In September, MBJ reported that the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) had earned a record $132.9 million in research awards in FY 2022, a $6.3 million increase from the $126.7 million it earned in FY 2021.
It was the sixth straight year the institution had seen growth in grant and contract awards, and it represented a 56% jump from the $85 million it earned in FY 2017.
But just who is responsible for the significant increase? Which faculty members earned multimillion-dollar grants and allowed UTHSC to tout record-breaking numbers?
Here’s a breakdown of some of the biggest awards earned by UTHSC researchers in FY 2022