We keep track of all the latest trends in research:
Highest Funded NIH Research Areas
- Clinical Research $11.3M
- Genetics $7.5M
- Prevention $7M
- Biotechnology $6M
- Neurosciences $5.7M
Growth in Registered Studies
- ICMJE: Indicates when the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors began requiring trial registration as a condition of publication (September 2005)
- FDAAA: Indicates when the expanded registration requirements of FDAAA began and were implemented on ClinicalTrials.gov (December 2007)
Medical Research Funding
- Research spending has been fairly flat over the last decade (outside of a stimulus-package burst in 2009)
- ‘Industry’ dollars now account for 58% of research spending
- The share of biotech company funding has increased in the last 20 years
NIH Success Rates
Takeaway: Decrease in ‘success’ for both individual investigators (funding rate) and overall applications (success and award rates).
Projected Veteran Population: (2013 – 2043)
Takeaways: Potential impact on research funding as result of the sharp decrease in the percentage of veterans as a portion of the overall population.
Projected Female Veteran Pop.: (2013 – 2043)
Takeaways: Increased demand for services and research that address the unique medical needs of women.
Projected % of Minority Veterans: (2010 – 2040)
Takeaways: Increased demand for services and research that address the unique medical needs of minorities.
Projected % of Veterans by Service Period (2013 – 2043)
Changing Age Distribution
Takeaways: Change in demand for services and research as a result of the changing age distribution of our veterans.