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 Richard Gatti Tools and Technologies II Use of hiPSCs to develop lead compounds for the treatment of genetic diseases $1,833,054
Stanford University Michelle Monje New Faculty Physician Scientist White matter neuroregeneration after chemotherapy: stem cell therapy for “chemobrain” $2,800,536
University of Southern California Mark Humayun Disease Team Research I Stem cell based treatment strategy for Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) $18,904,916
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, Riverside Prudence Talbot Shared Labs A Stem Cell Core Facility for Studying Human Embryonic Stem Cell Differentiation $1,679,818
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Mark Mercola Disease Team Planning "Stem Cell Therapies for Heart Failure" $44,450
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, San Diego Eugene Yeo Basic Biology III Neural and general splicing factors control self-renewal, neural survival and differentiation $1,287,619
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Stuart Lipton Early Translational IV Programming Human ESC-derived Neural Stem Cells with MEF2C for Transplantation in Stroke $2,124,000
Stanford University Renee Reijo Pera 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, Santa Barbara Carol Pasternack Creativity Awards Research Mentorship Program-Immersing High School Students in College Research $282,715
The J. David Gladstone Institutes Sheng Ding New Cell Lines Derivation of New ICM-stage hESCs $778,859
Stanford University Paul Utz Creativity Awards [REDACTED] Program: Stem Cell & Developmental Biology Research Internships $357,864
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, 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 Southern California Gage DeKoeyer Crump New Faculty II Skeletogenic Neural Crest Cells in Embryonic Development and Adult Regeneration of the Jaw $2,247,403
The J. David Gladstone Institutes Deepak Srivastava Shared Labs CIRM Shared Human Embryonic Stem Cell Core Laboratory $842,672
Stanford University Irving Weissman Disease Team Therapy Development III Clinical Investigation of a Humanized Anti-CD47 Antibody in Targeting Cancer Stem Cells in Hematologic Malignancies and Solid Tumors $7,672,364
The J. David Gladstone Institutes Eric Verdin SEED Grant Role of HDAC in human stem cells pluripotentiality and differentiation $590,997
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, Los Angeles Yong Kim Basic Biology II Novel Mechanism in Self-Renewal/Differentiation of Human Embryonic Stem Cells $1,259,371
California Institute of Technology Paul Patterson Training Grant I-2 Training in Stem Cell Biology at CIT $1,817,214
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, Berkeley Song Li Basic Biology III Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells for Tissue Regeneration $1,209,148
University of California, Los Angeles John Chute Research Leadership Niche-Focused Research: Discovery & Development of Hematopoietic Regenerative Factors $5,174,715
University of California, Los Angeles Bennett Novitch Basic Biology V In vitro modeling of human motor neuron disease $1,148,758
University of California, Santa Cruz Bin Chen SEED Grant In vitro differentiation of hESCs into corticospinal motor neurons $465,624
University of Southern California Terrence Town Transplantation Immunology Role of HLA in neural stem cell rejection using humanized mice $353,249
Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope Yanhong Shi Early Translational II Developing a therapeutic candidate for Canavan disease using induced pluripotent stem cell $1,835,983
Children's Hospital of Orange County Philip Schwartz Early Translational III Immune-Matched Neural Stem Cell Transplantation for Pediatric Neurodegenerative Disease $4,272,774
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
Geron Corporation Jane Lebkowski Targeted Clinical Development Evaluation of Safety and Preliminary Efficacy of Escalating Doses of GRNOPC1 in Subacute Spinal Cord Injury $6,405,771
University of California, Berkeley David Schaffer Tools and Technologies III Engineered Biomaterials for Scalable Manufacturing and High Viability Implantation of hPSC-Derived Cells to Treat Neurodegenerative Disease $1,239,276
The J. David Gladstone Institutes Sheng Ding Basic Biology V A novel druggable mechanism to safeguard stem cell genome $1,423,800
The J. David Gladstone Institutes Warner Greene SEED Grant The APOBEC3 Gene Family as Guardians of Genome Stability in Human Embryonic Stem Cells $717,363
University of California, Davis Chong-Xian Pan New Faculty I Combinatorial Chemistry Approaches to Develop LIgands against Leukemia Stem Cells $2,386,409
Stanford University Michele Calos Early Translational II Stem Cell Therapy for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy $2,267,261
Capricor, Inc Rachel Smith Disease Team Therapy Development - Research Allogeneic Cardiac-Derived Stem Cells for Patients Following a Myocardial Infarction $19,782,136
Stanford University Jill Helms Early Translational I Enhancing healing via Wnt-protein mediated activation of endogenous stem cells $6,464,126
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles David Warburton Research Training II Stem Cell Training Grant $5,020,920
University of Southern California David Woodley Disease Team Planning Clinical Regenerative Wound Healing With Stem Cells $33,626
University of California, Santa Cruz David Feldheim SEED Grant Assessing the role of Eph/ephrin signaling in hESC growth and differentiation $474,161
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 California, San Francisco Tippi MacKenzie New Faculty Physician Scientist In Utero Embryonic Stem Cell Transplantation to Treat Congenital Anomalies $2,661,742
University of California, San Diego Lawrence Goldstein Disease Team Research I Stem Cell-Derived Astrocyte Precursor Transplants in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis $5,694,308
University of California, Berkeley Robert Tjian Basic Biology IV Transcriptional regulation of pluripotency in human embryonic stem cells $1,220,968
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Evan Snyder Shared Labs Collaborative Laboratory for Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research $1,805,884
San Jose State University Tzvia Abramson Bridges Stem Cell Internships for Laboratory-based Learning (SCILL) $4,201,707
Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope Michael Barish Disease Team Planning Genetically-modified neural stem cells for treatment of high-grade glioma $55,000
The J. David 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 $2,843,770
University of California, San Diego David Cheresh Basic Biology III Molecular basis of human ES cell neurovascular differentiation and co-patterning $1,359,996
Stanford University Michele Calos Early Translational IV Engineered iPSC for therapy of limb girdle muscular dystrophy type 2B $1,876,253
University of California, San Diego Sylvia Evans SEED Grant Specification of Ventricular Myocyte and Pacemaker Lineages Utilizing Human Embryonic Stem Cells $585,600
Children's Hospital of Oakland Research Institute Vasanthy Narayanaswami Creativity Awards [REDACTED] Summer Stem Cell Research Internship Program for High School Students $154,000
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 Martin Birchall Disease Team Therapy Planning I Airways for Children $19,800
University of California, San Francisco Jeremy Reiter New Faculty II High throughput modeling of human neurodegenerative diseases in embryonic stem cells $2,259,092
Stanford University Renee Reijo Pera Shared Labs Center for Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research and Education $2,439,590
University of California, Los Angeles Donald Kohn Disease Team Therapy Development III Clinical Trial of Stem Cell Gene Therapy for Sickle Cell Disease $13,145,465
University of California, San Francisco Su Guo SEED Grant Identifying small molecules that stimulate the differentiation of hESCs into dopamine-producing neurons $542,619
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 Steven Artandi Basic Biology II Self-renewal and senescence in iPS cells derived from patients with a stem cell disease $931,285
University of California, Santa Cruz David Haussler Training Grant I-3 Training Program in Systems Biology of Stem Cells $1,133,701
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, Los Angeles Ali Nsair Basic Biology III Characterization and Engineering of the Cardiac Stem Cell Niche $1,163,618
The J. David Gladstone Institutes Todd McDevitt Research Leadership Engineering microscale tissue constructs from human pluripotent stem cells $6,368,285
University of California, San Francisco Valerie Weaver Basic Biology V Biophysical Determinants of Early Embryonic Stem Cell Fate Specification $1,186,500
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
Stanford University Kenneth Weinberg Transplantation Immunology “Engineered immune tolerance by Stem Cell-derived thymic regeneration” $1,271,729
Buck Institute for Age Research Xianmin Zeng Early Translational II Banking transplant ready dopaminergic neurons using a scalable process $4,983,013
University of California, San Diego Yang Xu Early Translational III Human ES cell based therapy of heart failure without allogenic immune rejection $1,857,600
University of California, San Francisco Susan Fisher Comprehensive Grant Constructing a fate map of the human embryo $2,430,487
Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope Michael Barish Research Training II Research Training Program in Stem Cell Biology $2,500,143
University of California, San Diego Dianne McKay Basic Biology V Role of intracytoplasmic pattern recognition receptors in HSC engraftment $615,639
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
University of Southern California Mohammad Pashmforoush New Faculty I Transcriptional Regulation of Cardiac Pacemaker Cell Progenitors $2,816,578
University of California, Irvine leif Havton Early Translational II Repair of Conus Medullaris/Cauda Equina Injury using Human ES Cell-Derived Motor Neurons $1,538,467
University of California, Irvine Henry Klassen Disease Team Therapy Development - Research Retinal progenitor cells for treatment of retinitis pigmentosa $17,144,825
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, Los Angeles Kenneth Dorshkind Research Training II CIRM Research Training Program II $7,898,444
University of California, San Francisco Jeffrey Lotz Disease Team Planning A CIRM Disease Team for the Repair of Traumatically Injured and Arthritic Cartilage $33,172
University of California, Los Angeles William Lowry SEED Grant Modeling Human Embryonic Development with Human Embryonic Stem Cells $528,096
Stanford University Sarah Heilshorn Tools and Technologies II Preparation and Delivery of Clinically Relevant Numbers of Stem Cells Using 3D Hydrogels $600,695
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Robert Baloh New Faculty Physician Scientist Human iPSC modeling and therapeutics for degenerative peripheral nerve disease $3,031,737
University of California, Irvine Leslie Thompson New Cell Lines New Cell Lines for Huntington's Disease $1,302,526
Stanford University Anne Brunet Basic Biology IV Energy metabolism and aging pathways in human stem cell reprogramming and differentiation $1,414,044
The J. David Gladstone Institutes Deepak Srivastava Shared Labs CIRM Shared Human Embryonic Stem Cell Core Laboratory $1,698,515
Berkeley City College Barbara Des Rochers Bridges Specialty in Stem Cell Biology $2,735,987
University of California, San Diego Dennis Carson Disease Team Planning CIRM Planning Grant in Leukemia $52,174
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 Robert Reiter Early Translational IV Clinical Development of an N-cadherin Antibody to Target Cancer Stem Cells $4,075,668
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, San Diego Binhai Zheng SEED Grant Genetic manipulation of human embryonic stem cells and its application in studying CNS development and repair $600,441
Scripps Research Institute James Williamson Creativity Awards Stem Cell Summer Academy: Creating the Next Generation of Scientists $240,062
University of California, Santa Barbara Dennis Clegg Tools and Technologies I Synthetic Matrices for Stem Cell Growth and Differentiation $599,404
University of California, San Diego Karl Willert Basic Biology I WNT signaling and the control of cell fate decisions in human pluripotent stem cells. $1,329,298
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Marcel Daadi Disease Team Therapy Planning I Neural Stem Cell-Based Therapy For Parkinson’s Disease $63,952
University of California, Merced Kara McCloskey New Faculty II Building Cardiac Tissue from Stem Cells and Natural Matrices $1,656,705
University of California, Berkeley David Schaffer Shared Labs Human Embryonic Stem Cell Shared Research Laboratory $1,227,659

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