All CIRM Grants

Institution Researcher name Grant Type Grant Title Award Value
University of California, Davis Deborah Lieu Basic Biology IV Induction of Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Pacemaking Cells $1,333,800
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Dan Gazit Disease Team Therapy Planning I Genetically Engineered Mesenchymal Stem Cells for the Treatment of Vertebral Compression Fractures. $107,622
University of California, Santa Cruz Joel Kubby Tools and Technologies I AO Wide-Field Microscope $549,551
University of Southern California Mark Humayun Disease Team Planning Stem cell based treatment strategy for Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) $3,088
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
University of California, Berkeley Ellen Robey SEED Grant In Vitro Differentiation of T cells from Human Embryonic Stem Cells. $477,894
University of California, San Francisco Katherine Nielsen Creativity Awards [REDACTED] SEP High School Intern Program $182,023
Palo Alto Institute for Research and Education, Inc. Tony Wyss-Coray Basic Biology II Systemic Protein Factors as Modulators of the Aging Neurogenic Niche $1,159,806
University of California, Los Angeles Stanley Nelson Disease Team Therapy Planning I Combination therapy to Enhance Antisense Mediated Exon Skipping for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy $68,947
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, Los Angeles Stanley Carmichael Disease Team Planning Development of a Stem Cell Therapy to Promote Functional Recovery in Stroke $42,748
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, San Francisco Miguel Ramalho-Santos SEED Grant Transcriptional Regulation of Human Embryonic Stem Cells $595,755
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
The J. David Gladstone Institutes Deepak Srivastava Early Translational III Direct Cardiac Reprogramming for Heart Regeneration $6,319,110
University of California, Los Angeles Kathrin Plath Basic Biology III Discovery of mechanisms that control epigenetic states in human reprogramming and pluripotent cells $1,364,598
The J. David Gladstone Institutes Sheng Ding New Faculty I Reprogramming of human somatic cells back to pluripotent embryonic stem cells $1,414,664
University of California, Irvine Peter Donovan Shared Labs Regional Human Embryonic Stem Cell Shared Research Laboratory and Stem Cell Techniques Course $2,107,376
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 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
Stanford University Joanna Wysocka SEED Grant Role of Chromatin Modifiers in Regulating Human Embryonic Stem Cell Pluripotency $629,952
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 Southern California Mohammad Pashmforoush New Faculty I Transcriptional Regulation of Cardiac Pacemaker Cell Progenitors $27,949
Buck Institute for Age Research Xianmin Zeng Shared Labs CIRM Shared Research Laboratory for Stem Cells and Aging $3,478,933
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
Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope Yanhong Shi Basic Biology IV Modeling Alexander disease using patient-specific induced pluripotent stem cells $1,367,172
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
Fluidigm Corporation Marc Unger Tools and Technologies II Development and Application of Versatile, Automated, Microfluidic Cell Culture System $1,939,236
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
Stanford University Helen Blau Tools and Technologies I Regulation of Stem Cell Fate in Bioengineered Arrays of Hydrogel Microwells $949,608
Buck Institute for Age Research Mary McEachron Major Facilities CIRM Center of Excellence at Buck Institute for Age Research $20,500,000
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 Miguel Ramalho-Santos Basic Biology IV Genetic dissection of human cellular reprogramming to pluripotency $1,184,883
University of California, Davis John Laird Disease Team Therapy Planning I Phase I study of IM Injection of VEGF Producing MSC for the Treatment of Critical Limb Ischemia $76,066
University of California, Davis Kit Lam Tools and Technologies I Discovery of adhesion ligands for pluripotent human stem cells $834,003
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies Samuel Pfaff Disease Team Planning Motor neuron diseases: Finding cures through basic, translational, and clinical collaboration $54,016
San Diego State University Ricardo Zayas New Faculty II The molecular basis underlying adult neurogenesis during regeneration and tissue renewal $1,712,620
Stanford University Joachim Hallmayer Tissue Collection for Disease Modeling Induced pluripotent stem cells from children with autism spectrum disorders $530,265
Stanford University John Cooke SEED Grant EC regeneration in cerebrovascular ischemia: role of NO $476,995
University of California, Davis Gerhard Bauer Creativity Awards Internship at a Cutting Edge CIRM-funded Stem Cell Research Facility $299,928
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 Michael Longaker Training Grant I-1 Stanford CIRM Training Program $3,035,282
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, Merced Michelle Khine SEED Grant Micro Platform for Controlled Cardiac Myocyte Differentiation $194,371
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, Los Angeles Donald Kohn Early Translational IV Beta-Globin Gene Correction of Sickle Cell Disease in Hematopoietic Stem Cells $1,652,076
University of California, Santa Cruz Bin Chen SEED Grant In vitro differentiation of hESCs into corticospinal motor neurons $465,624
Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope Yanhong Shi Early Translational II Developing a therapeutic candidate for Canavan disease using induced pluripotent stem cell $1,835,983
Stanford University Joanna Wysocka Basic Biology III Enhancer-mediated gene regulation during early human embryonic development $1,420,838
Western University of Health Sciences Douglas Ethell New Faculty I ES-Derived Cells for the Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease $1,401,642
University of California, Santa Barbara Dennis Clegg Shared Labs Laboratory for Stem Cell Biology and Engineering $1,407,192
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, Los Angeles Dennis Slamon Disease Team Therapy Development III A Phase I dose escalation and expansion clinical trial in patients with advanced solid tumors $6,924,317
The J. David Gladstone Institutes Warner Greene SEED Grant The APOBEC3 Gene Family as Guardians of Genome Stability in Human Embryonic Stem Cells $717,363
Stanford University Michele Calos Early Translational II Stem Cell Therapy for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy $2,267,261
University of California, Los Angeles Ali Nsair New Faculty Physician Scientist Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Cardiovascular Progenitor Cells for Cardiac Cell Therapy. $95,356
Scripps Research Institute Jeanne Loring Shared Labs Center for hESC Research $3,775,070
University of California, San Diego Miles Wilkinson Basic Biology V New Regulators of Spermatogonial Stem Cells: RHOX Homeobox Transcription Factors $560,160
University of California, Santa Cruz David Feldheim SEED Grant Assessing the role of Eph/ephrin signaling in hESC growth and differentiation $474,161
University of California, San Diego Lawrence Goldstein Disease Team Research I Stem Cell-Derived Astrocyte Precursor Transplants in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis $5,694,308
University of California, San Diego Maike Sander Basic Biology IV Deciphering transcriptional control of pancreatic beta-cell maturation in vitro $1,258,560
California State University, Fullerton Nilay Patel Bridges Stem Cell Training Program - A Bridge to Stem Cell Research $3,050,901
TriFoil Imaging, Inc. Joann Zhang Tools and Technologies II Tri-resolution Visualization System for Stem Cells and Tissue Regeneration Monitoring $1,456,989
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
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
Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine Edward Holmes Major Facilities Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine $42,827,439
The J. David Gladstone Institutes Yadong Huang New Faculty II Defining the Isoform-Specific Effects of Apolipoprotein E on the Development of iPS Cells into Functional Neurons in Vitro and in Vivo $2,843,770
The J. David Gladstone Institutes Sheng Ding New Cell Lines Derivation of New ICM-stage hESCs $778,859
Buck Institute for Age Research Deepak Lamba Basic Biology IV 3D Modeling of Retina using Polymer Scaffolds for Understanding Disease Pathogenesis $1,212,553
University of California, Davis Vicki Wheelock Disease Team Therapy Planning I MSC engineered to produce BDNF for the treatment of Huntington's disease $97,564
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
The J. David Gladstone Institutes Deepak Srivastava Disease Team Planning Pluripotent Stem Cell–Based Therapy for Heart Disease $13,505
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Stuart Lipton Comprehensive Grant MEF2C-Directed Neurogenesis From Human Embryonic Stem Cells $2,832,000
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
The J. David Gladstone Institutes Eric Verdin SEED Grant Role of HDAC in human stem cells pluripotentiality and differentiation $590,997
Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope Paul Salvaterra Creativity Awards Creativity Award Program in Stem Cell Biology for California High School Students $271,857
University of California, Los Angeles Yong Kim Basic Biology II Novel Mechanism in Self-Renewal/Differentiation of Human Embryonic Stem Cells $1,259,371
University of California, San Francisco Susan Fisher Training Grant I-1 Training Grant I $2,868,145
Stanford University Robert Negrin Transplantation Immunology Regulatory T cell induced tolerance to ESC transplantation $1,383,147
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles Barbara Des Rochers Comprehensive Grant Regulated Expansion of Lympho-hematopoietic Stem and Progenitor Cells from Human Embryonic Stem Cells (hESC) $575,994
Stanford University Christopher Zarins Comprehensive Grant Engineering a Cardiovascular Tissue Graft from Human Embryonic Stem Cells $2,454,490
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies Inder Verma Early Translational IV Development of a cell and gene based therapy for hemophilia $2,298,634
University of California, San Francisco Thea Tlsty SEED Grant Role of the tumor suppressor gene, p16INK4a, in regulating stem cell phenotypes in embryonic stem cells and human epithelial cells. $614,784
Buck Institute for Age Research Xianmin Zeng Early Translational II Banking transplant ready dopaminergic neurons using a scalable process $4,983,013
Stanford University Joseph Wu Early Translational III Heart Repair with Human Tissue Engineered Myocardium $4,397,241
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
University of California, Santa Cruz Camilla Forsberg New Faculty I Mechanisms of Stem Cell Fate Decisions $2,201,759
University of California, San Diego Karl Willert Shared Labs Enhancing Facilities for Genetic Manipulation and Engineering of Human Embryonic Stem Cells $1,728,080
Scripps Health Darryl D'Lima Early Translational I Stem Cell-Based Therapy for Cartilage Regeneration and Osteoarthritis $3,118,431
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Barry Stripp Research Leadership 12 Epithelial progenitors and the stromal niche as therapeutic targets in lung disease $4,841,830
Stanford University Phillip Yang SEED Grant In Vivo Molecular Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Human Embryonic Stem Cells in Murine Model of Myocardial Infarction $629,952
The 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
Buck Institute for Age Research Xianmin Zeng Research Training II CIRM Research Training Program in Stem Cells and Aging $1,472,416
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, San Francisco Tippi MacKenzie New Faculty Physician Scientist In Utero Embryonic Stem Cell Transplantation to Treat Congenital Anomalies $36,436
University of California, Davis Alice Tarantal Shared Labs Translational Human Embryonic Stem Cell Shared Research Facility $1,728,111
University of California, San Diego Maike Sander Basic Biology V Defining links between chromatin state and developmental competence $1,050,300
University of California, Los Angeles William Lowry SEED Grant Modeling Human Embryonic Development with Human Embryonic Stem Cells $528,096
University of California, Irvine Leslie Thompson New Cell Lines New Cell Lines for Huntington's Disease $1,302,526
California State University, Long Beach Lisa Klig Bridges CIRM Stem Cell Research Biotechnology Training Program $3,513,898

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