NIH gave $109 million to Maine institutions in 2021

BAR HARBOR, Maine — The National Institutes of Health invested $109 million in Maine’s 11 bioscience institutions last year.

Of those dollars, $74 million — an overwhelming majority — went to The Jackson Laboratory. The lab’s senior vice president of research, Dr. Ken Fasman, said the NIH provided 88% of the laboratory’s total grant funding. He said his scientists went into research overdrive during the pandemic, making the world-renowned facility even more valuable to U.S. health needs. Read more

Related Posts

Maine’s startup ‘mojo’ highlighted in national ranking

As a place to start a business, Maine’s “mojo” is going strong, as shown in a new national ranking released Tuesday by WalletHub,...

19 January 2023

Maine CDC Director Nirav Shah to join U.S. CDC leadership

Dr. Nirav Shah, director of the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention, has been appointed principal deputy director at the...

13 January 2023

$5.6M in state funding to support Maine startups, entrepreneurs

Sixteen Maine organizations helping startups and entrepreneurs will share $5.6 million in state funding from the Pandemic Recovery for an Innovative Maine...

11 January 2023