All CIRM Grants

Institution Researcher name Grant Type Grant Title Award Value
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
Human BioMolecular Research Institute John Cashman SEED Grant Discovering Potent Molecules with Human ESCs to Treat Heart Disease $688,274
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, Los Angeles Michael Teitell Basic Biology I Mitochondrial Metabolism in hESC and hiPSC Differentiation, Reprogramming, and Cancer $1,323,029
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles Carolyn Lutzko Shared Labs hESC Facility $1,684,648
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, San Diego Lawrence Goldstein Early Translational from Disease Team Conversion Stem Cell-Derived Astrocyte Precursor Transplants in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis $4,139,754
University of California, Los Angeles Gay Crooks Transplantation Immunology Engineering Thymic Regeneration to Induce Tolerance $1,235,445
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
Gladstone Institutes Fen-Biao Gao SEED Grant MicroRNAs in Human Stem Cell Differentiation and Mental Disorders $748,800
University of California, San Diego Eric Adler Early Translational III Identification of Novel Therapeutics for Danon Disease Using an iPS Model of the Disease $1,701,575
Stanford University Aaron Hsueh Basic Biology II Maturation of Human Oocytes for SCNT and Embryonic Stem Cell Derivation $1,309,018
City of Hope John Zaia Strategic Partnership III Track A A Phase I, Open-Label Study to Assess the Safety, Feasibility and Engraftment of Zinc Finger Nucleases (ZFN) CCR5 Modified Autologous CD34+ Hematopoietic Stem/Progenitor Cells with Escalating Doses of Busulfan in HIV-1 (R5) Infected Subjects with Suboptim $5,583,438
University of California, Los Angeles Shuo Lin Basic Biology III Etsrp/ER71 mediated stem cell differentiation into vascular lineage $1,382,400
Stanford University Helen Blau Basic Biology V Mass Cytometry to Delineate the Human Muscle Stem Cell Hierarchy and Dysfunction in Aging $1,175,357
Stanford University Anne Brunet New Faculty I Molecular mechanisms involved in adult neural stem cell maintenance $2,348,435
University of California, San Diego Martin Marsala Comprehensive Grant Spinal ischemic paraplegia: modulation by human embryonic stem cell implant $2,356,090
Salk Institute for Biological Studies Samuel Pfaff SEED Grant Gene regulatory mechanisms that control spinal neuron differentiation from hES cells. $704,543
University of California, Davis John Laird Disease Team Therapy Development - Research Phase I study of IM Injection of VEGF-Producing MSC for the Treatment of Critical Limb Ischemia $3,728,384
Scripps Research Institute Peter Schultz Early Translational II Cartilage Regeneration by the Chondrogenic Small Molecule PRO1 during Osteoarthritis $6,047,249
University of California, Los Angeles John Adams Alpha Stem Cell Clinics Alpha Stem Cell Clinic (ASCC) Consortium $8,000,000
University of Southern California Robert Maxson Research Training II CIRM Stem Cell Biology Training Program $6,162,045
University of California, Los Angeles Leif Havton Tools and Technologies III Development of a Relevant Pre-Clinical Animal Model as a Tool to Evaluate Human Stem Cell-Derived Replacement Therapies for Motor Neuron Injuries and Degenerative Diseases $1,308,711
Palo Alto Institute for Research and Education Thomas Rando Basic Biology V Molecular regulation of stem cell potency $966,510
University of Southern California Songtao Shi New Faculty I Oral and Craniofacial Reconstruction Using Mesenchymal Stem Cells $3,242,651
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
University of California, San Diego Shu Chien SEED Grant Combinatorial Platform for Optimizing Microenvironments to Control hESC Fate $577,148
Stanford University Gerald Crabtree Basic Biology IV Mechanism and Utility of Direct Neuronal Conversion with a MicroRNA-Chromatin Switch $1,392,426
ViaCyte, Inc. Allan Robins Disease Team Research I Cell Therapy for Diabetes $22,999,933
City College Of San Francisco Carin Zimmerman Bridges Stem Cell Training Enhancement Program $2,704,836
University of Southern California Chrysostomos Nikias Major Facilities Broad CIRM Facility at USC $26,972,500
University of California, San Francisco Daniel Lim Tools and Technologies II Development and preclinical testing of new devices for cell transplantation to the brain. $1,795,891
University of California, San Francisco Ann Zovein New Faculty Physician Scientist Human endothelial reprogramming for hematopoietic stem cell therapy. $2,319,784
University of California, Irvine Peter Donovan Shared Labs Regional Human Embryonic Stem Cell Shared Research Laboratory and Stem Cell Techniques Course $3,072,500
University of California, Los Angeles Brigitte Gomperts New Faculty II Stem Cells in Lung Cancer $2,381,572
University of California, Los Angeles Owen Witte Basic Biology IV Trop2 dependent and independent mechanisms of self-renewal in human cancer stem cells $1,254,960
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
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 Donald Kohn Disease Team Planning STEM CELL GENE THERAPY FOR SICKLE CELL DISEASE $12,131
Numerate, Inc. John Griffin Early Translational IV Use of human iPSC-derived neurons from Huntington’s Disease patients to develop novel, disease-modifying small molecule structural corrector drug candidates targeting the unique, neurotoxic conformation of mutant huntingtin $520,015
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, Berkeley Lin He New Faculty II The roles of non-coding RNAs in the self-renewal and differentiation of pluripotent stem cells $1,406,823
University of California, Irvine Grant MacGregor SEED Grant Production of Oocytes from Human ES Cells $385,466
University of California, Irvine Peter Bryant Training Grant I-1 Stem Cell Research Training Grant $1,935,487
Stanford University Susan McConnell Basic Biology I Identification and characterization of human ES-derived DA neuronal subtypes $1,404,853
University of California, Riverside Prudence Talbot Shared Labs A Stem Cell Core Facility for Studying Human Embryonic Stem Cell Differentiation $1,976,931
University of California, Los Angeles Yi Sun Basic Biology III Studying neurotransmission of normal and diseased human ES cell-derived neurons in vivo $1,382,400
Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. Fyodor Urnov Strategic Partnership II A Treatment For Beta-thalassemia via High-Efficiency Targeted Genome Editing of Hematopoietic Stem Cells $2,760,540
Scripps Research Institute Nicholas Gascoigne Transplantation Immunology Role of Innate Immunity in hematopoeitic stem cell-mediated allograft tolerance $1,705,554
Palo Alto Institute for Research and Education Husein Hadeiba Transplantation Immunology Application of Tolerogenic Dendritic Cells for Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation $733,061
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, Los Angeles Noriyuki Kasahara SEED Grant Down-Regulation of Alloreactive Immune Responses to hES Cell-Derived Graft Tissues $399,239
University of Southern California Toshio Miki Early Translational III Generation of hepatic cell from placental stem cell for congenital metabolic disorders $1,750,375
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, Berkeley Xavier Darzacq Research Leadership Single Molecule Biophysics and Biology of Cellular Identity $4,255,167
Scripps Research Institute Kristin Baldwin Basic Biology III Identifying sources of mutation in human induced pluripotent stem cells by whole genome sequencing $1,705,500
Salk Institute for Biological Studies Ronald Evans Basic Biology V Metabolically-driven epigenetic changes in iPSC reprogramming $1,491,900
Stanford University Howard Chang New Faculty I Noncoding RNAs in Cell Fate Determination $2,985,894
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Mark Mercola Comprehensive Grant Chemical Genetic Approach to Production of hESC-derived Cardiomyocytes $2,832,000
University of California, Los Angeles Michael Teitell SEED Grant Role of Mitochondria in Self-Renewal Versus Differentiation of Human Embryonic Stem Cells $543,274
University of California, Davis Nancy Lane Disease Team Therapy Development - Research Treatment of osteoporosis with endogenous Mesenchymal stem cells $19,999,867
iPierian, Inc. John Dimos Early Translational II New Drug Discovery for SMA using Patient-derived Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells $2,410,000
City of Hope John Zaia Alpha Stem Cell Clinics The Innovation-Alpha Clinic for Cellular Therapies (I-ACT) – A Program for the Development and Delivery of Innovative Cell-based Treatments and Cures for Life-threatening Diseases. $8,000,000
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Mark Mercola Research Training II Type III CIRM Stem Cell Research Training Program $2,856,693
Salk Institute for Biological Studies David Schubert Preclinical Development Awards Human Stem-Cell Based Development of a Potent Alzheimer’s Drug Candidate $1,664,885
University of California, Merced Kara McCloskey Basic Biology V Directed Differentiation of Specialized Endothelial Cells $476,052
University of California, San Diego David Traver New Faculty I Genetic dissection of mesodermal commitment to the hematopoietic fates. $2,150,620
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
Salk Institute for Biological Studies Senyon Choe SEED Grant A method to maintain and propagate pluripotent human ES cells $760,042
University of California, San Diego Ananda Goldrath Basic Biology IV Mechanisms to protect hESC-derived cells from allogenic immune rejection $1,161,000
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Eduardo Marbán Disease Team Research I Autologous cardiac-derived cells for advanced ischemic cardiomyopathy $5,560,232
Humboldt State University Jacob Varkey Bridges CIRM Bridges to Stem Cell Research Certificate Program $3,335,098
University of California, San Francisco Jeffrey Bluestone Disease Team Planning A CIRM Disease Team for the Treatment and Cure of Diabetes $55,000
University of California, Los Angeles Martin Martin Tools and Technologies II Pluripotent and Somatic Stem Cell Models to Study Inherited Diarrheal Disorders $1,783,250
Stanford University Michelle Monje New Faculty Physician Scientist White matter neuroregeneration after chemotherapy: stem cell therapy for “chemobrain” $2,800,536
University of California, Santa Barbara Dennis Clegg Shared Labs Laboratory for Stem Cell Biology and Engineering $1,638,357
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, San Diego David Traver Basic Biology IV DECIPHERING THE INSTRUCTIONS FOR VERTEBRATE HSC SPECIFICATION AND AMPLIFICATION. $1,363,698
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 Stuart Lipton Disease Team Therapy Planning I hESC-derived NPCs Programmed with MEF2C for Cell Transplantation in Parkinson’s Disease $96,448
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Mark Mercola Disease Team Planning "Stem Cell Therapies for Heart Failure" $44,450
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Stuart Lipton Early Translational IV Programming Human ESC-derived Neural Stem Cells with MEF2C for Transplantation in Stroke $1,020,815
University of California, San Diego Steve Dowdy Tools and Technologies I TAT Cell-Permeable Protein Delivery of siRNAs for Epigenetic Programming of Human Pluripotent and Adult Stem Cells $720,000
University of California, San Diego Mana Parast New Faculty II Molecular Mechanisms of Trophoblast Stem Cell Specification and Self-Renewal $3,077,918
University of California, Riverside Michael Pirrung SEED Grant Stem Cell Survival and Differentiation Through Chemical Genetics $522,933
Scripps Research Institute Peter Schultz Training Grant I-2 Training Grant I $1,021,395
University of California, San Diego Eugene Yeo Basic Biology I RNA Binding Protein-mediated Post-transcriptional Networks Regulating HPSC Pluripotency $1,308,901
Scripps Research Institute Jeanne Loring Shared Labs Collaborative Laboratory for Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research $1,361,825
Stanford University Michael Clarke Basic Biology III USP16 controls stem cell number: implications for Down Syndrome $1,263,826
University of California, San Diego Thomas Kipps Disease Team Therapy Development III Therapeutic Eradication of Cancer Stem Cells $4,179,598
Escape Therapeutics, Inc Basil Hantash Transplantation Immunology Development of an immune tolerant hESC source for allogeneic cell therapy applications $1,453,040
Stanford University Julie Baker Comprehensive Grant Functional Genomic Analysis of Chemically Defined Human Embryonic Stem Cell $2,518,303
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, San Francisco Arnold Kriegstein Early Translational III Human ES cell-derived MGE inhibitory interneuron transplantation for spinal cord injury $1,623,251
iPierian, Inc. Irene Griswold-Prenner Basic Biology II Cellular Reprogramming: Dissecting the Molecular Mechanism and Enhancing Efficiency $1,458,000
Gladstone Institutes Todd McDevitt Research Leadership Engineering microscale tissue constructs from human pluripotent stem cells $6,368,285
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 Bennett Novitch Basic Biology V In vitro modeling of human motor neuron disease $1,148,758
University of California, Santa Cruz Bin Chen New Faculty I Molecular mechanisms of neural stem cell differentiation in the developing brain $2,147,592

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