UT & the National Institutes of Health

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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is the main source of federal funding for medical research in the United States, investing over 80 percent of its $30.9 billion budget in competitive grant awards that support more than 300,000 researchers at over 2,500 universities, medical schools, and other research institutions. Since 2007, every UT System institution has received funding from NIH.

 

The above circle visualization represents the different areas of research at all UT System institutions funded by the NIH. Individual or institutional grant details can be searched by clicking on the following button or here. Note: This information is current as of November 2016.

  • In FY16, the there were 2,726 grants awarded in Texas equaling $1 billion in funding dollars.
  • $637 million in NIH funds awarded to UT System institutions in FY16 (64% of all funds awarded in Texas).
  • 1,634 NIH Grants awarded to UT System institutions in FY16 (60% of all projects awarded in Texas)
  • 186 million awarded to UT System for NIH Neuroscience Research in FY16 (63% of all NIH Neuroscience funds awarded in Texas)

 

UT NIH Career Development Awards (K Grants) in FY16

  • $18 million in NIH K Grants awarded to UT System institutions in FY16 (66% of all funds awarded in Texas)
  • 98 NIH K Grants awarded to UT System institutions in FY16 (62% of all projects awarded in Texas)

 

UT NIH Training Awards (T Grants) in FY16

  • $17 million in NIH T Grants awarded to UT System institutions in FY16 (64% of all funds awarded in Texas)
  • 63 NIH T Grants awarded to UT System institutions in FY16 (67% of all projects awarded in Texas)

 

Number of NIH Grants in FY16

The pie chart above represents the number of NIH grants awarded to UT Institutions for FY16.

 

NIH Funding by Academic and Health Institutions for FY16

Academic Institutions

The University of Texas at Austin

The University of Texas at Dallas

The University of Texas at El Paso

The University of Texas at Arlington

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

The University of Texas at San Antonio

Health Institutions

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center  

UT Southwestern Medical Center  

The University of Texas Medical Branch

UT Health Science Center at San Antonio   

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler

The University of Texas Health Sciences Center Houston     

Additional Information:

NIH Website

NIH Newsfeed

Clinical Trials Web-site  (a service of the NIH)

UT System NIH Funding Data (FY15)

For questions or comments please contact Margaret Hanson or Andrew Hughes in the Office of Federal Relations at (202) 955-9091.