UCSF Urology Repeats #1 Position for Research Funding

Submitted by UCSF Urology on April 6, 2016 at 12:44 pm

For a second consecutive year, rankings of National Institute UCSF Urology #1 in NIH fundingof Health (NIH) biomedical research funding put UCSF in first place for urology funding.  According to the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research, which analyzes these statistics, UCSF Department of Urology investigators received a total of $5.1 million in NIH research funding in 2015, more than any other institution for research in this discipline. 

The UCSF Department of Urology first reached the number-one position in 2014, and Department Chair Peter Carroll, MD, MPH, sees this year’s ranking as evidence of the continued strength and commitment to excellence of the UCSF faculty and staff.

"An extremely talented and hard-working group of clinical researchers and basic scientists made this achievement possible,” said Carroll. “This foundational research work is what drives improved treatment for our patients.”

Following is a link to the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research.  Click here to see a full list of urology scores.