All CIRM Grants

Institution Researcher name Grant Type Grant Title Award Value
Scripps Research Institute Peter Schultz Training Grant I-2 Training Grant I $1,021,395
Gladstone Institutes Benoit Bruneau New Faculty II Induction of cardiogenesis in pluripotent cells via chromatin remodeling factors $2,815,309
Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine Edward Holmes Major Facilities Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine $42,827,439
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 Francisco Susan Fisher New Cell Lines Optimization of Human Embryonic Stem Cell Derivation Techniques and Production/Distribution of GMP-Grade Lines $1,383,419
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 Southern California Toshio Miki Early Translational III Generation of hepatic cell from placental stem cell for congenital metabolic disorders $1,750,375
Scripps Research Institute Kristin Baldwin Basic Biology III Identifying sources of mutation in human induced pluripotent stem cells by whole genome sequencing $1,705,500
Gladstone Institutes Deepak Srivastava Disease Team Planning Pluripotent Stem Cell–Based Therapy for Heart Disease $13,505
Human BioMolecular Research Institute John Cashman SEED Grant Discovering Potent Molecules with Human ESCs to Treat Heart Disease $688,274
Scripps Research Institute Jeanne Loring Shared Labs Center for hESC Research $3,725,070
University of California, Los Angeles Michael Teitell Basic Biology I Mitochondrial Metabolism in hESC and hiPSC Differentiation, Reprogramming, and Cancer $1,323,029
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
Gladstone Institutes Fen-Biao Gao SEED Grant MicroRNAs in Human Stem Cell Differentiation and Mental Disorders $748,800
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, 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
Stanford University Aaron Hsueh Basic Biology II Maturation of Human Oocytes for SCNT and Embryonic Stem Cell Derivation $1,309,018
University of California, San Diego Karl Willert Shared Labs Enhancing Facilities for Genetic Manipulation and Engineering of Human Embryonic Stem Cells $1,728,080
Salk Institute for Biological Studies Samuel Pfaff SEED Grant Gene regulatory mechanisms that control spinal neuron differentiation from hES cells. $704,543
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
Scripps Research Institute Peter Schultz Early Translational II Cartilage Regeneration by the Chondrogenic Small Molecule PRO1 during Osteoarthritis $6,047,249
Stanford University Irving Weissman Comprehensive Grant Prospective isolation of hESC-derived hematopoietic and cardiomyocyte stem cells $2,471,386
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, San Diego Shu Chien SEED Grant Combinatorial Platform for Optimizing Microenvironments to Control hESC Fate $577,148
Stanford University Christopher Zarins Comprehensive Grant Engineering a Cardiovascular Tissue Graft from Human Embryonic Stem Cells $2,454,490
Gladstone Institutes Robert Mahley Training Grant I-2 Gladstone CIRM Scholar Program $2,192,073
University of California, San Diego Deborah Spector Basic Biology III Viral-host interactions affecting neural differentiation of human progenitors $1,372,660
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 John Hennessy Major Facilities Stanford SIM1 Building $43,578,000
University of California, Santa Cruz Camilla Forsberg New Faculty I Mechanisms of Stem Cell Fate Decisions $2,201,759
Gladstone Institutes Robert Farese New Cell Lines Establishment of Frontotemporal Dementia Patient-Specific Induced Pluripotent Stem (iPS) Cell Lines with Defined Genetic Mutations $1,696,424
Scripps Health Darryl D'Lima Early Translational I Stem Cell-Based Therapy for Cartilage Regeneration and Osteoarthritis $3,118,431
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, San Francisco John Murnane Basic Biology III Genomic instability during culturing of human embryonic stem cells $1,070,919
ViaCyte, Inc. Emmanuel Baetge Disease Team Planning Development of a Cell Replacement Therapy Product for Insulin Dependent Diabetes $48,950
University of California, Irvine Grant MacGregor SEED Grant Production of Oocytes from Human ES Cells $385,466
University of California, Davis Alice Tarantal Shared Labs Translational Human Embryonic Stem Cell Shared Research Facility $1,728,111
University of California, Davis Vicki Wheelock Disease Team Therapy Development - Research MSC engineered to produce BDNF for the treatment of Huntington's disease $17,857,797
Stanford University Susan McConnell Basic Biology I Identification and characterization of human ES-derived DA neuronal subtypes $1,404,853
University of California, Davis Frederick Meyers Research Training II Stem Cell Training Program $5,822,412
Scripps Research Institute Sheng Ding New Cell Lines Derivation of New ICM-stage hESCs $936,973
Stanford University Marius Wernig Tools and Technologies II Cellular tools to study brain diseases affecting synaptic transmission $1,664,382
University of California, Los Angeles Noriyuki Kasahara SEED Grant Down-Regulation of Alloreactive Immune Responses to hES Cell-Derived Graft Tissues $399,239
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, San Diego Eugene Yeo Basic Biology IV Stem cell models to analyze the role of mutated C9ORF72 in neurodegeneration $1,260,360
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 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
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
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Eduardo Marbán Basic Biology IV Mechanism of heart regeneration by cardiosphere-derived cells $1,367,604
iPierian, Inc. John Dimos Early Translational II New Drug Discovery for SMA using Patient-derived Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells $2,410,000
University of California, Irvine Peter Donovan Comprehensive Grant Improved hES Cell Growth and Differentiation $2,381,713
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
Salk Institute for Biological Studies Senyon Choe SEED Grant A method to maintain and propagate pluripotent human ES cells $760,042
La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology Anjana Rao Transplantation Immunology Generation of regulatory T cells by reprogramming $1,464,446
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Eduardo Marbán Disease Team Research I Autologous cardiac-derived cells for advanced ischemic cardiomyopathy $5,560,232
University of California, Irvine Hans Keirstead Comprehensive Grant hESC-Derived Motor Neurons For the Treatment of Cervical Spinal Cord Injury $2,158,445
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 Kun Zhang Basic Biology III Functional characterization of mutational load in nuclear reprogramming and differentiation $1,295,318
Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research Bing Ren New Faculty II Mechanisms of chromatin dynamics at enhancers during ES cell differentiation $1,726,564
University of California, Berkeley George Breslauer Major Facilities UC Berkeley CIRM Center of Excellence $20,183,500
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
Salk Institute for Biological Studies Fred Gage New Cell Lines Development of Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells for Modeling Human Disease $1,737,720
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
University of California, Berkeley Michael Rape Basic Biology III Ubiquitin-dependent control of hESC self-renewal and expansion $1,224,805
University of California, San Diego Lawrence Goldstein Disease Team Planning Human Stem Cell Approaches to Alzheimers Disease Therapies $55,000
University of California, San Diego Shu Chien Tools and Technologies II Development of Synthetic Microenvironments for Stem Cell Growth and Differentiation $1,706,628
University of California, Riverside Michael Pirrung SEED Grant Stem Cell Survival and Differentiation Through Chemical Genetics $522,933
University of California, San Diego Eugene Yeo Basic Biology I RNA Binding Protein-mediated Post-transcriptional Networks Regulating HPSC Pluripotency $1,308,901
University of California, Berkeley Ellen Robey Research Training II Interdisciplinary Training in Stem Cell Biology, Engineering and Medicine $6,901,914
Salk Institute for Biological Studies Garry Van Gerpen Shared Labs Shared viral vector facility for genetic manipulation of human ES cell $1,478,923
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
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
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 Francisco Barbara Panning Basic Biology IV Investigation of the role of O-GlcNAcylation in SOX2 function during reprogramming $1,285,214
iPierian, Inc. Irene Griswold-Prenner Basic Biology II Cellular Reprogramming: Dissecting the Molecular Mechanism and Enhancing Efficiency $1,458,000
Stanford University Thomas Wandless SEED Grant Reprogramming Differentiated Human Cells to a Pluripotent State $380,005
University of California, Irvine Orhan NALCIOGLU Tools and Technologies I A Multimodality Molecular Imaging Systen (MRSPECT) for in Vivo Stem Cell Tracking $719,798
University of California, Santa Barbara Carol Pasternack Creativity Awards Research Mentorship Program-Immersing High School Students in College Research $282,715
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 Francisco Andrew Leavitt Comprehensive Grant Understanding hESC-based Hematopoiesis for Therapeutic Benefit $2,460,822
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 Catriona Jamieson SEED Grant Derivation and Characterization of Cancer Stem Cells from Human ES Cells $616,305
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Gregg Duester SEED Grant Retinoic Acid-FGF Antagonism during Motor Neuron Differentiation of Human ES Cells $695,229
Stanford University Marius Wernig Basic Biology V Mechanisms of human induced neuronal cell reprogramming $1,178,370
University of California, Berkeley David Raulet Transplantation Immunology Inactivating NK cell reactivity to facilitate transplantation of stem cell derived tissue $952,896
City of Hope John Zaia Disease Team Research I ZIinc Finger Nuclease-Based Stem Cell Therapy for AIDS $14,536,969
University of California, San Francisco Arnold Kriegstein Comprehensive Grant Derivation of Inhibitory Nerve Cells from Human Embryonic Stem Cells $2,410,874
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles Donald Kohn Training Grant I-2 Training Grant 1 $2,173,872
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 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
University of California, Davis Larry Vanderhoef Major Facilities UC Davis CIRM Institute $20,082,400
University of California, Los Angeles Siavash Kurdistani New Faculty I Epigenetics in cancer stem cell initiation and clinical outcome prediction $3,063,450
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
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
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
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
University of California, Los Angeles Irvin Chen Disease Team Planning Stem Cell Therapy for AIDS- Disease Team Planning $51,490
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Huei-sheng Chen SEED Grant Development of Neuro-Coupled Human Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Cardiac Pacemaker Cells. $695,680
Buck Institute for Age Research Xianmin Zeng Shared Labs CIRM Shared Research Laboratory for Stem Cells and Aging $2,414,749
University of California, Los Angeles Zoran Galic SEED Grant Genetic Enhancement of the Immune Response to Melanoma via hESC-derived T cells $616,800

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