Drs. Sanjay Asthana, Sterling Johnson, Amy Kind highlighted in rankings for NIH funding

A photo of the entrance to the Health Sciences Learning Center (HSLC) at UW Hospital. On the wood paneled wall it says, "Research".

Researchers from the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (ADRC) ranked highly in the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research’s (BRIMR) rankings for funding from the National Institutes on Health (NIH).

Sterling Johnson, PhD, was ranked as number five for principal investigators (PI) in the field of Internal Medicine. Johnson was recently awarded $150 million in funding for the Clarity in Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias Research Through Imaging, or CLARiTI, study.

Other researchers were also highlighted in these rankings. Sanjay Asthana, MD, was ranked 15th on the list and Amy Kind, MD, PhD, was ranked 36th.

The University of Wisconsin Department of Medicine (DOM) was also recognized for its funding. The department ranked 12th in the nation for departments of internal medicine receiving research funding from the NIH in 2023, up from 25th in 2022.

BRIMR Rankings Of NIH Funding In 2023,” was published online on February 13, 2024.