All CIRM Grants

Institution Researcher name Grant Type Grant Title Award Value
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
University of California, Los Angeles Reza Ardehali New Faculty Physician Scientist Preclinical evaluation of human embryonic stem cell-derived cardiovascular progenitors $2,930,388
University of Southern California Mark Humayun Disease Team Research I Stem cell based treatment strategy for Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) $18,904,916
Gladstone Institutes Deepak Srivastava Early Translational III Direct Cardiac Reprogramming for Heart Regeneration $6,319,110
University of California, Davis Mehrdad Abedi Clinical Trial Stage Projects Stem Cell Gene Therapy for HIV Mediated by Lentivector Transduced, Pre-selected CD34+ Cells in AIDS lymphoma patients $8,414,265
University of California, Los Angeles Kathrin Plath Basic Biology III Discovery of mechanisms that control epigenetic states in human reprogramming and pluripotent cells $1,364,598
Stanford University Robert Robbins Disease Team Planning {REDACTED} Cardiovascular Regenerative Team $25,119
University of California, Los Angeles Michael Phelps Tools and Technologies I Novel Tools and Technologies for Translational PET Imaging of Cell-based Therapies $914,039
University of California, San Francisco Holger Willenbring New Faculty II Molecular dissection of adult liver regeneration to guide the generation of hepatocytes from pluripotent stem cells $2,832,008
University of California, Los Angeles Zack Jerome Early Translational IV Stem Cell Programming With Chimeric Antigen Receptors to Eradicate HIV Infection $4,925,166
University of California, Irvine Douglas Wallace Comprehensive Grant The Dangers of Mitochondrial DNA Heteroplasmy in Stem Cells Created by Therapeutic Cloning $1,790,133
Stanford University Theo Palmer 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, Davis Kyriacos Athanasiou Early Translational III Tissue engineered cartilage from autologous, dermis-isolated, adult, stem (DIAS) cells $1,735,703
University of California, San Francisco Susan Fisher Research Training II Training Program in Stem Cell Research $7,941,728
University of California, Berkeley David Schaffer Shared Labs Human Embryonic Stem Cell Shared Research Laboratory $1,227,659
University of California, Berkeley Ellen Robey Transplantation Immunology Human Immune System Mouse models as preclinical platforms for stem cell derived grafts $1,005,605
University of California, Davis Peter Belafsky Disease Team Therapy Development III Tissue Engineered Recellularized Laryngotracheal Implants $4,439,921
Stanford University Theo Palmer Comprehensive Grant Human oocyte development for genetic, pharmacological and reprogramming applications $2,298,411
Stanford University John Cooke SEED Grant EC regeneration in cerebrovascular ischemia: role of NO $476,995
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, Los Angeles Yong Kim Basic Biology II Novel Mechanism in Self-Renewal/Differentiation of Human Embryonic Stem Cells $1,259,371
California State University, Fullerton Nilay Patel Bridges Stem Cell Training Program - A Bridge to Stem Cell Research $2,960,359
University of California, Santa Cruz Joshua Stuart Genomics Centers of Excellence Awards (R) Center of Excellence for Stem Cell Genomics $4,000,000
University of California, Los Angeles Hanna Mikkola New Faculty I Mechanisms of Hematopoietic stem cell Specification and Self-Renewal $2,286,900
University of California, Berkeley Andrew Dillin Basic Biology V A Requirement for Protein Homeostasis in the Mediation of Stem Cell Health $1,034,100
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, Santa Cruz Bin Chen SEED Grant In vitro differentiation of hESCs into corticospinal motor neurons $465,624
Buck Institute for Age Research Deepak Lamba Basic Biology IV 3D Modeling of Retina using Polymer Scaffolds for Understanding Disease Pathogenesis $1,212,553
City of Hope Yanhong Shi Early Translational II Developing a therapeutic candidate for Canavan disease using induced pluripotent stem cell $1,835,983
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
Stanford University Anthony Oro Tools and Technologies III A Chromatin Context Tool for Predicting iPS Lineage Predisposition and Tissue Graftability $1,391,125
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
Buck Institute for Age Research Mary McEachron Major Facilities CIRM Center of Excellence at Buck Institute for Age Research $20,500,000
University of California, Riverside Prudence Talbot Shared Labs A Stem Cell Core Facility for Studying Human Embryonic Stem Cell Differentiation $1,679,818
Gladstone Institutes Warner Greene SEED Grant The APOBEC3 Gene Family as Guardians of Genome Stability in Human Embryonic Stem Cells $717,363
City of Hope Paul Salvaterra Creativity Awards Creativity Award Program in Stem Cell Biology for California High School Students $260,825
Stanford University Michele Calos Early Translational II Stem Cell Therapy for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy $2,267,261
University of California, San Francisco Susan Fisher Training Grant I-1 Training Grant I $2,868,145
University of California, San Francisco Andrew Leavitt Tools and Technologies III Small molecule tools and scale-up technologies to expand human umbilical cord blood stem and progenitor cells for clinical and research use $1,416,600
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
Salk Institute for Biological Studies Samuel Pfaff Disease Team Planning Motor neuron diseases: Finding cures through basic, translational, and clinical collaboration $54,016
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, Santa Cruz David Feldheim SEED Grant Assessing the role of Eph/ephrin signaling in hESC growth and differentiation $474,161
Stanford University Joachim Hallmayer Tissue Collection for Disease Modeling Induced pluripotent stem cells from children with autism spectrum disorders $530,265
University of California, Irvine Edwin Monuki New Faculty II Mechanisms in Choroid Plexus Epithelial Development $2,793,395
University of California, San Diego Lawrence Goldstein Disease Team Research I Stem Cell-Derived Astrocyte Precursor Transplants in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis $5,694,308
City of Hope Stephen Forman Early Translational III Targeting glioma cancer stem cells with receptor-engineered self-renewing memory T cells $5,217,004
University of California, Los Angeles Donald Kohn Clinical Trial Stage Projects A Phase I/II, Non Randomized, Multicenter, Open-Label Study of G1XCGD (Lentiviral Vector Transduced CD34+ Cells) in Patients With X-Linked Chronic Granulomatous Disease $7,083,364
Stanford University Joanna Wysocka Basic Biology III Enhancer-mediated gene regulation during early human embryonic development $1,420,618
University of California, Los Angeles Stanley Carmichael Disease Team Planning Development of a Stem Cell Therapy to Promote Functional Recovery in Stroke $42,748
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
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 $2,757,303
University of California, Irvine Magdalene Seiler Early Translational IV Restoring vision by sheet transplants of retinal progenitors and retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) derived from human embryonic stem cells (hESCs) $3,998,948
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
Gladstone Institutes Sheng Ding New Cell Lines Derivation of New ICM-stage hESCs $778,859
Scripps Research Institute Peter Schultz Early Translational III Targeting Stem Cells to Enhance Remyelination in the Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis $2,623,242
University of California, San Diego Sylvia Evans Research Training II Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Training Program $7,890,588
University of California, Irvine Peter Donovan Shared Labs Regional Human Embryonic Stem Cell Shared Research Laboratory and Stem Cell Techniques Course $2,107,376
Stanford University Judith Shizuru Transplantation Immunology Purified allogeneic hematopoietic stem cells as a platform for tolerance induction $1,233,275
University of Southern California Mark Humayun Disease Team Therapy Development III Phase 1 Safety Assessment of CPCB-RPE1, hESC-derived RPE Cell Coated Parylene Membrane Implants, in Patients with Advanced Dry Age Related Macular Degeneration $17,128,661
Gladstone Institutes Deepak Srivastava Comprehensive Grant microRNA Regulation of Cardiomyocyte Differentiation from Human Embryonic Stem Cells $2,994,719
Gladstone Institutes Eric Verdin SEED Grant Role of HDAC in human stem cells pluripotentiality and differentiation $590,997
University of California, San Francisco Su Guo SEED Grant Identifying small molecules that stimulate the differentiation of hESCs into dopamine-producing neurons $542,619
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Huei-sheng Chen Basic Biology IV Studying Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia with patient-specific iPS cells $1,582,606
Stanford University Steven Artandi Basic Biology II Self-renewal and senescence in iPS cells derived from patients with a stem cell disease $931,285
California State University, Long Beach Lisa Klig Bridges CIRM Stem Cell Research Biotechnology Training Program $3,513,898
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, Davis Chong-Xian Pan New Faculty I Combinatorial Chemistry Approaches to Develop LIgands against Leukemia Stem Cells $2,386,409
University of California, San Diego Miles Wilkinson Basic Biology V New Regulators of Spermatogonial Stem Cells: RHOX Homeobox Transcription Factors $560,160
Stanford University Jill Helms Early Translational I Enhancing healing via Wnt-protein mediated activation of endogenous stem cells $6,464,126
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
University of California, San Francisco Jeremy Reiter Basic Biology IV Modeling disease in human embryonic stem cells using new genetic tools $1,387,800
Buck Institute for Age Research Xianmin Zeng Early Translational II Banking transplant ready dopaminergic neurons using a scalable process $4,983,013
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, 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 Consortium for Regenerative Medicine Edward Holmes Major Facilities Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine $42,827,439
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Evan Snyder Shared Labs Collaborative Laboratory for Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research $1,805,884
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
Gladstone Institutes Shannon Noonan Creativity Awards [REDACTED] Summer Scholars internship program $35,044
University of California, Irvine leif Havton Early Translational II Repair of Conus Medullaris/Cauda Equina Injury using Human ES Cell-Derived Motor Neurons $1,527,011
University of California, San Diego Lawrence Goldstein Training Grant I-1 Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Training Program at UCSD $3,459,396
Stanford University Joseph Wu Tools and Technologies III Advanced animal model for predictive preclinical testing of engineered cardiac autografts and allografts $1,689,744
University of California, San Diego David Cheresh Basic Biology III Molecular basis of human ES cell neurovascular differentiation and co-patterning $1,359,996
Gladstone Institutes Deepak Srivastava Disease Team Planning Pluripotent Stem Cell–Based Therapy for Heart Disease $13,505
University of Southern California Pin Wang Tools and Technologies I Development of Baculoviral Vectors for Gene Editing of Human Stem Cells $945,604
University of California, Los Angeles William Lowry SEED Grant Modeling Human Embryonic Development with Human Embryonic Stem Cells $528,096
University of California, Los Angeles Brigitte Gomperts Tissue Collection for Disease Modeling Using human induced pluripotent stem cells to improve our understanding of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis $811,231
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, Irvine Leslie Thompson New Cell Lines New Cell Lines for Huntington's Disease $1,302,526
Stanford University Joseph Wu Early Translational III Heart Repair with Human Tissue Engineered Myocardium $4,397,241
California Institute for Biomedical Research Peter Schultz Late Stage Preclinical Projects Development of a Chondrogenic Drug Candidate Targeting Resident Mesenchymal Stem Cells for the Treatment of Osteoarthritis $1,667,832
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
University of California, Merced Michelle Khine SEED Grant Micro Platform for Controlled Cardiac Myocyte Differentiation $194,371
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 Benjamin Yu New Faculty II Regulation of Adult Stem Cell Proliferation by RAS and Cell-Permeable Proteins $3,017,978
University of California, Los Angeles Donald Kohn Early Translational IV Beta-Globin Gene Correction of Sickle Cell Disease in Hematopoietic Stem Cells $1,652,076
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, San Diego Sylvia Evans SEED Grant Specification of Ventricular Myocyte and Pacemaker Lineages Utilizing Human Embryonic Stem Cells $585,600
Salk Institute for Biological Studies Juan Carlos Izpisua Belmonte Early Translational III Direct reprogramming towards vascular progenitors for the treatment of ischemia $2,340,000
Buck Institute for Age Research Xianmin Zeng Research Training II CIRM Research Training Program in Stem Cells and Aging $1,472,416

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