More than half of the researchers given $300,000 grants from the LRI to test their innovative hypotheses have such promising findings that they win ongoing funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) or other organizations to continue the work.
It’s a stellar return on the investment in lupus discovery.
And it keeps lupus research dollars growing at the NIH, where overall dollars are scarce.
From 2007 to 2008, LRI-generated lupus research doubled at the NIH, from $30 to $60 million. Since, the LRI investment has nearly tripled, reaching over $100 million from the NIH.
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