UNC School of Medicine ranks 6th in NIH research funding for public schools in 2013

Eight basic science and clinical departments at UNC finished in the top 10 in their fields.

Receiving a total of more than $255 million in NIH medical research funding in 2013, the UNC School of Medicine finished 14th among all medical research universities and 6th among public medical research universities.

Five basic science departments at UNC finished in the top 10 in their fields:

  • Biochemistry – ranked 4th – $18,686,116
  • Genetics – ranked 4th – $23,304,731
  • Microbiology – ranked 8th – $14,115,266
  • Pharmacology – ranked 4th – $16,300,958
  • Physiology – ranked 3rd – $15,721,507

Three clinical departments at UNC finished in the top 10 in their fields:

  • Dermatology – ranked 10th – $2,238,414
  • Medicine – ranked 5th – $101,382,301
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology – ranked 2nd – $8,014,266

Just outside the top ten in their fields were:

  • Otolaryngology – ranked 11th – $2,530,292
  • Psychiatry – ranked 11th – $19,984,348