All CIRM Grants

Institution Researcher name Grant Type Grant Title Award Value
Stanford University Julie Baker New Cell Lines Derivation of hESC Lines with Disease Lesions $1,404,725
University of California, San Diego Eugene Yeo Basic Biology III Neural and general splicing factors control self-renewal, neural survival and differentiation $1,287,619
Buck Institute for Age Research Deepak Lamba Basic Biology IV 3D Modeling of Retina using Polymer Scaffolds for Understanding Disease Pathogenesis $1,212,553
Gamma Medica-Ideas, Inc. Douglas Wagenaar Tools and Technologies I A Novel SPECT Microscopy System for 3D Imaging of Single Stem Cells In Vivo $800,065
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
University of California, Irvine Edwin Monuki New Faculty II Mechanisms in Choroid Plexus Epithelial Development $2,793,395
University of California, Santa Cruz Margaret Delaney Major Facilities UC Santa Cruz IBSC Facility $7,191,950
Stanford University Calvin Kuo SEED Grant Differentiation of Human Embryonic Stem Cells to Intestinal Fates $554,176
University of Southern California Wange Lu Basic Biology I Defining the molecular mechanisms of somatic cell reprogramming $1,365,580
City of Hope Paul Salvaterra Creativity Awards Creativity Award Program in Stem Cell Biology for California High School Students $271,857
Vala Sciences, Inc. Patrick McDonough Tools and Technologies I Optimization in the Identification, Selection and Induction of Maturation of Subtypes of Cardiomyocytes derived from Human Embryonic Stem Cells $870,717
University of California, San Francisco Susan Fisher Training Grant I-1 Training Grant I $2,868,145
University of California, Los Angeles Gay Crooks Comprehensive Grant Regulated Expansion of Lympho-hematopoietic Stem and Progenitor Cells from Human Embryonic Stem Cells (hESC) $1,653,416
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Eduardo Marbán Disease Team Planning {REDACTED} Heart Disease Regenerative Medicine Team Planning Award $38,980
University of California, San Francisco Holger Willenbring SEED Grant Induction of pluripotency in fibroblasts by fusion with enucleated human embryonic stem cell syncytia $329,245
University of California, Irvine Aileen Anderson Basic Biology II Role of the microenvironment in human iPS and NSC fate and tumorigenesis $1,256,194
Stanford University Judith Shizuru Transplantation Immunology Purified allogeneic hematopoietic stem cells as a platform for tolerance induction $1,233,275
Gladstone Institutes Deepak Srivastava Comprehensive Grant microRNA Regulation of Cardiomyocyte Differentiation from Human Embryonic Stem Cells $2,994,719
University of California, Santa Cruz Lindsay Hinck Shared Labs Shared Stem Cell Facility $1,849,452
Stanford University Aaron Hsueh SEED Grant Patient-specific cells with nuclear transfer $629,653
University of California, Irvine Leslie Thompson Early Translational II A hESc-based Development Candidate for Huntington's Disease $4,045,253
University of California, Los Angeles Hanna Mikkola New Faculty I Mechanisms of Hematopoietic stem cell Specification and Self-Renewal $2,286,900
Parkinson's Institute J. William Langston Early Translational I Using patient-specific iPSC derived dopaminergic neurons to overcome a major bottleneck in Parkinson's disease research and drug discovery $3,698,646
University of California, San Diego Sylvia Evans Research Training II Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Training Program $7,890,588
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 Southern California Qilong Ying SEED Grant Self-renewal of human embryonic stem cells $621,421
University of California, San Diego Cornelis Murre Basic Biology V Epigenetic mechanisms that enforce pluripotency in embryonic stem cells $1,161,000
University of California, Los Angeles Richard Gatti Tools and Technologies II Use of hiPSCs to develop lead compounds for the treatment of genetic diseases $1,833,054
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, Riverside Prudence Talbot Shared Labs A Stem Cell Core Facility for Studying Human Embryonic Stem Cell Differentiation $1,679,818
California State University, Fullerton Nilay Patel Bridges Stem Cell Training Program - A Bridge to Stem Cell Research $3,050,901
University of California, San Diego Binhai Zheng Basic Biology III Generation and characterization of corticospinal neurons from human embryonic stem cells $1,355,063
Scripps Research Institute Peter Schultz SEED Grant A Chemical Approach to Stem Cell Biology $748,944
Stanford University Michele Calos New Cell Lines Safe, efficient creation of human induced pluripotent stem cells without the use of retroviruses $1,406,875
University of California, Los Angeles Amander Clark New Cell Lines Generation of Pluripotent Cell Lines from Human Embryos $1,168,501
University of California, San Diego David Cheresh Basic Biology III Molecular basis of human ES cell neurovascular differentiation and co-patterning $1,359,996
University of California, San Francisco Jeremy Reiter Basic Biology IV Modeling disease in human embryonic stem cells using new genetic tools $1,387,800
University of Southern California Pin Wang Tools and Technologies I Development of Baculoviral Vectors for Gene Editing of Human Stem Cells $945,604
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 Southern California Gage DeKoeyer Crump New Faculty II Skeletogenic Neural Crest Cells in Embryonic Development and Adult Regeneration of the Jaw $2,247,403
University of California, San Francisco A. Washington Major Facilities UCSF CIRM Building $34,862,400
University of California, Los Angeles Irvin Chen SEED Grant Genetic modification of the human genome to resist HIV-1 infection and/or disease progression $616,800
University of California, Los Angeles Luisa Iruela-Arispe Basic Biology I Molecular Characterization and Functional Exploration of Hemogenic Endothelium $1,371,477
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, San Diego Lawrence Goldstein Training Grant I-1 Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Training Program at UCSD $3,459,396
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
University of California, Irvine Leslie Thompson Disease Team Planning Huntington's Disease Team $41,953
University of California, San Francisco Didier Stainier SEED Grant Endodermal differentiation of human ES cells $611,027
University of Southern California Terrence Town Transplantation Immunology Role of HLA in neural stem cell rejection using humanized mice $353,249
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, San Diego Farah Sheikh Basic Biology III Molecular Mechanisms Underlying Human Cardiac Cell Junction Maturation and Disease Using Human iPSC $1,341,955
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles Carolyn Lutzko Shared Labs hESC Facility $1,684,648
University of Southern California Peter Laird SEED Grant Screening for Oncogenic Epigenetic Alterations in Human ES Cells $647,431
University of California, San Diego Lawrence Goldstein Early Translational from Disease Team Conversion Stem Cell-Derived Astrocyte Precursor Transplants in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis $3,995,136
University of California, San Diego Alysson Muotri Early Translational II Developing a drug-screening system for Autism Spectrum Disorders using human neurons $1,376,198
University of California, Davis Chong-Xian Pan New Faculty I Combinatorial Chemistry Approaches to Develop LIgands against Leukemia Stem Cells $2,386,409
Buck Institute for Age Research Xianmin Zeng Research Training II CIRM Research Training Program in Stem Cells and Aging $1,472,416
Stanford University Susan McConnell SEED Grant Optimization of guidance response in human embryonic stem cell derived midbrain dopaminergic neurons in development and disease $607,363
University of California, San Diego Lawrence Goldstein Tools and Technologies II Developing a method for rapid identification of high-quality disease specific hIPSC lines $1,692,334
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, Irvine Vincent Procaccio SEED Grant Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Embryonic Stem Cells $245,582
University of California, San Diego Lawrence Goldstein Basic Biology V Elucidating pathways from hereditary Alzheimer mutations to pathological tau phenotypes $1,050,300
Gladstone Institutes Bruce Conklin New Cell Lines Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells for Cardiovascular Diagnostics $1,708,560
Stanford University Alexander Dunn Basic Biology IV Role of mechanical signaling in stem cell self-renewal and differentiation $1,064,224
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
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, San Francisco Jeremy Reiter New Faculty II High throughput modeling of human neurodegenerative diseases in embryonic stem cells $2,259,092
University of Southern California Chrysostomos Nikias Major Facilities Broad CIRM Facility at USC $26,972,500
University of California, San Francisco Robert Blelloch SEED Grant MicroRNA Regulation of Human Embryonic Stem Cell Self-Renewal and Differentiation $605,886
University of California, San Francisco Ann Zovein New Faculty Physician Scientist Human endothelial reprogramming for hematopoietic stem cell therapy. $2,319,784
University of California, Los Angeles Bennett Novitch Basic Biology I Molecular Characterization of hESC and hIPSC-Derived Spinal Motor Neurons $1,229,922
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 Southern California Robert Maxson Training Grant I-1 CIRM Stem Cell Biology Training Grant $2,332,431
Stanford University Stefan Heller Comprehensive Grant Generation of inner ear sensory cells from human ES cells toward a cure for deafness $2,330,371
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles Donald Kohn Disease Team Planning STEM CELL GENE THERAPY FOR SICKLE CELL DISEASE $12,131
University of California, Davis Ebenezer Yamoah SEED Grant Hair Cells and Spiral Ganglion Neuron Differentiation from Human Embryonic Stem Cells $458,071
University of California, San Diego Dong-Er Zhang Basic Biology II RUNX1 in maintenance, expansion, and differentiation of therapeutic pluripotent stem cells $1,371,540
University of California, San Francisco Susan Fisher Comprehensive Grant Constructing a fate map of the human embryo $2,430,487
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, Riverside Prudence Talbot Shared Labs A Stem Cell Core Facility for Studying Human Embryonic Stem Cell Differentiation $1,976,931
University of California, Irvine Thomas Lane SEED Grant Human Embryonic Stem Cells and Remyelination in a Viral Model of Demyelination $368,081
City of Hope David DiGiusto Early Translational II Development of RNA-based approaches to stem cell gene therapy for HIV $3,097,160
University of Southern California Mohammad Pashmforoush New Faculty I Transcriptional Regulation of Cardiac Pacemaker Cell Progenitors $2,816,578
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
University of California, Santa Cruz David Haussler Research Training II CIRM Training Program in Systems Biology of Stem cells $4,591,616
University of California, Irvine Charles Limoli SEED Grant Using human embryonic stem cells to treat radiation-induced stem cell loss: Benefits vs cancer risk $593,242
University of California, Los Angeles Dennis Slamon Disease Team Research I THERAPEUTIC OPPORTUNITIES TO TARGET TUMOR INITIATING CELLS IN SOLID TUMORS $19,979,660
Stanford University Sarah Heilshorn Tools and Technologies II Preparation and Delivery of Clinically Relevant Numbers of Stem Cells Using 3D Hydrogels $600,695
Stanford University Howard Chang Basic Biology IV Long noncoding RNAs for pluripotency and cell fate commitment $1,386,627
Gladstone Institutes Deepak Srivastava Shared Labs CIRM Shared Human Embryonic Stem Cell Core Laboratory $1,698,515
California State University, Northridge Cindy Malone Bridges Bridges to Stem Cell Research $3,936,573
University of California, San Diego Catriona Jamieson Alpha Stem Cell Clinics Alpha Stem Cell Clinic for the Development of Regenerative Therapies $7,999,137
University of California, Davis A. Reddi SEED Grant hESCs for Articular Cartilage Regeneration $301,703
University of California, San Diego Steve Dowdy New Cell Lines Protein transduction of transcription factors: a non-genetic approach to generate new pluripotent cell lines from human skin. $1,073,585
University of California, Santa Barbara Dennis Clegg Tools and Technologies I Synthetic Matrices for Stem Cell Growth and Differentiation $599,404
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, Merced Kara McCloskey New Faculty II Building Cardiac Tissue from Stem Cells and Natural Matrices $1,656,705
University of California, San Francisco Jeffrey Bluestone Disease Team Planning A CIRM Disease Team for the Treatment and Cure of Diabetes $55,000
Buck Institute for Age Research Dale Bredesen SEED Grant Programmed Cell Death Pathways Activated in Embryonic Stem Cells $728,950
University of Southern California Martin Pera Basic Biology I The stem cell microenvironment in the maintenance of pluripotency and reprogramming $1,325,723

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