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Top-Ranked Harvard Medical is a Beacon of Life Science Research

Posted by Robert Larkin on Fri, Dec 04, 2015


Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts, is among the most well funded and active institutions in the nation that is currently involved in life science research.

A world-renowned and industry-leading research facility, and the top-ranked medical school in the nation, Harvard maintains a long legacy of groundbreaking medical research – backed by top-tier public and private funding support.

With over $1 billion in annual research funding for the past three years running, Harvard researchers are prepared to spend a sizeable amount on biotech and lab supplies in 2016. For this reason, life science researchers from various Harvard facilities will be attending the 10th Annual BioResearch Product Faire™ event at Longwood Medical on July 14, 2016.

Every year, grants are awarded scientists at Harvard Medical in order to further important research in life science fields, including:

  • Allergy and Immunology
  • Anesthesia
  • Bioengineering
  • Cancer Biology
  • Cardiology
  • Cell Biology
  • Developmental Biology
  • Experimental Medicine
  • Genetics and Genomics 
  • Gynecology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Nanomedicine
  • Neurobiology
  • Pathology
  • Pharmacology
  • Viral and Vaccine Research
  • Radiation Oncology


Among the top contributors to life science research at Harvard is the National Institutes of Health, who gave 355 awards worth over $174.3 million to Harvard researchers in 2015 (ytd).

Top-funded departments in 2015:
Administration - 14 awards for $6.7 million
Anatomy/cell biology - 29 awards for $11.1 million
Biochemistry: 31 awards for $15.1 million
Biology – 106 awards for $27 million
Dentistry – 12 awards for $4.3 million
Genetics – 36 awards for $15.1 million
Internal medicine/medicine - 15 awards for $29 million
Microbiology/immun/virology – 41 awards for $26.5 million
Other health professions – 5 awards for $7.7 million
Pathology – 7 awards for $3.3 million
Miscellaneous – 17 awards for $16.1 million 
Total - 355 awards for $174,334,932 YTD in 2015

Harvard1Other key funding stats from Harvard University:

  • Harvard Medical School is home to more than 11,000 faculty members, including professors, post-docs, scientists, and clinicians.
  • HMS recently received $20 Million from the Warren Alpert Foundation
  • In Nov. 2014, Microsoft’s former CEO, Steve Ballmer made a gift to underwrite a 50 percent expansion of Harvard’s computer-sciences faculty, at a cost of an estimated $60 million to $75 million.
  • Harvard received $330.8 million in NIH funding in 2014, and $55.3 million in NSF funding.
  • Harvard Medical Center for Biomedical Informatics recently received 2 grants totaling $28 million to continue the study of neuropsychiatric illness and new approaches to precision medicine. 

Considering Harvard's latest funding statistics, lab suppliers interested in selling life science equipment in Boston may want to exhibit at the upcoming life science event held at Harvard University. If you are a lab supplier looking for ways to benefit from life science marketing opportunities on the East Coast, we invite you to our Harvard life science marketing event to sell lab supplies at this well-funded university. 

One of the best ways to get the most value on life science marketing opportunities in Massachusetts is to register early for the Harvard University life science marketing event. There is still plenty of time to register for the Boston BioResearch Product Faire™ event on July 14th, 2016, but by registering early you can reserve your space in this popular event.

Registering early for our Harvard University life science marketing event will also save you money that can be spent on optimizing your marketing at this well-funded university. Our sponsorship and advertising packages include significant benefits that can help you increase your brand recognition with Harvard researchers. For more information on sponsorship opportunities, contact Biotechnology Calendar, Inc. today.

Biotechnology Calendar, Inc. is a full-service science research marketing and events-planning company that is here to help your company market lab supplies to researchers at universities across the country, including at the-

July 14, 2016

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