College research funding surpasses $367 million, setting funding record

Woman in the labThe Ohio State University College of Medicine research funding grew to $367.7 million during the 2022 fiscal year, bolstered by multimillion dollar grants to study traumatic brain injury, gene therapy, maternal and pediatric medication safety and many other topics.

Research funding totals for the college are up 22% from the $301.3 million awarded during fiscal year 2021, setting a new funding record. The National Institutes of Health awarded more than $200 million in grants, contracts and subcontracts. The remaining funding came from other government agencies, non-profit foundations and industry contracts.

“Our goal is to pioneer life-altering biomedical discoveries and their translation into breakthrough health care,” said Dr. Carol R. Bradford, dean of the College of Medicine and vice president for Health Sciences at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. “Patients at Ohio State benefit significantly from these discoveries, receiving leading edge care from some of the most brilliant and compassionate faculty physicians and health care professionals in the nation.”

Read more about how this grant funding aligns with institution’s research mission and commitment to the investigative process.