Research Brief FY2013 | Office of Research and Technology Transfer

SPONSORED FUNDING The university’s sponsored funding for research, community service, and teaching/training activities totaled $61,124,194 for FY 2013. Over the past decade, total active external funding increased by 95 percent, from $31.3 million in FY 2004 to $61.1 million in FY 2013. Of the FY 2013 total, 57 percent or $34,766,506 supports research, and 53 percent or $32,529,354 is funded by the federal government. The university is receiving funding from 90 agencies and organizations. The Oceanographic Center is the largest recipient of sponsored funding with 43 percent of the total, followed by 21 percent to the College of Osteopathic Medicine. In FY 2013, there were 132 proposals processed through the NSU Office of Sponsored Programs. CLINICAL RESEARCH LEADING THERAPEUTIC AREAS BY ACADEMIC COLLEGE College of Dental Medicine—implantology and emerging procedures, dentifrices, diagnostics, and herbal therapies College of Osteopathic Medicine—neuro-immune disorders and women’s health College of Optometry—contact lenses, diagnostics, glaucoma, and pediatric vision College of Pharmacy—nutraceuticals and medication adherence through etechnologies Mailman Segal Center for Human Development— nutraceutical intervention NSU TECHNOLOGIES NSU is able to recognize high-potential technologies, assess their technical and commercial feasibility, secure patent protection, and conduct transactions with commercialization partners for the ultimate benefit of the public. NSU technologies ready for commercialization include • Abuse-Deterrent Pharmaceutical Compositions • Diagnostic for Genetic Mutations • Novel Drug Target for High Blood Pressure • Small-Molecule Cancer Therapeutics • Fall Prediction Model • Gene Therapy for Prevention of Heart Failure • Microencapsulated Drugs • Novel Cancer Therapeutics • Advanced Dental Materials • Optical System for Contact Lens Refraction • Sublingual Tablet for Anaphylaxis • Authentication Software and Method