Grants

Category Health
Grants Made in 2008

Action On Smoking And Health

Amount
$100,000
Category
Health

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University

Amount
$666,667
Category
Health

To establish the F.M. Kirby Chair in Neural Repair and Protection-$666,667 in 2008; pledged for like use-$666,667 in 2009 and $666,666 in 2010

Alzheimer’s Association/Greater New Jersey Chapter

Amount
$20,000
Category
Health

For: Northern New Jersey programs

Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc.

Amount
$300,000
Category
Health

For: Alzheimer’s research

American Cancer Society, Inc./Eastern Division

Amount
$100,000
Category
Health

For: Programs in the Northwest New Jersey Region

American Cancer Society, Inc./National Office

Amount
$400,000
Category
Health

For: Cancer research

American Council on Science and Health

Amount
$40,000
Category
Health

American Diabetes Association Research Foundation, Inc.

Amount
$75,000
Category
Health

Toward support of Dr. Evan David Rosen’s diabetes research

American Federation for Aging Research

Amount
$70,000
Category
Health

For: Basic Research

American Heart Association, Inc./Founders Affiliate

Amount
$125,000
Category
Health

Toward basic, biomedical cardiac and stroke research

Arthritis Foundation, Inc./National Office

Amount
$85,000
Category
Health

For: Medical research only

Arthritis Foundation, Inc./New Jersey Chapter

Amount
$5,000
Category
Health

For: Research

Big Apple Circus, Ltd.

Amount
$40,000
Category
Health

For: Clown Care Program in Metro NYC hospitals

Cancer Institute of New Jersey Foundation, Inc.

Amount
$100,000
Category
Health

Toward the Physician Scientist Training Program

Cancer Research Institute, Inc.

Amount
$125,000
Category
Health

For: Support of Predoctoral Emphasis Pathway in Tumor Immunology

Cerebral Palsy International Research Foundation, Inc.

Amount
$50,000
Category
Health

For: Dr. Tong Chun Wen’s work in neonatal stroke

Children’s Hospital Corporation

Amount
$1,000,000
Category
Health
Grants Made in
Grants Awarded - 2008

To help support the sustained growth and development of the F.M. Kirby Neurobiology Center-$1,000,000 for 2007 and 2008; like amount for like use pledged for 2009

Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation

Amount
$225,000
Category
Health

For: Continued support of a new targeted stem cell initiative focused on the use of stem cells in spinal cord repair

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Amount
$100,000
Category
Health

Toward the purchase of a multifocal two-photon microscope for the laboratory of Dr. Pavel Osten

Committee to Reduce Infection Deaths

Amount
$20,000
Category
Health

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America, Inc.

Amount
$100,000
Category
Health

For: The research project of Dr. Yuriko Mori

Eye-Bank for Sight Restoration, Inc.

Amount
$35,000
Category
Health

For: Ocular Tissue Research Program-$15,000

Foundation Fighting Blindness, Inc.

Amount
$75,000
Category
Health

For: Retinal degenerative disease research

Foundation for AIDS Research

Amount
$125,000
Category
Health

For: Scholars Program

Foundation of the University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey

Amount
$200,000
Category
Health

For: Continued research for Synaptic Interactions: Formation and Plasticity

Fox Chase Cancer Center

Amount
$165,000
Category
Health

Toward support of Dr. Glen F. Ralls’s research on inflammation diseases-$165,000 in 2008; pledged for like use-$165,000 in 2009 and $160,000 in 2010

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

Immune Disease Institute, Inc.

Amount
$50,000
Category
Health

Toward research equipment

Jackson Laboratory

Amount
$30,000
Category
Health

Toward equipment to build a 3D Particle Tracking Microscope

Kennedy Krieger Institute

Amount
$1,000,000
Category
Health
Grants Made in
Grants Awarded - 2008

Toward the establishment of a Center for Neurodevelopmental Genomics-$1,000,000 in 2007 and 2008

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

Amount
$200,000
Category
Health

Toward the Specialized Center of Research (SCOR) at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston-$200,000 in 2007 and 2008; like amount for like use pledged for 2009

Marrow Foundation

Amount
$100,000
Category
Health

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

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Amount
$666,667
Category
Health

To establish the F.M. Kirby Foundation Brain Tumor Research Fund-$666,667 in 2007 and 2008; pledged for like use-$666,666 in 2009

Morristown Memorial Health Foundation, Inc.

Amount
$150,000
Category
Health

Toward the purchase of a second da Vinci Robot Surgical System-$150,000; like amount for like use pledged for 2009

National Transplant Assistance Fund, Inc.

Amount
$27,500
Category
Health

Toward organ donor awareness programs

New York Blood Center, Inc.

Amount
$150,000
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
$125,000
Category
Health

For: Continued support of ischemic stroke research

Overlook Hospital Foundation

Amount
$60,000
Category
Health

Toward the Stroke Research Coordinator project-$60,000; like amount for like use pledged for 2009

Population Council, Inc.

Amount
$80,000
Category
Health

Toward direct costs only in Postdoctoral Training: Reproductive Biomedicine and Biomedical HIV Research

Prevent Blindness Tri-State

Amount
$10,000
Category
Health

Rockefeller University

Amount
$226,000
Category
Health

Toward the purchase of an Olympus confocal microscope and associated materials

Salk Institute for Biological Studies

Amount
$150,000
Category
Health

Toward Dr. Thomas Albright’s research in the Vision Center Laboratories and Dr. Jan Karlseder’s research in the Epigenomics Center

Scheie Eye Institute

Amount
$383,500
Category
Health

For: The Aperio Digital Pathology System

Skin Cancer Foundation, Inc.

Amount
$30,000
Category
Health

Thomas Jefferson University

Amount
$125,000
Category
Health

For: Dr. Schneider’s continued research of Parkinson’s disease-$125,000 in 2007 and 2008

Trudeau Institute, Inc.

Amount
$142,000
Category
Health

Toward influenza research

United Network for Organ Sharing

Amount
$200,000
Category
Health

Toward the Center for Transplant System Excellence

VZV Research Foundation, Inc.

Amount
$95,000
Category
Health

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

Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology

Amount
$100,000
Category
Health

For: Continued support of Dr. Ellen Heber-Katz’s research on Central Nervous System Regeneration

Yale University/School of Medicine

Amount
$100,000
Category
Health

Toward the purchase of the ImageXpress Ultra Confocal Imaging System from Molecular Devices

Total $8,749,834