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BioResearch Product Faire™

University of North Carolina

More Than $1 Billion of Sponsored Research from All Sources Annually

Carolina has committed at least $245 million over a decade to be at the forefront of the genomics revolution. Led by renowned genetics scientist Terry Magnuson, the initiative represents a public-private investment that includes a $25 million anonymous gift creating the Michael Hooker Center for Proteomics to study a specialized area of genetics. 

Key Stats

  • 2018 Total R&D Expenditures$1,136,158,000
  • 2018 Life Science R&D Expenditures: $826,287,000
  • Ranked 11th in Life Science R&D Expenditures
  • 2020 Total NIH funding: $491,633,567
  • UNC has entered into a $125M partnership in 2020 with the Structural Genomics Consortium and the Eshelman Institute for Innovation, to launch the Rapidly Emerging Antiviral Drug Development Initiative (READDI).  The Initiative will focus on discovering and developing drugs for clinical trials, in anticipation of future pandemics.
  • The ECHO Consortium at UNC received $4.4M in 2020 from the NIH, to identify environmental factors that contribute to neurodevelopmental impairments among individuals born prematurely.  The Consortium has received $18.3M in funding since 2016.
  • The Collaboratory of AIDS Researchers at UNC received $4.5M in 2020 from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, to discover methods to eradicate HIV infection by developing and testing therapies that will permanently destroy the viral reservoir in HIV patients.  The project has received $23.1M in funding since 2016.
  • The UNC/Emory Center for Innovative Technology received $6.8M in 2020 from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, to research technology-based interventions across the HIV prevention and care continuum.  The Center has received $31.1M in funding since 2016.
  • UNC's Comprehensive Cancer Center received support grants in 2020 of nearly $16M, from the National Cancer Institute.  The Center has received over $180M in funding since 2016.

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