Science Market Update

$4.6M in New Life Science Funding at University of Alabama

Posted by Jennifer Nieuwkerk on Mon, Sep 30, 2013

The University of Alabama at Birmingham recently received a $4.6 million life science research funding grant from the NIH for the school’s Center for Clinical and Translational Science. Dr. Robert Kimberly is listed as the project leader. According to the University of Alabama, Dr. Kimberly is Senior Associate Dean for Research and Director of the University of Alabama at Birmingham Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Center (AMC). He is also a rheumatologist and immunologist  whose research interests include autoimmune disease, systemic lupus erythematosus, systemic vasculitis and rheumatoid arthritis. The NIH RePORTER provides more information on the center receiving the latest $4.6 million in life science funding.

“In 2007, the University of Alabama at Birmingham (DAB) and its affiliates completed three important, large- scale strategic planning efforts. Together, these processes generated a "blueprint for our research future" that lays the foundation to transform our substantial clinical and translational research enterprise through integration and innovation across all disciplines, Schools, and our health care system. This transformation will be driven by the DAB Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS). The CCTS vision is to transform the DAB environment by building productive and efficient interdisciplinary research teams through educational ingenuity, regulatory reorganization, resource coordination, and methodological innovation. The mission is to develop a transformative infrastructure that spans the spectrum from preclinical research to bench-to-bedside translation (T1 research) to community implementation (T2 research).”

 

University of Alabama

University of Alabama

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Lab suppliers working to sell lab equipment and market life science solutions in Alabama may want learn more about the market at the University of Alabama, given recent funding statistics. In 2012, the NIH awarded the University of Alabama $207.4 million in life science research funding. For a list of life science departments receiving funding from the NIH at the University of Alabama, please read our blog article Sell Lab Equipment at Alabama Life Science Marketing Events. The NSF also awarded the University of Alabama $6.1 million in life science funding in 2012. For more NSF funding statistics on the University of Alabama, please visit the article linked above.

If you are a lab supplier interested in marketing your life science solutions and working to sell lab equipment at Alabama life science marketing events, where researchers receive a wealth of life science research funding, Biotechnology Calendar, Inc. invites you to attend our annual Birmingham BioResearch Product Faire™ Event on November 14th, 2013. Last year, the Birmingham BioResearch Product Faire™ Event attracted 336 attendees. Sixty-four of those who attended were purchasing agents, professors and post docs, and 62 were lab managers. The attendees came from 33 different research buildings and 45 departments across campus.

Biotechnology Calendar, Inc. is a full-service science research marketing and events-planning company that organizes life science marketing events at top research universities across the country. If you’re interested in marketing your life science solutions and working to sell lab equipment at life science marketing events closer to home, we encourage you to view our 2013 calendar of events. For more information on the Birmingham BioResearch Product Faire™ Event, or to view more detailed life science funding statistics on the University of Alabama at Birmingham, click on the button below.

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