Grants Made in 2011
Alzheimer’s Association/Greater New Jersey Chapter
For: Northern New Jersey programs
Alzheimer’s Association/National Office
For: Alzheimer’s basic science research
American Cancer Society, Inc./Eastern Division
For: Programs in the Northwest New Jersey Region
American Cancer Society, Inc./National Home Office
For: Cancer Research
American Council on Science and Health
American Diabetes Association Research Foundation, Inc.
For: Ongoing support of Dr. Evan David Rosen’s diabetes research
American Federation for Aging Research
For: Basic Research
American Heart Association, Inc./Founders Affiliate
Toward basic, biomedical cardiac and stroke research
Arthritis Foundation, Inc./National Office
Toward rheumatoid arthritis research
Be the Match Foundation
Toward the Scholars Program for the Study of Post-Transplant Complications
Big Apple Circus, Ltd.
For: Clown Care Program in Metro NYC hospitals
Cancer Institute of New Jersey Foundation, Inc.
Toward the Translational Cancer Research Fellowship program
Cancer Research Institute, Inc.
For: Support of Predoctoral Emphasis Pathway in Tumor Immunology
Cerebral Palsy International Research Foundation, Inc.
For: Dr. Robin L. Haynes’ work in repair and regeneration in the premature neonatal human brain-$25,000; one-time support toward capacity building efforts-$25,000
Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation
Toward a collaborative new International Research Consortium project focused on spinal cord repair
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Toward start-up costs for the laboratory of Dr. Chris Vakoc to expand his research from acute myeloid leukemia to other malignant forms of cancer
Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America, Inc.
Toward Research Training Awards Program
Eye-Bank for Sight Restoration, Inc.
Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation
For: Support of research initiatives in Alzheimer’s and related neurodegenerative disorders
Foundation Fighting Blindness, Inc.
For: Retinal degenerative disease research
Foundation for AIDS Research
For: The Krim Fellows Program
Foundation for Morristown Medical Center
Toward the Emergency Department expansion project-$175,000 in 2010; like amount for like purpose pledged for 2011
Foundation of the University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey
For: Continued research for Synaptic Interactions: Formation and Plasticity
Help Hope Live (formerly known as National Transplant Assistance Fund)
Toward organ donor awareness programs
Hospital For Special Surgery
For: Support of biomechanics research
Kennedy Krieger Institute
For: Support to construct and equip a laboratory for biochemist, Dr. Michael T. McMahon
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc./New Jersey Chapter
For: Support of Dr. Brian Druker’s research-$150,000 in 2010 and 2011; like amount for like purpose pledged for 2012
Little Falls Hospital
For: Support to upgrade the F. M. Kirby Emergency Department entrance
National Shingles Foundation
For: PHN and VZV research
Overlook Hospital Foundation
Toward the Telestroke Program, specifically to support the purchase of four RP-Lites
Population Council, Inc.
Toward direct costs only in Postdoctoral Training: Reproductive Biomedicine and Biomedical HIV Research
Prevent Blindness Tri-State
For: Morris County, NJ programs
Skin Cancer Foundation, Inc.
For: Cancer Risk and Prevention Program
Time for Lyme, Inc./Matching Contributions
Two-for-one match of Marian C. Burke’s contribution dated 3/25/11