Department of Pediatrics ranks 7th nationwide in NIH funding

The University of Wisconsin Department of Pediatrics continues to be a leader among pediatric departments in federal research funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), according to the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research (BRIMR). The recently released 2021 rankings lists the Department of Pediatrics as No. 7 in the nation with $37.5 million in funding from the NIH. The department has continued to rise in national rankings of research dollars, up from No. 31 in 2012, and it has ranked in the top 13 for five years straight.

Above, the Department of Pediatrics’ NIH research funding, fiscal years 2006 – 2021.

This is the second time the department has ranked in the top 10 for NIH funds awarded. The ranking demonstrates the department’s continued commitment to research excellence and the outstanding efforts of its investigators.