New Jersey Health Foundation (NJHF) received grant applications from faculty and staff at affiliated organizations (Kessler Foundation, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Princeton University, Rowan University, Rutgers University and Stevens Institute of Technology) during its recent Research Grant Program. Grants were awarded to advance health-related research projects that have the potential to make a positive impact on health.
Approximately $1.1 million was awarded in the recently closed funding cycle of this competitive program. Each of the 31 selected projects (out of a total applicant pool of 150) received up to $35,000 to advance their health-related research.
Grants were awarded to research projects targeting a variety of health-related areas including treatments for post traumatic stress disorder, hepatitis C, various types of cancer, concussion monitoring and bionic limbs.
Since inception, NJHF has awarded more than $59 million in research grants to promote innovate research projects in New Jersey.