Grants and Gifts

Federal Grants and Clinical Trials

Centers for Disease Control

  • Health Promotion in Culturally-Insular Communities: CDC Cooperative Agreement (Albert)
  • Prevalence of Epilepsy in a Multiracial Community (Hauser)
  • Incidence of Epilepsy in an Inner City Community (Hesdorffer)

Defense Advanced Research Project Agency

  • The Effect of Physical Activity on Neurogenesis and Behavioral Performance Following Sleep Deprivation (Small)
  • Effect of Sleep Deprivation on FMRI-Measured Cognitive Networks (Stern)

Fogarty International Center

  • Genetics of Common Heritable Disorders in Venezuela (Maestre)  

National Human Genome Research Institute

  • Prospective Huntington at Risk Observational Study (Marder)  

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

  • Epidemiology of Brain Abnormalities in Febrile Seizures (Hesdorffer)
  • Clinical relevance of transient nevirapine resistance (Kuhn)
  • HIV Protective Immunity and Perinatal Exposure (Kuhn)
  • Pathogenesis of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV (PMCT) (Kuhn)
  • Short Exclusive Breast Feeding to Reduce Postnatal Transmission of HIV through Breast milk (Kuhn)  

National Institute of Mental Health

  • Depression and End-of-Life Care in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (Albert)
  • Consequences of Prolonged Febrile Seizures in Childhood (Hesdorffer)  

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

  • Neuroepidemiology Training Program (Hauser)
  • A Pilot Study of Treatment of Neurocystercosis in Ecuador (Hauser)
  • Socioeconomic Status, Health Care Use, and Outcomes in Epilepsy (Hauser)
  • Cognitive and Genetic Aspects of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (Hinton)
  • Genetic Epidemiology of Parkinson’s Disease (Marder)
  • A Multicenter, Double Blind, Randomized, Parallel Group, Placebo-Controlled Trial of Ethyl-EPA (Miraxion) in Subjects with Mild to Moderate Huntington’s Disease TREND-HD (Marder)
  • Neurological Predictors of Huntington’s Disease (Marder)
  • Parkinson’s Disease Collaborative Study of Genetic Linkage (PROGENI) (Marder)
  • Predicting Progression of NeuroAIDS (Marder)
  • Transcription and Therapy for HD PHEND-HD (Marder)
  • Genetic Epidemiology of Seizure Disorders in Rochester (Ottman)
  • Genetics of Autosomal Dominant Partial Epilepsy with Auditory Features (Ottman)
  • A Multidisciplinary Approach to Epilepsy Genetics (Winawer)
  • Phenotype Definition in the Genetics of Epilepsy (Winawer)  

National Institute on Aging

  • Cognitive and Physical Basis of Disablement in Older Adults (Albert)
  • Alzheimer's Disease Cooperative Studies (Bell)
  • Alzheimer's Disease Prevention Trial with Estrogens-Subcontract (Bell)
  • Treatment of Agitation and Psychosis in Dementia and Parkinsonism (TAP/DAP) (Bell)
  • Trial of Simvastatin to Slow Rate of Progression of Alzheimer's Disease (Bell)
  • Questionable Dementia: Course and Predictors of Outcome (Devanand)
  • Columbia Center for the Active Life of Minority Elders (Lantigua)
  • Genetic Epidemiology of Aging in a Korean Population (Lee)
  • Vascular Factors and Alzheimer's Disease among Ethnic Groups (Luchsinger)
  • Cognitive Test Performance of African American Elders (Manly)
  • Epidemiology of Dementia in an Urban Community (Mayeux)
  • Genetic Epidemiology of Aging in a Multiethnic Community (Mayeux)
  • Genetic Epidemiology of Alzheimer's Disease In Hispanics (Mayeux)
  • Genetics Consortium for Late Onset Alzheimer's Disease (Mayeux)
  • Multicenter Study on Exceptional Survival in Families (Mayeux)
  • Control and Consequences of Timing Deficits in Aging (Rakitin)
  • A Multicenter Trial of Vitamin E in the Dementia of Down Syndrome (Sano)
  • Epidemiology of Menopause and Dementia in Down Syndrome (Schupf)
  • Alzheimer's Disease Research Center (Shelanski)
  • Dopamine Neurobiology in Schizophrenia (Small)
  • Longitudinal Analysis of Age Related Memory Decline (Small)
  • MRI and Mouse Models of Alzheimer's Disease and Aging (Small)
  • Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (Stern)
  • Behavioral and Imaging Approaches to Implicit Memory in Aging (Stern)
  • Cognitive Reserve and Age-Related Brain Changes (Stern)
  • Imaging of Cognition, Learning and Memory in Aging (Stern)
  • Neuropsychology and Cognition in Aging (Stern)
  • Predictors of Severity in Alzheimer's Disease (Stern)  

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders

  • Mapping Molecular and Cellular Responses to Odorants (Albers)  

Foundation Grants

Aitken/Brain Trauma Foundation

  • A Five Year Initiative to Improve the Medical Treatment of Brain Injury in Eastern Europe through the Introduction of Scientific Evidence Based Protocols (Hesdorffer)  

Alzheimer's Association

  • Cognition in the IDEATel Diabetes Trial (Luchsinger)
  • Health and Cognition among African American Women (Manly)
  • Literacy and Alzheimer's Disease among African American,White, and Hispanic Elders (Manly)
  • Neuropsychological Tests as Predictors of Functional Status in African-American, Hispanic, and Caucasian Elders: A Retrospective Study (Manly)
  • Mapping of the Alzheimer's Disease Susceptibility Gene on Chromosome 12 (Mayeux)
  • Early AD Detection via Arterial Spin Labeling MRI and Covariance Analyses (Scarmeas)  

Amyotrofic Lateral Sclerosis Association

  • Importance of RNA-processing of Astrocytic Glutamate Transporters in ALS Pathogenesis (Honig)  

Jean and Louis Dreyfus Foundation

  • Genetics Counseling and Molecular Diagnostic Program for Alzheimer's Disease Patients and Families (Mayeux)  

Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

  • Therapeutic Options for Women Exposed to Single Dose Nevirapine (Kuhn)  

The Educational Foundation of America

  • Genetic Basis of Elevated Amyloid Beta Peptide in Patients with Alzheimer's Disease and Controls (Mayeux)  

The John E. Fetzer Institute, Inc.

  • Changes in Spirituality and Religiousness as Patients Approach the End of Life (Albert)

Finding a Cure for Epilepsy and Seizures Foundation Research Planning Grant (FACES)

  • Epilepsy Phenome/Genome Project (Winawer)  

The Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation, Inc.

  • Guide to Paraprofessional Home Care (Albert)  

Hereditary Disease Foundation

  • Huntington's Disease Center for Research and Clinical Care (Marder)  

High Q Foundation

  • High-Resolution Functioning Imaging Applied to Huntington's Disease (Small)  

Huntington's Disease Society of America

  • Huntington's Disease Society of America Center of Excellence (Marder)  

Institute for the Study of Aging

  • Imaging Mouse Models of Alzheimer's Disease (Small)  

James S. McDonnell Foundation

  • A Functional-to-Molecular Approach for Investigating Brain Dysfunction (Small)  

The McKnight Endowment Fund for Neuroscience

  • Alzheimer's Disease Diagnosis and Drug Development Using Microscopic-Metabolic Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Small)  

Muscular Dystrophy Association

  • Cognitive Phenotype Associated with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (Hinton)  

National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression

  • Characterization of a Measure of Neurophysiological Inefficiency in Normal Subjects (Zarahn)  

New York City Council Speaker's Fund for Biomedical Research

  • Effect of Diabetes, Insulin Resistance, and Diet on the Risk of Alzheimer's Disease in a Tri-ethnic Population of Northern Manhattan (Luchsinger)  

Parkinson's Disease Foundation

  • Parkinson's Disease Genetics Initiative (Marder)  

Industry Grants and Clinical Trials

Eisai Medical Research Center Inc.

  • A 1-Year Multicenter, Randomized, Double- Blind, Placebo-Controlled Evaluation of the Efficacy and Safety of Donepezil HCL in Subjects with Mild Cognitive Impairment (Bell)  

Elan Pharmaceuticals

  • A Phase II, Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Parallel-Group, Dose- Ranging Study Assessing the Efficacy and Safety of AC-3933 Tablets Twice Daily in Adults with Mild to Moderate Alzheimer's Disease (Bell)  

Janssen Pharmaceutics

  • Pilot Study of Galantamine and Donepezil (Bell)  

Korean Society of Ginseng

  • Effect of Korean Panax Ginseng Saponins on Amyloid-Precursor Protein (APP) Processing in Vivo (Small)  

Myriad Pharmaceuticals

  • Phase 3 Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-controlled Study of the Effect of Daily Treatment with MPC-7869 on Measures of Cognitive and Global Functioning in Subjects with Mild to Moderate Dementia of the Alzheimer's Type (Honig)  

Research Gifts

  • Parkinson's Disease Research Gift (Cote)
  • The Family Fund for Huntington's Disease Research Gift (Marder)
  • The Martha Washington Straus-Harry H. Straus Foundation, Inc., Huntington's Disease Center (Marder)
  • Alzheimer's Disease Research Gift (Mayeux)
  • Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller Fund (Mayeux)
  • Charles S. Robertson Memorial Gift for Research on Alzheimer's Disease (Mayeux)
  • Clinical Research Gift Fund (Mayeux)
  • Frederick V. Mink Molecular Diagnosis of Alzheimer's Related Disorders (Mayeux)
  • Samuel Logan and Fair S. Higginbottom Memorial Gift (Mayeux)