Sinai School of Medicine: Fastest Growing Research Program in
Sinai School of Medicine is ranked 22nd among the nation’s 125
medical schools in receipt of funds from the National Institutes
of Health (NIH). NIH awards to Mount Sinai School of Medicine
in Government FY02 totaled $142.2 million. With this year’s funding
representing an increase of 16.7 percent over last year and an
80.5 percent increase since 1998, Mount Sinai is the fastest growing
medical school research program in New York.
Mount Sinai faculty received grants from 20 of NIH’s funding Institutes
and Centers. Approximately 2,350 research projects of all types
were active in Academic FY02 with the federal government. Of the
31 research areas individually ranked by NIH, Mount Sinai ranks
in the top 20 in 14 and in the top 10 in 3. In FY01 Mount Sinai
received $121.9 million in NIH support and was ranked 24th in
dramatic rise in NIH funding is a reflection of Mount Sinai’s
dynamic enhancement of research programs, the addition of new
research-oriented faculty, and strong performance by our many
dedicated scientific investigators,” said Kenneth L. Davis, MD,
Dean of Mount Sinai School of Medicine and President and CEO of
The Mount Sinai Medical Center. “Mount Sinai’s physicians and
researchers work together to translate the breakthroughs made
today in the laboratory into tomorrow’s medicine. The first to
benefit from this synergism are our patients.”#
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