Rothenberg Lab
Funding Support

Funding Support

Many foundations and agencies, such as the Campaign Urging Research for Eosinophilic Diseases (CURED), generously support our work in the lab to help patients with eosinophilic diseases, including gastrointestinal disorders, asthma and food allergies. We are truly grateful to everyone who has provided funding support for our research, including the following foundations and agencies.

CURED Foundation

The Campaign Urging Research for Eosinophilic Diseases (CURED) Foundation is a not-for-profit foundation dedicated to those suffering from eosinophilic enteropathy, which includes eosinophilic esophagitis, eosinophilic gastroenteritis, eosinophilic colitis and other eosinophilic disorders.

Consortium for Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disease Researchers

The Consortium of Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disease Researchers (CEGIR) is dedicated to improving the lives of individuals with eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders through innovative research, clinical expertise and education via collaborations between scientists, health care providers, patients, and professional organizations. The disorders CEGIR focuses on are eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE), eosinophilic gastritis (EG) and eosinophilic colitis (EC). The team has a multidisciplinary approach and integrates expertise in pediatric and adult clinical specialties, including gastroenterology, allergy, immunology and pathology. Funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), CEGIR is part of the Rare Diseases Clinical Research Network (RDCRN).

Angels for Eosinophilic Research Alliance

The Angels for Eosinophilic Research Alliance is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization dedicated to raising money for research for a cure for eosinophilic disorders.

Borstein Family Foundation

The Borstein Family Foundation supports the advancement of medical research and medical care, provides educational opportunities, and supports primarily organizations that are focused on such causes that are consistent with the vision of the Foundation. The vision and focus of the Borstein Family Foundation is to support medical research, improve the quality of and access to education, and assist organizations that provide support for families in need.

Buckeye Foundation

The Buckeye Foundation is committed to helping individuals who suffer from eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders.

DANA Foundation

The Dana Foundation is a private philanthropic organization that supports brain research through grants and educates the public about the successes and potential of brain research.


The U.S. Department of Defense is the oldest and largest U.S. government agency. Their mission is to provide the military forces needed to deter war and to protect the security of the U.S. While not the primary federal agency for conducting and supporting medical research, the Department of Defense does award grants to support research.


End Allergies Together (EAT) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization who mission is to accelerate treatments and cures for the growing food allergy epidemic.


Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to ensuring the safety and inclusion of individuals with food allergies while relentlessly seeking a cure. FARE was formed in 2012 as the result of a merger between the Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network (FAAN) and the Food Allergy Initiative (FAI). We are proud to be part of the FARE Clinical Network (FCN).

Food Allergy Fund

The Food Allergy Fund is a nonprofit organization dedicated to funding food allergy research. The Food Allergy Fund aims to identify underlying causes, discover new therapeutics, and improve the lives of all people living with food allergies.

Mayer Foundation

The Mayer Foundation is a nonprofit corporation with the core mission to: 1) make economic relief grants to needy individuals who are distressed or suffering as a result of poverty, low income or lack of financial resources, including as a result of natural or civil disasters, or from temporary impoverishment, loss of employment, death of incapacity of a family wage earner or damage to home and property to provide health care to those who cannot afford health care or whose health insurance or financial resources are insufficient to cover medial needs; 2) make grants to other IRS 501(C)(3) organizations for educational, literary, cultural, humanitarian, scientific, health-care related and other charitable purposes; and 3) award scholarship benefits and student aid to high school, college or graduate school students to enable the recipients to complete an undergraduate or graduate education in the field of their choice at the college or graduate school of their choice.


The National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences is a center within the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and was established to transform the translational process so that new treatments and cures for disease can be delivered to patients faster.


The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) is an institute within the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and conducts and supports research to understand, treat, and prevent infectious, immunologic and allergic diseases.


The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) is an institute within the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and conducts and supports basic and clinical research on many serious diseases affecting public health.


The National Institutes of Health (NIH), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the primary federal agency for conducting and supporting medical research. Their mission is to seek fundamental knowledge about the nature and behavior of living systems and the application of that knowledge to enhance health, lengthen life, and reduce the burdens of illness and disability.


The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) is a nonprofit, nongovernmental organization located in Washington, DC. Congress authorized the establishment of PCORI in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010. PCORI's mandate is to improve the quality and relevance of evidence available to help patients, caregivers, clinicians, employers, insurers, and policy makers make informed health decisions. PCORI funds comparative clinical effectiveness research and supports work that will improve the methods used to conduct such studies.

Sunshine Charitable Foundation

The Sunshine Charitable Foundation, supported by Denise A. Bunning and David G. Bunning, is a private charitable organization supporting philanthropy, voluntarism and grant opportunities.

Partner with Us

Please partner with us by making a gift through a secure online donation to Allergy & Immunology or donation to Cincinnati Center for Eosinophilic Disorders.