The Medical College of Wisconsin is a major national research center, in fact, the largest research institution in the Milwaukee metro area and 2nd largest in Wisconsin. In FY 2011-12, faculty received approximately $166 million in external support for research, teaching, training and related purposes, of which approximately $152 million was for research. This total includes highly competitive research and training awards from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). In the federal government’s FY 2012, the College received approximately $95.5 million in NIH funding and ranked 42nd among the nation’s 136 medical schools for NIH research funding. The MCW Office of Research is an outstanding resource for our research faculty providing many tools and resources in the development of grants. It is their goal to support administrative needs of investigators and research staff to facilitate scientific discovery, promote translational approaches to research, and foster scientific collaboration across the Medical College of Wisconsin campuses. Resources provided at MCW:
Most of the resources are integrated and accessible through a common electronic portal, eBridgeMCW. Multi-tiered personalized support is available from our research support specialists. The Office of Research works to strengthen the preeminent academic investigative tradition at the Medical College of Wisconsin.