University of Wisconsin–Madison

Archive: UW Surgery ranks 13th in the nation for NIH funding

Recently the University of Wisconsin Department of Surgery received a status update placing the program 13th in the nation for NIH funding (2010 fiscal year). The Department of Surgery achieved $5.7 million dollars in NIH funding for research endeavors headed by basic scientists, clinician-scientists and staff. The department ranked 24th in 2009.

The Department of Surgery at the University of Wisconsin is home to numerous research programs investigating the underlying mechanisms of disease, translating discoveries in the laboratory to clinical trials, and offering experimental options with the goal of improving patient care.