All CIRM Grants

Institution Researcher name Grant Type Grant Title Award Value
University of California, Los Angeles Gay Crooks Basic Biology III Forming the Hematopoietic Niche from Human Pluripotent Stem Cells $1,252,857
University of California, Los Angeles Dana Jones New Faculty I Characterization of mechanisms regulating de-differentiation and the re-acquisition of stem cell identity $382,773
University of California, Los Angeles Hanna Mikkola SEED Grant Improving microenvironments to promote hematopoietic stem cell development from human embryonic stem cells $550,241
University of California, Riverside Michael Pirrung SEED Grant Stem Cell Survival and Differentiation Through Chemical Genetics $522,933
Scripps Research Institute Martin Friedlander Early Translational I Autologous Retinal Pigmented Epithelial Cells Derived from Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells for the Treatment of Atrophic Age Related Macular Degeneration $5,866,528
Stanford University Gary Steinberg Basic Biology V Paracrine and synaptic mechanisms underlying neural stem cell-mediated stroke recovery $1,178,370
University of California, San Diego Eugene Yeo Basic Biology I RNA Binding Protein-mediated Post-transcriptional Networks Regulating HPSC Pluripotency $1,308,901
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 Diego Shu Chien Tools and Technologies II Development of Synthetic Microenvironments for Stem Cell Growth and Differentiation $1,706,628
University of California, Irvine Mathew Blurton-Jones Tools and Technologies III Optimizing the differentiation and expansion of microglial progenitors from human pluripotent stem cells for the study and treatment of neurological disease. $1,147,596
University of California, Los Angeles Noriyuki Kasahara SEED Grant Down-Regulation of Alloreactive Immune Responses to hES Cell-Derived Graft Tissues $399,239
University of California, Irvine Michael Drake Major Facilities UC Irvine CIRM Institute $27,156,000
Salk Institute for Biological Studies David Schubert Early Translational III Stem cell based small molecule therapy for Alzheimer's disease $1,673,757
Salk Institute for Biological Studies Ronald Evans Basic Biology II Molecular Characterization and Functional Exploration of Nuclear Receptors in hiPSCs $1,712,880
Salk Institute for Biological Studies Juan Carlos Izpisua Belmonte Research Training II Training in the Biology of Human Embryonic Stem Cells and Emerging Technologies II $3,040,970
Stanford University Marius Wernig Tools and Technologies II Cellular tools to study brain diseases affecting synaptic transmission $1,664,382
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
Buck Institute for Age Research Xianmin Zeng Disease Team Planning Develop a cell replacement therapy for Parkinson's disease using human embryonic stem cells $37,161
Gladstone Institutes Steven Finkbeiner Basic Biology IV Common molecular mechanisms in neurodegenerative diseases using patient based iPSC neurons $1,506,420
iPierian, Inc. John Dimos Early Translational II New Drug Discovery for SMA using Patient-derived Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells $2,410,000
California State University, Sacramento Jane Bruner Bridges Strengthening the Pipeline of Masters-level Scientific and Laboratory Personnel in Stem Cell Research $3,113,348
Salk Institute for Biological Studies Senyon Choe SEED Grant A method to maintain and propagate pluripotent human ES cells $760,042
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
Buck Institute for Age Research Xianmin Zeng Shared Labs CIRM Shared Research Laboratory for Stem Cells and Aging $2,414,749
University of California, San Diego George Sen Basic Biology IV Regulation of Epidermal Self-Renewal and Differentiation by Histone and DNA Demethylases. $1,080,000
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Eduardo Marbán Disease Team Research I Autologous cardiac-derived cells for advanced ischemic cardiomyopathy $5,560,232
University of California, Irvine Peter Donovan Comprehensive Grant Improved hES Cell Growth and Differentiation $2,381,713
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
University of California, San Diego Shyni Varghese New Faculty II A Novel Microenvironment-Mediated Functional Skeletal Muscle from Human Embryonic Stem Cells and their In Vivo Engraftment $2,300,569
University of California, Berkeley David Raulet Transplantation Immunology Inactivating NK cell reactivity to facilitate transplantation of stem cell derived tissue $952,896
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 Long-cheng Li New Cell Lines Induction of pluripotent stem cells by small RNA-guided transcriptional activation $1,368,461
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, Davis Frederick Meyers Training Grant I-1 Stem Cell Research Training Grant $1,780,859
Gladstone Institutes Deepak Srivastava Basic Biology III Mechanisms of Direct Cardiac Reprogramming $1,701,496
University of California, Los Angeles Siavash Kurdistani New Faculty I Epigenetics in cancer stem cell initiation and clinical outcome prediction $3,063,450
University of California, San Diego Binhai Zheng Basic Biology III Generation and characterization of corticospinal neurons from human embryonic stem cells $1,355,063
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Huei-sheng Chen SEED Grant Development of Neuro-Coupled Human Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Cardiac Pacemaker Cells. $695,680
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
California Institute of Technology David Tirrell Basic Biology V Engineered matrices for control of lineage commitment in human pancreatic stem cells $526,896
Stanford University Helen Blau Early Translational III Local Delivery of Rejuvenated Old Muscle Stem Cells to Increase Strength in Aged Patients $1,825,920
Scripps Research Institute Joel Gottesfeld Basic Biology III Triplet Repeat Instability in Human iPSCs $1,705,494
University of California, San Francisco Heike Daldrup-Link SEED Grant Labeling of human embryonic stem cells with iron oxide nanoparticles and fluorescent dyes for a non-invasive cell depiction with MR imaging and optical imaging $240,214
University of California, Los Angeles Gene Block Major Facilities UCLA CIRM Institute $19,854,900
iPierian, Inc. Irene Griswold-Prenner Basic Biology II Cellular Reprogramming: Dissecting the Molecular Mechanism and Enhancing Efficiency $1,458,000
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles Tracy Grikscheit New Faculty Physician Scientist The generation and expansion of tissue-engineered small intestine from human stem/ progenitor cells: a preclinical study of functional translation $3,146,160
Stanford University Theo Palmer Research Training II CIRM Training Program $7,475,333
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
Stanford University Thomas Wandless SEED Grant Reprogramming Differentiated Human Cells to a Pluripotent State $380,005
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, Irvine Henry Klassen Disease Team Planning Stem cells for neuroprotection of photoreceptors in retinitis pigmentosa $23,537
Gladstone Institutes Benoit Bruneau Basic Biology IV Epigenetic regulation of human cardiac differentiation $1,708,560
University of California, Davis Roslyn Isseroff Early Translational II Bone Marrow Mesenchymal Stem Cells to Heal Chronic Diabetic Wounds $4,635,576
California State University, San Bernardino Nicole Bournias-Vardiabasis Bridges Bridges to Stem Cell Research $2,798,421
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Gregg Duester SEED Grant Retinoic Acid-FGF Antagonism during Motor Neuron Differentiation of Human ES Cells $695,229
University of California, Irvine Orhan NALCIOGLU Tools and Technologies I A Multimodality Molecular Imaging Systen (MRSPECT) for in Vivo Stem Cell Tracking $719,798
Gladstone Institutes Sheng Ding Shared Labs Center for hESC Research $1,440,164
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
City of Hope John Zaia Disease Team Research I ZIinc Finger Nuclease-Based Stem Cell Therapy for AIDS $14,536,969
University of California, San Francisco Andrew Leavitt Comprehensive Grant Understanding hESC-based Hematopoiesis for Therapeutic Benefit $2,460,822
University of California, San Diego Alysson Muotri Early Translational IV A drug-screening platform for autism spectrum disorders using human astrocytes $1,656,456
University of California, Los Angeles Antoni Ribas Disease Team Therapy Planning I Genetic Re-programming of Stem Cells to Fight Cancer $97,785
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, Riverside Douglas Ethell New Faculty I ES-Derived Cells for the Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease $621,639
Stanford University Michael Longaker New Cell Lines Derivation and analysis of pluripotent stem cell lines with inherited TGF-b mediated disorders from donated IVF embryos and reprogrammed adult skin fibroblasts $1,406,636
Stanford University Renee Reijo Pera Comprehensive Grant Human oocyte development for genetic, pharmacological and reprogramming applications $2,298,411
University of California, Los Angeles Denis Evseenko Basic Biology V Promoting survival and countering hypertrophy of pluripotent stem cell (PSC)-derived chondrocytes $1,146,468
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, San Francisco Jason Pomerantz Basic Biology III Phenotypic Analysis of Human ES Cell-Derived Muscle Stem Cells $1,381,296
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
Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research Bing Ren SEED Grant Mapping the transcriptional regulatory elements in the genome of hESC $653,823
Jackson Laboratory West Pali Kaur Early Translational I Mouse Models for Stem Cell Therapeutic Development $3,759,134
University of California, Irvine Lisa Flanagan Basic Biology V Molecular basis of plasma membrane characteristics reflecting stem cell fate potential $994,108
University of California, Davis Walter Boyd Early Translational III Extracellular Matrix Bioscaffold Augmented with Human Stem Cells for Cardiovascular Repair $4,633,149
Stanford University Helen Blau Basic Biology I Molecular Mechanisms of Reprogramming towards Pluripotency $1,408,332
University of California, Los Angeles William Lowry Basic Biology III Molecular determinants of accurate differentiation from human pluripotent stem cells $677,115
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 Southern California Paula Cannon Tools and Technologies III Site-specific gene editing in hematopoietic stem cells as an anti-HIV therapy $1,499,400
University of California, Los Angeles Zoran Galic SEED Grant Genetic Enhancement of the Immune Response to Melanoma via hESC-derived T cells $616,800
University of California, Merced John White Major Facilities Stem Cell Instrumentation Foundry $4,341,321
University of California, Los Angeles Antoni Ribas Disease Team Therapy Development - Research Genetic Re-programming of Stem Cells to Fight Cancer $19,875,776
University of California, Davis Eric Kurzrock Basic Biology II Differentiation of Human Embryonic Stem Cells into Urothelium $849,037
Gladstone Institutes Robert Mahley Research Training II CIRM Scholars Program $4,945,955
Stanford University Kenneth Weinberg SEED Grant Embryonic stem cell-derived thymic epithelial cells $628,793
Fluidigm Corporation Marc Unger Tools and Technologies I Scaleup of Versatile, Fully Automated, Microfluidic Cell Culture System $749,518
Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research Webster Cavenee Disease Team Planning Stem Cell-Mediated Oncocidal Therapy of Primary & Metastatic Brain Tumors $3,867
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
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Zhuohua Zhang SEED Grant Modeling Parkinson's Disease Using Human Embryonic Stem Cells $701,060
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, Davis Alice Tarantal Shared Labs Translational Human Embryonic Stem Cell Shared Research Facility $2,000,000
Gladstone Institutes Sheng Ding Basic Biology IV A new paradigm of lineage-specific reprogramming $1,708,560
University of California, Los Angeles Irvin Chen Disease Team Research I HPSC based therapy for HIV disease using RNAi to CCR5. $9,905,604
University of California, Irvine Douglas Wallace Comprehensive Grant The Dangers of Mitochondrial DNA Heteroplasmy in Stem Cells Created by Therapeutic Cloning $1,790,133
Stanford University Albert Wong Disease Team Therapy Planning I Recombinant Bispecific Antibody Targeting Cancer Stem Cells for the Therapy of Glioblastoma $109,750
Samumed, LLC John Hood Disease Team Therapy Planning I Clinical Development of an osteoinductive therapy to prevent osteoporosis-related fractures $99,110
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles Tracy Grikscheit New Faculty II Mechanism of Tissue Engineered Small Intestine Formation $3,211,122
Stanford University Judith Shizuru Transplantation Immunology Purified allogeneic hematopoietic stem cells as a platform for tolerance induction $1,233,275
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 Francisco Miguel Ramalho-Santos New Cell Lines Somatic cell age and memory in the generation of iPS cells $1,307,201
Gladstone Institutes Deepak Srivastava Comprehensive Grant microRNA Regulation of Cardiomyocyte Differentiation from Human Embryonic Stem Cells $2,994,719

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