Grants

Category Health
Grants Made in 2014

Alzheimer’s Association/National Office

Amount
$350,000
Category
Health
Grants Made in
2014

For: Alzheimer’s basic science research through the National Office-$300,000; for Northern New Jersey programs through the Greater New Jersey Chapter-$50,000 (this grant shall comprise our total support through at least 2015)

American Cancer Society, Inc./Eastern Division

Amount
$350,000
Category
Health
Grants Made in
2014

For: Programs in the Northwest New Jersey Region-$100,000; National Home Office-Cancer research-$250,000 for Post-doctoral Fellows, Alexander Valvezan, Ph.D. and Bryan Yestrepsky, Ph.D.

American Diabetes Association Research Foundation, Inc.

Amount
$80,000
Category
Health
Grants Made in
2014

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

American Federation for Aging Research

Amount
$100,000
Category
Health
Grants Made in
2014

For: Basic Research Grant Program

American Heart Association, Inc./Founders Affiliate

Amount
$95,000
Category
Health
Grants Made in
2014

Toward basic, biomedical cardiac and stroke research projects in New Jersey

Be the Match Foundation

Amount
$75,000
Category
Health
Grants Made in
2014

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

Cancer Research Institute, Inc.

Amount
$120,000
Category
Health
Grants Made in
2014

For: The Irvington Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

Children’s Hospital Corporation

Amount
$300,000
Category
Health
Grants Made in
2014

Toward expanding the capabilities of the F.M. Kirby Neurobiology Center’s Assay Development and Screening Core

Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation

Amount
$250,000
Category
Health
Grants Made in
2014

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

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America, Inc.

Amount
$120,000
Category
Health
Grants Made in
2014

Toward the Research Training Awards Program

Foundation for Morristown Medical Center, Inc.

Amount
$250,000
Category
Health
Grants Made in
2014

For: The expansion and facilities upgrade of the Inpatient Psychiatric Unit-$200,000; like amount for like use pledged for 2015 and 2016; toward a fund or project that shall honor Denny Baird-$50,000 in 2014

Hospital For Special Surgery

Amount
$100,000
Category
Health
Grants Made in
2014

For: Support of research directed toward better treatment and prevention of osteoarthritis

JDRF (formerly Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation)

Amount
$150,000
Category
Health
Grants Made in
2014

Toward the Beta Cell Restoration program

Kennedy Krieger Institute

Amount
$200,000
Category
Health
Grants Made in
2014

Toward the establishment of the Center for Biomedical Engineering

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Amount
$200,000
Category
Health
Grants Made in
2014

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

New York Blood Center, Inc.

Amount
$75,000
Category
Health
Grants Made in
2014

For: Researching the mechanisms of cellular quality control using the red blood cell model

Population Council, Inc.

Amount
$120,000
Category
Health
Grants Made in
2014

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

Rutgers University Foundation/Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Amount
$120,000
Category
Health
Grants Made in
2014

Toward the Translational Cancer Research Fellowship program

Scheie Eye Institute

Amount
$300,000
Category
Health
Grants Made in
2014

For: Capital equipment for the F.M. Kirby Center for Molecular Ophthalmology (this grant shall comprise our total support through 2015)

The Foundation Fighting Blindness, Inc.

Amount
$60,000
Category
Health
Grants Made in
2014

The Foundation for AIDS Research

Amount
$75,000
Category
Health
Grants Made in
2014

For: The Krim Fellows Program

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

Amount
$250,000
Category
Health
Grants Made in
2014

Toward the Celator Project

The Rockefeller University

Amount
$175,000
Category
Health
Grants Made in
2014

Toward the purchase of a light sheet ultramicroscope

The Skin Cancer Foundation, Inc.

Amount
$20,000
Category
Health
Grants Made in
2014

Yale University/School of Medicine

Amount
$200,000
Category
Health
Grants Made in
2014

Toward the CNNR Imaging Facility Capital Equipment Fund-$75,000

Total $4,135,000