All CIRM Grants

Institution Researcher name Grant Type Grant Title Award Value
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
University of California, Davis Nancy Lane Disease Team Therapy Development - Research Treatment of osteoporosis with endogenous Mesenchymal stem cells $19,999,867
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
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Mark Mercola Research Training II Type III CIRM Stem Cell Research Training Program $2,856,693
ViaCyte, Inc. Evert Kroon Tools and Technologies I Development of the Theracyte Cellular Encapsulation System for Delivery of human ES Cell-derived Pancreatic Islets and Progenitors. $827,072
University of California, Riverside Douglas Ethell New Faculty I ES-Derived Cells for the Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease $621,639
University of California, San Francisco Emmanuelle Passegue New Faculty II Mechanisms Underlying the Responses of Normal and Cancer Stem Cells to Environmental and Therapeutic Insults $2,124,488
University of California, Los Angeles Denis Evseenko Basic Biology V Promoting survival and countering hypertrophy of pluripotent stem cell (PSC)-derived chondrocytes $411,330
Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research Bing Ren SEED Grant Mapping the transcriptional regulatory elements in the genome of hESC $653,823
University of California, San Diego Ananda Goldrath Basic Biology IV Mechanisms to protect hESC-derived cells from allogenic immune rejection $1,161,000
Stanford University Helen Blau Basic Biology I Molecular Mechanisms of Reprogramming towards Pluripotency $1,408,332
The Scintillon Institute Stuart Lipton Early Translational IV Programming Human ESC-derived Neural Stem Cells with MEF2C for Transplantation in Stroke $1,103,185
Humboldt State University Jacob Varkey Bridges CIRM Bridges to Stem Cell Research Certificate Program $3,335,098
Scripps Research Institute Jeanne Loring Transplantation Immunology Thymus based tolerance to stem cell therapies $1,108,921
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, San Francisco Harold Bernstein Comprehensive Grant Modeling Myocardial Therapy with Human Embryonic Stem Cells $2,134,694
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, Los Angeles Zoran Galic SEED Grant Genetic Enhancement of the Immune Response to Melanoma via hESC-derived T cells $616,800
University of California, San Diego David Traver Basic Biology IV DECIPHERING THE INSTRUCTIONS FOR VERTEBRATE HSC SPECIFICATION AND AMPLIFICATION. $1,363,698
University of California, Davis Eric Kurzrock Basic Biology II Differentiation of Human Embryonic Stem Cells into Urothelium $849,037
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Stuart Lipton Disease Team Therapy Planning I hESC-derived NPCs Programmed with MEF2C for Cell Transplantation in Parkinson’s Disease $96,448
Stanford University Karl Deisseroth New Faculty I Bioengineering technology for fast optical control of differentiation and function in stem cells and stem cell progeny $2,424,209
University of California, San Diego Yang Xu Early Translational I Developing induced pluripotent stem cells into human therapeutics and disease models $5,165,028
University of California, Santa Barbara Glenn Lucas Major Facilities UC Santa Barbara Bio Sciences II $3,205,800
Stanford University Joseph Wu SEED Grant In Vivo Imaging of Human Embryonic Stem Cell Derivatives and Tumorigenicity $623,634
University of California, San Diego Mana Parast New Faculty Physician Scientist Human pluripotent stem cell-based therapeutics for preeclampsia $2,974,750
University of California, Los Angeles Bruno Peault Early Translational II Harnessing native fat-residing stem cells for bone regeneration $5,359,076
Gladstone Institutes Robert Mahley Training Grant I-2 Gladstone CIRM Scholar Program $2,192,073
Scripps Research Institute Kristin Baldwin New Faculty I Generating pluripotent cell lines from neurons. $2,786,560
University of California, San Diego Deborah Spector Basic Biology III Viral-host interactions affecting neural differentiation of human progenitors $1,372,660
Salk Institute for Biological Studies Inder Verma Shared Labs Shared viral vector facility for genetic manipulation of human ES cell $1,844,315
Children's Hospital of Oakland Research Institute Mark Walters Disease Team Planning CIRM Disease Team Planning Award $16,939
University of Southern California Wange Lu SEED Grant Regulation of human neural progenitor cell proliferation by Ryk-mediated Wnt signaling $624,000
Coriell Institute for Medical Research Cristian Perez hPSC Repository The CIRM Human Pluripotent Stem Cell Biorepository – A Resource for Safe Storage and Distribution of High Quality iPSCs $9,942,175
University of California, San Francisco Mitchel Berger Disease Team Research I Stem Cell-Mediated Oncocidal Gene Therapy of Glioblastoma (GBM) $6,214,914
University of California, San Francisco Arnold Kriegstein Early Translational III Human ES cell-derived MGE inhibitory interneuron transplantation for spinal cord injury $1,623,251
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Clive Svendsen Tools and Technologies II Use of iPS cells (iPSCs) to develop novels tools for the treatment of spinal muscular atrophy. $1,933,022
University of California, San Francisco John Murnane Basic Biology III Genomic instability during culturing of human embryonic stem cells $1,070,919
University of Southern California Andrew McMahon Shared Labs Center for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine: Shared Research Laboratory and Course in Current Protocols in Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research $3,513,204
University of California, Los Angeles Scott Waugh Shared Labs CIRM Shared Research Laboratories $2,000,000
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles Tracy Grikscheit New Faculty II Mechanism of Tissue Engineered Small Intestine Formation $3,211,122
University of California, Los Angeles Stanley Nelson Early Translational from Disease Team Conversion Combination therapy to Enhance Antisense Mediated Exon Skipping for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy $1,823,545
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
University of California, Davis Vicki Wheelock Disease Team Therapy Development - Research MSC engineered to produce BDNF for the treatment of Huntington's disease $8,956,498
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
University of California, Davis Frederick Meyers Research Training II Stem Cell Training Program $5,822,412
University of California, Santa Cruz Joel Kubby Tools and Technologies I AO Wide-Field Microscope $549,551
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 Southern California Qilong Ying New Faculty II Mechanisms Underlying the Diverse Functions of STAT3 in Embryonic Stem Cell Fate Regulation $2,261,174
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Paul Noble Basic Biology V Innate Immune Regulation of Lung Alveolar Stem Cell Renewal in Mouse and Man $624,816
University of California, Berkeley Ellen Robey SEED Grant In Vitro Differentiation of T cells from Human Embryonic Stem Cells. $477,894
Stanford University Roel Nusse Basic Biology IV Asymmetric stem cell division oriented by a local self-renewing signal $1,039,058
Palo Alto Institute for Research and Education Tony Wyss-Coray Basic Biology II Systemic Protein Factors as Modulators of the Aging Neurogenic Niche $1,159,806
University of California, Davis Mehrdad Abedi Clinical Trial Stage Projects Stem Cell Gene Therapy for HIV Mediated by Lentivector Transduced, Pre-selected CD34+ Cells in AIDS lymphoma patients $8,414,265
Pasadena City College Pamela Eversole-Cire Bridges Bridges to Stem Cell Research $3,823,076
University of California, San Francisco Tippi MacKenzie Transplantation Immunology Maternal and Fetal Immune Responses to In Utero Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation $1,230,869
University of California, San Diego Binhai Zheng Basic Biology III Generation and characterization of corticospinal neurons from human embryonic stem cells $1,355,063
Stanford University Theo Palmer Comprehensive Grant Immunology of neural stem cell fate and function $2,396,000
University of California, San Diego Christian Metallo Basic Biology V Metabolic regulation of cardiac differentiation and maturation $1,124,834
City of Hope Timothy O'Connor SEED Grant Sources of Genetic Instability in Human Embryonic Stem Cells. $327,311
Stanford University Michelle Monje Basic Biology IV Stem Cell Mechanisms Governing Discrete Waves of Gliogenesis in the Childhood Brain $1,264,248
University of California, San Francisco Arturo Alvarez-Buylla Early Translational II Inhibitory Nerve Cell Precursors: Dosing, Safety and Efficacy $1,564,016
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Clive Svendsen Disease Team Therapy Planning I Stem Cells Secreting GDNF for the Treatment of ALS $63,487
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
Gladstone Institutes Sheng Ding New Faculty I Reprogramming of human somatic cells back to pluripotent embryonic stem cells $1,320,101
Scripps Research Institute Jeanne Loring Early Translational I Ensuring the safety of cell therapy: a quality control pipeline for cell purification and validation $5,830,771
University of California, Santa Cruz Margaret Delaney Major Facilities UC Santa Cruz IBSC Facility $7,191,950
Stanford University Joanna Wysocka SEED Grant Role of Chromatin Modifiers in Regulating Human Embryonic Stem Cell Pluripotency $629,952
University of California, San Francisco Ophir Klein New Faculty Physician Scientist Stem cell therapy for inflammatory bowel disease $3,084,000
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Dan Gazit Early Translational II Systemic Adult Stem Cell Therapy for Osteoporosis-Related Vertebral Compression Fractures $1,927,698
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Mark Mercola Training Grant I-2 Burnham Institute CIRM Stem Cell Training Grant (Type II) $1,061,865
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Robert Wechsler-Reya Research Leadership The role of neural stem cells in cerebellar development, regeneration and tumorigenesis $5,226,050
University of California, San Diego Kun Zhang Basic Biology III Functional characterization of mutational load in nuclear reprogramming and differentiation $1,295,318
Buck Institute for Age Research Xianmin Zeng Shared Labs CIRM Shared Research Laboratory for Stem Cells and Aging $3,478,933
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Eduardo Marbán Disease Team Planning {REDACTED} Heart Disease Regenerative Medicine Team Planning Award $38,980
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
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
University of Southern California Mark Humayun Disease Team Research I Stem cell based treatment strategy for Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) $18,904,916
Stanford University Bertha Chen Early Translational III Autologous iPSC Therapy for Urinary Incontinence $5,025,428
Fluidigm Corporation Marc Unger Tools and Technologies II Development and Application of Versatile, Automated, Microfluidic Cell Culture System $1,939,236
University of California, Berkeley Michael Rape Basic Biology III Ubiquitin-dependent control of hESC self-renewal and expansion $1,224,805
Stanford University Helen Blau Tools and Technologies I Regulation of Stem Cell Fate in Bioengineered Arrays of Hydrogel Microwells $949,608
University of California, Santa Cruz Lindsay Hinck Shared Labs Shared Stem Cell Facility $1,849,452
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, Los Angeles Irvin Chen Early Translational from Disease Team Conversion HPSC based therapy for HIV disease using RNAi to CCR5. $1,505,000
Stanford University Theo Palmer New Cell Lines Derivation and comparative analysis of human pluripotent ESCs, iPSCs and SSCs: Convergence to an embryonic phenotype $1,409,243
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Clive Svendsen Disease Team Therapy Development - Research Progenitor Cells Secreting GDNF for the Treatment of ALS $16,961,287
University of California, San Francisco Andrew Leavitt Tools and Technologies III Small molecule tools and scale-up technologies to expand human umbilical cord blood stem and progenitor cells for clinical and research use $1,416,600
University of California, Berkeley Ellen Robey Research Training II Interdisciplinary Training in Stem Cell Biology, Engineering and Medicine $6,901,914
University of California, Davis Kit Lam Tools and Technologies I Discovery of adhesion ligands for pluripotent human stem cells $834,003
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
San Diego State University Ricardo Zayas New Faculty II The molecular basis underlying adult neurogenesis during regeneration and tissue renewal $1,712,225
University of California, San Diego Cornelis Murre Basic Biology V Epigenetic mechanisms that enforce pluripotency in embryonic stem cells $1,161,000
Stanford University John Cooke SEED Grant EC regeneration in cerebrovascular ischemia: role of NO $476,995
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
University of California, Los Angeles Douglas Black Basic Biology II Programs of alternative splicing regulation by polypyrimidine tract binding protein $1,344,562
University of California, Los Angeles Donald Kohn Clinical Trial Stage Projects A Phase I/II, Non Randomized, Multicenter, Open-Label Study of G1XCGD (Lentiviral Vector Transduced CD34+ Cells) in Patients With X-Linked Chronic Granulomatous Disease $7,083,364
San Diego State University Ralph Feuer Bridges CIRM Stem Cell Internship Program $4,211,606
University of California, San Diego Martin Marsala Transplantation Immunology Induction of immune tolerance after spinal grafting of human ES-derived neural precursors $1,387,800
ViaCyte, Inc. Howard Foyt Accelerated Development Pathway I Clinical Development of a Cell Therapy for Diabetes $16,603,160

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