3rd Annual

National Jewish Health

Friday, June 21, 2013

NIH 2011 Ranking: 147th (Direct plus indirect costs but excluding R & D contracts and ARRA awards) = $28,153,827 [1]

National Jewish Health participates in five-year, $56 Million Contract to Continue Study of Asthma in Inner-City Children. [2]

National Jewish Health was awarded a five-year, $31 million contract by the National Institutes of Health to lead a study of infections associated with eczema. Researchers will focus on antibiotic-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections and widespread viral infections of the skin. [3]

National Jewish Health is part of a Consortium for Food Allergy Research receiving renewed funding of $29.9 million over five years from the National Institutes of Health. [4]

National Jewish Health opened its Lung Cancer Center in 2010, utilizing its exceptional experience in thoracic medicine, interventional pulmonology and pathology, gastroenterology and otolaryngology. [5]

National Jewish Health has received an $875,000 three-year research grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for Healthy Homes, Healthy Kids, a study to determine whether a low-cost home assessment and intervention system can reduce asthma triggers and symptoms in low-income Northeast Denver homes. [6]

National Jewish Health established the NTM Center of Excellence at National Jewish Health to enhance the clinical care for all patients with NTM infections, including patients with cystic fibrosis. [7]

National Jewish Health has been the #1 respiratory hospital in the nation for 13 consecutive years, according to U.S. News & World Report. Furthermore, it is renowned for treatment of respiratory, cardiac, immune and related disorders, as well as for its groundbreaking medical research. [8]


[1] Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research, Ranking Table of NIH Funding (by Institution) to US Medical Schools in 2011, http://www.brimr.org/NIH_Awards/2011/NIH_Awards_2011.htm
[2] From National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, November 4, 2009, http://www.niaid.nih.gov/news/newsreleases/2009/Pages/ICACrenewal.aspx
[3] From Eureka Alerts, 22-Jul-2010, http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2010-07/njh-nan072210.php
[4] From Medical News Today, 16 July 2010, http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/194864.php
[5] From 15. July 2010, http://www.news-medical.net/news/20100715/National-Jewish-Health-named-1-respiratory-hospital-in-the-nation.aspx
[6] From National Jewish Health - http://www.nationaljewish.org/research/programs-depts/medicine/environ-occu/healthy-homes-healthy-kids/
[7] From National Jewish Health - http://www.nationaljewish.org/research/programs-depts/ntm-center-of-excellence/grants-and-support/
[8] From The Medical News, 15 July 2010, http://www.news-medical.net/news/20100715/National-Jewish-Health-named-1-respiratory-hospital-in-the-nation.aspx

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