Case Western Reserve, Ohio State are NIH powerhouses

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Story excerpt provided by Crain’s Cleveland Business. Written by Scott Suttell.

Case Western Reserve University is No. 32 nationally, and first in Ohio, in this ranking of the top 50 National Institutes of Health-funded institutions in fiscal 2018.

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News notes that the NIH “invests nearly $37.3 billion annually in medical research,” with more than 80% of the funding “warded through nearly 50,000 competitive grants to more than 300,000 researchers at more than 2,500 universities, medical schools and other research institutions in every U.S. state and around the world.”

It ranked the 50 universities (including medical schools), research institutions and teaching hospitals by how much NIH funding they have received during the current 2018 federal fiscal year, through May 29. (FY 2018 ends on Sept 30.)

Case Western Reserve is the top institution in Ohio, with $83,013,091 in NIH funding toward 153 awards, the publication reports.

Click here to read the complete article. Originally published June 5, 2018.

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