Department Ranks 9th in Country in NIH Funding

Dr. Bo Liu advises research staff in her NIH-funded lab.

The Department of Surgery ranked #9 in total amount of National Institutes of Health funding for surgery departments in 2017 according to the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research rankings. The listed total of $8,842,165 includes all awards made directly from the NIH to the University of Wisconsin. Four of our researchers ranked in the top 100 for total NIH funding to individual surgery lead researchers: Drs. Luis Fernandez, Dixon Kaufman, Bo Liu, and Susan Thibeault.

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