Jackson Laboratory, headquartered in Bar Harbor, was awarded over $140 million in grant funds during 2021, a 30% increase over the biomedical research institute’s previous annual record of $108 million in 2020.

The grants came from federal programs, foundations and other external sources to support research and education programs, according to a news release. More than 115 awards were made to cover a broad range of work in the lab’s focus areas, including cancer, addiction, education and genetics. Read more