8. Long-Term Trends


Budget History of the NHLBI: Fiscal Years 1950–2009

Dollars (Thousands)

Fiscal Year Budget Estimate to Congress House Allowance Senate Allowance Appropriation Obligations Cumulative Fiscal Year Obligations

1950

$        34,630

$     11,575

$     29,117

$     16,075

$    5,768

$       15,768

1951

8,800

8,800

9,400

9,400

8,497

24,265

1952

10,237

10,074

10,156

10,083

9,850

34,115

1953

9,779

9,623

12,000

12,000

11,398

45,513

1954

11,040

12,000

15,418

15,168

14,952

60,465

1955

14,570

16,168

17,168

16,668

16,595

77,060

1956

17,454

17,398

23,976

18,808

18,838

95,898

1957

22,106

25,106

33,396

33,396

32,392

128,290

1958

33,436

33,436

38,784

35,936

35,973

164,263

1959

34,820

36,212

49,529

45,613

45,468

209,731

1960

45,594

52,744

89,500

62,237

61,565

271,296

1961

63,162

71,762

125,166

86,900

86,239

357,535

1962

97,073

105,723

160,000

132,912

110,849

468,384

1963

126,898

143,398

149,498

147,398

120,597

588,981

1964

130,108

129,325

130,545

132,404

117,551

706,532

1965

125,640

124,521

125,171

124,824

124,412

830,944

1966

141,412

146,212

143,462

141,462

141,171

972,115

1967

148,407

154,770

164,770

164,770

164,342

1,136,457

1968

167,954

167,954

177,954

167,954

162,134

1,298,591

1969

169,735

164,120

172,120

166,928

161,834

1,460,425

1970

160,513

160,513

182,000

171,257

160,433

1,620,858

1971

171,747

178,479

203,479

194,901

194,826

1,815,684

1972

195,492

211,624

252,590

232,627

232,577

2,048,261

1973

255,280

300,000

350,000

300,000

255,722

2,303,983

1974

265,000

281,415

320,000

302,915

327,270

2,631,253

1975

309,299

321,196

330,000

327,996

327,953

2,959,206

1976

324,934

329,079

379,059

370,096

368,648

3,327,854

TQA

59,715

58,015

58,015

58,763

60,639

3,388,493

1977

342,855

380,661

420,661

396,661

396,857

3,785,350

1978

403,642

432,642

456,000

447,901

447,968

4,233,318

1979

454,336

485,584

485,584

510,134

510,080

4,743,398

1980

507,344

527,544

527,544

527,544

527,248

5,270,646

1981

532,799

560,264

565,264

549,693

550,072

5,820,718

1982

579,602

583,831

587,741

559,637

559,800

6,380,518

1983

577,143

620,947

624,542

624,259

624,260

7,004,778

1984

639,774

665,859

683,489

704,939

705,064

7,709,842

1985

718,852

764,135

807,149

805,269

803,810

8,513,652

1986

775,254

856,388

863,652

859,239

821,901

9,335,553

1987

785,697

921,410

921,502

930,001

929,982

10,265,535

1988

821,887

990,808

1,000,349

965,536

965,283

11,230,818

1989

1,054,503

1,018,983

1,056,003

1,045,985

1,045,508

12,276,326

1990

1,039,846

1,090,930

1,091,597

1,072,354

1,070,683

13,347,009

1991

1,112,502

1,135,589

1,137,235

1,126,942

1,125,915

14,472,924

1992

1,209,924

1,202,398

1,190,396

1,191,500

1,190,070

15,662,994

1993

1,245,396

1,228,455

1,228,455

1,214,693

1,214,693

16,877,687

1994

1,198,402

1,277,880

1,277,880

1,277,880

1,277,852

18,155,539

1995

1,266,961

1,259,590

1,259,590

1,258,472

1,314,969

19,470,508

1996

1,337,021

1,355,866

1,320,254B

1,355,866

1,351,422C

20,821,930

1997

1,320,555D

1,438,265

1,344,742D

1,432,529E

1,431,821

22,253,751

1998

1,467,189

1,513,004

1,531,898

1,531,061F

1,526,276

23,780,027

1999

1,709,328G

1,720,344

1,793,697

1,793,697F

1,788,008

25,568,035

2000

1,759,806

1,937,404

2,001,185

2,040,291F

2,027,286

27,595,321

2001

2,069,582

2,328,102

2,328,105

2,299,866H

2,298,035

29,893,356

2002

2,567,429

2,547,675

2,618,966

2,576,125I

2,569,794

32,463,150

2003

2,791,411

2,812,011

2,818,684

2,812,011J

2,793,681

35,256,831

2004

2,867,995

2,867,995

2,897,595

2,882,715K

2,882,601

38,139,432

2005

2,963,953

2,963,953

2,985,900

2,965,453

2,922,573L

41,062,005

2006

2,951,270

2,951,270

3,023,381

2,951,270J

2,893,527

43,955,532

2007

2,901,012

2,901,012

2,924,299

2,921,757

2,922,322L

46,877,854

2008

2,894,341

2,965,775

2,992,197

2,974,900

2,937,333

49,815,187

2009

2,924,942

3,025,500

3,006,344

3,015,689

3,014,552

52,829,739


A TQ=Transition Quarter, July 1-September 30, 1976.
B Senate Allowance reflects the Institute share of the Government-wide rescission and the HHS rescission.
C Obligations reflect the Institute share of the Government-wide rescission, the HHS rescission, and a transfer to other NIH Institutes through the NIH Director's 1 percent transfer authority.
D Excludes funds for AIDS research activities consolidated in the NIH Office of AIDS Research (OAR).
E Excludes enacted administrative reduction.
F Excludes Director transfer, Secretary transfer, and rescission.
G Includes Bioterrorism reduction.
H Excludes Office of Human Research Protection transfer, Secretary transfer, and rescission.
I Excludes Government-wide rescission, Labor/HHS/Education rescission, from HHS to OMB rescission, and Secretary 1 percent transfer.
J Excludes Government-wide rescission.
K Includes Roadmap adjustments.
L Includes Roadmap Transfer and Government-wide rescission.

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NHLBI Total Obligations by Budget Category: Fiscal Years 1999–2009

Current Dollars

NHLBI Total Obligations by Budget Category: Fiscal Years 19982008 - Current Dollars
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Note: Beginning in 2007, the WHI funds are included in the “Heart” category and the Sleep Disorders Research funds are included in the “Lung” category. Previously they were reported separately.

NHLBI Total Obligations by Budget Category: Fiscal Years 1999–2009

Dollars (Millions)

Budget Category FY 1999 FY 2000 FY 2001 FY 2002 FY 2003 FY 2004 FY 2005 FY 2006 FY 2007 FY 2008 FY 2009

Extramural Research–Heart

$   961.1

$1,115.7

$1,245.8

$1,412.4

$1,538.8

$1,604.7

$1,599.6

$1,582.7

$1,624.9

$1,652.2

$1,659.2

Extramural Research–Lung

377.4

415.5

481.0

535.2

590.5

596.0

628.2

610.3

597.6

572.2

627.8

Extramural Research–Blood

266.1

305.9

364.0

396.0

419.3

429.2

439.5

434.9

429.7

426.2

431.7

Intramural Research

119.5

122.3

133.7

146.7

157.8

164.2

166.3

168.3

169.5

177.5

431.7

Research Management and Support

63.9

67.9

73.5

79.4

87.3

88.5

89.0

97.2

100.6

109.2

114.1

Total

$1,788.0

$2,027.3

$2,298.0

$2,569.7

$2,793.7

$2,882.6

$2,922.6

$2,893.4

$2,922.3

$2.937.3

$3,014.5

Note:  From 1999 to 2006, the WHI was reported separately.  In this table, it has been incorporated into the “Heart” line.  The Sleep Disorders Research was reported separately from 1996 to 2006.  In this table, it has been incorporated into the “Lung” line.

NHLBI Total Obligations by Budget Category: Fiscal Years 1999–2009

Constant 1998 Dollars

NHLBI Total Obligations by Budget Category:  Fiscal Years 19982008 - Constant 1998 Dollars
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* This chart is based on the Biomedical Research & Development Price Index through 2009.
Note:  Beginning in 2007, the WHI funds are included in the “Heart” category and the Sleep Disorders Research funds are included in the “Lung” category. Previously they were reported separately.

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NHLBI Total Obligations by Budget Category: Fiscal Years 1999–2009

Constant 1999 Dollars (Millions)

Budget Category FY 1999 FY 2000 FY 2001 FY 2002 FY 2003 FY 2004 FY 2005 FY 2006 FY 2007 FY 2008 FY 2009

Extramural Research–Heart

$961.1

$1,075.9

$1,162.1

$1,275.9

$1,342.8

$1,349.6

$1,295.2

$1,225.0

$1,211.7

$1,179.3

$1,184.3

Extramural Research–Lung

377.4

400.7

448.7

483.5

515.3

501.3

508.7

472.4

445.6

408.4

448.1

Extramural Research–Blood

266.1

295.0

339.6

357.7

365.9

361.0

355.9

336.6

320.4

304.2

308.2

Intramural Research

119.5

117.9

124.7

132.5

137.7

138.1

134.7

130.3

126.4

126.7

129.7

Research Management and Support

63.9

65.5

68.6

71.7

76.2

74.4

72.1

75.2

75.0

77.9

81.4

Total

$1,788.0

$1,955.0

$2,143.7

$2,321.3

$2,437.8

$2,424.4

$2,366.5

$2,239.5

$2,179.2

$2,096.6

$2,151.7

* This chart is based on the Biomedical Research & Development Price Index through 2009.
Note:  From 1999 to 2006, the WHI was reported separately.  In this table, it has been incorporated into the "Heart" line.  The Sleep Disorders Research was reported separately from 1996 to 2006.  In this table, it has been incorporated into the "Lung" line.

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NHLBI Total Obligations by Budget Mechanism: Fiscal Years 1999–2009

NHLBI Total Obligations by Budget Mechanism:  Fiscal Years 19982008
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* Includes Research Career Programs.
** Excludes Office of the Director and DIR research contracts, which are included in R&D contracts.

NHLBI Total Obligations by Budget Mechanism: Fiscal Years 1999–2009

Current Dollars (Millions)

Funding Mechanism FY 1999 FY 2000 FY 2001 FY 2002 FY 2003 FY 2004 FY 2005 FY 2006 FY 2007 FY 2008 FY 2009

Research Grants*

$1,346.6

$1,570.5

$1,796.9

$2,006.2

$2,172.3

$2,257.3

$2,310.2

$2,275.9

$2,263.1

$2,216.9

$2,261.0

Research and Development (R&D) Contracts

197.2

201.3

220.1

258.3

290.5

285.5

268.6

262.8

295.8

338.8

361.1

Training Programs

60.8

65.4

73.7

79.2

85.8

87.1

88.4

89.2

93.3

94.9

96.6

Intramural Research and Research Management and Support**

183.4

190.1

207.3

226.1

245.1

252.7

255.4

265.6

270.1

286.7

295.8

Total

$1,788.0

$2,027.3

$2,298.0

$2,569.8

$2,793.7

$2,882.6

$2,922.6

$2,893.5

$2,922.3

$2,937.3

$3,014.5

* Includes Research Career Programs.
** Excludes Office of the Director and DIR research contracts, which are included in R&D contracts.

NHLBI Employment: Fiscal Years 1999–2009

Staff FY 1999 FY 2000 FY 2001 FY 2002 FY 2003 FY 2004 FY 2005 FY 2006 FY 2007 FY 2008 FY 2009
FTEs* 847 865 868 880 880 861 796 797 814 846 856

* Full-time equivalents.

NHLBI Institute-Initiated and Investigator-Initiated Awards: Fiscal Years 1999–2009

NHLBI Institute-Initiated and Investigator-Initiated Awards: Fiscal Years 19982008
* Includes Research Career Programs.
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NHLBI Grants and Research and Development Contracts as Subsets of Institute-Initiated Awards: Fiscal Years 1999–2009

NHLBI Grants and Research and Development Contracts as Subsets of Institute-Initiated Awards: Fiscal Years 19982008
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NHLBI Extramural Programs: Fiscal Years 1999–2009

Dollars (Millions)

Funding Mechanism

FY 1999

FY 2000

FY 2001

FY 2002

FY 2003

FY 2004

FY 2005

FY 2006

FY 2007

FY 2008

FY 2009

Investigator-Initiated Awards

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Investigator-Initiated Grants*

$1,022.2

$1,187.4

$1,388.8

$1,521.4

$1,616.1

$1,716.8

$1,747.2

$1,747.0

$1,719.3

$1,742.1

$1,765.5

Research Career Programs

47.7

54.2

57.5

63.5

65.8

67.8

71.0

70.4

55.4

78.7

84.6

Subtotal, Investigator-Initiated
Awards

1,069.9

1,241.6

1,446.3

1,584.9

1,681.9

1,784.6

1,818.2

1,817.3

1,774.7

1,820.8

1,850.1

Institute-Initiated Awards

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Institute-Initiated Grants (RFA)

276.7

328.9

350.7

421.3

490.4

472.5

492.1

458.6

488.2

396.1

410.9

Centers**

119.9

123.8

127.2

128.2

138.9

140.6

151.5

141.1

141.0

107.3

90.1

R&D Contracts (RFP)

197.2

201.3

220.1

258.3

290.5

285.5

268.6

262.9

295.8

338.8

361.1

Subtotal, Institute-Initiated Awards

473.9

530.2

570.8

679.6

780.9

758.0

760.7

721.4

784.0

734.9

772.0

Training

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Individual Awards

9.2

8.9

8.9

9.5

8.6

8.8

9.7

10.0

8.2

9.0

10.3

Institutional Awards

51.6

56.5

64.8

69.7

77.2

78.4

78.7

79.1

85.1

85.8

86.2

Subtotal, Training

60.8

65.4

73.7

79.2

85.8

87.2

88.4

89.2

93.3

94.8

96.5

Total, Extramural

$1,604.6

$1,837.2

$2,090.8

$2,343.7

$2,548.6

$2,629.8

$2,667.3

$2,628.0

$2,652.0

$2,650.5

$2,718.6

* Includes all R18s.
** Centers are a subset of Institute-Initiated Grants (RFAs) and are not added to the Institute-Initiated Awards subtotal as a distinct category.

NHLBI Extramural Programs: Fiscal Years 1999–2009

Percent of Total Extramural Budget

Funding Mechanism

FY 1999

FY 2000

FY 2001

FY 2002

FY 2003

FY 2004

FY 2005

FY 2006

FY 2007

FY 2008

FY 2009

Investigator-Initiated Awards

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Investigator-Initiated Grants*

63.7%

64.6%

66.4%

64.9%

63.4%

65.3%

65.5%

66.5%

64.8%

65.7%

64.9%

Research Career Programs (K04, K06)

3.0

3.0

2.8

2.7

2.6

2.6

2.7

2.7

2.1

3.0

3.1

Subtotal, Investigator-Initiated Awards

66.7

67.6

69.2

67.6

66.0

67.9

68.2

69.2

66.9

68.7

68.1

Institute-Initiated Awards

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Institute-Initiated Grants (RFA)

17.2

17.9

16.8

18.0

19.2

18.0

18.4

17.5

18.4

14.9

15.1

Centers**

7.5

6.7

6.1

5.5

5.5

5.3

5.7

5.4

5.3

4.0

3.3

R&D Contracts (RFP)

12.3

11.0

10.5

11.0

11.4

10.9

10.1

10.0

11.2

12.8

13.3

Subtotal, Institute-Initiated Awards

29.5

28.9

27.3

29.0

30.6

28.8

28.5

27.5

29.6

27.7

28.4

Training

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Individual Awards

0.6

0.5

0.4

0.4

0.3

0.3

0.4

0.4

0.3

0.3

0.4

Institutional Awards

3.2

3.1

3.1

3.0

3.0

3.0

3.0

3.0

3.2

3.2

3.2

Subtotal, Training

3.8

3.6

3.5

3.4

3.4

3.3

3.3

3.4

3.5

3.6

3.5

Total, Extramural

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

* Includes all R18s.
** Centers are a subset of Institute-Initiated Grants (RFAs) and are not added to the Institute-Initiated Awards subtotal as a distinct category.

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NHLBI Extramural Research Funding Mechanism: Fiscal Years 1999–2009

NHLBI Extramural Research Funding Mechanism:  Fiscal Years 19982008
*Includes Research Career Programs; does not include Centers.
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NHLBI Extramural Research Funding Mechanism: Fiscal Years 1999–2009

Dollars (Millions)

Funding Mechanism

FY 1999

FY 2000

FY 2001

FY 2002

FY 2003

FY 2004

FY 2005

FY 2006

FY 2007

FY 2008

FY 2009

Research Grants*

$1,226.7

$1,446.7

$1,669.8

$1,878.0

$2,033.4

$2,116.6

$2,158.8

$2,134.9

$2,121.9

$2,109.6

$2,170.9

Centers

119.9

123.8

127.2

128.2

138.9

140.6

151.5

141.1

141.0

107.3

90.1

R&D Contracts

197.2

201.3

220.1

258.3

290.5

285.5

268.6

262.9

295.8

338.8

361.1

Research Training

60.8

65.4

73.7

79.2

85.8

87.1

88.4

89.2

93.3

94.8

96.5

Total, Extramural

$1,604.6

$1,837.2

$2,090.8

$2,343.7

$2,548.6

$2,629.8

$2,667.3

$2,628.0

$2,652.0

$2,650.5

$2,718.6

* Includes Research Career Programs; does not include Centers.

NHLBI Extramural Research Funding Mechanism: Fiscal Years 1999–2009

NHLBI Extramural Research Funding Mechanism: Fiscal Years 19982008

*Includes Research Career Programs; does not include Centers.
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NHLBI Extramural Research Funding Mechanism: Fiscal Years 1999–2009

Percent of Total Extramural Budget

Funding Mechanism

FY 1999

FY 2000

FY 2001

FY 2002

FY 2003

FY 2004

FY 2005

FY 2006

FY 2007

FY 2008

FY 2009

Research Grants*

76.4%

78.7%

79.9%

80.1%

79.8%

80.5%

80.9%

81.2%

80.0%

79.6%

79.9%

Centers

7.5

6.7

6.1

5.5

5.5

5.3

5.7

5.4

5.3

4.0

3.3

R&D Contracts (RFP)

12.3

11.0

10.5

11.0

11.4

10.9

10.1

10.0

11.2

12.8

13.3

Research Training

3.8

3.6

3.5

3.4

3.4

3.3

3.3

3.4

3.5

3.6

3.5

Total, Extramural

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

* Includes Research Career Programs; does not include Centers.
Note: Numbers may not add to total due to rounding.

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