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UNC Research Overall Stats

Over $1.2B in Annual Research Expenditures from All Sources

UNC Researchʼs Impact on Durham

$400619268 in sustained investment for research projects benefitting Durham County, FY 19-23

Projects Benefitting Durham County

  • With funding from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, researchers with the UNC Carolina Population Center conduct a decades-long study of 20,000+ people to examine social, behavioral, and biological linkages across the course of a life.
  • Funded by the National Institutes of Health, the UNC Center for AIDS Research provides infrastructure to support investigation of the HIV/AIDS epidemic using clinical and behavioral research, research into HIV biology and pathogenesis, and educational outreach.
  • The UNC Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute, with funding from N.C. Department of Public Instruction, provides early learning communities with professional development and technical assistance to support preschool children with disabilities and their families.