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Research funding holding strong

  • $535.1 million received from external funding agencies in 2010. $500.7 million went to the Woodruff Health Sciences Center
  • 10.5 percent increase in funding since 2009
  • $396.5 million, or 74 percent from the federal government, including $350.5 million from the National Institutes of Health, an increase of 17.4 percent over 2009. The NIH represents 88.4 percent of all federal dollars awarded to Emory
  • $90.4 million awarded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
  • During the past five years, Emory’s research funding has grown from $353.9 million in 2006 to $535.1 million in 2010, representing a 51.2 percent increase

A sampling of the grants

  • $8 million to the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center
  • $6.2 million to reduce health disparities in rural southwest Georgia
  • $3.4 million to create an international genomics database from patients with autism and other developmental disorders
  • $1 million to develop dialysis equipment tailored to children
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