All CIRM Grants

Institution Researcher name Grant Type Grant Title Award Value
Buck Institute for Age Research Deepak Lamba Basic Biology IV 3D Modeling of Retina using Polymer Scaffolds for Understanding Disease Pathogenesis $1,212,553
University of California, San Diego Eugene Yeo Basic Biology I RNA Binding Protein-mediated Post-transcriptional Networks Regulating HPSC Pluripotency $1,308,901
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, Davis Vicki Wheelock Disease Team Therapy Planning I MSC engineered to produce BDNF for the treatment of Huntington's disease $97,564
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, San Diego Miles Wilkinson Basic Biology V New Regulators of Spermatogonial Stem Cells: RHOX Homeobox Transcription Factors $560,160
University of California, Los Angeles Noriyuki Kasahara SEED Grant Down-Regulation of Alloreactive Immune Responses to hES Cell-Derived Graft Tissues $399,239
City of Hope Paul Salvaterra Creativity Awards Creativity Award Program in Stem Cell Biology for California High School Students $271,857
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, San Francisco Susan Fisher Training Grant I-1 Training Grant I $2,868,145
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
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Stuart Lipton Comprehensive Grant MEF2C-Directed Neurogenesis From Human Embryonic Stem Cells $2,832,000
Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine Edward Holmes Major Facilities Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine $42,827,439
University of California, Davis Roslyn Isseroff Early Translational II Bone Marrow Mesenchymal Stem Cells to Heal Chronic Diabetic Wounds $4,635,576
University of California, San Diego Farah Sheikh Basic Biology III Molecular Mechanisms Underlying Human Cardiac Cell Junction Maturation and Disease Using Human iPSC $1,341,955
Stanford University Christopher Zarins Comprehensive Grant Engineering a Cardiovascular Tissue Graft from Human Embryonic Stem Cells $2,454,490
ViaCyte, Inc. Emmanuel Baetge Disease Team Planning Development of a Cell Replacement Therapy Product for Insulin Dependent Diabetes $48,950
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Gregg Duester SEED Grant Retinoic Acid-FGF Antagonism during Motor Neuron Differentiation of Human ES Cells $695,229
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 Camilla Forsberg New Faculty I Mechanisms of Stem Cell Fate Decisions $2,201,759
Buck Institute for Age Research Xianmin Zeng Research Training II CIRM Research Training Program in Stem Cells and Aging $1,472,416
Scripps Health Darryl D'Lima Early Translational I Stem Cell-Based Therapy for Cartilage Regeneration and Osteoarthritis $3,118,431
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles Barbara Des Rochers Comprehensive Grant Regulated Expansion of Lympho-hematopoietic Stem and Progenitor Cells from Human Embryonic Stem Cells (hESC) $575,994
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 Inder Verma Early Translational IV Development of a cell and gene based therapy for hemophilia $2,298,634
University of California, San Francisco Long-cheng Li New Cell Lines Induction of pluripotent stem cells by small RNA-guided transcriptional activation $1,368,461
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Huei-sheng Chen Basic Biology IV Studying Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia with patient-specific iPS cells $1,582,606
University of California, Davis Alice Tarantal Shared Labs Translational Human Embryonic Stem Cell Shared Research Facility $1,728,111
University of California, San Diego Karl Willert Shared Labs Enhancing Facilities for Genetic Manipulation and Engineering of Human Embryonic Stem Cells $1,728,080
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Huei-sheng Chen SEED Grant Development of Neuro-Coupled Human Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Cardiac Pacemaker Cells. $695,680
University of California, San Francisco Jeremy Reiter Basic Biology IV Modeling disease in human embryonic stem cells using new genetic tools $1,387,800
Stanford University Judith Shizuru Disease Team Therapy Planning I A monoclonal antibody that depletes blood stem cells and enables chemotherapy free transplants $90,147
University of California, Davis Alice Tarantal Tools and Technologies I In Vivo Imaging for the Detection and Quantitation of Transplanted Stem/Progenitor Cells in Nonhuman Primates $799,350
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
iPierian, Inc. Irene Griswold-Prenner Basic Biology II Cellular Reprogramming: Dissecting the Molecular Mechanism and Enhancing Efficiency $1,458,000
University of California, San Diego Lawrence Goldstein Training Grant I-1 Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Training Program at UCSD $3,459,396
University of California, San Diego Ying Liu Tools and Technologies I Generation of disease models for neurodegenerative disorders in hESCs by gene targeting $709,829
University of California, Davis Laura Marcu Tools and Technologies III Multimodal platform combining optical and ultrasonic technologies for in vivo nondestructive evaluation of engineered vascular tissue constructs $1,834,474
Stanford University Irving Weissman Comprehensive Grant Prospective isolation of hESC-derived hematopoietic and cardiomyocyte stem cells $2,471,386
Stanford University John Hennessy Major Facilities Stanford SIM1 Building $43,578,000
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
Stanford University Thomas Wandless SEED Grant Reprogramming Differentiated Human Cells to a Pluripotent State $380,005
Stanford University Kenneth Weinberg SEED Grant Embryonic stem cell-derived thymic epithelial cells $628,793
La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology Anjana Rao Transplantation Immunology Generation of regulatory T cells by reprogramming $1,464,446
University of California, San Diego Charles King Basic Biology III Biological relevance of microRNAs in hESC differentiation to endocrine pancreas $1,313,649
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 Diego Lawrence Goldstein Disease Team Planning Human Stem Cell Approaches to Alzheimers Disease Therapies $55,000
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Zhuohua Zhang SEED Grant Modeling Parkinson's Disease Using Human Embryonic Stem Cells $701,060
University of California, Los Angeles Irvin Chen Disease Team Research I HPSC based therapy for HIV disease using RNAi to CCR5. $9,905,604
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
University of California, Santa Cruz David Haussler Research Training II CIRM Training Program in Systems Biology of Stem cells $4,591,616
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
Scripps Research Institute Sheng Ding New Cell Lines Derivation of New ICM-stage hESCs $936,973
Stanford University Michael Longaker New Cell Lines Derivation and analysis of pluripotent stem cell lines with inherited TGF-b mediated disorders from donated IVF embryos and reprogrammed adult skin fibroblasts $1,406,636
Stanford University Howard Chang Basic Biology IV Long noncoding RNAs for pluripotency and cell fate commitment $1,386,627
University of California, San Diego Shu Chien Tools and Technologies II Development of Synthetic Microenvironments for Stem Cell Growth and Differentiation $1,706,628
California State University, Northridge Cindy Malone Bridges Bridges to Stem Cell Research $3,936,573
University of California, San Francisco Linda Giudice Shared Labs Shared Research and Teaching Laboratory: a Non-Federal Human Embryonic Stem Cell Resource for the Bay Area Community $2,144,758
Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research Bing Ren SEED Grant Mapping the transcriptional regulatory elements in the genome of hESC $653,823
Stanford University Alexander Dunn Basic Biology IV Role of mechanical signaling in stem cell self-renewal and differentiation $1,064,224
Stanford University Helen Blau Basic Biology I Molecular Mechanisms of Reprogramming towards Pluripotency $1,408,332
Stanford University Marius Wernig Tools and Technologies II Cellular tools to study brain diseases affecting synaptic transmission $1,664,382
University of California, Davis Mehrdad Abedi Disease Team Therapy Planning I RUNNING TITLE: Stem Cell Gene Therapy for HIV in AIDS Lymphoma Patients $66,880
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
University of California, Los Angeles Sophie Deng Early Translational II Regeneration of Functional Human Corneal Epithelial Progenitor Cells $699,983
University of California, Los Angeles Zoran Galic SEED Grant Genetic Enhancement of the Immune Response to Melanoma via hESC-derived T cells $616,800
University of California, Davis Eric Kurzrock Basic Biology II Differentiation of Human Embryonic Stem Cells into Urothelium $849,037
University of Southern California Robert Maxson Training Grant I-1 CIRM Stem Cell Biology Training Grant $2,332,431
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 California, Berkeley George Breslauer Major Facilities UC Berkeley CIRM Center of Excellence $20,183,500
Stanford University Joseph Wu SEED Grant In Vivo Imaging of Human Embryonic Stem Cell Derivatives and Tumorigenicity $623,634
University of California, Los Angeles Bruno Peault Early Translational II Harnessing native fat-residing stem cells for bone regeneration $5,359,076
University of California, Berkeley David Raulet Transplantation Immunology Inactivating NK cell reactivity to facilitate transplantation of stem cell derived tissue $952,896
Stanford University Sean Wu Basic Biology III Elucidating Molecular Basis of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy with Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells $1,264,248
University of California, San Francisco Arnold Kriegstein Comprehensive Grant Derivation of Inhibitory Nerve Cells from Human Embryonic Stem Cells $2,410,874
University of California, Los Angeles Irvin Chen Disease Team Planning Stem Cell Therapy for AIDS- Disease Team Planning $51,490
University of Southern California Wange Lu SEED Grant Regulation of human neural progenitor cell proliferation by Ryk-mediated Wnt signaling $624,000
University of California, San Francisco Mitchel Berger Disease Team Research I Stem Cell-Mediated Oncocidal Gene Therapy of Glioblastoma (GBM) $6,214,914
Salk Institute for Biological Studies David Schubert Early Translational III Stem cell based small molecule therapy for Alzheimer's disease $1,673,757
University of California, Los Angeles Siavash Kurdistani New Faculty I Epigenetics in cancer stem cell initiation and clinical outcome prediction $3,063,450
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
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
Salk Institute for Biological Studies Garry Van Gerpen Shared Labs Shared viral vector facility for genetic manipulation of human ES cell $1,478,923
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles Tracy Grikscheit New Faculty II Mechanism of Tissue Engineered Small Intestine Formation $3,211,122
University of California, San Francisco Miguel Ramalho-Santos New Cell Lines Somatic cell age and memory in the generation of iPS cells $1,307,201
Gladstone Institutes Steven Finkbeiner Basic Biology IV Common molecular mechanisms in neurodegenerative diseases using patient based iPSC neurons $1,506,420
California State University, Sacramento Jane Bruner Bridges Strengthening the Pipeline of Masters-level Scientific and Laboratory Personnel in Stem Cell Research $3,113,348
University of California, Berkeley Ellen Robey SEED Grant In Vitro Differentiation of T cells from Human Embryonic Stem Cells. $477,894
University of California, San Diego George Sen Basic Biology IV Regulation of Epidermal Self-Renewal and Differentiation by Histone and DNA Demethylases. $1,080,000
Palo Alto Institute for Research and Education Tony Wyss-Coray Basic Biology II Systemic Protein Factors as Modulators of the Aging Neurogenic Niche $1,159,806
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
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
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 SEED Grant Derivation and Characterization of Cancer Stem Cells from Human ES Cells $616,305
Stanford University Marius Wernig Basic Biology V Mechanisms of human induced neuronal cell reprogramming $1,178,370
City of Hope Timothy O'Connor SEED Grant Sources of Genetic Instability in Human Embryonic Stem Cells. $327,311
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, Los Angeles Owen Witte Training Grant I-1 CIRM Type I Comprehensive Training Program $3,660,398
University of California, Irvine Orhan NALCIOGLU Tools and Technologies I A Multimodality Molecular Imaging Systen (MRSPECT) for in Vivo Stem Cell Tracking $719,798

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