Research Funding

In FY18, the research efforts of department faculty were supported by $66.8M in total extramural research funding (a total of 532 funding awards), including:

  • $36.8M from the NIH, $4.6M from the Veteran’s Administration
  • $5.0M from other federal agencies
  • $5.1M from industry support of clinical trials
  • $15.3M from state and 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.