Table 1. CIRM-funded translational research.




Grant ($M)




Stem cell therapies


Burnham Institute for Medical Research




Parkinson's disease (PD)


Salk Institute for Biological Studies




Hematological diseases


The Scripps Research Institute










Age-related macular degeneration (AMD)


Stanford University




Wound healing


The Parkinson's Institute






University of California, Davis




Huntington's disease (HD)


University of California, Irvine




Alzheimer's disease (AD)


University of California, Los Angeles






Stem cell manufacture, purification and characterization


BioTime Inc. (OTCBB:BTIM)




Assay for characterizing stem cell lineages and removing undesired cell types


Novocell Inc.




Detection and removal of residual undifferentiated stem cells during manufacturing






Protocol for quality control of stem cell purification and validation


The J. David Gladstone Institutes




Detection of genetic mutations during stem cell expansion and differentiation


University of California, Davis




Preclinical model to monitor the developmental fate of transplanted cells


University of California, San Diego




Preclinical model of immune response and tolerance during stem cell transplantation