Penn Nursing Receives Most NIH Funding for Third Consecutive YearFebruary 24, 2020 |
by Jenna Pollack
For the third year in a row, Penn Nursing leads the nation in research funding from the National Institutes of Health, Philadelphia Business Journal reported.
In fiscal year 2019, Penn received $11.3 million, followed by the University of Washington School of Nursing with $11 million. Other schools with top NIH funding included the University of California San Francisco, Columbia University Health Sciences, Emory University, and the University of Pittsburgh.
NIH’s mission is “to seek fundamental knowledge about the nature and behavior of living systems and the application of that knowledge to enhance health, lengthen life, and reduce illness and disability.”