Grants

Category Health
Grants Made in 2006

Action On Smoking And Health

Amount
$90,000
Category
Health

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University

Amount
$400,000
Category
Health

For: For the purchase and direct costs of research equipment for the F.M. Kirby Program in Neural Repair and Protection-$600,000 in 2005, $400,000 in 2006, and $300,000 in 2007

Alzheimer’s Association/Greater New Jersey Chapter

Amount
$17,500
Category
Health

For: Northern New Jersey programs

Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc.

Amount
$500,000
Category
Health

For: Alzheimer’s research-$500,000 in 2006 and 2007

American Cancer Society, Inc./Eastern Division

Amount
$90,000
Category
Health

For: Programs in the Northwest New Jersey Region

American Cancer Society, Inc./National Office

Amount
$350,000
Category
Health

For: Cancer research

American Council on Science and Health

Amount
$35,000
Category
Health

American Diabetes Association Research Foundation, Inc.

Amount
$45,000
Category
Health

Toward support of Dr. Lisa Martin’s research project

American Federation for Aging Research

Amount
$65,000
Category
Health

For: Basic research

American Heart Association, Inc./Founders Affiliate

Amount
$125,000
Category
Health

Toward basic, biomedical cardiac and stroke research-$100,000

Arthritis Foundation, Inc./National Office

Amount
$75,000
Category
Health

For: Medical research only

Arthritis Foundation, Inc./New Jersey Chapter

Amount
$10,000
Category
Health

For: Research

Big Apple Circus, Ltd.

Amount
$37,500
Category
Health

For: Clown Care Program in Metro NYC hospitals

Cancer Care of New Jersey

Amount
$20,000
Category
Health

For: Services to residents of Morris County, NJ

Cancer Institute of New Jersey Foundation, Inc.

Amount
$50,000
Category
Health

Toward the purchase of the Veritas laser microdissection instrument and its companion Nanodrop Spectrophotometer

Cancer Research Institute, Inc.

Amount
$110,000
Category
Health

For: Support of Predoctoral Emphasis Pathway in Tumor Immunology

Cerebral Palsy International Research Foundation, Inc.

Amount
$67,500
Category
Health

For: The study of the metabolic changes in the brains of children with cerebral palsy in cooperation with the University of California Los Angeles-$67,500 in 2005 and 2006

Children’s Hospital Corporation

Amount
$1,000,000
Category
Health
Grants Made in
Grants Awarded - 2006

To establish the F.M. Kirby Neurobiology Center at Children’s Hospital Boston-$1,000,000 in 2004, 2005 and 2006

Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation

Amount
$200,000
Category
Health

In support of basic research within the CRF Individual Grants Program

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Amount
$30,000
Category
Health

Toward the purchase of a Zeiss fluorescence microscope

Committee to Reduce Infection Deaths

Amount
$20,000
Category
Health

Coriell Institute for Medical Research, Inc.

Amount
$40,000
Category
Health

Toward the purchase of a Tecan Automated Liquid Handling System

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America, Inc.

Amount
$70,000
Category
Health

Toward Dysplasia and Cancer Research Initiative

Eye-Bank for Sight Restoration, Inc.

Amount
$30,000
Category
Health

For: Ocular Tissue Research Program-$10,000

Foundation Fighting Blindness, Inc.

Amount
$70,000
Category
Health

For: Retinal degenerative disease research

Foundation for AIDS Research

Amount
$125,000
Category
Health

For: The Scholars Program

Foundation of the University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey

Amount
$150,000
Category
Health

For: Continued research for Synaptic Interactions: Formation and Plasticity

Helen Keller International, Inc.

Amount
$27,500
Category
Health

For: ChildSight in New Jersey

Hospital For Special Surgery Fund, Inc.

Amount
$175,000
Category
Health

For: Support of biomechanics research

Jackson Laboratory

Amount
$30,000
Category
Health

Toward the purchase of live-cell imaging equipment needed in the laboratory of Lindsay Shopland, Ph.D.

Kennedy Krieger Institute

Amount
$250,000
Category
Health

Toward the purchase of a vibration-isolation system

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc./Northern New Jersey Chapter

Amount
$130,000
Category
Health

For: The translational research project of Dr. David Scadden-$130,000 in 2004, 2005, and 2006

Little Falls Hospital

Amount
$25,000
Category
Health

Toward the acquisition of a Patient Archiving and Communication System

Lyme Disease Association, Inc.

Amount
$10,000
Category
Health

For: Basic research

Marrow Foundation

Amount
$90,000
Category
Health

Toward the Scholars Program for the Study of Post-Transplant Complications

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Amount
$333,000
Category
Health

To establish the F.M. Kirby Fund in Neuroscience-$334,000 in 2004 and $333,000 in 2005 and 2006

Morristown Memorial Health Foundation, Inc.

Amount
$500,000
Category
Health

Toward the F.M. Kirby Cardiac Patient Care Unit-$500,000 in 2004, 2005 and 2006

National Transplant Assistance Fund, Inc.

Amount
$25,000
Category
Health

Toward the purchase of educational and promotional organ donor awareness materials and the enhancement of data management systems

New York Blood Center, Inc.

Amount
$100,000
Category
Health

For: Continued support of Dr. Kotula’s work to develop the mouse model of prostate cancer

New York University School of Medicine

Amount
$100,000
Category
Health

For: Continued support for the Pharmacological Prophylaxis for Ischemic Stroke project

Overlook Hospital Foundation

Amount
$50,000
Category
Health

Toward the New Jersey Regional Stroke Quality Initiative-$50,000 in 2006 and 2007

Population Council, Inc.

Amount
$60,000
Category
Health

Toward direct costs only of the Postdoctoral Training Program in Reproductive Biology Research

Prevent Blindness Tri-State

Amount
$10,000
Category
Health

For: Morris County, NJ programs

Rockefeller University

Amount
$250,000
Category
Health

For: The “Exploring the Regeneration of the Ear’s Sensory Cells: Towards New Treatments for Hearing Loss” initiative

Salk Institute for Biological Studies

Amount
$110,000
Category
Health

Toward start-up expenses for Dr. Clodagh O’Shea’s cancer research

Scheie Eye Institute

Amount
$1,200,000
Category
Health

To purchase equipment needed by the F.M. Kirby Center scientists-$400,000 in 2005; for the F.M. Kirby Endowed Chair in Molecular Ophthalmology -$800,000 in 2005 and $1,200,000 in 2006

Thomas Jefferson University

Amount
$100,000
Category
Health

For: Dr. Schneider’s continued research of Parkinson’s disease

Trudeau Institute, Inc.

Amount
$100,000
Category
Health

Toward equipment for the new animal facility-$100,000 in 2004, 2005, and 2006

United Network for Organ Sharing

Amount
$1,000,000
Category
Health
Grants Made in
Grants Awarded - 2006

Toward the systems restructure project

VZV Research Foundation, Inc.

Amount
$90,000
Category
Health

For: General operating funds for core, research-driven programs

Yale University/School of Medicine

Amount
$24,750
Category
Health

For: The purchase of an EMCCD camera and operations software

Zachary and Elizabeth M. Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation

Amount
$300,000
Category
Health

For: Support of research initiatives in Alzheimer’s and related neurodegenerative disorders

Total $8,912,750