050-20 NSU TRED Research Brief FY2020_Web

SPONSORED FUNDING Over the past decade, total active external funding increased by 120% from $58 million in FY 2011 to $127 million in FY 2020. Of the FY 2020 total, 53% or $67 million supports research, and 44% or $56 million is funded by the federal government. The university is receiving funding from 109 agencies and organizations. The largest recipient of sponsored funding is the Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine (36%), followed by the Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography (33%). In FY 2020, there were 214 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 • therapies for treatment of heart failure • a vision testing method for children • novel treatment for lung diseases • automated landing gear systems for trailers