057-19 NSU TRED Research Brief FY2019_WEB

SPONSORED FUNDING Over the past decade, total active external funding increased by 116% from $55 million in FY 2010 to $119,415,179 in FY 2019. Of the FY 2019 total, 63% or $74,747,820 supports research, and 48% or $56,997,675 is funded by the federal government. The university is receiving funding from 105 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 38% of the total. In FY 2019, there were 216 proposals processed through the NSU Office of Sponsored Programs. LEADING THERAPEUTIC AREAS IN CLINICAL RESEARCH Dentifrices and Implants College of Dental Medicine Contact Lens Assessment in Youth, Dry Eye, and Retina Imaging College of Optometry Nutraceutical Intervention for Oxidative Stress College of Pharmacy Nutraceutical Intervention Mailman Segal Center for Human Development 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 • a computational model to predict drug treatment courses • the delivery of personalized health care information • diagnostic for genetic mutations • digital authentication/auditing of pharmacy programs • early detection of bed sores • electronic coordination of health care • comprehensive genetic data for complex diseases • image compression and encryption • improvements in drug manufacturing efficiency • modified natural killer cells for immunotherapy • novel method for diagnosing complex immune diseases • novel method for modulating oncolytic viruses • novel therapy for skin cancer • novel treatment for breast cancer • a portfolio of small-molecule cancer therapeutics • a portfolio of novel drug delivery methods for anaphylaxis • therapies for treatment of heart failure • a vision testing method for children • wound healing and skin rejuvenation