Grants

Category Health
Grants Made in 2013

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University

Amount
$350,000
Category
Health

Toward the purchase of the Prairie System Ultima in vivo Two-Photon Microscopy System

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 for Post-doctoral Fellows, Justin E. Wilson, Ph.D. and Murisa F. Riley, Ph.D.

American Diabetes Association Research Foundation, Inc.

Amount
$90,000
Category
Health

Toward Mentor-Based Postdoctoral and Mentor-Based Minority Postdoctoral Fellowships within the realm of type 1 diabetes projects

American Federation for Aging Research

Amount
$100,000
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

Cancer Research Institute, Inc.

Amount
$120,000
Category
Health

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

Children’s Hospital Corporation

Amount
$350,000
Category
Health

To support a recruitment package for a junior faculty member to the F.M. Kirby Neurobiology Center

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

Toward the new Antibody and Phage Display Facility in support of ongoing research for Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America, Inc.

Amount
$120,000
Category
Health

Toward Research Training Awards Program

Foundation for Morristown Medical Center

Amount
$200,000
Category
Health

Toward the new Geriatric Emergency Department-$200,000 in 2012 and 2013

Hospital For Special Surgery

Amount
$125,000
Category
Health

For: Continued support of biomechanics research

JDRF (formerly Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation)

Amount
$100,000
Category
Health

Toward basic/translational science within the area of regeneration

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Amount
$250,000
Category
Health

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

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

Overlook Foundation

Amount
$120,000
Category
Health

To support the purchase of four RPXpress devices and connectivity costs (this grant comprises our total support through at least 2014)

Population Council, Inc.

Amount
$120,000
Category
Health

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

Scheie Eye Institute

Amount
$337,500
Category
Health

For: Capital equipment for the F.M. Kirby Center for Molecular Ophthalmology

The Cancer Institute of New Jersey Foundation, Inc.

Amount
$120,000
Category
Health

Toward the Translational Cancer Research Fellowship program

The Foundation Fighting Blindness, Inc.

Amount
$80,000
Category
Health

For: Retinal degenerative disease research funded through the Alan Laties Career Development Program

The Skin Cancer Foundation, Inc.

Amount
$30,000
Category
Health

United Network for Organ Sharing

Amount
$100,000
Category
Health

Toward the purchase of a Distance Learning Management System

Total $4,235,000