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
Gladstone Institutes Sheng Ding Shared Labs Center for hESC Research $1,440,164
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, Berkeley Ellen Robey Transplantation Immunology Human Immune System Mouse models as preclinical platforms for stem cell derived grafts $1,005,605
Stanford University Renee Reijo Pera Comprehensive Grant Human oocyte development for genetic, pharmacological and reprogramming applications $2,298,411
Stanford University Krishna Shenoy SEED Grant Technology for hESC-Derived Cardiomyocyte Differentiation and Optimization of Graft-Host Integration in Adult Myocardium $572,891
Scripps Research Institute Sheng Ding New Faculty I Reprogramming of human somatic cells back to pluripotent embryonic stem cells $1,393,876
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, Davis Min Zhao Basic Biology I Directing migration of human stem cells with electric fields $816,228
University of California, San Francisco John Murnane Basic Biology III Genomic instability during culturing of human embryonic stem cells $1,070,919
University of California, Merced Jennifer Manilay New Faculty I Enhancing Survival of Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Grafts by Induction of Immunological Tolerance $1,576,404
Jackson Laboratory West Pali Kaur Early Translational I Mouse Models for Stem Cell Therapeutic Development $3,759,134
University of California, Riverside Frank Sauer SEED Grant Non-coding RNA as tool for the active control of stem cell differentiation $571,650
Stanford University Theo Palmer Tools and Technologies II Development of small molecule screens for autism using patient-derived iPS cells $1,797,606
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, Riverside Prudence Talbot Shared Labs A Stem Cell Core Facility for Studying Human Embryonic Stem Cell Differentiation $1,679,818
Stanford University Aaron Hsueh SEED Grant Patient-specific cells with nuclear transfer $629,653
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, Irvine Leslie Thompson Early Translational II A hESc-based Development Candidate for Huntington's Disease $4,045,253
University of California, Merced John White Major Facilities Stem Cell Instrumentation Foundry $4,341,321
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
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, Irvine Edwin Monuki New Faculty II Mechanisms in Choroid Plexus Epithelial Development $2,793,395
University of Southern California Qilong Ying SEED Grant Self-renewal of human embryonic stem cells $621,421
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Eduardo Marbán Basic Biology IV Mechanism of heart regeneration by cardiosphere-derived cells $1,367,604
Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research Webster Cavenee Disease Team Planning Stem Cell-Mediated Oncocidal Therapy of Primary & Metastatic Brain Tumors $3,867
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
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, Los Angeles Gay Crooks Comprehensive Grant Regulated Expansion of Lympho-hematopoietic Stem and Progenitor Cells from Human Embryonic Stem Cells (hESC) $1,653,416
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, Davis Alice Tarantal Shared Labs Translational Human Embryonic Stem Cell Shared Research Facility $2,000,000
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
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
Stanford University Calvin Kuo SEED Grant Differentiation of Human Embryonic Stem Cells to Intestinal Fates $554,176
University of California, Riverside Douglas Ethell New Faculty I ES-Derived Cells for the Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease $621,639
University of Southern California Wange Lu Basic Biology I Defining the molecular mechanisms of somatic cell reprogramming $1,365,580
University of California, Berkeley Michael Rape Basic Biology III Ubiquitin-dependent control of hESC self-renewal and expansion $1,224,805
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 Francisco Holger Willenbring SEED Grant Induction of pluripotency in fibroblasts by fusion with enucleated human embryonic stem cell syncytia $329,245
University of California, San Diego Catriona Jamieson SEED Grant Derivation and Characterization of Cancer Stem Cells from Human ES Cells $616,305
University of California, Irvine Aileen Anderson Basic Biology II Role of the microenvironment in human iPS and NSC fate and tumorigenesis $1,256,194
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
University of Southern California Peter Laird SEED Grant Screening for Oncogenic Epigenetic Alterations in Human ES Cells $647,431
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
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, Santa Barbara Glenn Lucas Major Facilities UC Santa Barbara Bio Sciences II $3,205,800
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 Southern California Pin Wang Tools and Technologies I Development of Baculoviral Vectors for Gene Editing of Human Stem Cells $945,604
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
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, Santa Barbara Carol Pasternack Creativity Awards Research Mentorship Program-Immersing High School Students in College Research $282,715
Children's Hospital of Oakland Research Institute Mark Walters Disease Team Planning CIRM Disease Team Planning Award $16,939
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 Francisco Mark Anderson Transplantation Immunology Stem cell differentiation to thymic epithelium for inducing tolerance to stem cells $1,314,089
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 Vincent Procaccio SEED Grant Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Embryonic Stem Cells $245,582
University of California, Los Angeles Amander Clark New Cell Lines Generation of Pluripotent Cell Lines from Human Embryos $1,168,501
University of California, Los Angeles Scott Waugh Shared Labs CIRM Shared Research Laboratories $2,000,000
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 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, Los Angeles Irvin Chen SEED Grant Genetic modification of the human genome to resist HIV-1 infection and/or disease progression $616,800
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
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
University of California, Los Angeles Luisa Iruela-Arispe Basic Biology I Molecular Characterization and Functional Exploration of Hemogenic Endothelium $1,371,477
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, Davis Chong-Xian Pan New Faculty I Combinatorial Chemistry Approaches to Develop LIgands against Leukemia Stem Cells $2,386,409
University of California, San Francisco Didier Stainier SEED Grant Endodermal differentiation of human ES cells $611,027
University of California, Los Angeles Hanna Mikkola SEED Grant Improving microenvironments to promote hematopoietic stem cell development from human embryonic stem cells $550,241
Stanford University Sarah Heilshorn Tools and Technologies II Preparation and Delivery of Clinically Relevant Numbers of Stem Cells Using 3D Hydrogels $600,695
Gladstone Institutes Deepak Srivastava Shared Labs CIRM Shared Human Embryonic Stem Cell Core Laboratory $1,698,515
University of California, Irvine Thomas Lane SEED Grant Human Embryonic Stem Cells and Remyelination in a Viral Model of Demyelination $368,081
University of California, Berkeley Robert Tjian Basic Biology IV Transcriptional regulation of pluripotency in human embryonic stem cells $1,220,968
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 California, Santa Cruz Margaret Delaney Major Facilities UC Santa Cruz IBSC Facility $7,191,950
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, San Francisco Jeremy Reiter New Faculty II High throughput modeling of human neurodegenerative diseases in embryonic stem cells $2,259,092
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
Stanford University Paul Utz Creativity Awards [REDACTED] Program: Stem Cell & Developmental Biology Research Internships $357,864
University of California, Los Angeles Dennis Slamon Disease Team Research I THERAPEUTIC OPPORTUNITIES TO TARGET TUMOR INITIATING CELLS IN SOLID TUMORS $19,979,660
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Eduardo Marbán Disease Team Planning {REDACTED} Heart Disease Regenerative Medicine Team Planning Award $38,980
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, San Francisco Jeffrey Bluestone Transplantation Immunology Stem cell tolerance through the use of engineered antigen-specific regulatory T cells $1,152,768
Stanford University Stefan Heller Comprehensive Grant Generation of inner ear sensory cells from human ES cells toward a cure for deafness $2,330,371
University of California, Davis A. Reddi SEED Grant hESCs for Articular Cartilage Regeneration $301,703
Gladstone Institutes Bruce Conklin New Cell Lines Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells for Cardiovascular Diagnostics $1,708,560
University of California, Santa Cruz Lindsay Hinck Shared Labs Shared Stem Cell Facility $1,849,452
California Institute of Technology Paul Patterson Training Grant I-2 Training in Stem Cell Biology at CIT $1,817,214
University of California, Berkeley Song Li Basic Biology III Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells for Tissue Regeneration $1,209,148
University of California, San Francisco Susan Fisher Comprehensive Grant Constructing a fate map of the human embryo $2,430,487
University of California, San Francisco Robert Blelloch SEED Grant MicroRNA Regulation of Human Embryonic Stem Cell Self-Renewal and Differentiation $605,886
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, Los Angeles Bennett Novitch Basic Biology I Molecular Characterization of hESC and hIPSC-Derived Spinal Motor Neurons $1,229,922
University of California, San Diego Cornelis Murre Basic Biology V Epigenetic mechanisms that enforce pluripotency in embryonic stem cells $1,161,000

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