Facts & Figures
"If you think research is expensive, try disease."
— Philanthropist Mary Lasker (1901-1994)
The cost of disease . . .
Annual direct and indirect costs for just a few diseases, as estimated by the National Institutes of Health
. . . and of the search for cures
Annual funding for biomedical research in 2002
Extramural funding nationwide from the National Institutes of Health
External grants and contracts income to DMS
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