Grants

Category Health
Grants Made in 2009

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 and 2009; pledged for like use-$666,666 in 2010

Alzheimer’s Association/Greater New Jersey Chapter

Amount
$20,000
Category
Health

For: Northern New Jersey programs

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
$250,000
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

For: Ongoing 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

Be the Match Foundation

Amount
$100,000
Category
Health

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

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
$100,000
Category
Health

For: Support of Predoctoral Emphasis Pathway in Tumor Immunology

Cerebral Palsy International Research Foundation, Inc.

Amount
$50,000
Category
Health

For: Dr. Delgado’s Assessment of Children with CP: A Multi-source Detector Near Infrared Spectroscopy Imaging (fNIRS) Study

Children’s Brain Tumor Foundation, Inc.

Amount
$10,000
Category
Health

For: One-time grant toward research supported by the Justin’s Hope Fund

Children’s Hospital Corporation

Amount
$1,000,000
Category
Health
Grants Made in
Grants Awarded - 2009

To help support the sustained growth and development of the F.M. Kirby Neurobiology Center-$1,000,000 for 2007, 2008, and 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

Committee to Reduce Infection Deaths

Amount
$20,000
Category
Health

Coriell Institute for Medical Research, Inc.

Amount
$50,000
Category
Health

Toward expansion of the Coriell Personalized Medicine Collaborative

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

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 and 2009; pledged for like use-$160,000 in 2010

Hospital For Special Surgery

Amount
$175,000
Category
Health

For: Support of biomechanics research

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, 2008, and 2009

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Amount
$666,666
Category
Health

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

National Transplant Assistance Fund, Inc.

Amount
$27,500
Category
Health

New York Blood Center, Inc.

Amount
$100,000
Category
Health

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

New York-Presbyterian Hospital

Amount
$10,000
Category
Health

For: Breast cancer clinical care and research, specifically performed by Dr. Rache Simmons

Overlook Hospital Foundation

Amount
$60,000
Category
Health

Toward the Stroke Research Coordinator project-$60,000 in 2008 and 2009

Prevent Blindness Tri-State

Amount
$10,000
Category
Health

For: Morris County, NJ programs

Salk Institute for Biological Studies

Amount
$150,000
Category
Health

For: Postdoctoral fellows involved in basic research

Scheie Eye Institute

Amount
$300,000
Category
Health

To purchase research equipment needed by the F.M. Kirby Center scientists

Skin Cancer Foundation, Inc.

Amount
$30,000
Category
Health

Thomas Jefferson University

Amount
$100,000
Category
Health

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

Trudeau Institute, Inc.

Amount
$75,000
Category
Health

Toward equipment for the flow cytometry facility

Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology

Amount
$75,000
Category
Health

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

Total $5,730,833