NSU Research Brief FY 2014

SPONSORED FUNDING The university’s sponsored funding for research, community service, and teaching/training activities totaled $68,133,006 for FY 2014. Over the past decade, total active external funding increased by nearly 100 percent, from $34.1 million in FY 2005 to $68.1 in FY 2014. Of the FY 2014 total, 58 percent or $39,635,924 supports research, and 53 percent or $36,081,605 is funded by the federal government. The university is receiving funding from 93 agencies and organizations. The Oceanographic Center is the largest recipient of sponsored funding with 37 percent of the total, followed by 30 percent to the College of Osteopathic Medicine. In FY 2014, there were 178 proposals processed through the NSU Office of Sponsored Programs. CLINICAL RESEARCH LEADING THERAPEUTIC AREAS BY ACADEMIC COLLEGE College of Dental Medicine—endodontic materials, implantology and emerging procedures, dentifrices, diagnostics, and herbal therapies College of Osteopathic Medicine—phase 2 trial for chronic fatigue, skin cancer registry, neuro-immune disorders, and women’s health College of Optometry—contact lenses, diagnostics, and pediatric vision College of Pharmacy—nutraceuticals and medication adherence through e technologies 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 • Authentication Software • Diagnostic for Genetic Mutations • Fall Prediction Model • Gene Therapy for Prevention of Heart Failure • Image Compression and Encryption • Small-Molecule Cancer Therapeutics • Sublingual Tablet for Anaphylaxis