All CIRM Grants

Institution Researcher name Grant Type Grant Title Award Value
Samumed, LLC John Hood Disease Team Therapy Planning I Clinical Development of an osteoinductive therapy to prevent osteoporosis-related fractures $99,110
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
Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope Michael Barish Disease Team Planning Genetically-modified neural stem cells for treatment of high-grade glioma $55,000
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
Stanford University Michele Calos Early Translational IV Engineered iPSC for therapy of limb girdle muscular dystrophy type 2B $1,876,253
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies Fred Gage New Cell Lines Development of Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells for Modeling Human Disease $1,737,720
University of California, Irvine Peter Bryant Training Grant I-1 Stem Cell Research Training Grant $1,935,487
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
The J. David Gladstone Institutes Deepak Srivastava Shared Labs CIRM Shared Human Embryonic Stem Cell Core Laboratory $842,672
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
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
University of Southern California Toshio Miki Early Translational III Generation of hepatic cell from placental stem cell for congenital metabolic disorders $1,750,375
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
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 Francisco Valerie Weaver Basic Biology V Biophysical Determinants of Early Embryonic Stem Cell Fate Specification $1,186,500
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
iPierian, Inc. Irene Griswold-Prenner Basic Biology II Cellular Reprogramming: Dissecting the Molecular Mechanism and Enhancing Efficiency $1,458,000
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, San Diego Dianne McKay Basic Biology V Role of intracytoplasmic pattern recognition receptors in HSC engraftment $615,639
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 Thomas Wandless SEED Grant Reprogramming Differentiated Human Cells to a Pluripotent State $380,005
University of California, San Diego Ananda Goldrath Basic Biology IV Mechanisms to protect hESC-derived cells from allogenic immune rejection $1,161,000
University of California, Davis Roslyn Isseroff Early Translational II Bone Marrow Mesenchymal Stem Cells to Heal Chronic Diabetic Wounds $4,635,576
Humboldt State University Jacob Varkey Bridges CIRM Bridges to Stem Cell Research Certificate Program $3,335,098
The 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
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 Southern California Martin Pera New Cell Lines New Technology ForThe Derivation of Human Pluripotent Stem Cell Lines For Clinical Use $1,266,134
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 Diego David Traver Basic Biology IV DECIPHERING THE INSTRUCTIONS FOR VERTEBRATE HSC SPECIFICATION AND AMPLIFICATION. $1,363,698
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
University of California, San Diego Dennis Carson Disease Team Planning CIRM Planning Grant in Leukemia $52,174
University of California, Los Angeles Robert Reiter Early Translational IV Clinical Development of an N-cadherin Antibody to Target Cancer Stem Cells $4,075,668
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
Scripps Research Institute Peter Schultz Training Grant I-2 Training Grant I $1,021,395
Stanford University Renee Reijo Pera Shared Labs Center for Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research and Education $2,439,590
University of California, Irvine Lisa Flanagan Tools and Technologies I Novel Separation of Stem Cell Subpopulations $861,122
University of California, Los Angeles Donald Kohn Disease Team Therapy Development III Clinical Trial of Stem Cell Gene Therapy for Sickle Cell Disease $13,145,465
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
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Huei-sheng Chen SEED Grant Development of Neuro-Coupled Human Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Cardiac Pacemaker Cells. $695,680
Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research Bing Ren SEED Grant Mapping the transcriptional regulatory elements in the genome of hESC $653,823
Stanford University Helen Blau Basic Biology I Molecular Mechanisms of Reprogramming towards Pluripotency $1,408,332
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, San Diego Benjamin Yu New Faculty II Regulation of Adult Stem Cell Proliferation by RAS and Cell-Permeable Proteins $28,388
Scripps Research Institute Jeanne Loring Transplantation Immunology Thymus based tolerance to stem cell therapies $1,108,921
University of California, San Diego David Cheresh Basic Biology V CD61-driven stemness program in epithelial cancer $1,161,000
University of California, San Francisco Harold Bernstein Comprehensive Grant Modeling Myocardial Therapy with Human Embryonic Stem Cells $2,134,694
University of California, Los Angeles Zoran Galic SEED Grant Genetic Enhancement of the Immune Response to Melanoma via hESC-derived T cells $616,800
University of California, Davis Vicki Wheelock Disease Team Therapy Development - Research MSC engineered to produce BDNF for the treatment of Huntington's disease $17,857,797
University of California, Davis Eric Kurzrock Basic Biology II Differentiation of Human Embryonic Stem Cells into Urothelium $849,037
University of California, Davis Frederick Meyers Research Training II Stem Cell Training Program $5,822,412
Scripps Research Institute Jeanne Loring Tools and Technologies III User-friendly predictive molecular diagnostic assays for quality control of stem cell derivatives for transplantation and drug discovery $1,784,052
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
University of California, Irvine Peter Donovan Basic Biology V Non-invasive live imaging of stem cell signature metabolic states $540,480
University of California, Irvine Frank LaFerla Early Translational I Neural Stem Cells as a Developmental Candidate to Treat Alzheimer Disease $3,599,997
Stanford University Kenneth Weinberg SEED Grant Embryonic stem cell-derived thymic epithelial cells $628,793
Stanford University Roel Nusse Basic Biology IV Asymmetric stem cell division oriented by a local self-renewing signal $1,039,058
University of California, San Francisco Markus Muschen Early Translational II Dual targeting of tyrosine kinase and BCL6 signaling for leukemia stem cell eradication $2,756,536
Stanford University Joanna Wysocka New Faculty I Trithorax and Polycomb methyltransferase complexes in cell fate determination. $2,374,020
University of Southern California Mark Humayun Disease Team Planning Stem cell based treatment strategy for Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) $3,088
Calimmune, Inc. Geoff Symonds Disease Team Research I GENE-MODIFIED HEMATOPOIETIC STEM/PROGENITOR CELL BASED THERAPY FOR HIV DISEASE $8,278,722
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Zhuohua Zhang SEED Grant Modeling Parkinson's Disease Using Human Embryonic Stem Cells $701,060
Stanford University Michelle Monje Basic Biology IV Stem Cell Mechanisms Governing Discrete Waves of Gliogenesis in the Childhood Brain $1,264,248
University of California, Los Angeles Irvin Chen Disease Team Research I HPSC based therapy for HIV disease using RNAi to CCR5. $9,905,604
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Clive Svendsen Disease Team Therapy Planning I Stem Cells Secreting GDNF for the Treatment of ALS $63,487
Stanford University Robert Robbins Disease Team Planning {REDACTED} Cardiovascular Regenerative Team $25,119
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
University of California, San Francisco Robert Blelloch New Faculty II Mechanisms of small RNA regulation in early embryonic development $2,790,695
University of California, Los Angeles Zack Jerome Early Translational IV Stem Cell Programming With Chimeric Antigen Receptors to Eradicate HIV Infection $4,925,166
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
The J. David Gladstone Institutes Robert Mahley Training Grant I-2 Gladstone CIRM Scholar Program $2,192,073
University of California, San Diego Deborah Spector Basic Biology III Viral-host interactions affecting neural differentiation of human progenitors $1,372,660
University of California, Berkeley David Schaffer Shared Labs Human Embryonic Stem Cell Shared Research Laboratory $1,227,659
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, 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
University of California, Berkeley Ellen Robey SEED Grant In Vitro Differentiation of T cells from Human Embryonic Stem Cells. $477,894
Palo Alto Institute for Research and Education, Inc. Tony Wyss-Coray Basic Biology II Systemic Protein Factors as Modulators of the Aging Neurogenic Niche $1,159,806
University of California, Berkeley Michael Rape Basic Biology III Ubiquitin-dependent control of hESC self-renewal and expansion $1,224,805
University of Southern California Mohammad Pashmforoush New Faculty I Transcriptional Regulation of Cardiac Pacemaker Cell Progenitors $27,949
Stanford University Theo Palmer Comprehensive Grant Immunology of neural stem cell fate and function $2,396,000
Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope Timothy O'Connor SEED Grant Sources of Genetic Instability in Human Embryonic Stem Cells. $327,311
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Clive Svendsen Disease Team Therapy Development - Research Progenitor Cells Secreting GDNF for the Treatment of ALS $16,961,287
University of California, San Francisco Arturo Alvarez-Buylla Early Translational II Inhibitory Nerve Cell Precursors: Dosing, Safety and Efficacy $1,564,016
University of California, Berkeley Ellen Robey Research Training II Interdisciplinary Training in Stem Cell Biology, Engineering and Medicine $6,901,914
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
Buck Institute for Age Research Mary McEachron Major Facilities CIRM Center of Excellence at Buck Institute for Age Research $20,500,000
University of California, San Diego Yang Xu Early Translational I Developing induced pluripotent stem cells into human therapeutics and disease models $5,165,028
Stanford University Joseph Wu SEED Grant In Vivo Imaging of Human Embryonic Stem Cell Derivatives and Tumorigenicity $623,634
University of California, San Diego Eugene Yeo Basic Biology IV Stem cell models to analyze the role of mutated C9ORF72 in neurodegeneration $1,260,360
Scripps Research Institute Kristin Baldwin New Faculty I Generating pluripotent cell lines from neurons. $2,786,560
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies Samuel Pfaff Disease Team Planning Motor neuron diseases: Finding cures through basic, translational, and clinical collaboration $54,016
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies Inder Verma Shared Labs Shared viral vector facility for genetic manipulation of human ES cell $1,844,315
University of Southern California Wange Lu SEED Grant Regulation of human neural progenitor cell proliferation by Ryk-mediated Wnt signaling $624,000
Stanford University Joachim Hallmayer Tissue Collection for Disease Modeling Induced pluripotent stem cells from children with autism spectrum disorders $530,265
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Eduardo Marbán Basic Biology IV Mechanism of heart regeneration by cardiosphere-derived cells $1,367,604
University of California, San Francisco Mitchel Berger Disease Team Research I Stem Cell-Mediated Oncocidal Gene Therapy of Glioblastoma (GBM) $6,214,914
University of Southern California Roberta Brinton Disease Team Therapy Planning I A CIRM Disease Team to Develop Allopregnanolone for Prevention and Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease $107,961

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