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Research means hope


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Research means hope

  1. 1. Research Means Hope Clay Marsh, MD Professor of Medicine Vice Dean, Research, COM
  2. 2. Research Means Hope • A coalition of concerned patients and the physicians and researchers of America's medical schools, teaching hospitals, universities, research companies and organizations. • We believe that medical research is the beginning of hope for everyone suffering from serious illnesses like cancer, diabetes, Alzheimer's, depression and Parkinson's and the key to understanding wellness.
  3. 3. Traditionally, education, research, and patient care have been seen as the tripartite missions of academic health centers. However, it may be more useful to identify these three features as objectives pursued to accomplish the singular mission of the academic health center - to marry science and medicine.
  4. 4. Research Mission Plan Creating a Culture of Science & Discovery Collaborate to advance research programs Enhance the foundation of scientific inquiry Build best in class & innovative infrastructure Leverage collaborative resources Retain and grow talent Enhance the training of future biomedical leaders
  6. 6. What Does This Culture Allow Us to Do?
  7. 7. Longevity • US life expectancy has increased by about one year of longevity each six years since 1990. A baby born today has a life-expectancy of almost 3 decades longer than a baby born in 1900.
  8. 8. Heart Disease • The death rate for coronary heart disease is more than 60% lower and death rate for stroke 70% lower than in World War II era. • Framingham heart study has changed public health and statins, ASA and beta- blockers changing heart disease occurrence and outcomes.
  9. 9. Cancer
  10. 10. Infectious Diseases
  11. 11. Diabetes
  12. 12. • 2.2% of patients with colon cancer had evidence of Lynch syndrome • Each year, this could lead to 11,840 patients/yr with Lynch syndrome changing therapy and allowing family members to be tested and if positive screened beginning at 20-25 y.o. • Now EGAPP recommendation to test new colon ca patients
  13. 13. Where Are We Now?
  14. 14. OSUMC Total Research Funding FY06-FY10 $131,807,387 $125,258,449 $141,396,037 $167,130,908 $190,833,098 $- $50,000,000 $100,000,000 $150,000,000 $200,000,000 $250,000,000 FY06 FY07 FY08 FY09 FY10 Note: Includes all sources of funding, including ARRA funding Source: COM, Office of Research
  15. 15. Cancer Program NCI Funding & Rank FY06-FY09 $39.60 M $36.98M $42.44M $53.99M $12.90M 20 20 16 14 0 5 10 15 20 25 30 35$- $10,000,000 $20,000,000 $30,000,000 $40,000,000 $50,000,000 $60,000,000 FY06 FY07 FY08 FY09 Gap to Top 10 Growth in NCI Support Total NCI Support NCI Rank Source: CCC Administration