All CIRM Grants

Institution Researcher name Grant Type Grant Title Award Value
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
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
The J. David Gladstone Institutes Sheng Ding New Cell Lines Derivation of New ICM-stage hESCs $778,859
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, 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
University of California, Los Angeles Denis Evseenko Basic Biology V Promoting survival and countering hypertrophy of pluripotent stem cell (PSC)-derived chondrocytes $1,146,468
Scripps Research Institute Kristin Baldwin New Faculty I Generating pluripotent cell lines from neurons. $2,786,560
The J. David Gladstone Institutes Eric Verdin SEED Grant Role of HDAC in human stem cells pluripotentiality and differentiation $590,997
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies Inder Verma Shared Labs Shared viral vector facility for genetic manipulation of human ES cell $1,844,315
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Eduardo Marbán Basic Biology IV Mechanism of heart regeneration by cardiosphere-derived cells $1,367,604
Beckman Research Institute of 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 California, Los Angeles Yong Kim Basic Biology II Novel Mechanism in Self-Renewal/Differentiation of Human Embryonic Stem Cells $1,259,371
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, Irvine Lisa Flanagan Basic Biology V Molecular basis of plasma membrane characteristics reflecting stem cell fate potential $994,108
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, Santa Cruz Bin Chen SEED Grant In vitro differentiation of hESCs into corticospinal motor neurons $465,624
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 Southern California Qilong Ying Tools and Technologies III Embryonic stem cell-based generation of small animal models for assessing human cellular therapies $1,334,160
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
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, 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
Stanford University Alan Cheng New Faculty Physician Scientist Enhancing hair cell regeneration in mouse and human inner ear $3,091,595
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, Santa Cruz Joel Kubby Tools and Technologies I AO Wide-Field Microscope $549,551
Stanford University Michele Calos Early Translational II Stem Cell Therapy for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy $2,267,261
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
Stanford University Bertha Chen Early Translational III Autologous iPSC Therapy for Urinary Incontinence $5,025,428
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
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 Cruz David Feldheim SEED Grant Assessing the role of Eph/ephrin signaling in hESC growth and differentiation $474,161
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, Irvine Leslie Thompson New Cell Lines New Cell Lines for Huntington's Disease $1,302,526
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, 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, 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, San Diego Benjamin Yu New Faculty II Regulation of Adult Stem Cell Proliferation by RAS and Cell-Permeable Proteins $3,017,978
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 Sylvia Evans SEED Grant Specification of Ventricular Myocyte and Pacemaker Lineages Utilizing Human Embryonic Stem Cells $585,600
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, San Francisco Barbara Panning Basic Biology IV Investigation of the role of O-GlcNAcylation in SOX2 function during reprogramming $1,285,214
The 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
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Paul Noble Basic Biology V Innate Immune Regulation of Lung Alveolar Stem Cell Renewal in Mouse and Man $624,816
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Robert Wechsler-Reya Research Leadership The role of neural stem cells in cerebellar development, regeneration and tumorigenesis $5,226,050
University of California, San Francisco Su Guo SEED Grant Identifying small molecules that stimulate the differentiation of hESCs into dopamine-producing neurons $542,619
University of California, Santa Barbara Carol Pasternack Creativity Awards Research Mentorship Program-Immersing High School Students in College Research $282,715
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 Steven Artandi Basic Biology II Self-renewal and senescence in iPS cells derived from patients with a stem cell disease $931,285
Stanford University Robert Robbins Disease Team Therapy Planning I Human Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Cardiomyocytes for Patients with End Stage Heart Failure $73,030
University of California, San Diego Christian Metallo Basic Biology V Metabolic regulation of cardiac differentiation and maturation $1,124,834
Fluidigm Corporation Marc Unger Tools and Technologies II Development and Application of Versatile, Automated, Microfluidic Cell Culture System $1,939,236
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
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 Xianmin Zeng Early Translational II Banking transplant ready dopaminergic neurons using a scalable process $4,983,013
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles Donald Kohn Training Grant I-2 Training Grant 1 $2,173,872
University of California, Santa Barbara Glenn Lucas Major Facilities UC Santa Barbara Bio Sciences II $3,205,800
Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope Jiing-Kuan Yee Basic Biology III Use of human iPS cells to study spinal muscular atrophy $1,268,868
University of California, San Diego Mana Parast New Faculty Physician Scientist Human pluripotent stem cell-based therapeutics for preeclampsia $2,974,750
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, Davis Kit Lam Tools and Technologies I Discovery of adhesion ligands for pluripotent human stem cells $834,003
University of California, Irvine leif Havton Early Translational II Repair of Conus Medullaris/Cauda Equina Injury using Human ES Cell-Derived Motor Neurons $1,538,467
University of California, San Diego Lawrence Goldstein Early Translational III Identifying Drugs for Alzheimer's Disease with Human Neurons Made From Human IPS cells $1,774,420
Children's Hospital of Oakland Research Institute Mark Walters Disease Team Planning CIRM Disease Team Planning Award $16,939
The 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
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
University of California, Los Angeles William Lowry SEED Grant Modeling Human Embryonic Development with Human Embryonic Stem Cells $528,096
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Ziwei Huang SEED Grant New Chemokine-Derived Therapeutics Targeting Stem Cell Migration $708,000
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 New Cell Lines Generation of clinical grade human iPS cells $1,341,000
University of California, Los Angeles Zack Jerome Comprehensive Grant Human Embryonic Stem Cell Therapeutic Strategies to Target HIV Disease $2,401,903
Capricor, Inc Rachel Smith Disease Team Therapy Development - Research Allogeneic Cardiac-Derived Stem Cells for Patients Following a Myocardial Infarction $19,782,136
University of California, Santa Cruz Lindsay Hinck Shared Labs Shared Stem Cell Facility $1,849,452
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles David Warburton Research Training II Stem Cell Training Grant $5,020,920
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
Stanford University Ching-Pin Chang New Faculty II VEGF signaling in adventitial stem cells in vascular physiology and disease $3,005,695
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, San Diego Binhai Zheng SEED Grant Genetic manipulation of human embryonic stem cells and its application in studying CNS development and repair $600,441
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 Robert Tjian Basic Biology IV Transcriptional regulation of pluripotency in human embryonic stem cells $1,220,968
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, San Diego Karl Willert Basic Biology I WNT signaling and the control of cell fate decisions in human pluripotent stem cells. $1,329,298
San Jose State University Tzvia Abramson Bridges Stem Cell Internships for Laboratory-based Learning (SCILL) $4,201,707
University of California, San Diego Cornelis Murre Basic Biology V Epigenetic mechanisms that enforce pluripotency in embryonic stem cells $1,161,000
Stanford University Michele Calos Tools and Technologies II Site-specific integration of Lmx1a, FoxA2, & Otx2 to optimize dopaminergic differentiation $1,592,897
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
Scripps Research Institute Jeanne Loring Shared Labs Center for hESC Research $3,725,070
Stanford University Paul Utz Creativity Awards [REDACTED] Program: Stem Cell & Developmental Biology Research Internships $357,864
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
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, Davis Nancy Lane Disease Team Therapy Planning I Increasing the endogenous mesenchymal stem cells to the bone surface to treat osteoporosis $107,750
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
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 Valerie Weaver SEED Grant Force, Dimensionality and Stem Cell Fate $529,762
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
University of California, Davis Mark Zern Early Translational II Liver Cell Transplantation $4,215,748
California Institute of Technology Paul Patterson Training Grant I-2 Training in Stem Cell Biology at CIT $1,817,214

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