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UCSF Ranked 2nd for NIH Biomedical Research Grants

Posted by Jennifer Nieuwkerk on Wed, Jul 24, 2013

The University of California, San Francisco was recently ranked number two in the country for receiving biomedical research grants from the NIH, and it was also the number one ranked public school in the country for receiving these grants. According to the University of California, San Francisco news page, this funding allows UCSF researchers to undertake groundbreaking studies that aim at a better understanding of cancer, diabetes, HIV, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and cardiovascular disease.

All four UCSF professional schools were ranked highly compared to other schools in the country for receiving these competitive grants. The University of California, San Francisco’s pharmacy and dentistry programs were both the top NIH-funded schools in their fields in 2012. The school of pharmacy has been ranked number one in the country for 33 consecutive years, and the school of dentistry is in its 21st year of being ranked number one. Respectively, these schools received $31.6 million and $13.7 million in 2012. The School of Nursing also ranked number two in 2012 with $8.1 million in grants.

“This funding is the lifeblood of biomedical research nationwide and is critical for advancing knowledge in human health,” said University of California, San Francisco Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH. “At UCSF, these grants are supporting the work of our scientists as they address the most pressing questions across the health sciences and work to translate those into more precise care for people around the world.”

 

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Lab suppliers interested in marketing life science solutions and increasing scientific product sales leads at California life science marketing events may also be interested in learning more about NIH and NSF funding statistics for UCSF. In 2012, the University of California, San Francisco received $521.3 million in NIH research funding. The department at receiving the most NIH funding was internal medicine, which received 299 awards and $146.4 million. For a full list of departments receiving NIH funding at the University of California, San Francisco organized by department name, number of awards received and total funding awarded, please visit the NIH website.

In addition to receiving NIH funding, the University of California, San Francisco also received $6 million in NSF funding for projects in disciplines such as neural systems, molecular biophysics, and systems and synthetic biology. For more NSF funding information on the University of California, San Francisco, please visit the NSF website.

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Biotechnology Calendar, Inc. is a full-service science research marketing and events-planning company that organizes life science marketing events at top research institutions nationwide. To learn more about our life science marketing events at the University of California, San Francisco, or to get detailed funding statistics for this institution, click on the button below. If you would like to market your life science solutions and increase scientific product sales leads at life science marketing events closer to home, we encourage you to view our 2013 calendar of events.

 

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