Ranked as one of the top 25 NIH-funded institutions, we are dedicated to advancing medical knowledge and clinical practice through scholarly research, physician education, and compassionate quality care.

  • An $18 million increase in NIH support from FY2019 to FY2020, $358 million to $376 million
  • NIH ranking—24th
  • National Cancer Institute funding ranking—27th
  • School of Medicine percent of the NCI funding to SOMs—1.59% of NCI market share
  • School of Medicine percent of NCI funding to UAB SOM total funding—12.04% of UAB SOM funding is NCI
  • The School of Medicine has 17 departments receiving funding from NCI; 46 PIs, 63 awards•349 NIH-funded principal investigators