• UAB received research funding of $300 million from the National Institutes of Health

    UAB received research funding of $300 million from the National Institutes of Health

    The University of Alabama at Birmingham UAB received research funding of $300 million from the National Institutes of Health. According to the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research, placing UAB 22nd in the list of universities receiving funding from the NIH. Among public universities, UAB ranks ninth. UAB received research funding of $300 million from the National Institutes of Health The School of Medicine also placed 22nd among medical schools, with $256,395,438 in research funding, an increase of more than $23 million over 2018. The School of Optometry ranked second among optometry schools, with funding topping $4.95 million.  Chris Brown, Ph.D., vice president for Research at UAB said “Topping $300 million in 2019 reaffirms UAB’s…