Over the past 15 years, the Neuroscience Institute at the University of Cincinnati has grown immensely. Starting out with only a few researchers and physicians, the center has continuously grown in amount of faculty members, and funding received. Since its founding, more than $60 million has been donated to the institute, helping it become the leading neuroscience research and care center in the Cincinnati area.
Recently, another $14 million was donated to this nationally acclaimed life science research center to help establish a new state-of-the-art facility that will study new treatments for different neurological disorders.
This newly donated $14 million, from the James J. and Joan A. Gardner Family Foundation, will be used to help establish a new location for the center that will be even more beneficial to research and patient care. The UC Neuroscience Center is a collaboration between the College's of Health and Medicine.
Santa J. Ono, the President of the University of Cincinnati, explained that "this gift will create a new home for UC Neuroscience Institute that will allow our medical students, faculty and staff to learn and teach in a cutting-edge environment."
Currently, there are 11 Centers of Excellence located at the UC Neuroscience Institute. These centers include:
- Epilepsy Center
- Neurosensory Disorders Center
- Gardner Center for Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders
- Memory Disorders Center
"The new headquarters will transform the patient experience beyond measure," explained president of UC Health, Richard Lofgren. "UC Neuroscience Institute is already a preeminent provider of patient care for neurologic disorders and mental conditions and a leader in neuroscience research. This gift will further elevate its efforts and improve the outlook for the millions affected by neurological disorders."
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The Neuroscience Institute at the University of Cincinnati is one of many well-funded life science departments at the school. In the 2014 fiscal year, the Institute received more than $16 million in funding from private donors and research grants. In the same fiscal year, the NIH awarded more than $60 million in research funding to the University.
Departments that received substantial amounts of this funding include:
- Neurology - $9.4 million
- Public Health and Preventative Medicine - $9.1 million
- Pathology - $6.7 million
- Internal Medicine and Medicine - $6.4 million
*Data collected from the NIH RePorter.
Lab supply companies interested in meeting with researchers in this highly-funded marketplace are encouraged to participate in the 14th Annual BioResearch Product Faire™ Event at the University of Cincinnati on August 7, 2015. This event gives lab suppliers the opportunity to meet with more than 125 appropriate life science researchers, lab managers, PI's, post-doc students and purchasing agents to discuss and display lab products that will benefit these researchers in their labs.
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While in the Ohio area, consider participating in the 16th Annual BioResearch Product Faire™ Event at Ohio State University, Columbus on August 6, 2015, the day before the event in Cincinnati to save time and money.
Researchers in Cincinnati are invited to visit the link below to learn more about the event and pre-register:
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