All CIRM Grants

Institution Researcher name Grant Type Grant Title Award Value
University of California, San Francisco Arturo Alvarez-Buylla Early Translational II Inhibitory Nerve Cell Precursors: Dosing, Safety and Efficacy $1,564,016
University of California, San Francisco Emmanuelle Passegue New Faculty II Mechanisms Underlying the Responses of Normal and Cancer Stem Cells to Environmental and Therapeutic Insults $2,124,488
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles Donald Kohn Disease Team Planning STEM CELL GENE THERAPY FOR SICKLE CELL DISEASE $12,131
California State University, Northridge Cindy Malone Bridges Bridges to Stem Cell Research $3,936,573
Numerate, Inc. John Griffin Early Translational IV Use of human iPSC-derived neurons from Huntington’s Disease patients to develop novel, disease-modifying small molecule structural corrector drug candidates targeting the unique, neurotoxic conformation of mutant huntingtin $630,269
Stanford University Joseph Wu SEED Grant In Vivo Imaging of Human Embryonic Stem Cell Derivatives and Tumorigenicity $623,634
Scripps Research Institute Jeanne Loring Transplantation Immunology Thymus based tolerance to stem cell therapies $1,108,921
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Dan Gazit Early Translational II Systemic Adult Stem Cell Therapy for Osteoporosis-Related Vertebral Compression Fractures $1,927,698
Stanford University Theo Palmer Comprehensive Grant Immunology of neural stem cell fate and function $2,396,000
Scripps Research Institute Jeanne Loring Shared Labs Collaborative Laboratory for Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research $1,361,825
StemCells, Inc. Alexandra Capela Disease Team Therapy Planning I Neuroprotection to treat Alzheimer's: a new paradigm using human central nervous system cells $90,101
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
Stanford University Karl Deisseroth New Faculty I Bioengineering technology for fast optical control of differentiation and function in stem cells and stem cell progeny $2,424,209
University of California, San Diego Yang Xu Early Translational I Developing induced pluripotent stem cells into human therapeutics and disease models $5,165,028
University of California, Berkeley Xavier Darzacq Research Leadership 14 Single Molecule Biophysics and Biology of Cellular Identity $4,631,091
University of California, Los Angeles Owen Witte Training Grant I-1 CIRM Type I Comprehensive Training Program $3,660,398
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies Ronald Evans Basic Biology V Metabolically-driven epigenetic changes in iPSC reprogramming $1,491,900
University of California, Los Angeles Gay Crooks Basic Biology III Forming the Hematopoietic Niche from Human Pluripotent Stem Cells $1,252,857
Scripps Research Institute Kristin Baldwin New Faculty I Generating pluripotent cell lines from neurons. $2,786,560
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, Merced Kara McCloskey Basic Biology V Directed Differentiation of Specialized Endothelial Cells $476,052
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
Stanford University John Cooke SEED Grant EC regeneration in cerebrovascular ischemia: role of NO $476,995
University of Southern California Andrew McMahon Shared Labs Center for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine: Shared Research Laboratory and Course in Current Protocols in Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research $3,513,204
University of California, Los Angeles Douglas Black Basic Biology II Programs of alternative splicing regulation by polypyrimidine tract binding protein $1,344,562
University of California, San Francisco Jeffrey Bluestone Disease Team Planning A CIRM Disease Team for the Treatment and Cure of Diabetes $55,000
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies Juan Carlos Izpisua Belmonte Research Training II Training in the Biology of Human Embryonic Stem Cells and Emerging Technologies II $3,040,970
University of California, San Francisco Miguel Ramalho-Santos SEED Grant Transcriptional Regulation of Human Embryonic Stem Cells $595,755
University of California, Santa Cruz Joel Kubby Tools and Technologies I AO Wide-Field Microscope $549,551
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 Steven Finkbeiner Basic Biology IV Common molecular mechanisms in neurodegenerative diseases using patient based iPSC neurons $1,506,420
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Mark Mercola Disease Team Planning "Stem Cell Therapies for Heart Failure" $44,450
Stanford University Joanna Wysocka SEED Grant Role of Chromatin Modifiers in Regulating Human Embryonic Stem Cell Pluripotency $629,952
Stanford University Michele Calos Early Translational II Stem Cell Therapy for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy $2,267,261
University of California, San Francisco Samuel Pleasure Comprehensive Grant Human stem cell derived oligodendrocytes for treatment of stroke and MS $2,459,235
The J. David Gladstone Institutes Deepak Srivastava Shared Labs CIRM Shared Human Embryonic Stem Cell Core Laboratory $842,672
University of California, Los Angeles Antoni Ribas Disease Team Therapy Planning I Genetic Re-programming of Stem Cells to Fight Cancer $97,785
University of California, Santa Cruz David Feldheim SEED Grant Assessing the role of Eph/ephrin signaling in hESC growth and differentiation $474,161
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, San Diego Lawrence Goldstein Disease Team Research I Stem Cell-Derived Astrocyte Precursor Transplants in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis $5,694,308
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 California, Davis Frederick Meyers Training Grant I-1 Stem Cell Research Training Grant $1,780,859
The J. David Gladstone Institutes Deepak Srivastava Basic Biology III Mechanisms of Direct Cardiac Reprogramming $1,701,496
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 Xianmin Zeng Shared Labs CIRM Shared Research Laboratory for Stem Cells and Aging $3,478,933
Scripps Research Institute Joel Gottesfeld Basic Biology III Triplet Repeat Instability in Human iPSCs $1,705,494
Fluidigm Corporation Marc Unger Tools and Technologies II Development and Application of Versatile, Automated, Microfluidic Cell Culture System $1,939,236
The J. David Gladstone Institutes Eric Verdin SEED Grant Role of HDAC in human stem cells pluripotentiality and differentiation $590,997
Stanford University Helen Blau Tools and Technologies I Regulation of Stem Cell Fate in Bioengineered Arrays of Hydrogel Microwells $949,608
University of California, Los Angeles Yong Kim Basic Biology II Novel Mechanism in Self-Renewal/Differentiation of Human Embryonic Stem Cells $1,259,371
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 Southern California David Woodley Disease Team Planning Clinical Regenerative Wound Healing With Stem Cells $33,626
University of California, Santa Cruz Bin Chen SEED Grant In vitro differentiation of hESCs into corticospinal motor neurons $465,624
University of California, Davis Kit Lam Tools and Technologies I Discovery of adhesion ligands for pluripotent human stem cells $834,003
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
Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope Michael Barish Disease Team Planning Genetically-modified neural stem cells for treatment of high-grade glioma $55,000
California State University, San Bernardino Nicole Bournias-Vardiabasis Bridges Bridges to Stem Cell Research $2,798,421
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
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, Davis William Murphy Transplantation Immunology Donor natural killer (NK) cells as “veto” cells to promote donor-specific tolerance $1,257,601
University of California, Los Angeles Zack Jerome Comprehensive Grant Human Embryonic Stem Cell Therapeutic Strategies to Target HIV Disease $2,401,903
Stanford University Renee Reijo Pera Shared Labs Center for Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research and Education $2,439,590
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, Los Angeles William Lowry SEED Grant Modeling Human Embryonic Development with Human Embryonic Stem Cells $528,096
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, Irvine Leslie Thompson New Cell Lines New Cell Lines for Huntington's Disease $1,302,526
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, Berkeley Randy Schekman Training Grant I-1 Human Stem Cell Training at UC Berkeley and Childrens Hospital of Oakland $2,360,457
University of California, San Francisco Valerie Weaver Basic Biology V Biophysical Determinants of Early Embryonic Stem Cell Fate Specification $1,186,500
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, 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, San Diego Sylvia Evans SEED Grant Specification of Ventricular Myocyte and Pacemaker Lineages Utilizing Human Embryonic Stem Cells $585,600
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 California, San Diego Dianne McKay Basic Biology V Role of intracytoplasmic pattern recognition receptors in HSC engraftment $615,639
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, San Francisco Su Guo SEED Grant Identifying small molecules that stimulate the differentiation of hESCs into dopamine-producing neurons $542,619
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
Stanford University Steven Artandi Basic Biology II Self-renewal and senescence in iPS cells derived from patients with a stem cell disease $931,285
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
The J. David Gladstone Institutes Robert Mahley Research Training II CIRM Scholars Program $4,945,955
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
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
Buck Institute for Age Research Xianmin Zeng Early Translational II Banking transplant ready dopaminergic neurons using a scalable process $4,983,013
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Stuart Lipton Comprehensive Grant MEF2C-Directed Neurogenesis From Human Embryonic Stem Cells $2,832,000
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, San Diego Dennis Carson Disease Team Planning CIRM Planning Grant in Leukemia $52,174
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, San Diego Anirvan Ghosh SEED Grant Generation of forebrain neurons from human embryonic stem cells $587,591
Stanford University Robert Negrin Transplantation Immunology Regulatory T cell induced tolerance to ESC transplantation $1,383,147
The 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
Stanford University Christopher Zarins Comprehensive Grant Engineering a Cardiovascular Tissue Graft from Human Embryonic Stem Cells $2,454,490
University of California, Berkeley David Schaffer Shared Labs Human Embryonic Stem Cell Shared Research Laboratory $1,227,659
Samumed, LLC John Hood Disease Team Therapy Planning I Clinical Development of an osteoinductive therapy to prevent osteoporosis-related fractures $99,110
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Ziwei Huang SEED Grant New Chemokine-Derived Therapeutics Targeting Stem Cell Migration $708,000
University of California, Santa Cruz Camilla Forsberg New Faculty I Mechanisms of Stem Cell Fate Decisions $2,201,759
University of California, Los Angeles Zack Jerome New Cell Lines Generation of clinical grade human iPS cells $1,341,000
Scripps Health Darryl D'Lima Early Translational I Stem Cell-Based Therapy for Cartilage Regeneration and Osteoarthritis $3,118,431
University of California, San Diego Benjamin Yu New Faculty II Regulation of Adult Stem Cell Proliferation by RAS and Cell-Permeable Proteins $28,388
University of California, Irvine Peter Bryant Training Grant I-1 Stem Cell Research Training Grant $1,935,487

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