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New York University School of Medicine Budgeted Costs That Were Appropriate and Claimed Allowable Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief Act Funds

On July 1, 2013, nearly 9 months after Hurricane Sandy made landfall, NIH began awarding Disaster Relief Act funds to New York University School of Medicine (NYU School of Medicine) for the restoration of its medical scientific research activities damaged by Hurricane Sandy. Specifically, for the period July 1, 2013, through September 30, 2015, NIH awarded $127.8 million in Disaster Relief Act funding for Grantee Research Programs to NYU School of Medicine. NYU School of Medicine planned to use the funds to restore experiments and reestablish research programs affected by the loss of bio-specimens, animals, data, and time. As of April 30, 2014, NYU School of Medicine claimed $25.1 million of its Disaster Relief Act grant funds for repair and restoration activities.

We found that NYU School of Medicine appropriately budgeted and claimed allowable Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief Act funding. Accordingly, this report contains no recommendations.

Filed under: National Institutes of Health