All CIRM Grants

Institution Researcher name Grant Type Grant Title Award Value
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
University of California, San Diego Thomas Kipps Disease Team Therapy Development III Therapeutic Eradication of Cancer Stem Cells $4,179,598
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 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
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Paul Noble Basic Biology V Innate Immune Regulation of Lung Alveolar Stem Cell Renewal in Mouse and Man $624,816
City of Hope Yanhong Shi Early Translational II Developing a therapeutic candidate for Canavan disease using induced pluripotent stem cell $1,835,983
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 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
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 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, San Diego Wei Wang Basic Biology V Systems-level discovery of the regulatory mechanisms directing differentiation of hESC $1,161,000
ViaCyte, Inc. Allan Robins Disease Team Research I Cell Therapy for Diabetes $22,999,933
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, Berkeley David Schaffer Shared Labs Human Embryonic Stem Cell Shared Research Laboratory $1,688,129
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
Scripps Research Institute Jeanne Loring Shared Labs Center for hESC Research $3,725,070
University of California, Berkeley Randy Schekman Training Grant I-1 Human Stem Cell Training at UC Berkeley and Childrens Hospital of Oakland $2,360,457
Stanford University Aaron Hsueh SEED Grant Patient-specific cells with nuclear transfer $629,653
University of California, San Francisco Jason Pomerantz Basic Biology III Phenotypic Analysis of Human ES Cell-Derived Muscle Stem Cells $1,381,296
University of California, Irvine Leslie Thompson Early Translational II A hESc-based Development Candidate for Huntington's Disease $4,045,253
TriFoil Imaging, Inc. Joann Zhang Tools and Technologies II Tri-resolution Visualization System for Stem Cells and Tissue Regeneration Monitoring $1,456,989
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
University of California, Davis Walter Boyd Early Translational III Extracellular Matrix Bioscaffold Augmented with Human Stem Cells for Cardiovascular Repair $4,633,149
University of Southern California Qilong Ying SEED Grant Self-renewal of human embryonic stem cells $621,421
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
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
Scripps Research Institute Peter Schultz SEED Grant A Chemical Approach to Stem Cell Biology $748,944
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Stuart Lipton Comprehensive Grant MEF2C-Directed Neurogenesis From Human Embryonic Stem Cells $2,832,000
Gladstone Institutes Robert Mahley Research Training II CIRM Scholars Program $4,945,955
Stanford University Michele Calos New Cell Lines Safe, efficient creation of human induced pluripotent stem cells without the use of retroviruses $1,406,875
University of California, San Diego Dennis Carson Disease Team Planning CIRM Planning Grant in Leukemia $52,174
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, San Diego Miles Wilkinson Basic Biology IV Role of the NMD RNA Decay Pathway in Maintaining the Stem-Like State $1,360,450
University of California, Los Angeles Zack Jerome Comprehensive Grant Human Embryonic Stem Cell Therapeutic Strategies to Target HIV Disease $2,401,903
Stanford University Calvin Kuo SEED Grant Differentiation of Human Embryonic Stem Cells to Intestinal Fates $554,176
Stanford University Renee Reijo Pera Shared Labs Center for Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research and Education $2,439,590
University of Southern California Wange Lu Basic Biology I Defining the molecular mechanisms of somatic cell reprogramming $1,365,580
Western University of Health Sciences Douglas Ethell New Faculty I ES-Derived Cells for the Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease $1,401,642
Gladstone Institutes Sheng Ding Basic Biology IV A new paradigm of lineage-specific reprogramming $1,708,560
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
Stanford University Albert Wong Disease Team Therapy Planning I Recombinant Bispecific Antibody Targeting Cancer Stem Cells for the Therapy of Glioblastoma $109,750
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, Irvine Aileen Anderson Basic Biology II Role of the microenvironment in human iPS and NSC fate and tumorigenesis $1,256,194
University of California, Davis Alice Tarantal Shared Labs Translational Human Embryonic Stem Cell Shared Research Facility $1,728,111
University of California, Irvine Peter Bryant Training Grant I-1 Stem Cell Research Training Grant $1,935,487
University of Southern California Peter Laird SEED Grant Screening for Oncogenic Epigenetic Alterations in Human ES Cells $647,431
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
University of California, Irvine Peter Donovan Basic Biology V Non-invasive live imaging of stem cell signature metabolic states $540,480
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, Davis Alice Tarantal Tools and Technologies I In Vivo Imaging for the Detection and Quantitation of Transplanted Stem/Progenitor Cells in Nonhuman Primates $799,350
University of California, San Diego Eric Adler Early Translational III Identification of Novel Therapeutics for Danon Disease Using an iPS Model of the Disease $1,701,575
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
University of California, Los Angeles Shuo Lin Basic Biology III Etsrp/ER71 mediated stem cell differentiation into vascular lineage $1,382,400
University of Southern California Mark Humayun Disease Team Planning Stem cell based treatment strategy for Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) $3,088
University of California, San Diego Ying Liu Tools and Technologies I Generation of disease models for neurodegenerative disorders in hESCs by gene targeting $709,829
University of California, Irvine Vincent Procaccio SEED Grant Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Embryonic Stem Cells $245,582
Stanford University Irving Weissman Comprehensive Grant Prospective isolation of hESC-derived hematopoietic and cardiomyocyte stem cells $2,471,386
University of California, Los Angeles Amander Clark New Cell Lines Generation of Pluripotent Cell Lines from Human Embryos $1,168,501
Stanford University Robert Robbins Disease Team Planning {REDACTED} Cardiovascular Regenerative Team $25,119
Stanford University Gerald Crabtree Basic Biology IV Mechanism and Utility of Direct Neuronal Conversion with a MicroRNA-Chromatin Switch $1,392,426
Stanford University Christopher Zarins Comprehensive Grant Engineering a Cardiovascular Tissue Graft from Human Embryonic Stem Cells $2,454,490
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, Berkeley David Schaffer Shared Labs Human Embryonic Stem Cell Shared Research Laboratory $1,227,659
University of California, Los Angeles Luisa Iruela-Arispe Basic Biology I Molecular Characterization and Functional Exploration of Hemogenic Endothelium $1,371,477
University of California, Santa Cruz Camilla Forsberg New Faculty I Mechanisms of Stem Cell Fate Decisions $2,201,759
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
Scripps Health Darryl D'Lima Early Translational I Stem Cell-Based Therapy for Cartilage Regeneration and Osteoarthritis $3,118,431
Samumed, LLC John Hood Disease Team Therapy Planning I Clinical Development of an osteoinductive therapy to prevent osteoporosis-related fractures $99,110
University of California, San Francisco Didier Stainier SEED Grant Endodermal differentiation of human ES cells $611,027
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
University of California, Berkeley Andrew Dillin Basic Biology V A Requirement for Protein Homeostasis in the Mediation of Stem Cell Health $1,034,100
University of California, San Diego Shu Chien Tools and Technologies II Development of Synthetic Microenvironments for Stem Cell Growth and Differentiation $1,706,628
Scripps Research Institute Peter Schultz Training Grant I-2 Training Grant I $1,021,395
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, 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
City of Hope David DiGiusto Early Translational II Development of RNA-based approaches to stem cell gene therapy for HIV $3,097,160
Buck Institute for Age Research Mary McEachron Major Facilities CIRM Center of Excellence at Buck Institute for Age Research $20,500,000
Stanford University Marius Wernig Tools and Technologies II Cellular tools to study brain diseases affecting synaptic transmission $1,664,382
University of California, Berkeley David Schaffer Tools and Technologies I Directed Evolution of Novel AAV Variants for Enhanced Gene Targeting in Pluripotent Human Stem Cells and Investigation of Dopaminergic Neuron Differentiation $918,000
University of Southern California Toshio Miki Early Translational III Generation of hepatic cell from placental stem cell for congenital metabolic disorders $1,750,375
University of California, Irvine Charles Limoli SEED Grant Using human embryonic stem cells to treat radiation-induced stem cell loss: Benefits vs cancer risk $593,242
Scripps Research Institute Kristin Baldwin Basic Biology III Identifying sources of mutation in human induced pluripotent stem cells by whole genome sequencing $1,705,500
University of California, Los Angeles Dennis Slamon Disease Team Research I THERAPEUTIC OPPORTUNITIES TO TARGET TUMOR INITIATING CELLS IN SOLID TUMORS $19,979,660
Salk Institute for Biological Studies Samuel Pfaff Disease Team Planning Motor neuron diseases: Finding cures through basic, translational, and clinical collaboration $54,016
Stanford University Joachim Hallmayer Tissue Collection for Disease Modeling Induced pluripotent stem cells from children with autism spectrum disorders $530,265
Scripps Research Institute Jeanne Loring Tools and Technologies I The Stem Cell Matrix: a map of the molecular pathways that define pluripotent cells $1,133,552
University of California, Davis A. Reddi SEED Grant hESCs for Articular Cartilage Regeneration $301,703
University of California, Irvine Peter Donovan Comprehensive Grant Improved hES Cell Growth and Differentiation $2,381,713
Gladstone Institutes Bruce Conklin New Cell Lines Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells for Cardiovascular Diagnostics $1,708,560
University of California, Los Angeles Stanley Carmichael Disease Team Planning Development of a Stem Cell Therapy to Promote Functional Recovery in Stroke $42,748
La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology Anjana Rao Transplantation Immunology Generation of regulatory T cells by reprogramming $1,464,446
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 Hans Keirstead Comprehensive Grant hESC-Derived Motor Neurons For the Treatment of Cervical Spinal Cord Injury $2,158,445
University of California, San Francisco Robert Blelloch SEED Grant MicroRNA Regulation of Human Embryonic Stem Cell Self-Renewal and Differentiation $605,886
University of California, Irvine Peter Donovan Shared Labs Regional Human Embryonic Stem Cell Shared Research Laboratory and Stem Cell Techniques Course $2,107,376

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