Funding Clinical Trials

Funding Clinical Trials

Our Agency funds clinical trials testing promising stem cell-based treatments for currently incurable diseases or disorders to help patients with unmet medical needs. For basic information about stem cell trials, visit our Clinical Trials 101 page. For a list of clinical trials that are a result of early-stage CIRM grants click here.

CIRM Clinical Dashboard

Disease Areassort descending Investigator Organization Phase Trial Status Targeted Enrollment Detail
Mark Humayun University of Southern California Phase 1 Active, not recruiting 16
  • Alpha Thalassemia Major
Tippi MacKenzie University of California, San Francisco Phase 1 Recruiting 10
Ralph Kern BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics Phase 3 Completed 263
Clive Svendsen Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Phase 1 Launching N/A
Clive Svendsen Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Phase 1/2 Completed 18
Thomas Kipps University of California, San Diego Phase 1/2 Recruiting 160
  • B cell cancers
  • Leukemia
  • Leukemia, Acute Myeloid (AML)
Maria Grazia Roncarolo Stanford University Phase 1 Launching N/A
David Miklos Stanford University Phase 1 Recruiting 57
  • Beta Thalassemia
Bettina Cockroft Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. Phase 1/2 Active, not recruiting 6
Edward Kavalerchik Angiocrine Bioscience, Inc. Phase 1 Active, not recruiting 10
Michael Pulsipher Children's Hospital of Los Angeles Phase 1/2 Active, not recruiting 60
Edward Kavalerchik Angiocrine Bioscience, Inc. Phase 1 Active, not recruiting 42
Thomas Kipps University of California, San Diego Phase 1 Completed 26
Irving Weissman Stanford University Phase 1 Completed 88
Gayatri Rao Rocket Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Phase 1 Active, not recruiting 2
Leo Wang City of Hope, Beckman Research Institute Phase 1 Recruiting 18
Christine Brown City of Hope, Beckman Research Institute Phase 1 Recruiting 92
Crystal Mackall Stanford University Phase 1 Recruiting 54
Saul Priceman City of Hope, Beckman Research Institute Phase 1 Recruiting 39
Anthony Gringeri ImmunoCellular Therapeutics Phase 3 Suspended 414
Mark Chao Forty Seven Inc. Phase 1/2 Completed 78
  • Corneal Damage
Sophie Deng University of California, Los Angeles Phase 1 Recruiting 20
  • COVID-19
John Zaia City of Hope, Beckman Research Institute Phase 1 Launching N/A
  • COVID-19
Michael Matthay University of California, San Francisco Phase 2 Recruiting 120
  • COVID-19
Xiaokui Zhang Celularity Inc Phase 1/2 Active, not recruiting 86
Linda Marban Capricor, Inc Phase 2 Completed 25
Rachel Smith Capricor, Inc Phase 2 Closed 156
Mehrdad Abedi University of California, Davis Phase 1/2 Recruiting 18
Steven Deeks University of California, San Francisco Phase 1/2 Launching N/A
Geoff Symonds Calimmune, Inc. Phase 1/2 Completed 13
John Zaia City of Hope, Beckman Research Institute Phase 1 Active, not recruiting 12
Vicki Wheelock University of California, Davis Phase 1/2 Completed 29
Jeffrey Lawson Humacyte, Inc. Phase 3 Active, not recruiting 355
Samuel Strober Stanford University Phase 1 Active, not recruiting 15
Jeffrey Lawson Humacyte, Inc. Phase 3 Recruiting 240
Daniel Brennan Medeor Therapeutics, Inc. Phase 3 Active, not recruiting 30
Everett Meyer Stanford University Phase 1 Recruiting 22
Stephanie Cherqui University of California, San Diego Phase 1/2 Recruiting 6
  • Leukemia, Acute Myeloid (AML)
Colleen Delaney Nohla Therapeutics Inc Phase 2 Closed 146
  • Leukemia, Acute Myeloid (AML)
Joseph Woodard Immune-Onc Therapeutics Phase 1 Recruiting 44
  • Leukemia, Acute Myeloid (AML)
Mark Chao Forty Seven Inc. Phase 1 Recruiting 287
  • Leukocyte Adhesion Deficiency
Kinnari Patel Rocket Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Phase 1/2 Active, not recruiting 9
Steven Dubinett University of California, Los Angeles Phase 1 Recruiting 24
Robert Dillman Caladrius Biosciences Phase 3 Closed 4
Antoni Ribas University of California, Los Angeles Phase 1 Recruiting 12
  • Multiple Myeloma
Matthew Spear Poseida Therapeutics, Inc. Phase 1 Active, not recruiting 220
Kristen Johnson Calibr Phase 1 Completed 60
Nancy Lane University of California, Davis Phase 1/2 Completed 58
Krystof Bankiewicz Brain Neurotherapy Bio Phase 1 Recruiting 12
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
Michael Lewis Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Phase 1/2 Recruiting 26
Henry Klassen jCyte, Inc Phase 2 Completed 84
Henry Klassen University of California, Irvine Phase 1/2 Completed 28
Henry Klassen jCyte, Inc Phase 2 Completed 84
Clive Svendsen Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Phase 1 Recruiting 16
  • Sarcoma
Theodore Nowicki University of California, Los Angeles Phase 1 Recruiting 12
Donald Kohn University of California, Los Angeles Phase 2 Completed 10
  • Severe Combined Immunodeficiency, Artemis deficient (ART-SCID)
Morton Cowan University of California, San Francisco Phase 1 Recruiting 25
Stephen Gottschalk St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Phase 1/2 Recruiting 28
Judith Shizuru Stanford University Phase 1/2 Recruiting 40
Pierre Caudrelier ExCellThera Inc. Phase 1 Recruiting 12
David Williams Boston Children's Hospital Phase 2 Suspended 15
Mark Walters University of California, San Francisco Phase 1 Launching N/A
Joseph Rosenthal City of Hope, Beckman Research Institute Phase 1 Recruiting 6
Donald Kohn University of California, Los Angeles Phase 1 Recruiting 6
Dennis Slamon University of California, Los Angeles Phase 1 Active, not recruiting 48
  • Spina Bifida
Diana Farmer University of California, Davis Phase 1 Recruiting 55
Jane Lebkowski Geron Corporation Phase 1 Completed 5
Francois Binette Lineage Cell Therapeutics Inc. Phase 1/2 Completed 25
Gary Steinberg Stanford University Phase 1 Recruiting 30
Bijan Nejadnik SanBio, Inc. Phase 2 Completed 163
William Sietsema Caladrius Biosciences Phase 2 Completed 113
Howard Foyt ViaCyte, Inc. Phase 1/2 Active, not recruiting 69
Howard Foyt ViaCyte, Inc. Phase 1/2 Recruiting 75
Peter Stock University of California, San Francisco Phase 1/2 Recruiting 8
  • X-linked Chronic Granulomatous Disease
Donald Kohn University of California, Los Angeles Phase 1/2 Recruiting 16
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