Federal grants help Keck promote health

USC’s Keck School of Medicine isn’t scared by the fierce competition for federal research grants.

In 2010, Keck experienced a dramatic jump in funding — more than $33 million — from the National Institutes of Health, which allowed for the average research funding per faculty to jump by more than $20,000, from $121,000 per faculty member to $144,000. This also improved Keck’s ranking in US News & World Report’s list of best medical schools from No. 39 to No. 34. More »