Research Funding

In FY17, the research efforts of department faculty were supported by $65.1M in total extramural research funding (a total of 754 funding awards), including:

  • $33.5M from the NIH, $6.5M from the Veteran’s Administration
  • $6.2M from other federal agencies
  • $4.7M from industry support of clinical trials
  • $14.1M from other non-federal sources

Among these awards are NIH Center awards in endocrinology, infectious diseases, oncology, and gastroenterology, and a VA Center of Excellence Award (health services research). In addition six sections have been awarded NIH T-32 grants to support research training in the fields of gastroenterology, hematology, health services research, immunology, infectious diseases, and pulmonary medicine.