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7. Fiscal Year 2008 Budget Overview

NHLBI Obligations by Funding Mechanism: Fiscal Year 2008


Funding Mechanism

Obligated Dollars* (Thousands)

Percent of Total
NHLBI Budget

Research Project Grants**

$1,983,633

67.5%

SCORs/SCCORs

90,120

3.1

Sickle Cell Centers

13,587

0.5

Centers for AIDS Research

3,686

0.1

Other Research Grants

125,942

4.3

   Research Careers Programs

78,715

2.7

Training Programs

94,873

3.2

Research and Development Contracts

338,787

11.5

Intramural Laboratory and Clinical Research

177,490

6.1

Research Management and Support‡

109,215

3.7

Total Obligations

$2,937,333

100%

*  Excludes funds provided by other Agencies by means of a reimbursable agreement.
** Includes $77,914 for Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Grants/Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Grants.
†  Research Career Programs are a subset of Other Research Grants and are not added as a distinct funding mechanism.
‡ Excludes OD and DIR research contracts, which are included in R&D contracts.

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NHLBI Extramural Obligations by Program
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NHLBI Extramural Obligations by Division
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* Includes Cardiovascular Diseases and Prevention and Population Sciences.

For detailed data on FY 2008:

  • Research grants, see Chapters 9 and 11
  • Research and development contracts, see Chapters 10 and 11
  • Research training and career development, see Chapter 13
  • Geographic distribution of awards, see Chapter 14.

 

NHLBI Extramural Obligations by Program: Fiscal Year 2008


Program

Obligated Dollars (Thousands)

Percent of NHLBI
Extramural Budget

Heart and Vascular Diseases*

$1,652,204

62.3%

Lung Diseases

572,172

21.6

Blood Diseases and Resources

426,252

16.1

Total, Extramural Obligations

$2,650,628

100%

* Includes Cardiovascular Diseases and Prevention and Population Sciences.

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NHLBI Cardiovascular Diseases Program*

Obligations by Funding Mechanism: Fiscal Year 2008


Funding Mechanism

Obligated Dollars (Thousands)

Percent of Program
Budget

Research Project Grants

$1,024,361

76.7%

SCORs/SCCORs

44,548

3.3

Other Research Grants

43,647

3.3

  Research Career Programs**

31,762

2.4

Training Programs

44,504

3.3

Research and Development Contracts

178,713

13.4

Total, Cardiovascular Diseases

$1,335,773

100%

*  Includes Cardiovascular Diseases only.
** Research Career Programs are a subset of Other Research Grants and are not added as a distinct funding mechanism.

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NHLBI Prevention and Population Sciences Program

Obligations by Funding Mechanism: Fiscal Year 2008


Funding Mechanism

Obligated Dollars (Thousands)

Percent of Program
Budget

Research Project Grants

$178,724

56.5%

SCORs/SCCORs

Other Research Grants

9,833

3.1

  Research Career Programs*

6,428

2.0

Training Programs

8,092

2.6

Research and Development Contracts

119,782

37.9

Total, Prevention and Population Sciences

$316,431

100%

*  Research Career Programs are a subset of Other Research Grants and are not added as a distinct funding mechanism.
Note:  Numbers may not add to total due to rounding.

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NHLBI Lung Diseases Program

Obligations by Funding Mechanism: Fiscal Year 2008


Funding Mechanism

Obligated Dollars (Thousands)

Percent of Program
Budget

Research Project Grants

$458,438

80.1%

SCORs/SCCORs

25,505

4.5

Other Research Grants

44,789

7.8

  Research Career Programs*

25,765

4.5

Training Programs

25,241

4.4

Research and Development Contracts

18,199

3.2

Total, Lung Diseases

$572,172

100%

*  Research Career Programs are a subset of Other Research Grants and are not added as a distinct funding mechanism.

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NHLBI Blood Diseases and Resources Program

Obligations by Funding Mechanism: Fiscal Year 2008


Funding Mechanism

Obligated Dollars (Thousands)

Percent of Program
Budget

Research Project Grants

$322,110

75.6%

SCORs/SCCORs

20,067

4.7

Sickle Cell Centers

13,587

3.2

Centers for AIDS Research

3,686

0.9

Other Research Grants

27,674

6.5

  Research Career Programs*

14,760

3.5

Training Programs

17,035

4.0

Research and Development Contracts

22,093

5.2

Total, Blood Diseases and Resources

$426,252

100%

*  Research Career Programs are a subset of Other Research Grants and are not added as a distinct funding mechanism.

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