All CIRM Grants

Institution Researcher name Grant Type Grant Title Award Value
University of California, Los Angeles Zack Jerome New Cell Lines Generation of clinical grade human iPS cells $1,341,000
Buck Institute for Age Research Mary McEachron Major Facilities CIRM Center of Excellence at Buck Institute for Age Research $20,500,000
Stanford University Marius Wernig Tools and Technologies II Cellular tools to study brain diseases affecting synaptic transmission $1,664,382
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
Stanford University Ching-Pin Chang New Faculty II VEGF signaling in adventitial stem cells in vascular physiology and disease $3,005,695
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 Jeremy Reiter Basic Biology IV Modeling disease in human embryonic stem cells using new genetic tools $1,387,800
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 Judith Shizuru Disease Team Therapy Planning I A monoclonal antibody that depletes blood stem cells and enables chemotherapy free transplants $90,147
Salk Institute for Biological Studies Samuel Pfaff Disease Team Planning Motor neuron diseases: Finding cures through basic, translational, and clinical collaboration $54,016
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
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
University of California, Irvine Peter Donovan Comprehensive Grant Improved hES Cell Growth and Differentiation $2,381,713
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
University of California, San Diego Lawrence Goldstein Training Grant I-1 Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Training Program at UCSD $3,459,396
University of California, Los Angeles Stanley Carmichael Disease Team Planning Development of a Stem Cell Therapy to Promote Functional Recovery in Stroke $42,748
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
La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology Anjana Rao Transplantation Immunology Generation of regulatory T cells by reprogramming $1,464,446
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, San Francisco Valerie Weaver SEED Grant Force, Dimensionality and Stem Cell Fate $529,762
University of California, Irvine Peter Donovan Shared Labs Regional Human Embryonic Stem Cell Shared Research Laboratory and Stem Cell Techniques Course $2,107,376
University of California, Davis Mark Zern Early Translational II Liver Cell Transplantation $4,215,748
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
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
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 Diego Anirvan Ghosh SEED Grant Generation of forebrain neurons from human embryonic stem cells $587,591
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
Buck Institute for Age Research Xianmin Zeng Research Training II CIRM Research Training Program in Stem Cells and Aging $1,472,416
University of California, Berkeley Andrew Dillin Basic Biology V A Requirement for Protein Homeostasis in the Mediation of Stem Cell Health $1,034,100
University of California, San Diego Shu Chien Tools and Technologies II Development of Synthetic Microenvironments for Stem Cell Growth and Differentiation $1,706,628
Stanford University Mark Kay SEED Grant Novel vectors for gene transfer into human ES cells $574,737
Stanford University Howard Chang Basic Biology IV Long noncoding RNAs for pluripotency and cell fate commitment $1,386,627
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Zhuohua Zhang New Cell Lines Derivation of Parkinson's Disease Coded-Stem Cells (PD-SCs) $1,556,448
Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine Edward Holmes Major Facilities Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine $42,827,439
University of California, San Diego Karl Willert Tools and Technologies II Homologous recombination in human pluripotent stem cells using adeno-associated virus. $1,659,043
University of California, Los Angeles Hsian-Rong Tseng Tools and Technologies I Microfluidic Platform for Screening Chemically Defined Conditions that Facilitate Clonal Expansion of Human Pluripotent Stem Cells $914,096
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
Stanford University Alexander Dunn Basic Biology IV Role of mechanical signaling in stem cell self-renewal and differentiation $1,064,224
University of California, Berkeley Carolyn Bertozzi SEED Grant Profiling surface glycans and glycoprotein expression of human embryonic stem cells $444,847
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 Deepak Srivastava Disease Team Planning Pluripotent Stem Cell–Based Therapy for Heart Disease $13,505
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 Orhan NALCIOGLU Tools and Technologies I A Multimodality Molecular Imaging Systen (MRSPECT) for in Vivo Stem Cell Tracking $719,798
University of California, San Francisco Andrew Leavitt Comprehensive Grant Understanding hESC-based Hematopoiesis for Therapeutic Benefit $2,460,822
University of California, Irvine Michelle Khine SEED Grant Micro Platform for Controlled Cardiac Myocyte Differentiation $156,426
University of Southern California Robert Maxson Training Grant I-1 CIRM Stem Cell Biology Training Grant $2,332,431
University of California, Merced Michelle Khine SEED Grant Micro Platform for Controlled Cardiac Myocyte Differentiation $194,371
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
University of California, Berkeley David Raulet Transplantation Immunology Inactivating NK cell reactivity to facilitate transplantation of stem cell derived tissue $952,896
University of California, San Francisco Arnold Kriegstein Comprehensive Grant Derivation of Inhibitory Nerve Cells from Human Embryonic Stem Cells $2,410,874
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Alexey Terskikh SEED Grant Analysis of Candidate Neural Crest Cells Derived from Human ES Cells $703,684
University of California, Santa Barbara Dennis Clegg Shared Labs Laboratory for Stem Cell Biology and Engineering $1,407,192
University of California, San Diego Charles King Basic Biology III Biological relevance of microRNAs in hESC differentiation to endocrine pancreas $1,313,649
University of California, Los Angeles Siavash Kurdistani New Faculty I Epigenetics in cancer stem cell initiation and clinical outcome prediction $3,063,450
Gladstone Institutes Warner Greene Early Translational I Maximizing the Safety of Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells as an Infusion Therapy: Limiting the Mutagenic Threat of Retroelement Retrotransposition during iPSC Generation, Expansion and Differentiation $1,324,011
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, San Diego Dennis Carson Disease Team Research I Development of Highly Active Anti-Leukemia Stem Cell Therapy (HALT) $19,999,826
Stanford University Julien Sage SEED Grant Functions of RB family proteins in human embryonic stem cells $498,609
Gladstone Institutes Steven Finkbeiner Basic Biology IV Common molecular mechanisms in neurodegenerative diseases using patient based iPSC neurons $1,506,420
Stanford University Julie Baker New Cell Lines Derivation of hESC Lines with Disease Lesions $1,404,725
California State University, Sacramento Jane Bruner Bridges Strengthening the Pipeline of Masters-level Scientific and Laboratory Personnel in Stem Cell Research $3,113,348
Stanford University John Hennessy Major Facilities Stanford SIM1 Building $43,578,000
Fluidigm Corporation Marc Unger Tools and Technologies I Scaleup of Versatile, Fully Automated, Microfluidic Cell Culture System $749,518
Stanford University Krishna Shenoy SEED Grant Technology for hESC-Derived Cardiomyocyte Differentiation and Optimization of Graft-Host Integration in Adult Myocardium $572,891
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
ViaCyte, Inc. Emmanuel Baetge Disease Team Planning Development of a Cell Replacement Therapy Product for Insulin Dependent Diabetes $48,950
University of California, Davis Min Zhao Basic Biology I Directing migration of human stem cells with electric fields $816,228
University of California, Los Angeles Michael Phelps Tools and Technologies I Novel Tools and Technologies for Translational PET Imaging of Cell-based Therapies $914,039
University of California, Irvine Douglas Wallace Comprehensive Grant The Dangers of Mitochondrial DNA Heteroplasmy in Stem Cells Created by Therapeutic Cloning $1,790,133
University of California, Riverside Frank Sauer SEED Grant Non-coding RNA as tool for the active control of stem cell differentiation $571,650
University of California, Los Angeles Owen Witte Training Grant I-1 CIRM Type I Comprehensive Training Program $3,660,398
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
University of California, Los Angeles Gay Crooks Basic Biology III Forming the Hematopoietic Niche from Human Pluripotent Stem Cells $1,252,857
University of California, Berkeley Ellen Robey Transplantation Immunology Human Immune System Mouse models as preclinical platforms for stem cell derived grafts $1,005,605
Stanford University Renee Reijo Pera Comprehensive Grant Human oocyte development for genetic, pharmacological and reprogramming applications $2,298,411
Salk Institute for Biological Studies Beverly Emerson SEED Grant Regulation of Specific Chromosomal Boundary Elements by CTCF Protein Complexes in Human Embryonic Stem Cells $647,343
University of California, San Diego Karl Willert Shared Labs Enhancing Facilities for Genetic Manipulation and Engineering of Human Embryonic Stem Cells $1,728,080
University of California, San Diego Catriona Jamieson Early Translational II Preclinical development of a pan Bcl2 inhibitor for cancer stem cell directed therapy $3,103,041
Stanford University Sean Wu Basic Biology III Elucidating Molecular Basis of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy with Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells $1,264,248
University of California, Merced Jennifer Manilay New Faculty I Enhancing Survival of Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Grafts by Induction of Immunological Tolerance $1,576,404
Jackson Laboratory West Pali Kaur Early Translational I Mouse Models for Stem Cell Therapeutic Development $3,759,134
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Hudson Freeze SEED Grant Role of Glycans in Human Embryonic Stem Cell Conversion to Neural Precursor Cells $708,000
Salk Institute for Biological Studies David Schubert Early Translational III Stem cell based small molecule therapy for Alzheimer's disease $1,673,757
University of California, San Diego Benjamin Yu New Faculty II Regulation of Adult Stem Cell Proliferation by RAS and Cell-Permeable Proteins $28,388
Stanford University Theo Palmer Tools and Technologies II Development of small molecule screens for autism using patient-derived iPS cells $1,797,606
Scripps Research Institute Peter Schultz SEED Grant A Chemical Approach to Stem Cell Biology $748,944
Gladstone Institutes Benoit Bruneau Basic Biology IV Epigenetic regulation of human cardiac differentiation $1,708,560
Stanford University Michele Calos New Cell Lines Safe, efficient creation of human induced pluripotent stem cells without the use of retroviruses $1,406,875
California State University, San Bernardino Nicole Bournias-Vardiabasis Bridges Bridges to Stem Cell Research $2,798,421
University of California, Berkeley George Breslauer Major Facilities UC Berkeley CIRM Center of Excellence $20,183,500
University of California, San Diego Eugene Yeo Basic Biology III Neural and general splicing factors control self-renewal, neural survival and differentiation $1,287,619
Gamma Medica-Ideas, Inc. Douglas Wagenaar Tools and Technologies I A Novel SPECT Microscopy System for 3D Imaging of Single Stem Cells In Vivo $800,065
University of California, Irvine Edwin Monuki New Faculty II Mechanisms in Choroid Plexus Epithelial Development $2,793,395
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
Stanford University Calvin Kuo SEED Grant Differentiation of Human Embryonic Stem Cells to Intestinal Fates $554,176
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 Diego Lawrence Goldstein Disease Team Planning Human Stem Cell Approaches to Alzheimers Disease Therapies $55,000
University of Southern California Wange Lu Basic Biology I Defining the molecular mechanisms of somatic cell reprogramming $1,365,580
Vala Sciences, Inc. Patrick McDonough Tools and Technologies I Optimization in the Identification, Selection and Induction of Maturation of Subtypes of Cardiomyocytes derived from Human Embryonic Stem Cells $870,717
University of California, Los Angeles Gay Crooks Comprehensive Grant Regulated Expansion of Lympho-hematopoietic Stem and Progenitor Cells from Human Embryonic Stem Cells (hESC) $1,653,416

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