Funding Sources (CROR) - Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

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CROR Funding Sources

  • National Cancer Institute (NCI) - Established in 1937, NCI leads a national effort to eliminate the suffering and death due to cancer. Through basic and clinical biomedical research and training, NCI conducts and supports research that will lead to a future in which we can prevent cancer before it starts, identify cancers that do develop at the earliest stage, eliminate cancers through innovative treatment interventions and biologically control those cancers that we cannot eliminate so they become manageable chronic diseases.
  • National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) a part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). - Est. 1986, NIAMS supports research into the causes, treatment, and prevention of arthritis and musculoskeletal and skin diseases, the training of basic and clinical scientists to carry out this research, and the dissemination of information on research progress in these diseases.
  • National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) is a United States governmental agency that provides leadership and support for a comprehensive program of research related to the rehabilitation of individuals with disabilities. It is subordinate of Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS), which in turn is a part of United States Department of Education. NIDRR's mission is to improve the lives of individuals with disabilities from birth through adulthood.
  • National Institute of Nursing Research a part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The mission of the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) is to promote and improve the health of individuals, families, communities, and populations. The Institute supports and conducts clinical and basic research and research training on health and illness across the lifespan to build the scientific foundation for clinical practice, prevent disease and disability, manage and eliminate symptoms caused by illness, and improve palliative and end-of-life care.
  • Office of Disability and Income Security Programs a part of U.S. Social Security Administration The Office of Income Security Programs provides SSA-wide leadership and direction to the development, coordination and promulgation of Retirement and Survivors Insurance (RSI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) policies and procedures. Develops agreements with the States and other agencies that govern State supplementation programs, food stamps, and fiscal reporting processes. Is responsible for all aspects of SSA’s policy process, notice management and improvement, and the migration of RSI and SSI program services to the Internet.
  • Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) - An independent, non-profit organization authorized by Congress in 2010. Its mission is to fund research that will provide patients, their caregivers and clinicians with the evidence-based information needed to make better-informed health care decisions. PCORI is committed to continuously seeking input from a broad range of stakeholders to guide its work.