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Table 2 Genetics Funding by the National Institutes of Health, in US$ (thousands)

From: Genomics Research: World Survey of Public Funding

  Fiscal Year 2003 Fiscal Year 2004 Fiscal Year 2005 Fiscal Year 2006, Est Fiscal Year 2007, Bdgt
National Cancer Institute $1,275,213 $1,364,851 $1,451,384 $1,451,384a $1,435,419a
National Human Genome Research Institute $453,105 $475,735 $468,049 $463,900 $459,039
National Institute of General Medical Sciences $430,175 $455,079 $441,168 $438,079 $433,698
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke $354,940 $400,140 $416,474 $414,113 $409,972
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development $308,304 $320,310 $329,252 $329,600 $329,400
National Institute of Mental Health $194,484 $201,564 $239,907 $237,849 $235,625
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute $253,240 $229,478 $230,335 $231,487 $232,644
National Aging Institute $47,305 $52,273 $201,852 $200,300 $198,300
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences $169,231 $201,603 $199,125 $197,532 $195,754
National Eye Institute $176,028 $182,542 $198,605 $197,413 $195,242
National Center for Research Resources $157,993 $163,381 $165,859 $167,551 $166,890
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research $123,596 $136,914 $138,279 $136,752 $134,469
National Institute on Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse $105,805 $108,196 $111,369 $110,255 $109,263
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Disorders $74,813 $78,071 $79,568 $78,775 $77,985
National Institute on Deafness and Other Communications Disorders $51,474 $52,253 $57,266 $56,715 $56,170
National Institute on Drug Abuse $39,142 $48,858 $52,036 $51,724 $51,465
Roadmap   $38,712 $39,421 $39,421 $39,421
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering $9,157 $9,932 $8,975 $8,885 $8,823
Office of the Director $2,338 $7,085 $5,165 $4,754 $4,764
National Institute of Nursing Research $5,642 $4,600 $3,537 $3,509 $3,477
Fogarty International Center $3,712 $2,905 $1,978 $1,978 $1,978
National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities $62 $289 $260 $259 $257
National Center on Complementary and Alternative Medicine      
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases      
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disorders      
National Library of Medicine      
Total NIH Genetics $4,235,759 $4,534,771 $4,839,864 $4,822,235b $4,780,055b
  1. The amount of genetics research funded by NIH components (24 grant-issuing Institutes and Centers, the Office of the Director, and the Roadmap) is indicated in thousands of US$; Fiscal year 2006 is an estimate, and fiscal year 2007 is the President's budget. The values in this table were provided by the NIH Office of Budget (Personal Communication, Arlette Howard, May 2006).
  2. a NCI actual genetics funding for fiscal years 2006 and 2007 was $1,530,200 and $1,523,628, respectively, in thousands (Personal Communication, Weston Ricks, July 2008).
  3. b Total NIH Genetics funding (actual) for fiscal years 2006 and 2007 was $4,878,000 each year, in thousands [28].