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Brooklyn Jewish Hospital Awarded $1,000,000 Grant for Research

A million-dollar grant has been awarded to the Jewish Hospital of Brooklyn by the National Institutes of Health, for the activation and operation of a “Clinical Research Unit for Metabolic Diseases,” it was announced today.

Dr. Moses Spatt, hospital president, said the funds, the largest single grant ever made to the institution, will go to the Department of Medicine and will extend over a four-year period. The grant covers the costs of the hospitalization of patients under study, as well as the costs for special personnel and equipment. About 15 nurses, two dietitians and three technicians will be assigned to the Unit.