All CIRM Grants

Institution Researcher name Grant Type Grant Title Award Value
University of California, Irvine Henry Klassen Early Translational II Human retinal progenitor cells as candidate therapy for retinitis pigmentosa $1,803,768
Stanford University Stefan Heller Comprehensive Grant Generation of inner ear sensory cells from human ES cells toward a cure for deafness $2,330,371
Stanford University John Hennessy Major Facilities Stanford SIM1 Building $43,578,000
University of California, Davis Deborah Lieu Basic Biology IV Induction of Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Pacemaking Cells $1,333,800
University of California, San Diego Shu Chien SEED Grant Combinatorial Platform for Optimizing Microenvironments to Control hESC Fate $577,148
University of California, San Diego Yang Xu Transplantation Immunology Induction of immune tolerance to human embryonic stem cell-derived allografts $1,192,680
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Dan Gazit Disease Team Therapy Planning I Genetically Engineered Mesenchymal Stem Cells for the Treatment of Vertebral Compression Fractures. $107,622
Salk Institute for Biological Studies Fred Gage Comprehensive Grant Molecular and Cellular Transitions from ES Cells to Mature Functioning Human Neurons $2,749,293
ViaCyte, Inc. Emmanuel Baetge Disease Team Planning Development of a Cell Replacement Therapy Product for Insulin Dependent Diabetes $48,950
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 Disease Team Therapy Planning I Combination therapy to Enhance Antisense Mediated Exon Skipping for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy $68,947
Gladstone Institutes Robert Farese New Cell Lines Establishment of Frontotemporal Dementia Patient-Specific Induced Pluripotent Stem (iPS) Cell Lines with Defined Genetic Mutations $1,696,424
Salk Institute for Biological Studies Inder Verma Early Translational I Curing Hematological Diseases $5,979,252
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
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
University of California, Santa Barbara Dennis Clegg Training Grant I-3 UCSB Stem Cell Biology Training Program $975,334
University of California, Irvine Grant MacGregor SEED Grant Production of Oocytes from Human ES Cells $385,466
Stanford University Susan McConnell Basic Biology I Identification and characterization of human ES-derived DA neuronal subtypes $1,404,853
University of California, San Diego Karl Willert Shared Labs Enhancing Facilities for Genetic Manipulation and Engineering of Human Embryonic Stem Cells $1,728,080
Gladstone Institutes Fen-Biao Gao SEED Grant MicroRNAs in Human Stem Cell Differentiation and Mental Disorders $748,800
University of California, Santa Barbara Dennis Clegg Tools and Technologies I Synthetic Matrices for Stem Cell Growth and Differentiation $599,404
Stanford University Aaron Hsueh Basic Biology II Maturation of Human Oocytes for SCNT and Embryonic Stem Cell Derivation $1,309,018
University of California, Merced Kara McCloskey New Faculty II Building Cardiac Tissue from Stem Cells and Natural Matrices $1,656,705
University of California, San Diego Benjamin Yu New Faculty II Regulation of Adult Stem Cell Proliferation by RAS and Cell-Permeable Proteins $28,388
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Clive Svendsen iPSC Consortia Award The HD iPSC Consortium: Repeat Length Dependent Phenotypes for Assay Development $300,000
Salk Institute for Biological Studies Samuel Pfaff SEED Grant Gene regulatory mechanisms that control spinal neuron differentiation from hES cells. $704,543
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, San Francisco Randall Lee Comprehensive Grant Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Therapies Targeting Cardiac Ischemic Disease $2,424,353
University of California, Berkeley George Breslauer Major Facilities UC Berkeley CIRM Center of Excellence $20,183,500
University of California, San Francisco Miguel Ramalho-Santos Basic Biology IV Genetic dissection of human cellular reprogramming to pluripotency $1,184,883
Salk Institute for Biological Studies Senyon Choe SEED Grant A method to maintain and propagate pluripotent human ES cells $760,042
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, Davis John Laird Disease Team Therapy Planning I Phase I study of IM Injection of VEGF Producing MSC for the Treatment of Critical Limb Ischemia $76,066
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Eduardo Marbán Disease Team Research I Autologous cardiac-derived cells for advanced ischemic cardiomyopathy $5,560,232
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
University of California, San Diego Lawrence Goldstein Disease Team Planning Human Stem Cell Approaches to Alzheimers Disease Therapies $55,000
Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research Bing Ren New Faculty II Mechanisms of chromatin dynamics at enhancers during ES cell differentiation $1,726,564
University of California, Irvine Andrew Putnam New Faculty I A Novel Engineered Niche to Explore the Vasculogenic Potential of Embryonic Stem Cells $395,764
Stanford University Michael Longaker Training Grant I-1 Stanford CIRM Training Program $3,035,282
Salk Institute for Biological Studies Fred Gage New Cell Lines Development of Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells for Modeling Human Disease $1,737,720
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Evan Snyder Early Translational I Developmental Candidates for Cell-Based Therapies for Parkinson's Disease (PD) $5,190,752
Scripps Research Institute Sheng Ding New Cell Lines Derivation of New ICM-stage hESCs $936,973
University of California, Riverside Michael Pirrung SEED Grant Stem Cell Survival and Differentiation Through Chemical Genetics $522,933
University of California, Los Angeles Kathrin Plath Basic Biology III Discovery of mechanisms that control epigenetic states in human reprogramming and pluripotent cells $1,364,598
University of California, San Diego Eugene Yeo Basic Biology I RNA Binding Protein-mediated Post-transcriptional Networks Regulating HPSC Pluripotency $1,308,901
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
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, 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, San Francisco Susan Fisher Research Training II Training Program in Stem Cell Research $7,941,728
Salk Institute for Biological Studies Ronald Evans Basic Biology II Molecular Characterization and Functional Exploration of Nuclear Receptors in hiPSCs $1,712,880
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 Southern California Mohammad Pashmforoush New Faculty I Transcriptional Regulation of Cardiac Pacemaker Cell Progenitors $27,949
City of Hope Yanhong Shi Basic Biology IV Modeling Alexander disease using patient-specific induced pluripotent stem cells $1,367,172
University of California, Los Angeles Gay Crooks Transplantation Immunology Engineering Thymic Regeneration to Induce Tolerance $1,235,445
iPierian, Inc. John Dimos Early Translational II New Drug Discovery for SMA using Patient-derived Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells $2,410,000
Stanford University Roel Nusse Comprehensive Grant Guiding the developmental program of human embryonic stem cells by isolated Wnt factors $1,710,817
University of California, Davis Larry Vanderhoef Major Facilities UC Davis CIRM Institute $20,082,400
Buck Institute for Age Research Deepak Lamba Basic Biology IV 3D Modeling of Retina using Polymer Scaffolds for Understanding Disease Pathogenesis $1,212,553
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Gregg Duester SEED Grant Retinoic Acid-FGF Antagonism during Motor Neuron Differentiation of Human ES Cells $695,229
Stanford University Anne Brunet New Faculty I Molecular mechanisms involved in adult neural stem cell maintenance $2,348,435
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
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 Diego Martin Marsala Comprehensive Grant Spinal ischemic paraplegia: modulation by human embryonic stem cell implant $2,356,090
University of California, Los Angeles Irvin Chen Disease Team Planning Stem Cell Therapy for AIDS- Disease Team Planning $51,490
City of Hope Paul Salvaterra Creativity Awards Creativity Award Program in Stem Cell Biology for California High School Students $271,857
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 Southern California Songtao Shi New Faculty I Oral and Craniofacial Reconstruction Using Mesenchymal Stem Cells $3,242,651
University of California, San Francisco Susan Fisher Training Grant I-1 Training Grant I $2,868,145
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, Davis Alice Tarantal Early Translational I In Utero Model to Assess the Fate of Transplanted Human Cells for Translational Research and Pediatric Therapies $3,143,392
Salk Institute for Biological Studies Garry Van Gerpen Shared Labs Shared viral vector facility for genetic manipulation of human ES cell $1,478,923
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Huei-sheng Chen SEED Grant Development of Neuro-Coupled Human Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Cardiac Pacemaker Cells. $695,680
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
City of Hope Larry Couture Tools and Technologies I Development of Suspension Adaptation, Scale-up cGMP Banking and Cell Characterization Technologies for hESC Lines $882,929
University of California, San Diego Sylvia Evans Research Training II Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Training Program $7,890,588
iPierian, Inc. Irene Griswold-Prenner Basic Biology II Cellular Reprogramming: Dissecting the Molecular Mechanism and Enhancing Efficiency $1,458,000
University of California, San Diego Maike Sander Basic Biology IV Deciphering transcriptional control of pancreatic beta-cell maturation in vitro $1,258,560
Stanford University Thomas Wandless SEED Grant Reprogramming Differentiated Human Cells to a Pluripotent State $380,005
Scripps Research Institute Nicholas Gascoigne Transplantation Immunology Role of Innate Immunity in hematopoeitic stem cell-mediated allograft tolerance $1,705,554
California State University, Fullerton Nilay Patel Bridges Stem Cell Training Program - A Bridge to Stem Cell Research $3,050,901
University of California, Davis Roslyn Isseroff Early Translational II Bone Marrow Mesenchymal Stem Cells to Heal Chronic Diabetic Wounds $4,635,576
University of California, Davis Alice Tarantal Comprehensive Grant Preclinical Model for Labeling, Transplant, and In Vivo Imaging of Differentiated Human Embryonic Stem Cells $2,166,757
University of California, San Diego Yang Xu Comprehensive Grant Mechanisms to maintain the self-renewal and genetic stability of human embryonic stem cells $2,467,200
University of California, Irvine Michael Drake Major Facilities UC Irvine CIRM Institute $27,156,000
University of California, San Francisco Jeremy Reiter Basic Biology IV Modeling disease in human embryonic stem cells using new genetic tools $1,387,800
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Zhuohua Zhang SEED Grant Modeling Parkinson's Disease Using Human Embryonic Stem Cells $701,060
Stanford University Howard Chang New Faculty I Noncoding RNAs in Cell Fate Determination $2,985,894
Stanford University Judith Shizuru Disease Team Therapy Planning I A monoclonal antibody that depletes blood stem cells and enables chemotherapy free transplants $90,147
University of California, Los Angeles Irvin Chen Disease Team Research I HPSC based therapy for HIV disease using RNAi to CCR5. $9,905,604
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Mark Mercola Comprehensive Grant Chemical Genetic Approach to Production of hESC-derived Cardiomyocytes $2,832,000
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
University of California, San Diego David Traver New Faculty I Genetic dissection of mesodermal commitment to the hematopoietic fates. $2,150,620
University of California, San Diego Lawrence Goldstein Training Grant I-1 Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Training Program at UCSD $3,459,396
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
BioTime, Inc. Michael West Early Translational I Addressing the Cell Purity and Identity Bottleneck Through Generation and Expansion of Clonal Human Embryonic Progenitor Cell Lines $4,721,706
Buck Institute for Age Research Xianmin Zeng Shared Labs CIRM Shared Research Laboratory for Stem Cells and Aging $2,414,749
Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research Bing Ren SEED Grant Mapping the transcriptional regulatory elements in the genome of hESC $653,823
University of California, Santa Barbara Dennis Clegg Shared Labs Laboratory for Stem Cell Biology and Engineering $1,638,357
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
Stanford University Helen Blau Basic Biology I Molecular Mechanisms of Reprogramming towards Pluripotency $1,408,332

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