Richard D. Cummings Ranks 17th in NIH Funding Among Biochemists Nationwide in 2013

Richard D. Cummings, Ph.D., William Patterson Timmie Chair and Professor of Biochemistry, ranked 17th in NIH Funding for Biochemistry Researchers in 2013, among 1,042 researchers listed, according to The Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research.  Dr. Cummings funding for 2013 was $3,033,105.  Also ranked among the top 100 among in funding was Keith Wilkinson, Ph.D. (Professor of Biochemistry) (94th) ($969,792).  

The information can be found in updated data tables of NIH Funding to US Medical Schools, covering fiscal years 2006-2013, on The Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research website. The data contained in the tables were obtained from the NIH’s Research Portfolio Online Reporting Tool (RePORT).

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