NSU Research Brief FY 2015

NSU Technologies Sponsored Funding 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 The university’s sponsored funding for research, community service, and teaching/training activities totaled $82,244,760 for FY 2015. Over the past decade, total active external funding increased by 111 percent, from $38.2 million in FY 2006 to $82.2 million in FY 2015. Of the FY 2015 total, 50 percent or $41,078,211 supports research, and 47 percent or $38,460,721 is funded by the federal government. The university is receiving funding from 93 agencies and organizations. The Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography 1 is the largest recipient of sponsored funding with 37 percent 2 of the total, followed by 36 percent to the College of Osteopathic Medicine. In FY 2015, there were 204 proposals processed through the NSU Office of Sponsored Programs. 1 0.7% of total includes funding under the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences in FY15 2 Prior to July 1, 2015, this college was called the Oceanographic Center. • Portfolio of Abuse-Deterrent Pharmaceutical Compositions • Authentication Software • Diagnostic for Genetic Mutations • Fall Prediction Model • Therapies for Treatment of Heart Failure • Image Compression and Encryption • Portfolio of Small-Molecule Cancer Therapeutics • Portfolio of Novel Drug Delivery Methods for Anaphylaxis • Novel Method to Diagnose Complex Immune Diseases • Novel Method for Modulating Oncolytic Viruses Clinical Research Leading Therapeutic Areas for Each College COLLEGE OF DENTAL MEDICINE dentifrices and devices COLLEGE OF OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE skin cancer registry, phase 2 trial for chronic fatigue syndrome COLLEGE OF OPTOMETRY predictive tool for contact lens complications, prevalence of Vitreomacular disease COLLEGE OF PHARMACY nutraceutical intervention for oxidative stress MAILMAN SEGAL CENTER FOR HUMAN DEVELOPMENT nutraceutical intervention