIRM Stem Cell Research Training Program $2,856,693
University of California, Berkeley Xavier Darzacq Research Leadership Single Molecule Biophysics and Biology of Cellular Identity $4,255,167
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
Pasadena City College Pamela Eversole-Cire Bridges Bridges to Stem Cell Research $3,823,076
Stanford University Joseph Wu Tools and Technologies III Advanced animal model for predictive preclinical testing of engineered cardiac autografts and allografts $1,713,456
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, Los Angeles John Chute Research Leadership Niche-Focused Research: Discovery & Development of Hematopoietic Regenerative Factors $5,174,715
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
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
San Diego State University Ralph Feuer Bridges CIRM Stem Cell Internship Program $4,211,606
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
Gladstone Institutes Todd McDevitt Research Leadership Engineering microscale tissue constructs from human pluripotent stem cells $6,368,285
University of California, San Diego Shyni Varghese Tools and Technologies III Technologies to improve in vivo function of transplanted stem cells $1,393,200
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, Los Angeles Leif Havton Tools and Technologies III Development of a Relevant Pre-Clinical Animal Model as a Tool to Evaluate Human Stem Cell-Derived Replacement Therapies for Motor Neuron Injuries and Degenerative Diseases $1,308,711
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
Stanford University Anne Brunet Basic Biology IV Energy metabolism and aging pathways in human stem cell reprogramming and differentiation $1,414,044
Ali Nsair Ali Nsair New Faculty Physician Scientist Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Cardiovascular Progenitor Cells for Cardiac Cell Therapy. $95,356
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, 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
University of California, San Francisco Tippi MacKenzie New Faculty Physician Scientist In Utero Embryonic Stem Cell Transplantation to Treat Congenital Anomalies $36,436
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles David Warburton Shared Labs hESC Facility $1,750,259
University of California, Irvine Peter Donovan Research Training II Research Training Program II $6,315,379
University of California, Santa Barbara Peter Coffey Research Leadership Development of Cellular Therapies for Retinal Disease $4,850,116
Gladstone Institutes Deepak Srivastava Early Translational III Direct Cardiac Reprogramming for Heart Regeneration $6,319,110
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
University of California, Davis Kyriacos Athanasiou Early Translational III Tissue engineered cartilage from autologous, dermis-isolated, adult, stem (DIAS) cells $1,735,703
Stanford University Hiromitsu Nakauchi Research Leadership Generation of functional cells and organs from iPSCs $5,436,308
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 California, San Diego Eric Ahrens Research Leadership Molecular Imaging for Stem Cell Science and Clinical Application $5,924,428
California State University, Long Beach Lisa Klig Bridges CIRM Stem Cell Research Biotechnology Training Program $3,513,898
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Clive Svendsen Disease Team Therapy Development - Research Progenitor Cells Secreting GDNF for the Treatment of ALS $16,961,287
San Jose State University Tzvia Abramson Bridges Stem Cell Internships for Laboratory-based Learning (SCILL) $4,201,707
Stanford University Fan Yang Tools and Technologies III Injectable Macroporous Matrices to Enhance Stem Cell Engraftment and Survival $1,452,708
California State University, Channel Islands Ching-Hua Wang Bridges Curriculum Development and Implementation of Stem Cell Technology and Laboratory Management Emphasis in an Established MS Biotechnology and Bioinformatics Program at (REDACTED) and Co-development of a GE Course on Stem Cel $4,237,241
Stanford University Garry Nolan Basic Biology II Kinase signaling analysis of iPS cell reprogramming and differentiation $1,343,100
University of California, Los Angeles Leif Havton Early Translational II Repair of Conus Medullaris/Cauda Equina Injury using Human ES Cell-Derived Motor Neurons $75,628
Stanford University Robert Negrin Transplantation Immunology Regulatory T cell induced tolerance to ESC transplantation $1,382,658
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
Stanford University Vittorio Sebastiano Shared Labs Center for Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research and Education $3,434,600
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
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 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, 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
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
Stanford University Helen Blau Basic Biology V Mass Cytometry to Delineate the Human Muscle Stem Cell Hierarchy and Dysfunction in Aging $1,175,357
University of California, San Diego Thomas Kipps Disease Team Therapy Development III Therapeutic Eradication of Cancer Stem Cells $4,179,598
City of Hope Yanhong Shi Early Translational II Developing a therapeutic candidate for Canavan disease using induced pluripotent stem cell $1,835,983
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 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, San Francisco Andrew Leavitt Tools and Technologies III Small molecule tools and scale-up technologies to expand human umbilical cord blood stem and progenitor cells for clinical and research use $1,416,600
San Francisco State University Carmen Domingo Bridges Bridges to Stem Cell Research $4,201,420
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, Santa Cruz Lindsay Hinck Shared Labs Shared Stem Cell Facility $1,721,129
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
Stanford University Joseph Wu Early Translational III Heart Repair with Human Tissue Engineered Myocardium $4,397,241
University of California, San Diego Mana Parast New Faculty Physician Scientist Human pluripotent stem cell-based therapeutics for preeclampsia $2,974,750
Stanford University Judith Shizuru Disease Team Therapy Development - Research A monoclonal antibody that depletes blood stem cells and enables chemotherapy free transplants $19,068,382
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 California, San Diego Wei Wang Basic Biology V Systems-level discovery of the regulatory mechanisms directing differentiation of hESC $1,161,000
University of California, Merced Kara McCloskey Basic Biology V Directed Differentiation of Specialized Endothelial Cells $476,052
ViaCyte, Inc. Allan Robins Disease Team Research I Cell Therapy for Diabetes $22,999,933
University of California, Berkeley David Schaffer Shared Labs Human Embryonic Stem Cell Shared Research Laboratory $1,688,129
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
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
University of California, San Diego Lawrence Goldstein Training Grant I-1 Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Training Program at UCSD $3,459,396
University of California, San Francisco Miguel Ramalho-Santos SEED Grant Transcriptional Regulation of Human Embryonic Stem Cells $595,755
University of California, San Francisco Susan Fisher Comprehensive Grant Constructing a fate map of the human embryo $2,430,487
University of California, Los Angeles Hanna Mikkola SEED Grant Improving microenvironments to promote hematopoietic stem cell development from human embryonic stem cells $550,241
Stanford University Gary Steinberg Basic Biology V Paracrine and synaptic mechanisms underlying neural stem cell-mediated stroke recovery $1,178,370
University of Southern California Mohammad Pashmforoush New Faculty I Transcriptional Regulation of Cardiac Pacemaker Cell Progenitors $2,816,578
Stanford University Joanna Wysocka SEED Grant Role of Chromatin Modifiers in Regulating Human Embryonic Stem Cell Pluripotency $629,952
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
University of California, Irvine Mathew Blurton-Jones Tools and Technologies III Optimizing the differentiation and expansion of microglial progenitors from human pluripotent stem cells for the study and treatment of neurological disease. $1,147,596
University of California, San Diego Farah Sheikh Basic Biology III Molecular Mechanisms Underlying Human Cardiac Cell Junction Maturation and Disease Using Human iPSC $1,341,955
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Dan Gazit Early Translational II Systemic Adult Stem Cell Therapy for Osteoporosis-Related Vertebral Compression Fractures $1,927,698
University of California, Irvine Michael Drake Major Facilities UC Irvine CIRM Institute $27,156,000
Stanford University Sarah Heilshorn Tools and Technologies II Preparation and Delivery of Clinically Relevant Numbers of Stem Cells Using 3D Hydrogels $600,695
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles Elizabeth Lawlor SEED Grant hESC as tools to investigate the neural crest origin of Ewing's sarcoma $595,576
Gladstone Institutes Deepak Srivastava Shared Labs CIRM Shared Human Embryonic Stem Cell Core Laboratory $1,698,515
Buck Institute for Age Research Xianmin Zeng Research Training II CIRM Research Training Program in Stem Cells and Aging $1,472,416
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
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Huei-sheng Chen Basic Biology IV Studying Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia with patient-specific iPS cells $1,582,606
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
Stanford University Renee Reijo Pera New Cell Lines Derivation and comparative analysis of human pluripotent ESCs, iPSCs and SSCs: Convergence to an embryonic phenotype $1,409,243
University of California, San Francisco Jeremy Reiter New Faculty II High throughput modeling of human neurodegenerative diseases in embryonic stem cells $2,259,092
Buck Institute for Age Research Xianmin Zeng Shared Labs CIRM Shared Research Laboratory for Stem Cells and Aging $2,414,749
University of California, San Francisco Jeremy Reiter Basic Biology IV Modeling disease in human embryonic stem cells using new genetic tools $1,387,800
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
Stanford University Judith Shizuru Disease Team Therapy Planning I A monoclonal antibody that depletes blood stem cells and enables chemotherapy free transplants $90,147
Stanford University John Cooke SEED Grant EC regeneration in cerebrovascular ischemia: role of NO $476,995
Stanford University Stefan Heller Comprehensive Grant Generation of inner ear sensory cells from human ES cells toward a cure for deafness $2,330,371
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, Los Angeles Douglas Black Basic Biology II Programs of alternative splicing regulation by polypyrimidine tract binding protein $1,344,562
Stanford University Xinnan Wang Basic Biology V Misregulated Mitophagy in Parkinsonian Neurodegeneration $1,174,943
University of California, San Diego Yang Xu Transplantation Immunology Induction of immune tolerance to human embryonic stem cell-derived allografts $1,192,680

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