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2012-03-14 10:45:00

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Foundation of UMDNJ, an affiliate of New Jersey Health Foundation, has received a tuberculosis (TB) biomarkers grant through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's Grand Challenges in Global Health program, an initiative which seeks to overcome persistent bottlenecks in creating new tools that can radically improve health in the developing world. With the grant, Dr. David Alland, professor of medicine, chief of...

2012-02-15 13:20:00

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., Feb. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A $1.5 Million Gift from Delta Dental of New Jersey to the Foundation of UMDNJ, an affiliate of New Jersey Health Foundation, will allow New Jersey Dental School (NJDS) to expand and modernize its special care center to increase access to quality dental care for patients with severe cognitive or physical impairments. The new Delta Dental Special Care Center will consist of eight dedicated operatories and a new, private...

2012-01-03 12:50:00

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., Jan. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Foundation of UMDNJ, an affiliate of New Jersey Health Foundation, has received a $300,000 grant from the Rosanne H. Silbermann Foundation for the Child Health Program (CHP) at the UMDNJ-School of Nursing's Francois Xavier Bagnoud (FXB) Center. The grant will be used to develop a child welfare curriculum at the UMDNJ-School of Nursing to meet the health care and mental health needs of children in New Jersey's foster care...

2011-11-09 14:25:00

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., Nov. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New Jersey Health Foundation and its affiliate, the Foundation of UMDNJ, have received a $1 million gift from Wakefern Food Corp. to establish The Dean Janeway Endowment to Advance Healthcare Excellence. Mr. Janeway, the president and chief operating officer of Wakefern, will retire in January 2012 after 45 years with the company, the past 16 as president. He was recently elected chairman of the Boards of the Foundation...

2011-10-13 12:20:00

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., Oct. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New Jersey resident Tim Reynolds has donated an additional $1.2 million to the Foundation of UMDNJ for the Reynolds Family Spine Laboratory at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, where researchers are working diligently to discover powerful therapies for chronic spinal cord injured patients by integrating basic and translational research. "Mr. Reynolds was able to make his most recent gift by donating stock options to optimize...

2011-03-16 11:45:00

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Working with the Foundation of UMDNJ and New Jersey Health Foundation, Rostock Biotech Research Ltd, headquartered in Moscow, Russia, has donated $100,000 to fund the research of Dr. Alexey G. Ryazanov, a professor in the Department of Pharmacology at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (RWJMS) and a member of The Cancer Institute of New Jersey. The Blue Sky Research and Development Fund in Pharmacology in the Department...

2011-01-19 11:45:00

NEWARK, N.J., Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A gift of $500,000 from Genesis Rehab Services to the Foundation of UMDNJ will allow the UMDNJ-School of Health Related Professions (SHRP) to establish the only Occupational Therapy Assistant program in New Jersey. The unique design of this program, which will be offered in collaboration with a number of New Jersey community colleges, will enable students to complete part of their course requirements locally while continuing to meet...

2010-12-21 11:45:00

STAT-MI Uses Smart Phones to Transmit ECGs from Ambulance to Cath Lab NEWARK, N.J., Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Heart attack patients can receive life-saving treatments more quickly thanks to $100,000 in grants from the Verizon Foundation to the Foundation of UMDNJ for a program that enables heart attack patients to bypass the emergency room and go directly to the cardiac catheterization laboratory at UMDNJ-The University Hospital. The Verizon grants support STAT-MI, an...

2010-12-02 12:45:00

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Foundation of UMDNJ has received up to a $4 million commitment from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) to establish an endowment and support the operations of the Eric B. Chandler Health Center. The health center, owned and operated by UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in collaboration with the Eric B. Chandler Community Board Inc., will receive a $2 million grant from RWJF to support the operations of the...

2010-11-11 11:45:00

BRUNSWICK, N.J., Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bank of America has donated $50,000 to the Foundation of UMDNJ for a program to help US veterans returning from deployment and looking for work. The grant will be used to expand the Vet2Vet program operated by the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-University Behavioral HealthCare (UBHC) that assists the State's service men and women and their families with issues ranging from post traumatic stress syndrome and...