Indiana University School of Medicine is addressing the most pressing health challenges in Indiana and beyond. Research discoveries by IU School of Medicine faculty and trainees yield the building blocks for tomorrow’s most needed medical breakthroughs.
IU School of Medicine scientists and physicians were awarded over $189 million in research funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in 2019, setting a school record for research funding for the fourth straight year.
As the research program at IU School of Medicine grows, so do the benefits to Indiana and beyond. NIH funding has increased more than 70 percent over the last four years, demonstrating national leadership in critical fields like Alzheimer’s disease, cancer, pediatrics, precision genomics and global health.
Ranking out of 145 Medical Schools in NIH Funding
Ranking in National Institute on Aging Funding
Ranking out of all U.S. Departments of Pediatrics
An emphasis on team science and prioritization by leadership have allowed IU School of Medicine faculty to grow their expertise in strategic areas of research to maximize the school’s impact on both medical science and public health.