- From 2001 to 2006, Vanderbilt had a compound annual growth rate of 16.4%
in NIH grants, the fastest growing academic medical center program in the country.
- Vanderbilt is now ranked 12th nationally.
- Seven of the School of Medicine's departments were ranked in the top 10 among comparable medical school departments in receipt of NIH funding in 2005.
- Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, Cell and Developmental Biology/Cancer Biology, Medicine, Pharmacology, Pediatrics, Biochemistry and Radiology/Radiation Oncology.