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Boston ranks first for NIH funding for 22nd consecutive year

​Fiscal Year 2016 marked the 22nd consecutive year that Boston received the most NIH funding of any U.S. city.

Forty-two Boston institutions received 3,592 NIH awards for more than $1.85 billion in funding. This total represents 7.5% of all NIH spending and 72% of all NIH funding in Massachusetts.

Eight Boston organizations received over $100 million in NIH funding, reinforcing Boston as a powerhouse in medical research.

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