All CIRM Grants

Institution Researcher name Grant Type Grant Title Award Value
Stanford University Alan Cheng New Faculty Physician Scientist Enhancing hair cell regeneration in mouse and human inner ear $3,091,595
Salk Institute for Biological Studies Samuel Pfaff SEED Grant Gene regulatory mechanisms that control spinal neuron differentiation from hES cells. $704,543
University of Southern California Gage DeKoeyer Crump New Faculty II Skeletogenic Neural Crest Cells in Embryonic Development and Adult Regeneration of the Jaw $2,247,403
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona Jill Adler-Moore Bridges Collaborative CIRM Bridges Program to Enhance Stem Cell Research Training and Education $3,213,701
Scripps Research Institute Peter Schultz Early Translational II Cartilage Regeneration by the Chondrogenic Small Molecule PRO1 during Osteoarthritis $6,047,249
Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research Webster Cavenee Disease Team Planning Stem Cell-Mediated Oncocidal Therapy of Primary & Metastatic Brain Tumors $3,867
University of California, San Francisco Mark Anderson Transplantation Immunology Stem cell differentiation to thymic epithelium for inducing tolerance to stem cells $1,314,089
University of California, Davis Deborah Lieu Basic Biology IV Induction of Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Pacemaking Cells $1,333,800
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, San Diego Shu Chien SEED Grant Combinatorial Platform for Optimizing Microenvironments to Control hESC Fate $577,148
University of California, Davis Mark Zern Comprehensive Grant An in vitro and in vivo comparison among three different human hepatic stem cell populations $2,251,223
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, Davis Alice Tarantal Shared Labs Translational Human Embryonic Stem Cell Shared Research Facility $2,000,000
University of Southern California Terrence Town Transplantation Immunology Role of HLA in neural stem cell rejection using humanized mice $353,249
University of California, San Francisco Katherine Nielsen Creativity Awards [REDACTED] SEP High School Intern Program $182,023
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
University of California, Los Angeles Brigitte Gomperts New Faculty II Stem Cells in Lung Cancer $2,381,572
University of California, Los Angeles Guoping Fan Comprehensive Grant Epigenetic gene regulation during the differentiation of human embryonic stem cells: Impact on neural repair $2,412,995
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
J. David Gladstone Institutes Robert Farese New Cell Lines Establishment of Frontotemporal Dementia Patient-Specific Induced Pluripotent Stem (iPS) Cell Lines with Defined Genetic Mutations $1,696,424
Salk Institute for Biological Studies Dana Jones New Faculty I Characterization of mechanisms regulating de-differentiation and the re-acquisition of stem cell identity $2,134,100
University of Southern California Mohammad Pashmforoush New Faculty I Transcriptional Regulation of Cardiac Pacemaker Cell Progenitors $2,816,578
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 Gabriel Travis Early Translational I Development of a Stem Cell-based Transplantation Strategy for Treating Age-related Macular Degeneration $5,487,136
J. David Gladstone Institutes Deepak Srivastava Early Translational III Direct Cardiac Reprogramming for Heart Regeneration $6,319,110
University of California, Riverside Michael Pirrung SEED Grant Stem Cell Survival and Differentiation Through Chemical Genetics $522,933
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
University of California, San Diego Eugene Yeo Basic Biology I RNA Binding Protein-mediated Post-transcriptional Networks Regulating HPSC Pluripotency $1,308,901
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
Stanford University Sarah Heilshorn Tools and Technologies II Preparation and Delivery of Clinically Relevant Numbers of Stem Cells Using 3D Hydrogels $600,695
University of California, San Diego Christian Metallo Basic Biology V Metabolic regulation of cardiac differentiation and maturation $1,124,834
J. David Gladstone Institutes Deepak Srivastava Shared Labs CIRM Shared Human Embryonic Stem Cell Core Laboratory $1,698,515
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 Joseph Wu Tools and Technologies III Advanced animal model for predictive preclinical testing of engineered cardiac autografts and allografts $1,713,456
University of California, Los Angeles Noriyuki Kasahara SEED Grant Down-Regulation of Alloreactive Immune Responses to hES Cell-Derived Graft Tissues $399,239
University of California, San Francisco Susan Fisher Research Training II Training Program in Stem Cell Research $7,941,728
Salk Institute for Biological Studies Ronald Evans Basic Biology II Molecular Characterization and Functional Exploration of Nuclear Receptors in hiPSCs $1,712,880
University of California, Santa Barbara Glenn Lucas Major Facilities UC Santa Barbara Bio Sciences II $3,205,800
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
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 Mana Parast New Faculty Physician Scientist Human pluripotent stem cell-based therapeutics for preeclampsia $2,974,750
University of California, Los Angeles Michael Teitell SEED Grant Role of Mitochondria in Self-Renewal Versus Differentiation of Human Embryonic Stem Cells $543,274
University of California, San Francisco Jeremy Reiter New Faculty II High throughput modeling of human neurodegenerative diseases in embryonic stem cells $2,259,092
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
iPierian, Inc. John Dimos Early Translational II New Drug Discovery for SMA using Patient-derived Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells $2,410,000
Children's Hospital of Oakland Research Institute Mark Walters Disease Team Planning CIRM Disease Team Planning Award $16,939
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, San Francisco Miguel Ramalho-Santos Basic Biology IV Genetic dissection of human cellular reprogramming to pluripotency $1,184,883
Coriell Institute for Medical Research Dorit Berlin hPSC Repository The CIRM Human Pluripotent Stem Cell Biorepository – A Resource for Safe Storage and Distribution of High Quality iPSCs $9,942,175
Salk Institute for Biological Studies Senyon Choe SEED Grant A method to maintain and propagate pluripotent human ES cells $760,042
Stanford University Stefan Heller Comprehensive Grant Generation of inner ear sensory cells from human ES cells toward a cure for deafness $2,330,371
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
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Eduardo Marbán Disease Team Research I Autologous cardiac-derived cells for advanced ischemic cardiomyopathy $5,560,232
University of California, Los Angeles Scott Waugh Shared Labs CIRM Shared Research Laboratories $2,000,000
Stanford University Kenneth Weinberg Transplantation Immunology “Engineered immune tolerance by Stem Cell-derived thymic regeneration” $1,271,729
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 Stanley Nelson Early Translational from Disease Team Conversion Combination therapy to Enhance Antisense Mediated Exon Skipping for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy $1,823,545
Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research Bing Ren New Faculty II Mechanisms of chromatin dynamics at enhancers during ES cell differentiation $1,726,564
University of California, San Francisco Susan Fisher Comprehensive Grant Constructing a fate map of the human embryo $2,430,487
Stanford University Michael Longaker Training Grant I-1 Stanford CIRM Training Program $3,035,282
Salk Institute for Biological Studies Fred Gage New Cell Lines Development of Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells for Modeling Human Disease $1,737,720
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles Markus Muschen Early Translational II Dual targeting of tyrosine kinase and BCL6 signaling for leukemia stem cell eradication $850,769
University of California, Los Angeles Kathrin Plath New Faculty I In vitro reprogramming of mouse and human somatic cells to an embryonic state $2,229,427
University of California, San Diego Cornelis Murre Basic Biology V Epigenetic mechanisms that enforce pluripotency in embryonic stem cells $1,161,000
Salk Institute for Biological Studies Inder Verma Early Translational I Curing Hematological Diseases $5,979,252
City of Hope Stephen Forman Early Translational III Targeting glioma cancer stem cells with receptor-engineered self-renewing memory T cells $5,217,004
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Huei-sheng Chen SEED Grant Development of Neuro-Coupled Human Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Cardiac Pacemaker Cells. $695,680
Stanford University Joanna Wysocka Basic Biology III Enhancer-mediated gene regulation during early human embryonic development $1,420,618
Stanford University Julien Sage Basic Biology I The retinoblastoma (RB) gene family in cellular reprogramming $1,357,085
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
GMR Epigenetics Jifan Hu Tools and Technologies II Robust generation of induced pluripotent stem cells by a potent set of engineered factors $1,356,052
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
Stanford University Vittorio Sebastiano Shared Labs Center for Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research and Education $3,434,600
Scripps Research Institute Peter Schultz Early Translational III Targeting Stem Cells to Enhance Remyelination in the Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis $2,623,242
University of California, San Francisco Heike Daldrup-Link SEED Grant Labeling of human embryonic stem cells with iron oxide nanoparticles and fluorescent dyes for a non-invasive cell depiction with MR imaging and optical imaging $240,214
University of California, San Diego Sylvia Evans Research Training II Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Training Program $7,890,588
iPierian, Inc. Irene Griswold-Prenner Basic Biology II Cellular Reprogramming: Dissecting the Molecular Mechanism and Enhancing Efficiency $1,458,000
University of California, Santa Cruz Margaret Delaney Major Facilities UC Santa Cruz IBSC Facility $7,191,950
University of California, Santa Barbara Dennis Clegg Tools and Technologies I Synthetic Matrices for Stem Cell Growth and Differentiation $599,404
University of California, San Diego Maike Sander Basic Biology IV Deciphering transcriptional control of pancreatic beta-cell maturation in vitro $1,258,560
University of California, San Francisco Ophir Klein New Faculty Physician Scientist Stem cell therapy for inflammatory bowel disease $3,084,000
Stanford University Thomas Wandless SEED Grant Reprogramming Differentiated Human Cells to a Pluripotent State $380,005
University of California, Merced Kara McCloskey New Faculty II Building Cardiac Tissue from Stem Cells and Natural Matrices $1,656,705
California State University, Fullerton Nilay Patel Bridges Stem Cell Training Program - A Bridge to Stem Cell Research $3,050,901
University of California, Davis Roslyn Isseroff Early Translational II Bone Marrow Mesenchymal Stem Cells to Heal Chronic Diabetic Wounds $4,635,576
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Eduardo Marbán Disease Team Planning {REDACTED} Heart Disease Regenerative Medicine Team Planning Award $38,980
Stanford University Christopher Contag Transplantation Immunology Engineering Embryonic Stem Cell Allografts for Operational Tolerance $1,411,338
Buck Institute for Age Research Deepak Lamba Basic Biology IV 3D Modeling of Retina using Polymer Scaffolds for Understanding Disease Pathogenesis $1,212,553
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
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Gregg Duester SEED Grant Retinoic Acid-FGF Antagonism during Motor Neuron Differentiation of Human ES Cells $695,229
University of California, San Francisco Randall Lee Comprehensive Grant Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Therapies Targeting Cardiac Ischemic Disease $2,424,353
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
City of Hope John Zaia Disease Team Research I ZIinc Finger Nuclease-Based Stem Cell Therapy for AIDS $14,536,969
University of California, Santa Cruz Lindsay Hinck Shared Labs Shared Stem Cell Facility $1,849,452
University of California, San Diego Yang Xu Transplantation Immunology Induction of immune tolerance to human embryonic stem cell-derived allografts $1,192,680
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 Irvin Chen Early Translational from Disease Team Conversion HPSC based therapy for HIV disease using RNAi to CCR5. $1,505,000
University of California, San Diego Shyni Varghese New Faculty II A Novel Microenvironment-Mediated Functional Skeletal Muscle from Human Embryonic Stem Cells and their In Vivo Engraftment $2,300,569
Salk Institute for Biological Studies Fred Gage Comprehensive Grant Molecular and Cellular Transitions from ES Cells to Mature Functioning Human Neurons $2,749,293
University of California, San Francisco Susan Fisher Training Grant I-1 Training Grant I $2,868,145

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