All CIRM Grants

Institution Researcher name Grant Type Grant Title Award Value
University of California, Los Angeles Gene Block Major Facilities UCLA CIRM Institute $19,854,900
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
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
University of California, San Francisco Jeffrey Bluestone Transplantation Immunology Stem cell tolerance through the use of engineered antigen-specific regulatory T cells $1,152,768
Stanford University Stefan Heller Comprehensive Grant Generation of inner ear sensory cells from human ES cells toward a cure for deafness $2,330,371
Gladstone Institutes Robert Mahley Training Grant I-2 Gladstone CIRM Scholar Program $2,192,073
University of California, Irvine Thomas Lane SEED Grant Human Embryonic Stem Cells and Remyelination in a Viral Model of Demyelination $368,081
University of California, Irvine Henry Klassen Disease Team Planning Stem cells for neuroprotection of photoreceptors in retinitis pigmentosa $23,537
University of California, San Diego Deborah Spector Basic Biology III Viral-host interactions affecting neural differentiation of human progenitors $1,372,660
City of Hope David DiGiusto Early Translational II Development of RNA-based approaches to stem cell gene therapy for HIV $3,097,160
University of California, San Diego Douglas Galasko Tissue Collection for Disease Modeling Collection of skin biopsies to prepare fibroblasts from patients with Alzheimer's disease and cognitively healthy elderly controls $643,693
Stanford University Kenneth Weinberg Transplantation Immunology “Engineered immune tolerance by Stem Cell-derived thymic regeneration” $1,271,729
University of California, San Francisco Susan Fisher Comprehensive Grant Constructing a fate map of the human embryo $2,430,487
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
University of California, Irvine Charles Limoli SEED Grant Using human embryonic stem cells to treat radiation-induced stem cell loss: Benefits vs cancer risk $593,242
Gladstone Institutes Sheng Ding Shared Labs Center for hESC Research $1,440,164
University of California, San Francisco John Murnane Basic Biology III Genomic instability during culturing of human embryonic stem cells $1,070,919
University of California, Los Angeles Dennis Slamon Disease Team Research I THERAPEUTIC OPPORTUNITIES TO TARGET TUMOR INITIATING CELLS IN SOLID TUMORS $19,979,660
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 Southern California Mohammad Pashmforoush New Faculty I Transcriptional Regulation of Cardiac Pacemaker Cell Progenitors $2,816,578
Salk Institute for Biological Studies Inder Verma Early Translational I Curing Hematological Diseases $5,979,252
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, Los Angeles Antoni Ribas New Faculty II Stem Cells for Immune System Regeneration to Fight Cancer $3,072,000
University of California, Riverside Douglas Ethell New Faculty I ES-Derived Cells for the Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease $621,639
University of California, Berkeley Ellen Robey Research Training II Interdisciplinary Training in Stem Cell Biology, Engineering and Medicine $6,901,914
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, Los Angeles Denis Evseenko Basic Biology V Promoting survival and countering hypertrophy of pluripotent stem cell (PSC)-derived chondrocytes $411,330
GMR Epigenetics Jifan Hu Tools and Technologies II Robust generation of induced pluripotent stem cells by a potent set of engineered factors $1,356,052
Stanford University Vittorio Sebastiano Shared Labs Center for Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research and Education $3,434,600
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 Hanna Mikkola SEED Grant Improving microenvironments to promote hematopoietic stem cell development from human embryonic stem cells $550,241
San Diego State University Ralph Feuer Bridges CIRM Stem Cell Internship Program $4,211,606
University of California, Davis Laura Marcu Tools and Technologies III Multimodal platform combining optical and ultrasonic technologies for in vivo nondestructive evaluation of engineered vascular tissue constructs $1,834,474
Buck Institute for Age Research Dale Bredesen SEED Grant Programmed Cell Death Pathways Activated in Embryonic Stem Cells $728,950
University of California, Irvine Lisa Flanagan Basic Biology V Molecular basis of plasma membrane characteristics reflecting stem cell fate potential $994,108
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, Santa Barbara Dennis Clegg Tools and Technologies I Synthetic Matrices for Stem Cell Growth and Differentiation $599,404
University of California, Merced Kara McCloskey New Faculty II Building Cardiac Tissue from Stem Cells and Natural Matrices $1,656,705
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Eduardo Marbán Basic Biology IV Mechanism of heart regeneration by cardiosphere-derived cells $1,367,604
University of California, Davis J. Leach Tools and Technologies III Multi-modal technology for non-destructive characterization of bioengineered tissues $1,842,792
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 Roslyn Isseroff Preclinical Development Awards Scaffold for dermal regeneration containing pre-conditioned mesenchymal stem cells to heal chronic diabetic wounds $4,620,144
University of California, Irvine Kyoko Yokomori SEED Grant Derivation and characterization of human ES cells from FSHD embryos $607,200
University of California, Merced John White Major Facilities Stem Cell Instrumentation Foundry $4,341,321
University of California, San Diego Kun-Liang Guan Basic Biology II The function of YAP in human embryonic stem cells $1,245,693
Stanford University Alan Cheng New Faculty Physician Scientist Enhancing hair cell regeneration in mouse and human inner ear $3,091,595
Stanford University Christopher Contag Transplantation Immunology Engineering Embryonic Stem Cell Allografts for Operational Tolerance $1,411,338
University of California, San Francisco Randall Lee Comprehensive Grant Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Therapies Targeting Cardiac Ischemic Disease $2,424,353
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Mark Mercola Training Grant I-2 Burnham Institute CIRM Stem Cell Training Grant (Type II) $1,061,865
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
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 Kun Zhang Basic Biology III Functional characterization of mutational load in nuclear reprogramming and differentiation $1,295,318
University of California, Los Angeles Sophie Deng Early Translational II Regeneration of Functional Human Corneal Epithelial Progenitor Cells $1,524,947
Cellular Dynamics International Thomas Novak hiPSC Derivation Generation and characterization of high-quality, footprint-free human induced pluripotent stem cell lines from 3,000 donors to investigate multigenic diseases $16,000,000
University of California, San Diego Yang Xu Transplantation Immunology Induction of immune tolerance to human embryonic stem cell-derived allografts $1,192,680
Salk Institute for Biological Studies Fred Gage Comprehensive Grant Molecular and Cellular Transitions from ES Cells to Mature Functioning Human Neurons $2,749,293
Stanford University Bertha Chen Early Translational III Autologous iPSC Therapy for Urinary Incontinence $5,025,428
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
University of California, Davis Alice Tarantal Shared Labs Translational Human Embryonic Stem Cell Shared Research Facility $2,000,000
University of California, Berkeley Michael Rape Basic Biology III Ubiquitin-dependent control of hESC self-renewal and expansion $1,224,805
University of California, Los Angeles Donald Kohn Disease Team Research I Stem Cell Gene Therapy for Sickle Cell Disease $8,833,695
Gladstone Institutes Steven Finkbeiner Early Translational IV Development of Novel Autophagy Inducers to Block the Progression of and Treat Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and Other Neurodegenerative Diseases $2,278,080
University of California, Los Angeles Kathrin Plath New Faculty I In vitro reprogramming of mouse and human somatic cells to an embryonic state $2,229,427
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, Irvine Andrew Putnam New Faculty I A Novel Engineered Niche to Explore the Vasculogenic Potential of Embryonic Stem Cells $395,764
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Evan Snyder Early Translational I Developmental Candidates for Cell-Based Therapies for Parkinson's Disease (PD) $5,190,752
StemCells, Inc. Alexandra Capela Disease Team Therapy Development - Research Restoration of memory in Alzheimer’s disease: a new paradigm using neural stem cell therapy $8,901,641
Gladstone Institutes Benoit Bruneau New Faculty II Induction of cardiogenesis in pluripotent cells via chromatin remodeling factors $2,723,653
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
Scripps Research Institute Ulrich Mueller Research Training II Training Stem Cell Researchers at the Chemistry-Biology Interface $3,972,933
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
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Paul Noble Basic Biology V Innate Immune Regulation of Lung Alveolar Stem Cell Renewal in Mouse and Man $624,816
Parkinson's Institute Birgitt Schuele Tools and Technologies II Editing of Parkinson’s disease mutation in patient-derived iPSCs by zinc-finger nucleases $1,327,983
University of California, Berkeley David Schaffer Shared Labs Human Embryonic Stem Cell Shared Research Laboratory $1,688,129
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 California, San Diego Binhai Zheng Basic Biology III Generation and characterization of corticospinal neurons from human embryonic stem cells $1,355,063
San Francisco State University Carmen Domingo Bridges Bridges to Stem Cell Research $4,201,420
Stanford University Fan Yang Tools and Technologies III Injectable Macroporous Matrices to Enhance Stem Cell Engraftment and Survival $1,438,200
Human BioMolecular Research Institute John Cashman SEED Grant Discovering Potent Molecules with Human ESCs to Treat Heart Disease $688,274
University of California, San Diego Christian Metallo Basic Biology V Metabolic regulation of cardiac differentiation and maturation $1,124,834
University of California, Los Angeles Michael Teitell Basic Biology I Mitochondrial Metabolism in hESC and hiPSC Differentiation, Reprogramming, and Cancer $1,323,029
University of California, Berkeley Steven Conolly Tools and Technologies I Magnetic Particle Imaging: A Novel Ultra-sensitive Imaging Scannerfor Tracking Stem Cells In Vivo $858,345
University of California, Davis Paul Knoepfler New Faculty II Molecular mechanisms governing hESC and iPS cell self-renewal and pluripotency $2,157,255
University of California, Santa Barbara Lina Kim Creativity Awards Research Mentorship Program-Immersing High School Students in College Research $282,715
Stanford University Robert Robbins Disease Team Therapy Planning I Human Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Cardiomyocytes for Patients with End Stage Heart Failure $73,030
Scripps Health Darryl D'Lima Preclinical Development Awards Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Chondroprogenitor Cells to Repair Osteochondral Defects $7,660,211
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, Santa Barbara Glenn Lucas Major Facilities UC Santa Barbara Bio Sciences II $3,205,800
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, San Diego Mana Parast New Faculty Physician Scientist Human pluripotent stem cell-based therapeutics for preeclampsia $2,974,750
University of California, Los Angeles Gay Crooks Transplantation Immunology Engineering Thymic Regeneration to Induce Tolerance $1,235,445
Stanford University Roel Nusse Comprehensive Grant Guiding the developmental program of human embryonic stem cells by isolated Wnt factors $1,710,462
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles Donald Kohn Training Grant I-2 Training Grant 1 $2,173,872
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Robert Oshima SEED Grant Trophoblast differentiation of human ES cells. $696,354
Children's Hospital of Oakland Research Institute Mark Walters Disease Team Planning CIRM Disease Team Planning Award $16,939
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, Irvine Henry Klassen Early Translational II Human retinal progenitor cells as candidate therapy for retinitis pigmentosa $1,803,768
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
City of Hope Tiziano Barberi New Faculty I Skeletal muscle development from hESC and its in vivo applications in animal models of muscular dystrophy $131,840
University of California, San Diego Lawrence Goldstein Comprehensive Grant Using Human Embryonic Stem Cells to Understand and to Develop New Therapies for Alzheimer's Disease $1,859,414

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