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LEGISLATION SPONSORING STATE SPINAL CORD INJURY RESEARCH

Administrative Structure

Source of Program Funding

Budget and Types of Awards

California

In 2000, funds were established regeneration research through collaborative projects carried Individual or collaborative out at Reeve-Irvine Research projects Center Core Laboratory, and research projects throughout the University of California system and the state.

Private and public funding for spinal cord and nerve

2004-2005: $1.4 million

2003-2004: $1.6 million

Connecticut

In 1999, 6-member board was established to develop funding streams and solicit organizations for potential research funding.

Not yet available

Information not available

Florida

A 1989 law created a 16-member Advisory Council and established trust fund whereby 5% of designated revenue is given to the University of Miami for spinal cord injury research.

DUI charges

2003: $1.4 million



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Spinal Cord Injury: Progress, Promise, and Priorities H LEGISLATION SPONSORING STATE SPINAL CORD INJURY RESEARCH Administrative Structure Source of Program Funding Budget and Types of Awards California In 2000, funds were established regeneration research through collaborative projects carried Individual or collaborative out at Reeve-Irvine Research projects Center Core Laboratory, and research projects throughout the University of California system and the state. Private and public funding for spinal cord and nerve 2004-2005: $1.4 million 2003-2004: $1.6 million Connecticut In 1999, 6-member board was established to develop funding streams and solicit organizations for potential research funding. Not yet available Information not available Florida A 1989 law created a 16-member Advisory Council and established trust fund whereby 5% of designated revenue is given to the University of Miami for spinal cord injury research. DUI charges 2003: $1.4 million

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Spinal Cord Injury: Progress, Promise, and Priorities Administrative Structure Source of Program Funding Budget and Types of Awards Illinois In 2000, the Department of Public Health distributed funds to research facilities. Traffic surcharges, donations, gifts Information not available Indiana In 1998, 6-member board was established at Purdue University and Indiana University to oversee head and spinal cord centers injury research centers. State funds, federal funds, donations $1 million/year University-based research Kentucky In 1994, a 7-member board was established to support grants, fellowships, and develop a 5-year strategic plan for research at the University of Kentucky and the University of Louisville. Traffic violation surcharge 2004: $2.9 million Competitive grants; endowed chairs and professorships; postdoctoral and graduate fellowships; lecture series and research symposia Maryland In 2000, 11-member board was established to solicit, review, and award research funds. Health insurer taxes $1 million/year Basic, preclinical, and clinical research, fellowships Massachusetts In 2004, 3-member board was established to review grant proposals. Licensing reinstatement fees Information not available Missouri In 2001, 8-member board was created under the authority of the University of Missouri to solicit, review, and award research grants. Traffic surcharges, donations, federal grants 2004-2005: $375,000 Individual research awards New Jersey In 1999, 11-member board was established to solicit and approve research projects, compile a directory of state-based spinal cord injury research projects, and establish a central registry of individuals with spinal cord injuries. $1 surcharge on traffic or motor vehicle fines or penalties, donations, gifts 2005: $7 million 2004: $6.5 million Senior and junior faculty grants; one-time grants for startup costs; individual research grants; fellowship grants

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Spinal Cord Injury: Progress, Promise, and Priorities Administrative Structure Source of Program Funding Budget and Types of Awards New York In 1998, 13-member board was established to solicit, review, and administer grants. Traffic surcharges, gifts, donations Up to $8.5 million/year Three types of research grants: Collaborations to Achieve Research Translation; Innovative, Development, or Exploratory Activities; and Center of Research Excellence grants Oregon In 1999, 11-member board was created to solicit, review, and fund research initiatives. Private (gifts, grants) and public sources 2001-2003: $1a South Carolina In 2000, 7-member board was created to recruit researchers to serve as reviewers for applications for research funds; staff and administrative support provided by the Medical University of South Carolina. $100 surcharges on fines for DUI FY 2004-2005: $1.4 million Primary research grants for junior faculty, career development awards, faculty recruitment initiative, small pilot grant funds, research dissemination funds Virginia In 1997, a 7-member board was established to solicit, review, and administer research funds. Licensing reinstatement fees; donations; grants 2003: $3.2 millionb Research on the mechanisms and treatment of neurotrauma; community-based rehabilitation services aThe legislature passed House Bill HB 5041, which stated that the maximum amount to be provided to the program was $50,000, although the legislature appropriated $1. bBrain and spinal cord injury grants and community rehabilitation service grants awarded in alternate years. There is a 5% cap on administrative costs. NOTE: The information in this table is limited to state enacted laws (as of October 2004) that establish funds for research on spinal cord injuries. This does not include legislation that allocates monies toward rehabilitation expenses or legislation under consideration. The information was largely derived from Lexis-Nexis searches of legislation, literature reviews, and a review of state websites. Information was verified with state officials, individuals, and award recipients when possible. Abbreviations: DUI = driving under the influence of alcohol; FY = fiscal year.