Table 1. CIRM-funded translational research.

 

Institution

 

Grant ($M)

 

Indication

 

Stem cell therapies

 

Burnham Institute for Medical Research

 

$3.5

 

Parkinson's disease (PD)

 

Salk Institute for Biological Studies

 

$6.6

 

Hematological diseases

 

The Scripps Research Institute

 

$3.1

 

Osteoarthritis

 

Scripps

 

$5.9

 

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD)

 

Stanford University

 

$5.7

 

Wound healing

 

The Parkinson's Institute

 

$3.7

 

PD

 

University of California, Davis

 

$2.7

 

Huntington's disease (HD)

 

University of California, Irvine

 

$3.5

 

Alzheimer's disease (AD)

 

University of California, Los Angeles

 

$5.5

 

AMD

 

Stem cell manufacture, purification and characterization

 

BioTime Inc. (OTCBB:BTIM)

 

$4.7

 

Assay for characterizing stem cell lineages and removing undesired cell types

 

Novocell Inc.

 

$5.4

 

Detection and removal of residual undifferentiated stem cells during manufacturing

 

Scripps

 

$6.2

 

Protocol for quality control of stem cell purification and validation

 

The J. David Gladstone Institutes

 

$1.3

 

Detection of genetic mutations during stem cell expansion and differentiation

 

University of California, Davis

 

$4.2

 

Preclinical model to monitor the developmental fate of transplanted cells

 

University of California, San Diego

 

$5.1

 

Preclinical model of immune response and tolerance during stem cell transplantation