All CIRM Grants

Institution Researcher name Grant Type Grant Title Award Value
University of California, Davis Vicki Wheelock Disease Team Therapy Development - Research MSC engineered to produce BDNF for the treatment of Huntington's disease $8,956,498
Gladstone Institutes Sheng Ding Shared Labs Center for hESC Research $1,440,164
University of California, Davis Frederick Meyers Research Training II Stem Cell Training Program $5,822,412
University of California, Santa Cruz Bin Chen SEED Grant In vitro differentiation of hESCs into corticospinal motor neurons $465,624
University of California, San Diego Alysson Muotri Early Translational IV A drug-screening platform for autism spectrum disorders using human astrocytes $1,656,456
City of Hope Larry Couture Tools and Technologies I Development of Suspension Adaptation, Scale-up cGMP Banking and Cell Characterization Technologies for hESC Lines $882,929
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, 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
Stanford University Roel Nusse Basic Biology IV Asymmetric stem cell division oriented by a local self-renewing signal $1,039,058
Scripps Research Institute Sheng Ding New Faculty I Reprogramming of human somatic cells back to pluripotent embryonic stem cells $1,393,876
Pasadena City College Pamela Eversole-Cire Bridges Bridges to Stem Cell Research $3,823,076
Gladstone Institutes Warner Greene SEED Grant The APOBEC3 Gene Family as Guardians of Genome Stability in Human Embryonic Stem Cells $717,363
University of California, Los Angeles Lili Yang Basic Biology V Differentiation of Human Hematopoietic Stem Cells into iNKT Cells $614,400
Scripps Research Institute Nicholas Gascoigne Transplantation Immunology Role of Innate Immunity in hematopoeitic stem cell-mediated allograft tolerance $1,705,554
Stanford University Michele Calos Early Translational II Stem Cell Therapy for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy $2,267,261
University of California, Davis Alice Tarantal Comprehensive Grant Preclinical Model for Labeling, Transplant, and In Vivo Imaging of Differentiated Human Embryonic Stem Cells $2,166,757
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, San Diego Catriona Jamieson SEED Grant Derivation and Characterization of Cancer Stem Cells from Human ES Cells $616,305
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Clive Svendsen Disease Team Therapy Planning I Stem Cells Secreting GDNF for the Treatment of ALS $63,487
University of California, Santa Cruz David Feldheim SEED Grant Assessing the role of Eph/ephrin signaling in hESC growth and differentiation $474,161
California Institute of Technology David Tirrell Basic Biology V Engineered matrices for control of lineage commitment in human pancreatic stem cells $526,896
Stanford University Anne Brunet New Faculty I Molecular mechanisms involved in adult neural stem cell maintenance $2,348,435
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 Martin Marsala Comprehensive Grant Spinal ischemic paraplegia: modulation by human embryonic stem cell implant $2,356,090
University of California, Los Angeles James Dunn Tools and Technologies III Skin-derived precursor cells for the treatment of enteric neuromuscular dysfunction $1,818,751
Gladstone Institutes Robert Mahley Training Grant I-2 Gladstone CIRM Scholar Program $2,192,073
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 $2,757,303
University of California, Los Angeles Gene Block Major Facilities UCLA CIRM Institute $19,854,900
University of California, San Diego Deborah Spector Basic Biology III Viral-host interactions affecting neural differentiation of human progenitors $1,372,660
University of Southern California Songtao Shi New Faculty I Oral and Craniofacial Reconstruction Using Mesenchymal Stem Cells $3,242,651
Gladstone Institutes Sheng Ding New Cell Lines Derivation of New ICM-stage hESCs $778,859
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles Tracy Grikscheit New Faculty Physician Scientist The generation and expansion of tissue-engineered small intestine from human stem/ progenitor cells: a preclinical study of functional translation $3,146,160
University of California, Davis Alice Tarantal Early Translational I In Utero Model to Assess the Fate of Transplanted Human Cells for Translational Research and Pediatric Therapies $3,143,392
University of California, Irvine Leslie Thompson Preclinical Development Awards A hNSC Development Candidate for Huntington’s Disease $4,951,623
University of California, San Francisco Arnold Kriegstein Early Translational III Human ES cell-derived MGE inhibitory interneuron transplantation for spinal cord injury $1,623,251
University of California, Irvine Henry Klassen Disease Team Planning Stem cells for neuroprotection of photoreceptors in retinitis pigmentosa $23,537
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, Berkeley Michael Rape Basic Biology III Ubiquitin-dependent control of hESC self-renewal and expansion $1,224,805
University of California, Los Angeles Martin Martin Tools and Technologies II Pluripotent and Somatic Stem Cell Models to Study Inherited Diarrheal Disorders $1,783,250
University of California, San Francisco Su Guo SEED Grant Identifying small molecules that stimulate the differentiation of hESCs into dopamine-producing neurons $542,619
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, Santa Barbara Dennis Clegg Shared Labs Laboratory for Stem Cell Biology and Engineering $1,638,357
Stanford University Steven Artandi Basic Biology II Self-renewal and senescence in iPS cells derived from patients with a stem cell disease $931,285
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Clive Svendsen Disease Team Therapy Development - Research Progenitor Cells Secreting GDNF for the Treatment of ALS $16,961,287
University of California, Davis Alice Tarantal Shared Labs Translational Human Embryonic Stem Cell Shared Research Facility $2,000,000
University of California, Berkeley Ellen Robey Research Training II Interdisciplinary Training in Stem Cell Biology, Engineering and Medicine $6,901,914
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
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, San Diego Steve Dowdy Tools and Technologies I TAT Cell-Permeable Protein Delivery of siRNAs for Epigenetic Programming of Human Pluripotent and Adult Stem Cells $720,000
Buck Institute for Age Research Xianmin Zeng Early Translational II Banking transplant ready dopaminergic neurons using a scalable process $4,983,013
University of California, San Diego Mana Parast New Faculty II Molecular Mechanisms of Trophoblast Stem Cell Specification and Self-Renewal $3,077,918
University of California, San Diego Eugene Yeo Basic Biology IV Stem cell models to analyze the role of mutated C9ORF72 in neurodegeneration $1,260,360
University of California, Riverside Douglas Ethell New Faculty I ES-Derived Cells for the Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease $621,639
San Diego State University Ralph Feuer Bridges CIRM Stem Cell Internship Program $4,211,606
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
University of California, Los Angeles Denis Evseenko Basic Biology V Promoting survival and countering hypertrophy of pluripotent stem cell (PSC)-derived chondrocytes $411,330
Palo Alto Institute for Research and Education Husein Hadeiba Transplantation Immunology Application of Tolerogenic Dendritic Cells for Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation $733,061
University of California, Irvine leif Havton Early Translational II Repair of Conus Medullaris/Cauda Equina Injury using Human ES Cell-Derived Motor Neurons $1,527,011
University of California, San Diego Yang Xu Comprehensive Grant Mechanisms to maintain the self-renewal and genetic stability of human embryonic stem cells $2,467,200
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Eduardo Marbán Basic Biology IV Mechanism of heart regeneration by cardiosphere-derived cells $1,367,604
University of California, Los Angeles Hanna Mikkola SEED Grant Improving microenvironments to promote hematopoietic stem cell development from human embryonic stem cells $550,241
University of Southern California Roberta Brinton Disease Team Therapy Planning I A CIRM Disease Team to Develop Allopregnanolone for Prevention and Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease $107,961
University of California, Los Angeles William Lowry SEED Grant Modeling Human Embryonic Development with Human Embryonic Stem Cells $528,096
University of California, Irvine Lisa Flanagan Basic Biology V Molecular basis of plasma membrane characteristics reflecting stem cell fate potential $994,108
Stanford University Howard Chang New Faculty I Noncoding RNAs in Cell Fate Determination $2,985,894
University of California, Irvine Leslie Thompson New Cell Lines New Cell Lines for Huntington's Disease $1,302,526
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Mark Mercola Comprehensive Grant Chemical Genetic Approach to Production of hESC-derived Cardiomyocytes $2,832,000
University of California, Davis J. Leach Tools and Technologies III Multi-modal technology for non-destructive characterization of bioengineered tissues $1,842,792
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Mark Mercola Training Grant I-2 Burnham Institute CIRM Stem Cell Training Grant (Type II) $1,061,865
University of California, San Diego Benjamin Yu New Faculty II Regulation of Adult Stem Cell Proliferation by RAS and Cell-Permeable Proteins $3,017,978
University of California, Merced John White Major Facilities Stem Cell Instrumentation Foundry $4,341,321
University of California, San Diego Kun Zhang Basic Biology III Functional characterization of mutational load in nuclear reprogramming and differentiation $1,295,318
University of California, San Diego David Traver New Faculty I Genetic dissection of mesodermal commitment to the hematopoietic fates. $2,150,620
University of California, San Diego Sylvia Evans SEED Grant Specification of Ventricular Myocyte and Pacemaker Lineages Utilizing Human Embryonic Stem Cells $585,600
Stanford University Alan Cheng New Faculty Physician Scientist Enhancing hair cell regeneration in mouse and human inner ear $3,091,595
BioTime, Inc. Michael West Early Translational I Addressing the Cell Purity and Identity Bottleneck Through Generation and Expansion of Clonal Human Embryonic Progenitor Cell Lines $4,721,706
California Institute for Biomedical Research Peter Schultz Preclinical Development Awards Development of a Chondrogenic Drug Candidate Targeting Cartilage-residing Mesenchymal Stem Cells for the Treatment of Osteoarthritis $2,306,703
Stanford University Bertha Chen Early Translational III Autologous iPSC Therapy for Urinary Incontinence $5,025,428
Children's Hospital of Oakland Research Institute Mark Walters Disease Team Planning CIRM Disease Team Planning Award $16,939
Parkinson's Institute R. Jeremy Nichols Basic Biology III Understanding the role of LRRK2 in iPSC cell models of Parkinson's Disease $1,482,822
Stanford University Brian Rutt Tools and Technologies II Development of Single Cell MRI Technology using Genetically-Encoded Iron-Based Reporters $1,833,348
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
Coriell Institute for Medical Research Cristian Perez hPSC Repository The CIRM Human Pluripotent Stem Cell Biorepository – A Resource for Safe Storage and Distribution of High Quality iPSCs $9,942,175
University of California, San Diego Karl Willert Shared Labs Enhancing Facilities for Genetic Manipulation and Engineering of Human Embryonic Stem Cells $1,737,133
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
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, Los Angeles Scott Waugh Shared Labs CIRM Shared Research Laboratories $2,000,000
Scripps Research Institute Ulrich Mueller Research Training II Training Stem Cell Researchers at the Chemistry-Biology Interface $3,972,933
University of California, San Francisco Valerie Weaver SEED Grant Force, Dimensionality and Stem Cell Fate $529,762
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
University of California, Irvine Lisa Flanagan Tools and Technologies I Novel Separation of Stem Cell Subpopulations $861,122
University of California, Davis Mark Zern Early Translational II Liver Cell Transplantation $4,212,621
University of California, San Francisco Ophir Klein New Faculty II Laying the groundwork for building a tooth: analysis of dental epithelial stem cells $3,075,251
University of California, San Francisco Barbara Panning Basic Biology IV Investigation of the role of O-GlcNAcylation in SOX2 function during reprogramming $1,285,214
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
San Francisco State University Carmen Domingo Bridges Bridges to Stem Cell Research $4,201,420
University of California, San Diego Anirvan Ghosh SEED Grant Generation of forebrain neurons from human embryonic stem cells $587,591
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Paul Noble Basic Biology V Innate Immune Regulation of Lung Alveolar Stem Cell Renewal in Mouse and Man $624,816
Escape Therapeutics, Inc Basil Hantash Transplantation Immunology Development of an immune tolerant hESC source for allogeneic cell therapy applications $1,453,040
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

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