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Extramural Grant Awards and Sponsors

ATSU maintains a diverse portfolio of research and service/educational grant and contract awards from many prestigious funding sources. As shown in the following pie charts, ATSU received over $4.4 million (representing 48 sponsored program grant awards) from federal, state, foundation, and internal sources for the most recent fiscal year, ending June 30, 2013.

The following provides a sample of ATSU’s current and recently funded sponsored program grant awards and sponsors:

  • A prestigious R25 research education grant awarded to KCOM from the National Institutes of Health (NIH)-National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine.  KCOM is just one of seven institutions of higher education nationwide and the first osteopathic medical school to receive this R25 award.
  • An NIH-National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases R15 research grant awarded to a KCOM microbiology faculty researcher.
  • An NIH-National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases R01 research sub-award to a KCOM pharmacology faculty researcher, who is serving as co-principal investigator on a project led by Pennsylvania State University-Hershey researchers.
  • A significant Missouri Foundation for Health grant award to initiate the planning and development of ATSU's newest emerging school, the Missouri School of Dentistry & Oral Health.
  • A National Athletic Trainers' Association Research and Education Foundation grant awarded to interdisciplinary health sciences faculty within ASHS to support the Clinical Outcomes Research Education for Athletic Trainers (CORE-AT) project as part of the Athletic Training Practice-Based Research Network (PBRN).
  •  Four active, five-year HRSA Title VII health professions training grants, including Pre-doctoral Training awards at each of ASDOH, SOMA, and KCOM, along with an Academic Administrative Units award to SOMA.
  • A HRSA grant to support the KCOM-based Missouri Area Health Education Center program office.
  • Research grants from the American Osteopathic Association and International Association for the Study of Pain.
  • Awards from the States of Missouri and Arizona for the Northeast Missouri Regional Arthritis Center and the First Things First Dental Program, respectively.
  • Grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities and Institute of Museum and Library Services, among others, to support projects led by ATSU's Museum of Osteopathic Medicine.