All CIRM Grants

Institution Researcher name Grant Type Grant Title Award Value
Scripps Research Institute Kristin Baldwin New Faculty I Generating pluripotent cell lines from neurons. $2,786,560
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles Tracy Grikscheit New Faculty II Mechanism of Tissue Engineered Small Intestine Formation $3,211,122
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles Carolyn Lutzko Shared Labs hESC Facility $1,684,648
University of California, Irvine Peter Bryant Training Grant I-1 Stem Cell Research Training Grant $1,935,487
University of California, San Francisco Miguel Ramalho-Santos New Cell Lines Somatic cell age and memory in the generation of iPS cells $1,307,201
University of California, San Diego Lawrence Goldstein Early Translational from Disease Team Conversion Stem Cell-Derived Astrocyte Precursor Transplants in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis $3,995,136
University of Southern California Toshio Miki Early Translational III Generation of hepatic cell from placental stem cell for congenital metabolic disorders $1,750,375
Stanford University Helen Blau Tools and Technologies I Regulation of Stem Cell Fate in Bioengineered Arrays of Hydrogel Microwells $949,608
Stanford University John Cooke SEED Grant EC regeneration in cerebrovascular ischemia: role of NO $476,995
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
University of California, Los Angeles Douglas Black Basic Biology II Programs of alternative splicing regulation by polypyrimidine tract binding protein $1,344,562
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 Miguel Ramalho-Santos SEED Grant Transcriptional Regulation of Human Embryonic Stem Cells $595,755
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, San Diego Martin Marsala Transplantation Immunology Induction of immune tolerance after spinal grafting of human ES-derived neural precursors $1,387,800
Stanford University Joanna Wysocka SEED Grant Role of Chromatin Modifiers in Regulating Human Embryonic Stem Cell Pluripotency $629,952
University of Southern California Chrysostomos Nikias Major Facilities Broad CIRM Facility at USC $26,972,500
University of California, San Francisco Samuel Pleasure Comprehensive Grant Human stem cell derived oligodendrocytes for treatment of stroke and MS $2,459,235
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Dan Gazit Early Translational II Systemic Adult Stem Cell Therapy for Osteoporosis-Related Vertebral Compression Fractures $1,927,698
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, San Diego David Traver Basic Biology IV DECIPHERING THE INSTRUCTIONS FOR VERTEBRATE HSC SPECIFICATION AND AMPLIFICATION. $1,363,698
Gladstone Institutes Sheng Ding New Faculty I Reprogramming of human somatic cells back to pluripotent embryonic stem cells $1,414,664
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles Elizabeth Lawlor SEED Grant hESC as tools to investigate the neural crest origin of Ewing's sarcoma $595,576
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles Donald Kohn Disease Team Planning STEM CELL GENE THERAPY FOR SICKLE CELL DISEASE $12,131
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
Scripps Research Institute Jeanne Loring Early Translational I Ensuring the safety of cell therapy: a quality control pipeline for cell purification and validation $5,830,771
University of California, Riverside Prudence Talbot Shared Labs A Stem Cell Core Facility for Studying Human Embryonic Stem Cell Differentiation $1,976,931
Scripps Research Institute Peter Schultz Training Grant I-2 Training Grant I $1,021,395
Stanford University Renee Reijo Pera New Cell Lines Derivation and comparative analysis of human pluripotent ESCs, iPSCs and SSCs: Convergence to an embryonic phenotype $1,409,243
Fluidigm Corporation Marc Unger Tools and Technologies II Development and Application of Versatile, Automated, Microfluidic Cell Culture System $1,939,236
TriFoil Imaging, Inc. Joann Zhang Tools and Technologies II Tri-resolution Visualization System for Stem Cells and Tissue Regeneration Monitoring $1,456,989
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
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
Gladstone Institutes Eric Verdin SEED Grant Role of HDAC in human stem cells pluripotentiality and differentiation $590,997
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 Yong Kim Basic Biology II Novel Mechanism in Self-Renewal/Differentiation of Human Embryonic Stem Cells $1,259,371
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, Santa Cruz Bin Chen SEED Grant In vitro differentiation of hESCs into corticospinal motor neurons $465,624
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Stuart Lipton Comprehensive Grant MEF2C-Directed Neurogenesis From Human Embryonic Stem Cells $2,832,000
University of California, Davis William Murphy Transplantation Immunology Donor natural killer (NK) cells as “veto” cells to promote donor-specific tolerance $1,257,601
Gladstone Institutes Warner Greene SEED Grant The APOBEC3 Gene Family as Guardians of Genome Stability in Human Embryonic Stem Cells $717,363
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 Zack Jerome Comprehensive Grant Human Embryonic Stem Cell Therapeutic Strategies to Target HIV Disease $2,401,903
Stanford University Michele Calos Early Translational II Stem Cell Therapy for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy $2,267,261
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, Santa Cruz David Feldheim SEED Grant Assessing the role of Eph/ephrin signaling in hESC growth and differentiation $474,161
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Mark Mercola Disease Team Planning "Stem Cell Therapies for Heart Failure" $44,450
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Clive Svendsen Disease Team Therapy Planning I Stem Cells Secreting GDNF for the Treatment of ALS $63,487
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
University of California, San Diego Lawrence Goldstein Disease Team Research I Stem Cell-Derived Astrocyte Precursor Transplants in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis $5,694,308
Gladstone Institutes Yadong Huang New Faculty II Defining the Isoform-Specific Effects of Apolipoprotein E on the Development of iPS Cells into Functional Neurons in Vitro and in Vivo $2,843,770
Scripps Research Institute Jeanne Loring Shared Labs Collaborative Laboratory for Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research $1,361,825
Gladstone Institutes Robert Mahley Training Grant I-2 Gladstone CIRM Scholar Program $2,192,073
Scripps Research Institute Jeanne Loring Shared Labs Center for hESC Research $3,725,070
Gladstone Institutes Sheng Ding New Cell Lines Derivation of New ICM-stage hESCs $778,859
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, 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
University of California, San Francisco Su Guo SEED Grant Identifying small molecules that stimulate the differentiation of hESCs into dopamine-producing neurons $542,619
University of California, Berkeley Michael Rape Basic Biology III Ubiquitin-dependent control of hESC self-renewal and expansion $1,224,805
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, 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
Gladstone Institutes Sheng Ding Basic Biology V A novel druggable mechanism to safeguard stem cell genome $1,423,800
Stanford University Irving Weissman Comprehensive Grant Prospective isolation of hESC-derived hematopoietic and cardiomyocyte stem cells $2,471,386
Buck Institute for Age Research Xianmin Zeng Early Translational II Banking transplant ready dopaminergic neurons using a scalable process $4,983,013
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
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
University of Southern California David Woodley Disease Team Planning Clinical Regenerative Wound Healing With Stem Cells $33,626
Stanford University Christopher Zarins Comprehensive Grant Engineering a Cardiovascular Tissue Graft from Human Embryonic Stem Cells $2,454,490
University of California, Irvine leif Havton Early Translational II Repair of Conus Medullaris/Cauda Equina Injury using Human ES Cell-Derived Motor Neurons $1,538,467
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Eduardo Marbán Basic Biology IV Mechanism of heart regeneration by cardiosphere-derived cells $1,367,604
University of California, Santa Cruz Camilla Forsberg New Faculty I Mechanisms of Stem Cell Fate Decisions $2,201,759
University of California, Los Angeles William Lowry SEED Grant Modeling Human Embryonic Development with Human Embryonic Stem Cells $528,096
City of Hope Michael Barish Disease Team Planning Genetically-modified neural stem cells for treatment of high-grade glioma $55,000
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
Scripps Health Darryl D'Lima Early Translational I Stem Cell-Based Therapy for Cartilage Regeneration and Osteoarthritis $3,118,431
University of California, Irvine Leslie Thompson New Cell Lines New Cell Lines for Huntington's Disease $1,302,526
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
Gladstone Institutes Deepak Srivastava Shared Labs CIRM Shared Human Embryonic Stem Cell Core Laboratory $842,672
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Mark Mercola Training Grant I-2 Burnham Institute CIRM Stem Cell Training Grant (Type II) $1,061,865
University of California, Davis Alice Tarantal Shared Labs Translational Human Embryonic Stem Cell Shared Research Facility $1,728,111
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, San Diego Kun Zhang Basic Biology III Functional characterization of mutational load in nuclear reprogramming and differentiation $1,295,318
Stanford University Marius Wernig Tools and Technologies II Cellular tools to study brain diseases affecting synaptic transmission $1,664,382
University of California, San Diego Lawrence Goldstein Early Translational III Identifying Drugs for Alzheimer's Disease with Human Neurons Made From Human IPS cells $1,774,420
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 Southern California David Hinton SEED Grant Therapeutic potential of Retinal Pigment Epithelial cell lines derived from hES cells for retinal degeneration. $651,607
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
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
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, San Francisco Valerie Weaver SEED Grant Force, Dimensionality and Stem Cell Fate $529,762
University of California, Irvine Peter Donovan Comprehensive Grant Improved hES Cell Growth and Differentiation $2,381,713
University of California, Davis Mark Zern Early Translational II Liver Cell Transplantation $4,215,748
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
La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology Anjana Rao Transplantation Immunology Generation of regulatory T cells by reprogramming $1,464,446
University of California, San Diego Anirvan Ghosh SEED Grant Generation of forebrain neurons from human embryonic stem cells $587,591
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, Irvine Hans Keirstead Comprehensive Grant hESC-Derived Motor Neurons For the Treatment of Cervical Spinal Cord Injury $2,158,445
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
University of California, Santa Barbara Carol Pasternack Creativity Awards Research Mentorship Program-Immersing High School Students in College Research $282,715
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

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