All CIRM Grants

Institution Researcher name Grant Type Grant Title Award Value
University of California, Davis Mehrdad Abedi Disease Team Therapy Planning I RUNNING TITLE: Stem Cell Gene Therapy for HIV in AIDS Lymphoma Patients $66,880
Gladstone Institutes Fen-Biao Gao SEED Grant MicroRNAs in Human Stem Cell Differentiation and Mental Disorders $748,800
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Mark Mercola Disease Team Planning "Stem Cell Therapies for Heart Failure" $44,450
University of California, San Diego Karl Willert Shared Labs Enhancing Facilities for Genetic Manipulation and Engineering of Human Embryonic Stem Cells $1,737,694
Stanford University Aaron Hsueh Basic Biology II Maturation of Human Oocytes for SCNT and Embryonic Stem Cell Derivation $1,309,018
University of Southern California Robert Maxson Training Grant I-1 CIRM Stem Cell Biology Training Grant $2,332,431
Salk Institute for Biological Studies Samuel Pfaff SEED Grant Gene regulatory mechanisms that control spinal neuron differentiation from hES cells. $704,543
Scripps Research Institute Jeanne Loring Shared Labs Collaborative Laboratory for Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research $1,361,825
University of California, Irvine Lisa Flanagan Tools and Technologies I Novel Separation of Stem Cell Subpopulations $861,122
Scripps Research Institute Peter Schultz Early Translational II Cartilage Regeneration by the Chondrogenic Small Molecule PRO1 during Osteoarthritis $6,047,249
University of California, San Francisco Ophir Klein New Faculty II Laying the groundwork for building a tooth: analysis of dental epithelial stem cells $3,075,251
University of California, San Diego Shu Chien SEED Grant Combinatorial Platform for Optimizing Microenvironments to Control hESC Fate $577,148
Escape Therapeutics, Inc Basil Hantash Transplantation Immunology Development of an immune tolerant hESC source for allogeneic cell therapy applications $1,453,040
University of California, San Diego Charles King Basic Biology III Biological relevance of microRNAs in hESC differentiation to endocrine pancreas $1,313,649
Stanford University Julie Baker Comprehensive Grant Functional Genomic Analysis of Chemically Defined Human Embryonic Stem Cell $2,518,303
University of California, Santa Cruz Bin Chen New Faculty I Molecular mechanisms of neural stem cell differentiation in the developing brain $2,147,592
University of California, Santa Cruz David Haussler Research Training II CIRM Training Program in Systems Biology of Stem cells $4,591,616
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
University of California, Davis Jan Nolta Early Translational I Sustained siRNA production from human MSC to treat Huntingtons Disease and other neurodegenerative disorders $2,615,674
Stanford University Howard Chang Basic Biology IV Long noncoding RNAs for pluripotency and cell fate commitment $1,386,627
Salk Institute for Biological Studies Lei Wang New Faculty I Genetic Encoding Novel Amino Acids in Embryonic Stem Cells for Molecular Understanding of Differentiation to Dopamine Neurons $2,587,742
California State University, Northridge Cindy Malone Bridges Bridges to Stem Cell Research $3,936,573
University of California, Irvine Grant MacGregor SEED Grant Production of Oocytes from Human ES Cells $385,466
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 Southern California Martin Pera New Cell Lines New Technology ForThe Derivation of Human Pluripotent Stem Cell Lines For Clinical Use $1,266,134
Stanford University Susan McConnell Basic Biology I Identification and characterization of human ES-derived DA neuronal subtypes $1,404,853
Stanford University Alexander Dunn Basic Biology IV Role of mechanical signaling in stem cell self-renewal and differentiation $1,064,224
Stanford University Brian Rutt Tools and Technologies II Development of Single Cell MRI Technology using Genetically-Encoded Iron-Based Reporters $1,833,348
University of California, Berkeley David Schaffer Tools and Technologies II Engineering Defined and Scaleable Systems for Dopaminergic Neuron Differentiation of hPSCs $1,340,816
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, Los Angeles Noriyuki Kasahara SEED Grant Down-Regulation of Alloreactive Immune Responses to hES Cell-Derived Graft Tissues $399,239
City of Hope Michael Barish Disease Team Planning Genetically-modified neural stem cells for treatment of high-grade glioma $55,000
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 $3,291,268
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, Los Angeles Owen Witte Training Grant I-1 CIRM Type I Comprehensive Training Program $3,660,398
Gladstone Institutes Deepak Srivastava Shared Labs CIRM Shared Human Embryonic Stem Cell Core Laboratory $842,672
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, Los Angeles Gay Crooks Basic Biology III Forming the Hematopoietic Niche from Human Pluripotent Stem Cells $1,252,857
iPierian, Inc. John Dimos Early Translational II New Drug Discovery for SMA using Patient-derived Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells $2,410,000
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
Salk Institute for Biological Studies Senyon Choe SEED Grant A method to maintain and propagate pluripotent human ES cells $760,042
Stanford University Sean Wu Basic Biology III Elucidating Molecular Basis of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy with Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells $1,264,248
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 Francisco Harold Bernstein Comprehensive Grant Modeling Myocardial Therapy with Human Embryonic Stem Cells $2,134,694
Salk Institute for Biological Studies David Schubert Early Translational III Stem cell based small molecule therapy for Alzheimer's disease $1,673,757
Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research Bing Ren New Faculty II Mechanisms of chromatin dynamics at enhancers during ES cell differentiation $1,726,564
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
University of California, Berkeley Irina Conboy New Faculty I Identification of hESC-mediated molecular mechanism that positively regulates the regenerative capacity of post-natal tissues $2,246,020
Salk Institute for Biological Studies Fred Gage New Cell Lines Development of Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells for Modeling Human Disease $1,737,720
Gladstone Institutes Sheng Ding Basic Biology V A novel druggable mechanism to safeguard stem cell genome $1,423,800
University of California, Irvine Frank LaFerla Early Translational I Neural Stem Cells as a Developmental Candidate to Treat Alzheimer Disease $3,599,997
Gladstone Institutes Steven Finkbeiner Basic Biology IV Common molecular mechanisms in neurodegenerative diseases using patient based iPSC neurons $1,506,420
California State University, Sacramento Jane Bruner Bridges Strengthening the Pipeline of Masters-level Scientific and Laboratory Personnel in Stem Cell Research $3,113,348
University of California, Riverside Michael Pirrung SEED Grant Stem Cell Survival and Differentiation Through Chemical Genetics $522,933
University of Southern California David Woodley Disease Team Planning Clinical Regenerative Wound Healing With Stem Cells $33,626
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, 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
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, 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 Diego Dennis Carson Disease Team Planning CIRM Planning Grant in Leukemia $52,174
iPierian, Inc. Irene Griswold-Prenner Basic Biology II Cellular Reprogramming: Dissecting the Molecular Mechanism and Enhancing Efficiency $1,458,000
University of California, Davis Frederick Meyers Training Grant I-1 Stem Cell Research Training Grant $1,780,859
Stanford University Thomas Wandless SEED Grant Reprogramming Differentiated Human Cells to a Pluripotent State $380,005
Stanford University Renee Reijo Pera Shared Labs Center for Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research and Education $2,439,590
University of California, Santa Cruz Joel Kubby Tools and Technologies I AO Wide-Field Microscope $549,551
Gladstone Institutes Deepak Srivastava Basic Biology III Mechanisms of Direct Cardiac Reprogramming $1,701,496
University of California, Davis Roslyn Isseroff Early Translational II Bone Marrow Mesenchymal Stem Cells to Heal Chronic Diabetic Wounds $4,635,576
Stanford University Helen Blau Early Translational III Local Delivery of Rejuvenated Old Muscle Stem Cells to Increase Strength in Aged Patients $1,825,920
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, San Francisco Tippi MacKenzie Transplantation Immunology Maternal and Fetal Immune Responses to In Utero Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation $1,230,869
Scripps Research Institute Joel Gottesfeld Basic Biology III Triplet Repeat Instability in Human iPSCs $1,705,494
City of Hope John Zaia Disease Team Research I ZIinc Finger Nuclease-Based Stem Cell Therapy for AIDS $14,536,969
Stanford University Theo Palmer Comprehensive Grant Immunology of neural stem cell fate and function $2,396,000
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
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
Stanford University Theo Palmer Research Training II CIRM Training Program $7,475,333
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 Diego Yang Xu Early Translational I Developing induced pluripotent stem cells into human therapeutics and disease models $5,165,028
Gladstone Institutes Benoit Bruneau Basic Biology IV Epigenetic regulation of human cardiac differentiation $1,708,560
Scripps Research Institute Kristin Baldwin New Faculty I Generating pluripotent cell lines from neurons. $2,786,560
California State University, San Bernardino Nicole Bournias-Vardiabasis Bridges Bridges to Stem Cell Research $2,798,421
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 Jeffrey Lotz Disease Team Planning A CIRM Disease Team for the Repair of Traumatically Injured and Arthritic Cartilage $33,172
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
Gladstone Institutes Sheng Ding Basic Biology IV A new paradigm of lineage-specific reprogramming $1,708,560
Fluidigm Corporation Marc Unger Tools and Technologies II Development and Application of Versatile, Automated, Microfluidic Cell Culture System $1,939,236
Stanford University Albert Wong Disease Team Therapy Planning I Recombinant Bispecific Antibody Targeting Cancer Stem Cells for the Therapy of Glioblastoma $109,750
University of California, Los Angeles Zoran Galic SEED Grant Genetic Enhancement of the Immune Response to Melanoma via hESC-derived T cells $616,800
Stanford University Robert Robbins Disease Team Planning {REDACTED} Cardiovascular Regenerative Team $25,119
Stanford University Helen Blau Tools and Technologies I Regulation of Stem Cell Fate in Bioengineered Arrays of Hydrogel Microwells $949,608
University of California, Davis Eric Kurzrock Basic Biology II Differentiation of Human Embryonic Stem Cells into Urothelium $849,037
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
Stanford University Kenneth Weinberg SEED Grant Embryonic stem cell-derived thymic epithelial cells $628,793
University of California, Berkeley David Schaffer Shared Labs Human Embryonic Stem Cell Shared Research Laboratory $1,227,659
University of California, Davis Kit Lam Tools and Technologies I Discovery of adhesion ligands for pluripotent human stem cells $834,003
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, Davis Walter Boyd Early Translational III Extracellular Matrix Bioscaffold Augmented with Human Stem Cells for Cardiovascular Repair $4,633,149
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Zhuohua Zhang SEED Grant Modeling Parkinson's Disease Using Human Embryonic Stem Cells $701,060
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
University of California, Los Angeles William Lowry Basic Biology III Molecular determinants of accurate differentiation from human pluripotent stem cells $677,115

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