All CIRM Grants

Institution Researcher name Grant Type Grant Title Award Value
University of California, Santa Barbara Peter Coffey Research Leadership Development of Cellular Therapies for Retinal Disease $4,850,116
University of California, Davis Kyriacos Athanasiou Early Translational III Tissue engineered cartilage from autologous, dermis-isolated, adult, stem (DIAS) cells $1,735,703
Salk Institute for Biological Studies Joseph Ecker Genomics Centers of Excellence Awards (R) Center of Excellence for Stem Cell Genomics $13,168,037
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, 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, 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, San Diego Shyni Varghese Tools and Technologies III Technologies to improve in vivo function of transplanted stem cells $1,393,200
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
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
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Mark Mercola Research Training II Type III CIRM Stem Cell Research Training Program $2,856,693
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
Pasadena City College Pamela Eversole-Cire Bridges Bridges to Stem Cell Research $3,823,076
Stanford University Joanna Wysocka New Faculty I Trithorax and Polycomb methyltransferase complexes in cell fate determination. $2,373,903
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, Davis J. Leach Tools and Technologies III Multi-modal technology for non-destructive characterization of bioengineered tissues $1,842,792
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
University of California, Davis Diana Farmer Preclinical Development Awards Placental Stem Cells for the In Utero Treatment of Spina Bifida $2,184,032
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
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
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 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, San Diego Thomas Kipps Disease Team Therapy Development III Therapeutic Eradication of Cancer Stem Cells $4,179,598
University of California, Santa Cruz Lindsay Hinck Shared Labs Shared Stem Cell Facility $1,721,129
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
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 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
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
University of California, San Francisco Morton Cowan Early Translational III Gene Correction of Autologous Hematopoietic Stem Cells in Artemis Deficient SCID $3,931,662
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
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
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Huei-sheng Chen Basic Biology II Endothelial cells and ion channel maturation of human stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes $1,587,610
University of California, Santa Barbara Dennis Clegg Research Training II Training Program in Stem Cell Biology and Engineering $2,448,823
Gladstone Institutes Deepak Srivastava Shared Labs CIRM Shared Human Embryonic Stem Cell Core Laboratory $842,672
La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology Anjana Rao Transplantation Immunology Generation of regulatory T cells by reprogramming $1,464,446
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 Valerie Weaver SEED Grant Force, Dimensionality and Stem Cell Fate $529,762
University of California, Davis Mark Zern Early Translational II Liver Cell Transplantation $4,215,748
University of California, Los Angeles Dana Jones New Faculty I Characterization of mechanisms regulating de-differentiation and the re-acquisition of stem cell identity $382,773
Scripps Research Institute Martin Friedlander Early Translational I Autologous Retinal Pigmented Epithelial Cells Derived from Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells for the Treatment of Atrophic Age Related Macular Degeneration $5,866,528
University of California, San Diego Anirvan Ghosh SEED Grant Generation of forebrain neurons from human embryonic stem cells $587,591
Stanford University Michael Cleary Basic Biology IV Prostaglandin pathway regulation of self-renwal in hematopoietic and leukemia stem cells $1,244,455
Salk Institute for Biological Studies Fred Gage Early Translational II Crosstalk: Inflammation in Parkinson’s disease (PD) in a humanized in vitro model $2,472,839
OncoMed Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Timothy Hoey Disease Team Therapy Planning I [REDACTED]: A New Cancer Therapeutic to Reduce CSC Frequency $65,120
University of California, San Diego Shu Chien Tools and Technologies II Development of Synthetic Microenvironments for Stem Cell Growth and Differentiation $1,706,628
Gladstone Institutes Sheng Ding Basic Biology V A novel druggable mechanism to safeguard stem cell genome $1,423,800
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Ziwei Huang SEED Grant New Chemokine-Derived Therapeutics Targeting Stem Cell Migration $708,000
University of California, Los Angeles Zack Jerome New Cell Lines Generation of clinical grade human iPS cells $1,341,000
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Marcel Daadi Disease Team Therapy Planning I Neural Stem Cell-Based Therapy For Parkinson’s Disease $63,952
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
Stanford University Marius Wernig Tools and Technologies II Cellular tools to study brain diseases affecting synaptic transmission $1,664,382
University of Southern California David Woodley Disease Team Planning Clinical Regenerative Wound Healing With Stem Cells $33,626
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
Stanford University Ching-Pin Chang New Faculty II VEGF signaling in adventitial stem cells in vascular physiology and disease $3,005,695
University of California, San Diego Binhai Zheng SEED Grant Genetic manipulation of human embryonic stem cells and its application in studying CNS development and repair $600,441
Salk Institute for Biological Studies Juan Carlos Izpisua Belmonte Training Grant I-3 Training in the Biology of Human Enbryonic Stem Cells and Emerging Technologies $1,261,333
University of California, San Diego Karl Willert Basic Biology I WNT signaling and the control of cell fate decisions in human pluripotent stem cells. $1,329,298
University of California, San Diego Anirvan Ghosh Basic Biology III Investigation of synaptic defects in autism using patient-derived induced pluripotent stem cells $843,597
City of Hope Michael Barish Disease Team Planning Genetically-modified neural stem cells for treatment of high-grade glioma $55,000
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, Irvine Peter Donovan Comprehensive Grant Improved hES Cell Growth and Differentiation $2,381,713
University of Southern California David Hinton SEED Grant Therapeutic potential of Retinal Pigment Epithelial cell lines derived from hES cells for retinal degeneration. $651,607
University of California, San Francisco John Rubenstein Basic Biology II MGE Enhancers to Select for Interneuron Precursors Produced from Human ES Cells $1,387,800
Stanford University Renee Reijo Pera Shared Labs Center for Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research and Education $2,439,590
University of California, Berkeley David Raulet Transplantation Immunology Inactivating NK cell reactivity to facilitate transplantation of stem cell derived tissue $952,896
University of California, San Francisco Arnold Kriegstein Comprehensive Grant Derivation of Inhibitory Nerve Cells from Human Embryonic Stem Cells $2,410,874
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Alexey Terskikh SEED Grant Analysis of Candidate Neural Crest Cells Derived from Human ES Cells $703,684
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Clive Svendsen iPSC Consortia Award The HD iPSC Consortium: Repeat Length Dependent Phenotypes for Assay Development $300,000
University of California, Los Angeles Siavash Kurdistani New Faculty I Epigenetics in cancer stem cell initiation and clinical outcome prediction $3,063,450
Gladstone Institutes Warner Greene Early Translational I Maximizing the Safety of Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells as an Infusion Therapy: Limiting the Mutagenic Threat of Retroelement Retrotransposition during iPSC Generation, Expansion and Differentiation $1,324,011
University of California, Irvine Brian Cummings SEED Grant The Immunological Niche: Effect of immunosuppressant drugs on stem cell proliferation, gene expression, and differentiation in a model of spinal cord injury. $595,345
University of California, Davis Deborah Lieu Basic Biology IV Induction of Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Pacemaking Cells $1,333,800
University of California, San Diego Dennis Carson Disease Team Research I Development of Highly Active Anti-Leukemia Stem Cell Therapy (HALT) $19,999,826
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
Stanford University Mark Kay SEED Grant Novel vectors for gene transfer into human ES cells $574,737
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Zhuohua Zhang New Cell Lines Derivation of Parkinson's Disease Coded-Stem Cells (PD-SCs) $1,556,448
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 Karl Willert Tools and Technologies II Homologous recombination in human pluripotent stem cells using adeno-associated virus. $1,659,043
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
University of California, Los Angeles Hsian-Rong Tseng Tools and Technologies I Microfluidic Platform for Screening Chemically Defined Conditions that Facilitate Clonal Expansion of Human Pluripotent Stem Cells $914,096
University of California, San Diego Catriona Jamieson New Faculty II Derivation and Characterization of Myeloproliferative Disorder Stem Cells from Human ES Cells $3,065,572
University of California, Berkeley Carolyn Bertozzi SEED Grant Profiling surface glycans and glycoprotein expression of human embryonic stem cells $444,847
University of California, Santa Barbara Dennis Clegg Training Grant I-3 UCSB Stem Cell Biology Training Program $975,334
University of California, Los Angeles Robb Maclellan Basic Biology I Human Cardiovascular Progenitors, their Niches and Control of Self-renewal and Cell Fate $917,667
University of California, San Diego Dennis Carson Disease Team Planning CIRM Planning Grant in Leukemia $52,174
University of California, Irvine Orhan NALCIOGLU Tools and Technologies I A Multimodality Molecular Imaging Systen (MRSPECT) for in Vivo Stem Cell Tracking $719,798
University of California, San Francisco Andrew Leavitt Comprehensive Grant Understanding hESC-based Hematopoiesis for Therapeutic Benefit $2,460,822
University of California, Irvine Michelle Khine SEED Grant Micro Platform for Controlled Cardiac Myocyte Differentiation $156,426
University of California, San Francisco Susan Fisher Research Training II Training Program in Stem Cell Research $7,941,728
University of California, Berkeley David Schaffer Shared Labs Human Embryonic Stem Cell Shared Research Laboratory $1,227,659
University of California, Berkeley Ellen Robey Transplantation Immunology Human Immune System Mouse models as preclinical platforms for stem cell derived grafts $1,005,605
Stanford University Renee Reijo Pera Comprehensive Grant Human oocyte development for genetic, pharmacological and reprogramming applications $2,298,411
Salk Institute for Biological Studies Beverly Emerson SEED Grant Regulation of Specific Chromosomal Boundary Elements by CTCF Protein Complexes in Human Embryonic Stem Cells $647,343
City of Hope Yanhong Shi Basic Biology IV Modeling Alexander disease using patient-specific induced pluripotent stem cells $1,367,172
University of California, San Diego Catriona Jamieson Early Translational II Preclinical development of a pan Bcl2 inhibitor for cancer stem cell directed therapy $3,103,041
University of California, Merced Jennifer Manilay New Faculty I Enhancing Survival of Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Grafts by Induction of Immunological Tolerance $1,576,404

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