A study by the National Science Foundation naming the top 10 universities receiving the most federal funding for research and development ranked UC San Diego in 8th place out of 896 colleges that received federal R&D money during the 2011 fiscal year. … Read the full story from the UCSD Newsroom
In the School of Medicine:
According to the Association of American Medical Colleges, the UCSD School of Medicine faculty rank consistently in the top two in the nation in research funding per faculty member.
In the Department of Medicine:
In fiscal year 2012, the Department of Medicine’s research expenditures totaled over $130 million.