The Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research recently compiled the annual funding data from the National Institutes for Health (NIH).
The Department of Pediatrics ranked No. 1 among medical school departments of pediatrics in total NIH funding for 2013, with $43.2 million. Case Western Reserve University ($30.4 million) Vanderbilt University ($28.5 million) rounded out the top three.
Ronald J. Sokol, MD, professor of pediatrics and director of the Colorado Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CCTSI), ranked No. 1 as the principal investigator with most funding assigned to a department of pediatrics ($15.5 million).