Grants

Category Health
Grants Made in 2012

Action On Smoking And Health

Amount
$100,000
Category
Health

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University

Amount
$400,000
Category
Health

Toward the purchase of equipment for use by the F.M. Kirby Program in Neural Repair and Protection

Alzheimer’s Association/National Office

Amount
$422,500
Category
Health

For: Alzheimer’s basic science research through the National Office-$400,000; for Northern New Jersey programs through the Greater New Jersey Chapter-$22,500

American Cancer Society, Inc./Eastern Division

Amount
$350,000
Category
Health

For: Programs in the Northwest New Jersey Region-$100,000; National Home Office-Cancer research-$250,000

American Council on Science and Health

Amount
$45,000
Category
Health

American Diabetes Association Research Foundation, Inc.

Amount
$85,000
Category
Health

For: Support of Dr. J. Michael O’Donnell’s research on cardiomyopathy

American Federation for Aging Research

Amount
$75,000
Category
Health

For: Basic Research Grant Program

American Heart Association, Inc./Founders Affiliate

Amount
$125,000
Category
Health

Toward basic, biomedical cardiac and stroke research

Arthritis Foundation, Inc./National Office

Amount
$90,000
Category
Health

Toward rheumatoid arthritis research

Be the Match Foundation

Amount
$100,000
Category
Health

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

Cancer Research Institute, Inc.

Amount
$110,000
Category
Health

For: Support of the Student Training and Research in Tumor Immunology program

Cerebral Palsy International Research Foundation, Inc.

Amount
$25,000
Category
Health

For: Research

Children’s Hospital Corporation

Amount
$325,000
Category
Health

Toward support of the F.M. Kirby Neurobiology Center; specifically, The Viral Gene Transformation Core

Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation

Amount
$250,000
Category
Health

For: Continued collaboration of Drs. Sam Pfaff and Reggie Edgerton to identify, locate, and characterize the role of interneurons in the human spinal cord

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Amount
$150,000
Category
Health

For: Continued support of Dr. Chris Vakoc’s cancer research

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America, Inc.

Amount
$120,000
Category
Health

Toward Research Training Awards Program

Foundation Fighting Blindness, Inc.

Amount
$80,000
Category
Health

For: Retinal degenerative disease research

Foundation for AIDS Research

Amount
$125,000
Category
Health

For: The Krim Fellows Program

Foundation for Morristown Medical Center

Amount
$200,000
Category
Health

Toward the new Geriatric Emergency Department-$200,000; like amount for like purpose pledged for 2013

HelpHOPELive, Inc. (formerly known as National Transplant Assistance Fund)

Amount
$5,000
Category
Health

Kennedy Krieger Institute

Amount
$200,000
Category
Health

Toward the establishment of the Center for Biomedical Engineering

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc./New Jersey Chapter

Amount
$150,000
Category
Health

For: Support of Dr. Brian Druker’s research-$150,000 in 2010, 2011, and 2012

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Amount
$400,000
Category
Health

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

National Shingles Foundation

Amount
$70,000
Category
Health

For: Support of core, research-driven programs

New Jersey Health Foundation, Inc. (formerly Foundation of the University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey)

Amount
$225,000
Category
Health

For: Continued research for Synaptic Interactions: Formation and Plasticity

New York Blood Center, Inc.

Amount
$100,000
Category
Health

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

Population Council, Inc.

Amount
$100,000
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
$175,000
Category
Health

Toward the establishment of the Precision Fabrication Center

Scheie Eye Institute

Amount
$325,000
Category
Health

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

Skin Cancer Foundation, Inc.

Amount
$30,000
Category
Health

United Network for Organ Sharing

Amount
$100,000
Category
Health

Toward the Center for Transplant System Excellence

Yale University/School of Medicine

Amount
$150,000
Category
Health

Toward the program in cellular neuroscience, neurodegeneration and repair

Total $5,217,500