All CIRM Grants

Institution Researcher name Grant Type Grant Title Award Value
Stanford University Robert Robbins Disease Team Therapy Planning I Human Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Cardiomyocytes for Patients with End Stage Heart Failure $73,030
Stanford University Gary Steinberg Basic Biology V Paracrine and synaptic mechanisms underlying neural stem cell-mediated stroke recovery $1,178,370
TriFoil Imaging, Inc. Joann Zhang Tools and Technologies II Tri-resolution Visualization System for Stem Cells and Tissue Regeneration Monitoring $1,456,989
Stanford University Phillip Yang SEED Grant In Vivo Molecular Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Human Embryonic Stem Cells in Murine Model of Myocardial Infarction $629,952
VistaGen Therapeutics, Inc. Kristina Bonham Tools and Technologies I Development of an hES Cell-Based Assay System for Hepatocyte Differentiation Studies and Predictive Toxicology Drug Screening $971,558
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles Donald Kohn Training Grant I-2 Training Grant 1 $2,173,872
University of California, Irvine Michael Drake Major Facilities UC Irvine CIRM Institute $27,156,000
University of California, Los Angeles William Lowry SEED Grant Modeling Human Embryonic Development with Human Embryonic Stem Cells $528,096
Scripps Research Institute Carlos Barbas Tools and Technologies I Development of a novel technology for precise, efficient, and safe genetic modification of stem cells $1,138,548
University of California, Irvine Leslie Thompson New Cell Lines New Cell Lines for Huntington's Disease $1,302,526
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Stuart Lipton Comprehensive Grant MEF2C-Directed Neurogenesis From Human Embryonic Stem Cells $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
The Parkinson's Institute R. Jeremy Nichols Basic Biology III Understanding the role of LRRK2 in iPSC cell models of Parkinson's Disease $1,482,822
University of California, San Diego Benjamin Yu New Faculty II Regulation of Adult Stem Cell Proliferation by RAS and Cell-Permeable Proteins $3,017,978
University of California, Davis William Murphy Transplantation Immunology Donor natural killer (NK) cells as “veto” cells to promote donor-specific tolerance $1,257,601
University of California, San Diego Sylvia Evans SEED Grant Specification of Ventricular Myocyte and Pacemaker Lineages Utilizing Human Embryonic Stem Cells $585,600
University of California, Los Angeles Zack Jerome Comprehensive Grant Human Embryonic Stem Cell Therapeutic Strategies to Target HIV Disease $2,401,903
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
Buck Institute for Age Research Xianmin Zeng Shared Labs CIRM Shared Research Laboratory for Stem Cells and Aging $2,414,749
Scripps Research Institute Ulrich Mueller Research Training II Training Stem Cell Researchers at the Chemistry-Biology Interface $3,972,933
Western University of Health Sciences Douglas Ethell New Faculty I ES-Derived Cells for the Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease $1,401,642
University of California, San Francisco Su Guo SEED Grant Identifying small molecules that stimulate the differentiation of hESCs into dopamine-producing neurons $542,619
ViaCyte, Inc. Olivia Kelly Early Translational I Methods for detection and elimination of residual human embryonic stem cells in a differentiated cell product $5,405,397
Stanford University Steven Artandi Basic Biology II Self-renewal and senescence in iPS cells derived from patients with a stem cell disease $931,285
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
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Terrence Town Transplantation Immunology Role of HLA in neural stem cell rejection using humanized mice $1,119,385
Stanford University Xinnan Wang Basic Biology V Misregulated Mitophagy in Parkinsonian Neurodegeneration $1,174,943
University of California, San Francisco Thea Tlsty SEED Grant Role of the tumor suppressor gene, p16INK4a, in regulating stem cell phenotypes in embryonic stem cells and human epithelial cells. $614,784
Scripps Research Institute Jeanne Loring Shared Labs Center for hESC Research $3,775,070
Buck Institute for Age Research Xianmin Zeng Early Translational II Banking transplant ready dopaminergic neurons using a scalable process $4,983,013
Stanford University Paul Utz Creativity Awards [REDACTED] Program: Stem Cell & Developmental Biology Research Internships $357,864
University of California, San Diego Binhai Zheng Basic Biology III Generation and characterization of corticospinal neurons from human embryonic stem cells $1,355,063
University of California, Davis Nancy Lane Disease Team Therapy Planning I Increasing the endogenous mesenchymal stem cells to the bone surface to treat osteoporosis $107,750
California Institute of Technology David Tirrell Basic Biology V Engineered matrices for control of lineage commitment in human pancreatic stem cells $526,896
Stanford University Irving Weissman Tools and Technologies II Antibody tools to deplete or isolate teratogenic, cardiac, and blood stem cells from hESCs $1,463,881
University of California, San Diego Anirvan Ghosh SEED Grant Generation of forebrain neurons from human embryonic stem cells $587,591
University of California, Davis Alice Tarantal Tools and Technologies I In Vivo Imaging for the Detection and Quantitation of Transplanted Stem/Progenitor Cells in Nonhuman Primates $799,350
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies Fred Gage Early Translational II Crosstalk: Inflammation in Parkinson’s disease (PD) in a humanized in vitro model $2,472,839
California Institute of Technology Paul Patterson Training Grant I-2 Training in Stem Cell Biology at CIT $1,817,214
University of California, Los Angeles Gene Block Major Facilities UCLA CIRM Institute $19,854,900
University of California, Berkeley Song Li Basic Biology III Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells for Tissue Regeneration $1,209,148
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Ziwei Huang SEED Grant New Chemokine-Derived Therapeutics Targeting Stem Cell Migration $708,000
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 Diego Ying Liu Tools and Technologies I Generation of disease models for neurodegenerative disorders in hESCs by gene targeting $709,829
University of California, Los Angeles Zack Jerome New Cell Lines Generation of clinical grade human iPS cells $1,341,000
Stanford University Irving Weissman Comprehensive Grant Prospective isolation of hESC-derived hematopoietic and cardiomyocyte stem cells $2,471,386
Children's Hospital of Orange County Philip Schwartz Early Translational III Immune-Matched Neural Stem Cell Transplantation for Pediatric Neurodegenerative Disease $4,272,774
University of California, Irvine Henry Klassen Disease Team Planning Stem cells for neuroprotection of photoreceptors in retinitis pigmentosa $23,537
Geron Corporation Jane Lebkowski Targeted Clinical Development Evaluation of Safety and Preliminary Efficacy of Escalating Doses of GRNOPC1 in Subacute Spinal Cord Injury $6,405,771
Stanford University Ching-Pin Chang New Faculty II VEGF signaling in adventitial stem cells in vascular physiology and disease $3,005,695
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 Robert Negrin Transplantation Immunology Regulatory T cell induced tolerance to ESC transplantation $1,383,147
University of California, San Diego Binhai Zheng SEED Grant Genetic manipulation of human embryonic stem cells and its application in studying CNS development and repair $600,441
Stanford University Christopher Zarins Comprehensive Grant Engineering a Cardiovascular Tissue Graft from Human Embryonic Stem Cells $2,454,490
University of California, San Diego Karl Willert Basic Biology I WNT signaling and the control of cell fate decisions in human pluripotent stem cells. $1,329,298
Capricor, Inc Rachel Smith Disease Team Therapy Development - Research Allogeneic Cardiac-Derived Stem Cells for Patients Following a Myocardial Infarction $19,782,136
The J. David Gladstone Institutes Sheng Ding Shared Labs Center for hESC Research $1,440,164
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles David Warburton Research Training II Stem Cell Training Grant $5,020,920
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 California, Santa Cruz Camilla Forsberg New Faculty I Mechanisms of Stem Cell Fate Decisions $2,201,759
University of Southern California David Hinton SEED Grant Therapeutic potential of Retinal Pigment Epithelial cell lines derived from hES cells for retinal degeneration. $651,607
Scripps Health Darryl D'Lima Early Translational I Stem Cell-Based Therapy for Cartilage Regeneration and Osteoarthritis $3,118,431
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Huei-sheng Chen Basic Biology II Endothelial cells and ion channel maturation of human stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes $1,587,610
University of California, Berkeley Robert Tjian Basic Biology IV Transcriptional regulation of pluripotency in human embryonic stem cells $1,220,968
Scripps Research Institute Sheng Ding New Faculty I Reprogramming of human somatic cells back to pluripotent embryonic stem cells $1,393,876
University of California, Los Angeles Stanley Carmichael Tools and Technologies II Development of a Hydrogel Matrix for Stem Cell Growth and Neural Repair after Stroke $1,825,613
University of California, San Francisco Valerie Weaver SEED Grant Force, Dimensionality and Stem Cell Fate $529,762
University of California, Davis Alice Tarantal Shared Labs Translational Human Embryonic Stem Cell Shared Research Facility $1,728,111
University of California, Davis Mark Zern Early Translational II Liver Cell Transplantation $4,215,748
Children's Hospital of Oakland Research Institute Vasanthy Narayanaswami Creativity Awards [REDACTED] Summer Stem Cell Research Internship Program for High School Students $154,000
Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope Larry Couture Tools and Technologies III Development of a scalable, practical, and transferable GMP-compliant suspension culture-based differentiation process for cardiomyocyte production from human embryonic stem cells. $899,728
University of California, Davis Martin Birchall Disease Team Therapy Planning I Airways for Children $19,800
University of California, Irvine Lisa Flanagan Basic Biology V Molecular basis of plasma membrane characteristics reflecting stem cell fate potential $994,108
Stanford University Marius Wernig Tools and Technologies II Cellular tools to study brain diseases affecting synaptic transmission $1,664,382
University of California, Irvine Brian Cummings SEED Grant The Immunological Niche: Effect of immunosuppressant drugs on stem cell proliferation, gene expression, and differentiation in a model of spinal cord injury. $595,345
University of California, Berkeley David Schaffer Tools and Technologies I Directed Evolution of Novel AAV Variants for Enhanced Gene Targeting in Pluripotent Human Stem Cells and Investigation of Dopaminergic Neuron Differentiation $918,000
University of California, San Diego Dennis Carson Disease Team Research I Development of Highly Active Anti-Leukemia Stem Cell Therapy (HALT) $19,999,826
University of California, Santa Cruz David Haussler Training Grant I-3 Training Program in Systems Biology of Stem Cells $1,133,701
University of California, Merced John White Major Facilities Stem Cell Instrumentation Foundry $4,341,321
University of California, Los Angeles Ali Nsair Basic Biology III Characterization and Engineering of the Cardiac Stem Cell Niche $1,163,618
Stanford University Mark Kay SEED Grant Novel vectors for gene transfer into human ES cells $574,737
Scripps Research Institute Jeanne Loring Tools and Technologies I The Stem Cell Matrix: a map of the molecular pathways that define pluripotent cells $1,133,552
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Zhuohua Zhang New Cell Lines Derivation of Parkinson's Disease Coded-Stem Cells (PD-SCs) $1,556,448
University of California, Irvine Peter Donovan Comprehensive Grant Improved hES Cell Growth and Differentiation $2,381,713
University of California, San Diego Yang Xu Early Translational III Human ES cell based therapy of heart failure without allogenic immune rejection $1,857,600
Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research Webster Cavenee Disease Team Planning Stem Cell-Mediated Oncocidal Therapy of Primary & Metastatic Brain Tumors $3,867
Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope Michael Barish Research Training II Research Training Program in Stem Cell Biology $2,500,143
University of California, San Diego Catriona Jamieson New Faculty II Derivation and Characterization of Myeloproliferative Disorder Stem Cells from Human ES Cells $3,065,572
La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology Anjana Rao Transplantation Immunology Generation of regulatory T cells by reprogramming $1,464,446
University of California, Berkeley Carolyn Bertozzi SEED Grant Profiling surface glycans and glycoprotein expression of human embryonic stem cells $444,847
University of California, Irvine Hans Keirstead Comprehensive Grant hESC-Derived Motor Neurons For the Treatment of Cervical Spinal Cord Injury $2,158,445
University of California, Los Angeles Robb Maclellan Basic Biology I Human Cardiovascular Progenitors, their Niches and Control of Self-renewal and Cell Fate $917,667
University of California, Irvine Henry Klassen Disease Team Therapy Development - Research Retinal progenitor cells for treatment of retinitis pigmentosa $17,144,825
University of California, Davis Alice Tarantal Shared Labs Translational Human Embryonic Stem Cell Shared Research Facility $2,000,000
University of California, Los Angeles Kenneth Dorshkind Research Training II CIRM Research Training Program II $7,898,444
University of California, Los Angeles Dana Jones New Faculty I Characterization of mechanisms regulating de-differentiation and the re-acquisition of stem cell identity $382,773
University of California, Irvine Michelle Khine SEED Grant Micro Platform for Controlled Cardiac Myocyte Differentiation $156,426
Scripps Research Institute Martin Friedlander Early Translational I Autologous Retinal Pigmented Epithelial Cells Derived from Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells for the Treatment of Atrophic Age Related Macular Degeneration $5,866,528
University of California, San Francisco John Rubenstein Basic Biology II MGE Enhancers to Select for Interneuron Precursors Produced from Human ES Cells $1,387,800
Stanford University Anne Brunet Basic Biology IV Energy metabolism and aging pathways in human stem cell reprogramming and differentiation $1,414,044

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