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Ranking Tables of NIH Funding to US Medical Schools in 2010 

School and Principal Investigator (PI) rankings by Medical School Department
Direct plus indirect costs but excluding both R & D contracts and American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Awards
Click on School or PI to download the file in Excel Format
For ranking Tables of NIH Funding to US Medical Schools in 2011, click here.
Ranking Tables of NIH Funding to US Medical Schools in 2012, click here.
Ranking Tables of NIH Funding to US Medical Schools in 2013, click here.
Ranking Tables of NIH Funding to US Medical Schools in 2014, click here.
Basic Science Department Clinical Science Department Clinical Science Department (cont.)
Anatomy/Cell Biology School  PI Anesthesiology School PI    Otolaryngology School PI
Biochemistry School PI Dermatology School PI Pathology School PI  
Genetics School PI Emergency Medicine School PI Pediatrics School PI
Microbiology School PI Family Medicine School PI Physical Medicine School PI
Neurosciences School PI Internal Medicine School PI Psychiatry School PI
Pharmacology School PI Neurology School PI Public Health School PI
Physiology School PI Neurosurgery School PI Radiology School PI
Obstetrics and Gynecology School PI    Surgery School PI
Ophthalmology School PI Urology School PI
Orthopedics School PI

Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler. Albert Einstein

The most powerful way devised by humans for finding new facts is the experimental method. Louis F. Leloir

Progress is made by young scientists who carry out experiments that old scientists said wouldn't work. Frank Westheimer

Table 1 Total NIH Awards to all Departments of a Given Discipline   Table 2 Total NIH Awards to each Medical School in 2010 Table 3 Medical Schools Only File 9 Mb; the comprehensive file for all US Medical Schools receiving NIH funds
Table 4 All Organization File 15 Mb; the comprehensive file for all organizations receiving NIH funds Table 5 Medical Schools and Their Depts; this file permits easy comparison of departments within each school.

Ranking Tables of NIH funding to Hospitals and Other Health Science Schools for 2010

Hospitals Schools of Nursing Schools of Public Health
Schools of Dentistry Schools of Pharmacy Schools of Veterinary Medicine

Ranking by/Data on

Institution Each Medical School from 2014-2001   Depart., Medical School, PI
City Principal Investigator All Institutional and PI Awards (4.3 Mb)  
State, City, Country All PIs, grant numbers, and awards Top Ten Awards in Each Category  


     The data in the 2010 Award files was obtained from the Research Portfolio Online Reporting Tool (RePORT) from the National Institutes of Health at http://report.nih.gov/award/trends/AggregateData.cfm. The Medical School data was obtained from the Medical Schools Only file. An additional $3,238,021 was added to the Emory University School of Medicine award as a result transfers from the Emory School of Public Health and the Primate Center, and an additional $30,935,967 was added to the University of Texas Health Sciences Center (San Antonio) School of Medicine award as a result of transfers from its School of Graduate Studies. Transfers from the Dept of Medicine to that of Anesthesiology were made to the University of Colorado School of Medicine files.

     For reasons that are unclear, the Medical Schools Only does not contain Mayo Clinic Medical School data, and the overall award to Mayo ($184,008,362) used in the School of Medicine rankings was obtained from the NIH All Organizations file. This file (Table 4) was used to calculate the rankings for All Institutions, Hospitals, and the other Health Science Schools given above. The NIH files specify a single Principal Investigator (PI) so that a grant to multiple PI's and co-PIs cannot be credited to multiple departments. Click here to go to an NIH site for additional information. 

     Please report any discrepancies between the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research files and the NIH files to Webmaster@brimr.org. The Award Data correspond to the US Government fiscal year. Awards for 2010 correspond to those granted from 1 October 2009-30 September 2010. There is considerable variation on how universities credit awards and how the NIH deals with these variations. For more on such caveats, click here. To obtain the list of ARRA Projects funded in 2010, please visit http://report.nih.gov/recovery.


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