Report Ranks Department of Biochemistry 37th in 2014 NIH Funding of Departments Nationwide

Report Ranks Department of Biochemistry 37th in 2014 NIH Funding of Departments Nationwide

The Department of Biochemistry at Emory University, which has 14 tenure/tenure-track faculty members and 16 research-track faculty, ranked 37th overall in NIH funding among 101 Biochemistry Departments.  Emory was notably ahead of Duke University and the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and was ranked just behind Dartmouth at 36th and Washington University at 27th.  The Department had two faculty in the top 100 ranking among Biochemistry Researchers in 2014 - Richard D. Cummings, Ph.D., William Patterson Timmie Chair and Professor of Biochemistry, ranked 38th in NIH Funding ($1,969,027) for, among 1,040 researchers, and Keith Wilkinson, Ph.D., Professor of Biochemistry, ranked 85th ($1,133,058).   The information can be found in updated data tables of NIH Funding to US Medical Schools, covering fiscal years 2006-2014, 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).