All CIRM Grants

Institution Researcher name Grant Type Grant Title Award Value
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, Los Angeles Yong Kim Basic Biology II Novel Mechanism in Self-Renewal/Differentiation of Human Embryonic Stem Cells $1,259,371
University of California, San Diego Mana Parast New Faculty Physician Scientist Human pluripotent stem cell-based therapeutics for preeclampsia $2,974,750
Stanford University Renee Reijo Pera Comprehensive Grant Human oocyte development for genetic, pharmacological and reprogramming applications $2,298,411
Buck Institute for Age Research Deepak Lamba Basic Biology IV 3D Modeling of Retina using Polymer Scaffolds for Understanding Disease Pathogenesis $1,212,553
University of California, Santa Cruz Bin Chen SEED Grant In vitro differentiation of hESCs into corticospinal motor neurons $465,624
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
Children's Hospital of Oakland Research Institute Mark Walters Disease Team Planning CIRM Disease Team Planning Award $16,939
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
City of Hope Yanhong Shi Early Translational II Developing a therapeutic candidate for Canavan disease using induced pluripotent stem cell $1,835,983
Coriell Institute for Medical Research Dorit Berlin hPSC Repository The CIRM Human Pluripotent Stem Cell Biorepository – A Resource for Safe Storage and Distribution of High Quality iPSCs $9,942,175
Jackson Laboratory West Pali Kaur Early Translational I Mouse Models for Stem Cell Therapeutic Development $3,759,134
City of Hope Paul Salvaterra Creativity Awards Creativity Award Program in Stem Cell Biology for California High School Students $271,857
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 California, San Diego Lawrence Goldstein Training Grant I-1 Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Training Program at UCSD $3,459,396
University of California, Santa Cruz Lindsay Hinck Shared Labs Shared Stem Cell Facility $1,849,452
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, 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, 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 California, Riverside Prudence Talbot Shared Labs A Stem Cell Core Facility for Studying Human Embryonic Stem Cell Differentiation $1,679,818
University of California, Los Angeles William Lowry SEED Grant Modeling Human Embryonic Development with Human Embryonic Stem Cells $528,096
Stanford University Joseph Wu Early Translational III Heart Repair with Human Tissue Engineered Myocardium $4,397,241
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 Eugene Yeo Basic Biology III Neural and general splicing factors control self-renewal, neural survival and differentiation $1,287,619
University of California, Irvine Leslie Thompson New Cell Lines New Cell Lines for Huntington's Disease $1,302,526
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, San Diego Cornelis Murre Basic Biology V Epigenetic mechanisms that enforce pluripotency in embryonic stem cells $1,161,000
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 California, San Diego Benjamin Yu New Faculty II Regulation of Adult Stem Cell Proliferation by RAS and Cell-Permeable Proteins $3,017,978
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
University of California, Los Angeles Hanna Mikkola Tools and Technologies III A suite of engineered human pluripotent stem cell lines to facilitate the generation of hematopoietic stem cells $1,382,400
University of California, San Diego Sylvia Evans SEED Grant Specification of Ventricular Myocyte and Pacemaker Lineages Utilizing Human Embryonic Stem Cells $585,600
Buck Institute for Age Research Xianmin Zeng Research Training II CIRM Research Training Program in Stem Cells and Aging $1,472,416
University of California, Los Angeles Samantha Butler Basic Biology V Assessing the mechanism by which the Bone Morphogenetic Proteins direct stem cell fate $545,962
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
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Huei-sheng Chen Basic Biology IV Studying Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia with patient-specific iPS cells $1,582,606
University of California, San Francisco Su Guo SEED Grant Identifying small molecules that stimulate the differentiation of hESCs into dopamine-producing neurons $542,619
California State University, Long Beach Lisa Klig Bridges CIRM Stem Cell Research Biotechnology Training Program $3,513,898
University of California, Santa Cruz Margaret Delaney Major Facilities UC Santa Cruz IBSC Facility $7,191,950
Stanford University Judith Shizuru Transplantation Immunology Purified allogeneic hematopoietic stem cells as a platform for tolerance induction $1,233,275
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, San Francisco Ophir Klein New Faculty Physician Scientist Stem cell therapy for inflammatory bowel disease $3,084,000
J. David Gladstone Institutes Deepak Srivastava Comprehensive Grant microRNA Regulation of Cardiomyocyte Differentiation from Human Embryonic Stem Cells $2,994,719
University of California, San Francisco Jeremy Reiter Basic Biology IV Modeling disease in human embryonic stem cells using new genetic tools $1,387,800
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 Judith Shizuru Disease Team Therapy Planning I A monoclonal antibody that depletes blood stem cells and enables chemotherapy free transplants $90,147
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Eduardo Marbán Disease Team Planning {REDACTED} Heart Disease Regenerative Medicine Team Planning Award $38,980
University of California, Los Angeles Hanna Mikkola New Faculty I Mechanisms of Hematopoietic stem cell Specification and Self-Renewal $2,286,900
Buck Institute for Age Research Xianmin Zeng Early Translational II Banking transplant ready dopaminergic neurons using a scalable process $4,983,013
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
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
J. David Gladstone Institutes Shannon Noonan Creativity Awards [REDACTED] Summer Scholars internship program $37,904
University of Southern California Roberta Brinton Creativity Awards CIRM STAR High School Summer Research and Creativity Program $322,253
University of California, San Diego Anirvan Ghosh SEED Grant Generation of forebrain neurons from human embryonic stem cells $587,591
University of Southern California Robert Maxson Training Grant I-1 CIRM Stem Cell Biology Training Grant $2,332,431
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles Carolyn Lutzko Shared Labs hESC Facility $1,684,648
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
Salk Institute for Biological Studies Fred Gage Early Translational II Crosstalk: Inflammation in Parkinson’s disease (PD) in a humanized in vitro model $2,472,839
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
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Evan Snyder Shared Labs Collaborative Laboratory for Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research $1,805,884
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Ziwei Huang SEED Grant New Chemokine-Derived Therapeutics Targeting Stem Cell Migration $708,000
University of California, Irvine Craig Walsh Early Translational III Multiple Sclerosis therapy: Human Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Neural Progenitor Cells $4,590,219
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
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 California, Los Angeles Zack Jerome New Cell Lines Generation of clinical grade human iPS cells $1,341,000
University of California, San Diego Charles King Basic Biology III Biological relevance of microRNAs in hESC differentiation to endocrine pancreas $1,313,649
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
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 Ching-Pin Chang New Faculty II VEGF signaling in adventitial stem cells in vascular physiology and disease $3,005,695
University of California, San Diego Mark Tuszynski Early Translational III Functional Neural Relay Formation by Human Neural Stem Cell Grafting in Spinal Cord Injury $4,600,447
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
University of California, Santa Cruz David Haussler Research Training II CIRM Training Program in Systems Biology of Stem cells $4,591,616
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 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 Karl Willert Basic Biology I WNT signaling and the control of cell fate decisions in human pluripotent stem cells. $1,329,298
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
Stanford University Howard Chang Basic Biology IV Long noncoding RNAs for pluripotency and cell fate commitment $1,386,627
University of Southern California David Hinton SEED Grant Therapeutic potential of Retinal Pigment Epithelial cell lines derived from hES cells for retinal degeneration. $651,607
California State University, Northridge Cindy Malone Bridges Bridges to Stem Cell Research $3,936,573
University of California, San Francisco A. Washington Major Facilities UCSF CIRM Building $34,862,400
University of Southern California Terrence Town Transplantation Immunology Role of HLA in neural stem cell rejection using humanized mice $353,249
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Huei-sheng Chen Basic Biology II Endothelial cells and ion channel maturation of human stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes $1,587,610
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 Guoping Fan Comprehensive Grant Epigenetic gene regulation during the differentiation of human embryonic stem cells: Impact on neural repair $2,412,995
Stanford University Alexander Dunn Basic Biology IV Role of mechanical signaling in stem cell self-renewal and differentiation $1,064,224
University of California, San Francisco Valerie Weaver SEED Grant Force, Dimensionality and Stem Cell Fate $529,762
University of California, Davis Mehrdad Abedi Disease Team Therapy Planning I RUNNING TITLE: Stem Cell Gene Therapy for HIV in AIDS Lymphoma Patients $66,880
University of California, Irvine Leslie Thompson Disease Team Planning Huntington's Disease Team $41,953
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, Davis Mark Zern Early Translational II Liver Cell Transplantation $4,215,748
University of Southern California Andrew McMahon Research Leadership Repair and regeneration of the nephron $5,672,206
Stanford University Jill Helms Early Translational I Enhancing healing via Wnt-protein mediated activation of endogenous stem cells $6,464,126
University of California, Davis Emanual Maverakis New Faculty Physician Scientist Tunable hydrogels for therapeutic delivery of multipotent stem cells. $2,772,000
University of California, Irvine Brian Cummings SEED Grant The Immunological Niche: Effect of immunosuppressant drugs on stem cell proliferation, gene expression, and differentiation in a model of spinal cord injury. $595,345
University of California, Los Angeles Owen Witte Training Grant I-1 CIRM Type I Comprehensive Training Program $3,660,398
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 Sarah Heilshorn Tools and Technologies II Preparation and Delivery of Clinically Relevant Numbers of Stem Cells Using 3D Hydrogels $600,695

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