653 млн. долл. – на борьбу с раком и не только
2023-08-03 Local news

653 million dollars. - to fight cancer and beyond

The University of California at Irvine received a record $653 million in research money. This is 12.7% more than last year.

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This was disclosed by the university itself. The funding reflects significant support for distinguished faculty, state-of-the-art facilities, student body and community-oriented research programs.

Chancellor Howard Gillman praised UCI role as a world-class research university. And emphasized that its studies have a meaningful impact on regional economic and societal development through results. UCI Vice Chancellor for Research Pramod Hargonekar also praised faculty, students and staff for excelling in the highly competitive research funding and innovation environment.

  • 653 million in funding came from federal and state agencies, leading foundations and prospective companies.
  • Specifically, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has allocated $226 million in funding.
  • National Science Foundation - $54 million.
  • And philanthropic organizations - $231 million. Half of the research support came from non-federal entities.
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Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center. Photo: news.uci.edu

The University's clinical research has received significant financial support, with $150 million in funding. In particular, the Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center. It is the only comprehensive cancer center in Orange County designated by the National Cancer Institute. It received $106 million for its research. - 28% more than the previous year.

The funding makes it possible to start various clinical trials. Including studies of immunotherapy for lymphoblastic leukemia in the elderly and evaluation of a promising drug for the treatment of solid tumors.

UCI has also received several grants

  • For example, $47 million. - to develop next-generation mouse models to study Alzheimer's disease.
  • 10 million dollars. - to study the vulnerability of brain cells in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease.
  • And $3.75 million. - for clean energy research.

As a leading public university, UCI continues to pursue academic excellence, scientific innovation and social progress. It also builds an interprofessional health care workforce.

Socium.Network team welcomes this attention to research universities whose researchers can help many people. 

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