All CIRM Grants

Institution Researcher name Grant Type Grant Title Award Value
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
ViaCyte, Inc. Howard Foyt Strategic Partnership I Preclinical and clinical testing of a stem cell-based combination product for insulin-dependent diabetes $10,075,070
San Diego State University Ralph Feuer Bridges CIRM Stem Cell Internship Program $4,211,606
University of California, San Francisco Robert Blelloch SEED Grant MicroRNA Regulation of Human Embryonic Stem Cell Self-Renewal and Differentiation $605,886
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 Bennett Novitch Basic Biology I Molecular Characterization of hESC and hIPSC-Derived Spinal Motor Neurons $1,229,922
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, Santa Cruz Lindsay Hinck Shared Labs Shared Stem Cell Facility $1,849,452
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Eduardo Marbán Basic Biology IV Mechanism of heart regeneration by cardiosphere-derived cells $1,367,604
University of California, Los Angeles Irvin Chen Early Translational from Disease Team Conversion HPSC based therapy for HIV disease using RNAi to CCR5. $1,505,000
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
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
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
University of California, Irvine Peter Donovan Comprehensive Grant Improved hES Cell Growth and Differentiation $2,381,713
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, San Diego Cornelis Murre Basic Biology V Epigenetic mechanisms that enforce pluripotency in embryonic stem cells $1,161,000
University of California, San Francisco Mark Anderson Basic Biology V Generation of a functional thymus to induce immune tolerance to stem cell derivatives $1,191,000
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles Donald Kohn Training Grant I-2 Training Grant 1 $2,173,872
University of California, San Diego Cornelis Murre SEED Grant Generation of long-term cultures of human hematopoietic multipotent progenitors from embryonic stem cells $473,952
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, Los Angeles Sophie Deng Early Translational II Regeneration of Functional Human Corneal Epithelial Progenitor Cells $1,524,947
University of California, Berkeley David Raulet Transplantation Immunology Inactivating NK cell reactivity to facilitate transplantation of stem cell derived tissue $952,896
University of California, San Francisco Arnold Kriegstein Comprehensive Grant Derivation of Inhibitory Nerve Cells from Human Embryonic Stem Cells $2,410,874
University of California, San Diego Lawrence Goldstein Basic Biology V Elucidating pathways from hereditary Alzheimer mutations to pathological tau phenotypes $1,050,300
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, Irvine Frank LaFerla SEED Grant Development of human ES cell lines as a model system for Alzheimer disease drug discovery $473,963
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 Donald Kohn Disease Team Research I Stem Cell Gene Therapy for Sickle Cell Disease $8,833,695
University of California, Los Angeles Siavash Kurdistani New Faculty I Epigenetics in cancer stem cell initiation and clinical outcome prediction $3,063,450
J. David 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 Francisco A. Washington Major Facilities UCSF CIRM Building $34,862,400
University of California, San Francisco Jason Pomerantz New Faculty Physician Scientist Characterization of Human Skeletal Muscle Stem Cells for Clinical Application $3,084,000
University of California, Los Angeles Antoni Ribas New Faculty II Stem Cells for Immune System Regeneration to Fight Cancer $3,072,000
Scripps Research Institute Ulrich Mueller Research Training II Training Stem Cell Researchers at the Chemistry-Biology Interface $3,972,933
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, Berkeley Steven Conolly Tools and Technologies II Magnetic Particle Imaging: A Novel Ultra-sensitive Imaging Scanner for Tracking Stem Cells In Vivo $1,311,596
University of California, Santa Cruz Lindsay Hinck Shared Labs Shared Stem Cell Facility $1,721,129
University of California, Irvine Leslie Thompson Disease Team Planning Huntington's Disease Team $41,953
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 Southern California Andrew McMahon Research Leadership Repair and regeneration of the nephron $5,672,206
Buck Institute for Age Research Dale Bredesen SEED Grant Programmed Cell Death Pathways Activated in Embryonic Stem Cells $728,950
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 Southern California Martin Pera Basic Biology I The stem cell microenvironment in the maintenance of pluripotency and reprogramming $1,325,723
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
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles Carolyn Lutzko Shared Labs hESC Facility $1,684,648
University of California, Santa Barbara Carol Pasternack Creativity Awards Research Mentorship Program-Immersing High School Students in College Research $282,715
University of California, Los Angeles Leif Havton Early Translational II Repair of Conus Medullaris/Cauda Equina Injury using Human ES Cell-Derived Motor Neurons $75,628
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
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, Irvine Kyoko Yokomori SEED Grant Derivation and characterization of human ES cells from FSHD embryos $607,200
University of California, San Diego Kun-Liang Guan Basic Biology II The function of YAP in human embryonic stem cells $1,245,693
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, San Francisco Andrew Leavitt Comprehensive Grant Understanding hESC-based Hematopoiesis for Therapeutic Benefit $2,460,822
Asterias Biotherapeutics Jane Lebkowski Strategic Partnership III Track A A Phase I/IIa Dose Escalation Safety Study of [REDACTED] in Patients with Cervical Sensorimotor Complete Spinal Cord Injury $14,323,318
Stanford University Helen Blau Basic Biology V Mass Cytometry to Delineate the Human Muscle Stem Cell Hierarchy and Dysfunction in Aging $1,175,357
California Institute of Technology Paul Patterson Training Grant I-2 Training in Stem Cell Biology at CIT $1,817,214
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Robert Oshima SEED Grant Trophoblast differentiation of human ES cells. $696,354
University of California, Berkeley Song Li Basic Biology III Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells for Tissue Regeneration $1,209,148
University of California, Irvine Henry Klassen Early Translational II Human retinal progenitor cells as candidate therapy for retinitis pigmentosa $1,803,768
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
Palo Alto Institute for Research and Education, Inc. Thomas Rando Basic Biology V Molecular regulation of stem cell potency $966,510
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, San Francisco Linda Giudice SEED Grant Human Embryonic Stem Cell Differentiation to Trophoblast: Basic Biology and Clinical Translation to Improve Human Fertility $614,784
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
Stanford University Irving Weissman Disease Team Research I Development of Therapeutic Antibodies Targeting Human Acute Myeloid Leukemia Stem Cells $18,759,276
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 Southern California Chrysostomos Nikias Major Facilities Broad CIRM Facility at USC $26,972,500
Capricor, Inc Rachel Smith Disease Team Therapy Development - Research Allogeneic Cardiac-Derived Stem Cells for Patients Following a Myocardial Infarction $19,782,136
University of California, San Francisco Ann Zovein New Faculty Physician Scientist Human endothelial reprogramming for hematopoietic stem cell therapy. $2,319,784
J. David Gladstone Institutes Benoit Bruneau New Faculty II Induction of cardiogenesis in pluripotent cells via chromatin remodeling factors $2,815,309
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles David Warburton Research Training II Stem Cell Training Grant $5,020,920
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
Stanford University Theo Palmer Tools and Technologies II Development of small molecule screens for autism using patient-derived iPS cells $1,797,606
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles David Warburton Shared Labs hESC Facility $1,750,259
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles Donald Kohn Disease Team Planning STEM CELL GENE THERAPY FOR SICKLE CELL DISEASE $12,131
University of California, Berkeley Robert Tjian Basic Biology IV Transcriptional regulation of pluripotency in human embryonic stem cells $1,220,968
Numerate, Inc. John Griffin Early Translational IV Use of human iPSC-derived neurons from Huntington’s Disease patients to develop novel, disease-modifying small molecule structural corrector drug candidates targeting the unique, neurotoxic conformation of mutant huntingtin $520,015
San Jose State University Tzvia Abramson Bridges Stem Cell Internships for Laboratory-based Learning (SCILL) $4,201,707
Human BioMolecular Research Institute John Cashman SEED Grant Discovering Potent Molecules with Human ESCs to Treat Heart Disease $688,274
University of California, Santa Barbara Peter Coffey Research Leadership Development of Cellular Therapies for Retinal Disease $4,850,116
University of California, Los Angeles Michael Teitell Basic Biology I Mitochondrial Metabolism in hESC and hiPSC Differentiation, Reprogramming, and Cancer $1,323,029
Fluidigm Corporation Marc Unger Tools and Technologies I Scaleup of Versatile, Fully Automated, Microfluidic Cell Culture System $749,518
University of California, Riverside Prudence Talbot Shared Labs A Stem Cell Core Facility for Studying Human Embryonic Stem Cell Differentiation $1,976,931
Stanford University Paul Utz Creativity Awards [REDACTED] Program: Stem Cell & Developmental Biology Research Internships $357,864
Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. Fyodor Urnov Strategic Partnership II A Treatment For Beta-thalassemia via High-Efficiency Targeted Genome Editing of Hematopoietic Stem Cells $6,374,150
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, Los Angeles Siavash Kurdistani SEED Grant Cellular epigenetic diversity as a blueprint for defining the identity and functional potential of human embryonic stem cells $549,698
University of California, Los Angeles Benhur Lee Basic Biology II The EphrinB2/EphB4 axis in regulating hESC pluripotency and differentiation $1,371,936
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, Irvine Douglas Wallace Comprehensive Grant The Dangers of Mitochondrial DNA Heteroplasmy in Stem Cells Created by Therapeutic Cloning $1,790,133
City of Hope John Zaia Strategic Partnership III Track A A Phase I, Open-Label Study to Assess the Safety, Feasibility and Engraftment of Zinc Finger Nucleases (ZFN) CCR5 Modified Autologous CD34+ Hematopoietic Stem/Progenitor Cells with Escalating Doses of Busulfan in HIV-1 (R5) Infected Subjects with Suboptim $5,583,438
Salk Institute for Biological Studies Ronald Evans Basic Biology V Metabolically-driven epigenetic changes in iPSC reprogramming $1,491,900
University of California, Santa Cruz David Haussler Training Grant I-3 Training Program in Systems Biology of Stem Cells $1,133,701
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, Los Angeles Ali Nsair Basic Biology III Characterization and Engineering of the Cardiac Stem Cell Niche $1,163,618
Scripps Research Institute Peter Schultz Early Translational II Cartilage Regeneration by the Chondrogenic Small Molecule PRO1 during Osteoarthritis $6,047,249
Stanford University Judith Shizuru Transplantation Immunology Purified allogeneic hematopoietic stem cells as a platform for tolerance induction $1,233,275

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