All CIRM Grants

Institution Researcher name Grant Type Grant Title Award Value
University of Southern California Robert Maxson Training Grant I-1 CIRM Stem Cell Biology Training Grant $2,332,431
University of California, Los Angeles Robb Maclellan Basic Biology I Human Cardiovascular Progenitors, their Niches and Control of Self-renewal and Cell Fate $917,667
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 Southern California Qilong Ying Tools and Technologies III Embryonic stem cell-based generation of small animal models for assessing human cellular therapies $1,334,160
Salk Institute for Biological Studies Samuel Pfaff Disease Team Planning Motor neuron diseases: Finding cures through basic, translational, and clinical collaboration $54,016
University of California, Riverside Frank Sauer SEED Grant Non-coding RNA as tool for the active control of stem cell differentiation $571,650
University of California, Irvine Orhan NALCIOGLU Tools and Technologies I A Multimodality Molecular Imaging Systen (MRSPECT) for in Vivo Stem Cell Tracking $719,798
Stanford University Sean Wu Basic Biology III Elucidating Molecular Basis of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy with Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells $1,264,248
University of California, San Francisco Andrew Leavitt Comprehensive Grant Understanding hESC-based Hematopoiesis for Therapeutic Benefit $2,460,822
University of California, Merced Michelle Khine SEED Grant Micro Platform for Controlled Cardiac Myocyte Differentiation $194,371
Salk Institute for Biological Studies Beverly Emerson SEED Grant Regulation of Specific Chromosomal Boundary Elements by CTCF Protein Complexes in Human Embryonic Stem Cells $647,343
Salk Institute for Biological Studies David Schubert Early Translational III Stem cell based small molecule therapy for Alzheimer's disease $1,673,757
University of California, San Diego Catriona Jamieson Early Translational II Preclinical development of a pan Bcl2 inhibitor for cancer stem cell directed therapy $3,103,041
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, Santa Barbara Dennis Clegg Shared Labs Laboratory for Stem Cell Biology and Engineering $1,407,192
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Hudson Freeze SEED Grant Role of Glycans in Human Embryonic Stem Cell Conversion to Neural Precursor Cells $708,000
University of California, Los Angeles Dennis Slamon Disease Team Therapy Development III A Phase I dose escalation and expansion clinical trial in patients with advanced solid tumors $6,924,317
Gladstone Institutes Steven Finkbeiner Basic Biology IV Common molecular mechanisms in neurodegenerative diseases using patient based iPSC neurons $1,506,420
University of California, Los Angeles Siavash Kurdistani New Faculty I Epigenetics in cancer stem cell initiation and clinical outcome prediction $3,063,450
California State University, Sacramento Jane Bruner Bridges Strengthening the Pipeline of Masters-level Scientific and Laboratory Personnel in Stem Cell Research $3,113,348
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
Stanford University Julien Sage SEED Grant Functions of RB family proteins in human embryonic stem cells $498,609
University of California, San Diego Miles Wilkinson Basic Biology V New Regulators of Spermatogonial Stem Cells: RHOX Homeobox Transcription Factors $560,160
Stanford University Julie Baker New Cell Lines Derivation of hESC Lines with Disease Lesions $1,404,725
StemCells, Inc. Alexandra Capela Disease Team Therapy Planning I Neuroprotection to treat Alzheimer's: a new paradigm using human central nervous system cells $90,101
Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine Edward Holmes Major Facilities Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine $42,827,439
Stanford University Krishna Shenoy SEED Grant Technology for hESC-Derived Cardiomyocyte Differentiation and Optimization of Graft-Host Integration in Adult Myocardium $572,891
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, Los Angeles Owen Witte Training Grant I-1 CIRM Type I Comprehensive Training Program $3,660,398
University of California, Davis Min Zhao Basic Biology I Directing migration of human stem cells with electric fields $816,228
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, Los Angeles Gay Crooks Basic Biology III Forming the Hematopoietic Niche from Human Pluripotent Stem Cells $1,252,857
Gladstone Institutes Deepak Srivastava Disease Team Planning Pluripotent Stem Cell–Based Therapy for Heart Disease $13,505
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
Stanford University Helen Blau Early Translational III Local Delivery of Rejuvenated Old Muscle Stem Cells to Increase Strength in Aged Patients $1,825,920
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, Los Angeles Michael Phelps Tools and Technologies I Novel Tools and Technologies for Translational PET Imaging of Cell-based Therapies $914,039
Scripps Research Institute Joel Gottesfeld Basic Biology III Triplet Repeat Instability in Human iPSCs $1,705,494
University of California, Irvine Douglas Wallace Comprehensive Grant The Dangers of Mitochondrial DNA Heteroplasmy in Stem Cells Created by Therapeutic Cloning $1,790,133
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
Stanford University Aaron Hsueh SEED Grant Patient-specific cells with nuclear transfer $629,653
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, Irvine Leslie Thompson Early Translational II A hESc-based Development Candidate for Huntington's Disease $4,045,253
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 Theo Palmer Research Training II CIRM Training Program $7,475,333
Stanford University Renee Reijo Pera Comprehensive Grant Human oocyte development for genetic, pharmacological and reprogramming applications $2,298,411
University of California, San Diego Karl Willert Shared Labs Enhancing Facilities for Genetic Manipulation and Engineering of Human Embryonic Stem Cells $1,728,080
University of Southern California Qilong Ying SEED Grant Self-renewal of human embryonic stem cells $621,421
Gladstone Institutes Benoit Bruneau Basic Biology IV Epigenetic regulation of human cardiac differentiation $1,708,560
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
California State University, San Bernardino Nicole Bournias-Vardiabasis Bridges Bridges to Stem Cell Research $2,798,421
Jackson Laboratory West Pali Kaur Early Translational I Mouse Models for Stem Cell Therapeutic Development $3,759,134
University of California, San Diego Benjamin Yu New Faculty II Regulation of Adult Stem Cell Proliferation by RAS and Cell-Permeable Proteins $28,388
Scripps Research Institute Peter Schultz SEED Grant A Chemical Approach to Stem Cell Biology $748,944
University of California, Los Angeles Kathrin Plath Basic Biology IV Understanding the status of the X chromosomes in human ESCs and preimplantation embryos $1,382,400
Stanford University Michele Calos New Cell Lines Safe, efficient creation of human induced pluripotent stem cells without the use of retroviruses $1,406,875
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 Antoni Ribas Disease Team Therapy Planning I Genetic Re-programming of Stem Cells to Fight Cancer $97,785
Stanford University John Hennessy Major Facilities Stanford SIM1 Building $43,578,000
Stanford University Calvin Kuo SEED Grant Differentiation of Human Embryonic Stem Cells to Intestinal Fates $554,176
University of California, Davis Frederick Meyers Training Grant I-1 Stem Cell Research Training Grant $1,780,859
University of Southern California Wange Lu Basic Biology I Defining the molecular mechanisms of somatic cell reprogramming $1,365,580
Fluidigm Corporation Marc Unger Tools and Technologies I Scaleup of Versatile, Fully Automated, Microfluidic Cell Culture System $749,518
Gladstone Institutes Deepak Srivastava Basic Biology III Mechanisms of Direct Cardiac Reprogramming $1,701,496
ViaCyte, Inc. Emmanuel Baetge Disease Team Planning Development of a Cell Replacement Therapy Product for Insulin Dependent Diabetes $48,950
University of California, San Francisco Didier Stainier SEED Grant Endodermal differentiation of human ES cells $611,027
University of California, Davis Walter Boyd Early Translational III Extracellular Matrix Bioscaffold Augmented with Human Stem Cells for Cardiovascular Repair $4,633,149
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 William Lowry Basic Biology III Molecular determinants of accurate differentiation from human pluripotent stem cells $677,115
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 Sheng Ding New Cell Lines Derivation of New ICM-stage hESCs $936,973
University of Southern California Peter Laird SEED Grant Screening for Oncogenic Epigenetic Alterations in Human ES Cells $647,431
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
Stanford University Judith Shizuru Transplantation Immunology Purified allogeneic hematopoietic stem cells as a platform for tolerance induction $1,233,275
Gladstone Institutes Robert Mahley Research Training II CIRM Scholars Program $4,945,955
Gladstone Institutes Deepak Srivastava Comprehensive Grant microRNA Regulation of Cardiomyocyte Differentiation from Human Embryonic Stem Cells $2,994,719
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
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, San Diego Miles Wilkinson Basic Biology IV Role of the NMD RNA Decay Pathway in Maintaining the Stem-Like State $1,360,450
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 Southern California Mohammad Pashmforoush New Faculty I Transcriptional Regulation of Cardiac Pacemaker Cell Progenitors $27,949
University of California, Irvine Vincent Procaccio SEED Grant Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Embryonic Stem Cells $245,582
Gladstone Institutes Sheng Ding Basic Biology IV A new paradigm of lineage-specific reprogramming $1,708,560
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 Richard Gatti Tools and Technologies II Use of hiPSCs to develop lead compounds for the treatment of genetic diseases $1,833,054
Stanford University Albert Wong Disease Team Therapy Planning I Recombinant Bispecific Antibody Targeting Cancer Stem Cells for the Therapy of Glioblastoma $109,750
University of California, Riverside Prudence Talbot Shared Labs A Stem Cell Core Facility for Studying Human Embryonic Stem Cell Differentiation $1,679,818
University of California, Berkeley George Breslauer Major Facilities UC Berkeley CIRM Center of Excellence $20,183,500
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
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
University of California, Berkeley Randy Schekman Training Grant I-1 Human Stem Cell Training at UC Berkeley and Childrens Hospital of Oakland $2,360,457
University of California, Los Angeles Luisa Iruela-Arispe Basic Biology I Molecular Characterization and Functional Exploration of Hemogenic Endothelium $1,371,477
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, San Francisco Jason Pomerantz Basic Biology III Phenotypic Analysis of Human ES Cell-Derived Muscle Stem Cells $1,381,296
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 Planning Human Stem Cell Approaches to Alzheimers Disease Therapies $55,000
University of California, Los Angeles Irvin Chen Disease Team Planning Stem Cell Therapy for AIDS- Disease Team Planning $51,490
University of California, Davis Ebenezer Yamoah SEED Grant Hair Cells and Spiral Ganglion Neuron Differentiation from Human Embryonic Stem Cells $458,071

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