Emory tops $500M in research funding for ’12

Researchers at Emory University received $518.6 million from external funding agencies in fiscal 2012, the university reported.

Federal agencies awarded more than $349 million, or 67 percent of the total, led by the National Institutes of Health, with $299 million in awards. NIH funding represented 86 percent of total federal dollars awarded to Emory and more than 58 percent of all funding received.

Researchers in Emory’s Woodruff Health Sciences Center (WHSC) got $481.7 million, or 93 percent of the university total. The WHSC includes schools of medicine, public health, nursing, Yerkes National Primate Research Center, Winship Cancer Institute and Emory ...

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