NSU TRED Research Brief FY2018

SPONSORED FUNDING The university’s sponsored funding for research, community services, and teaching/training activities totaled $107,693,711 for FY 2018. Over the past decade, total active external funding increased by 124 percent, from $48 million in FY 2009 to $107.7 million in FY 2018. Of the FY 2018 total, 55% or $59,048,845 supports research, and 41% or $43,994,689 is funded by the federal government. The university is receiving funding from 89 agencies and organizations. The Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography and the Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine tied as the largest recipients of sponsored funding, each with 36% of the total. In FY 2018, there were 217 proposals processed through the NSU Office of Sponsored Programs. LEADING THERAPEUTIC AREAS IN CLINICAL RESEARCH Dentifrices and Implants College of Dental Medicine Prevalence of Vitreomacular Disease, Contact Lens Assessment in Youth, and Dry Eye College of Optometry Nutraceutical Intervention for Oxidative Stress College of Pharmacy Nutraceutical Intervention Mailman Segal Center for Human Development Nutraceutical Supplementation Impact on Body Composition Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences 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 that are ready for commercialization include • delivery of personalized health care information • diagnostic for genetic mutations • early detection of bed sores • genetic data for complex diseases • image compression and encryption • improvements in drug manufacturing efficiency • novel method to diagnose complex immune diseases • novel method for modulating oncolytic viruses • novel therapy for skin cancer • portfolio of small-molecule cancer therapeutics • portfolio of novel drug delivery methods for anaphylaxis • therapies for treatment of heart failure • vision testing method for children • wound healing and skin rejuvenation