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Extramural Grant Awards and Sponsors

ATSU maintains a diverse portfolio of research as well as service and educational grant awards from many prestigious funding sources. As shown in the following pie charts, ATSU received over $4.3 million (representing 44 sponsored program grant awards) from federal, state, foundation, and internal sources for the most recent fiscal year, ending June 30, 2014.

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

A multi-year 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 Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases R01 research grant awarded through the multiple PI model to a KCOM pharmacology faculty researcher and two collaborating researchers at Pennsylvania State University-Hershey.

A significant Missouri Foundation for Health grant award to help establish a high-need dental education clinic in St. Louis, serving as the future primary clinical education site for ATSU's newest school, the Missouri School of Dentistry & Oral Health.

Four active, five-year HRSA Title VII health professions training grants, including respective Pre-doctoral Training awards at ASDOH, SOMA, and KCOM; along with an Academic Administrative Units award to SOMA.

HRSA grant funding to continue support of the KCOM-based Missouri Area Health Education Centers program office.

An American Academy of Osteopathy research grant awarded to researchers at the A.T. Still Research Institute to systematically evaluate the incidence and severity of OMT adverse events through a Phase IV clinical trial.

A sub-award to SOMA from The Wright Center’s HRSA-funded Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education grant.   

Two sub-awards to an ASHS physical therapy faculty researcher collaborating with Cadence Biomedical, Inc., on clinical research studies funded by the U.S. Department of Defense.

Awards from the State of Missouri for the Primary Care Resources Initiate for Missouri/Access to Community Care Services, Missouri Oral Health Workforce Initiative, and the Northeast Missouri Regional Arthritis Center.

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.