Almost $500 Million Research Marketplace
The University of Alabama at Birmingham Comprehensive Transplant Institute was awarded a five-year, $19.5 million, grant to accelerate research that will hopefully lead to genetically modified kidney transplants.
2017 Life Science R&D Expenditures: $491,477,000
2018 NIH Funding: $296,359,266
University of Alabama received almost $12 million in 2018 from NIH, as part of the "All of Us" research program. Congress has authorized $1.4 billion over 10 years for the NIH-led program, which will serve as a national research resource for a variety of health conditions by gathering data from 1 million volunteer participants.
The UAB Antiviral Drug Discovery and Development Center has received $15.5 million since 2018 to develop potential new drugs to treat infections such as West Nile and Dengue.
The UAB Center for Clinical and Translational Science has received $14.6 million in NIH funding since 2018.
Meet Face-to-Face with Hundreds of Researchers
Last year, the BioResearch Product Faire™ Event at the University of Alabama attracted 203 attendees. Of these attendees, 48 were purchasing agents, professors and post docs, and 45 were lab managers. These attendees came from 18 different research buildings and 32 on-campus departments.
Will you take advantage of our Birmingham life science event opportunity and get to know this well-funded research market?