Grants

Category Health
Grants Made in 2010

Action On Smoking And Health

Amount
$100,000
Category
Health

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University

Amount
$666,666
Category
Health

To establish the F.M. Kirby Chair in Neural Repair and Protection-$666,667 in 2008 and 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 basic science 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 Home 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
$35,000
Category
Health

For: Clown Care Program in Metro NYC hospitals

Cancer Institute of New Jersey Foundation, Inc.

Amount
$60,000
Category
Health

Toward Training Program in Translational Research

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: Research

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 equipment for cancer imaging research

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America, Inc.

Amount
$100,000
Category
Health

For: Support of the research of Dr. Songbai Lin and Dr. Dr.Marcus Muehlbauer

Eye-Bank for Sight Restoration, Inc.

Amount
$25,000
Category
Health

For: Ocular Tissue Research Program-$10,000

Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation

Amount
$200,000
Category
Health

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

Foundation Fighting Blindness, Inc.

Amount
$75,000
Category
Health

For: Retinal degenerative disease research

Foundation for AIDS Research

Amount
$125,000
Category
Health

For: The Krim Fellows 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
$160,000
Category
Health

Toward support of Dr. Glen F. Ralls’s research on inflammation diseases-$165,000 in 2008 and 009; $160,000 in 2010

Hospital For Special Surgery

Amount
$150,000
Category
Health

For: Support of biomechanics research

Jackson Laboratory

Amount
$40,000
Category
Health

Toward Dr. Matthew Hibbs’ work in computational bioinformatics

Kennedy Krieger Institute

Amount
$200,000
Category
Health

Toward a new animal imaging center at the F.M. Kirby Center for Functional Brain Imaging

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc./New Jersey Chapter

Amount
$150,000
Category
Health

For: Support of Dr. Brian Druker’s research-$150,000 in 2010; like amount for like purpose pledged for 2011 and 2012

Massachusetts General Hospital/Department of Psychiatry

Amount
$100,000
Category
Health

Toward an endowed chair in psychiatry to be known as the Edmund and Carroll Carpenter Professorship

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Amount
$500,000
Category
Health

Toward renewed support of the F.M. Kirby Foundation Brain Tumor Research Fund

Morristown Memorial Health Foundation, Inc.

Amount
$175,000
Category
Health

Toward the Emergency Department expansion project-$175,000 in 2010; like amount for like purpose pledged for 2011

National Shingles Foundation

Amount
$95,000
Category
Health

For: PHN and VZV research

National Transplant Assistance Fund, Inc.

Amount
$20,000
Category
Health

Toward organ donor awareness programs

New York Blood Center, Inc.

Amount
$100,000
Category
Health

For: One-time support toward “Platelet Formation from Stem Cell Research” project under the direction of Dr. William B. Mitchell

New York University School of Medicine

Amount
$105,000
Category
Health

For: Continued support of ischemic stroke research

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

For: Morris County, NJ programs

Rockefeller University

Amount
$150,000
Category
Health

Toward the purchase of the VivaView microscope

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

Stamford Hospital

Amount
$25,000
Category
Health

For: Cancer Risk and Prevention Program

Trudeau Institute, Inc.

Amount
$40,000
Category
Health

Toward a Port-a-Patch MultiClamp

United Network for Organ Sharing

Amount
$80,000
Category
Health

Toward the purchase and installation of a second UPS (uninterruptable power supply) for the data center

Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology

Amount
$90,000
Category
Health

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

Total $5,946,666