Research for People with Down Syndrome: National Institutes of Health Funding

 

Year NIH Budget (Millions) Down Syndrome Research Funding (Millions) Down Syndrome Research Funding to NIH Budget
2000 17,840 27 0.0015
2001 20,459 29 0.0014
2002 27,166 28 0.0012
2003 27,067 23 0.0008
2004 28,037 19 0.0007
2005 28,594 15 0.0005
2006 28,560 14 0.0005
2007 29,178 16 0.0006
2008 29,607 17 0.0006
2009* 30,545 18 0.0006
2010** 31,238 22 0.0007
2011 30,916 22 0.0007
2012 30,860 20 0.0006
2013 Est 30,860 20 0.0006
2009 ARRA* 40,568 22 0.0005
2010 ARRA** 30,860 28 0.0009


* 2009 figures exclude:
- $10.0 billion appropriated to NIH for short-term stimulus purposes under the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (ARRA) available for obligation across a two-year timeframe until September 30, 2010.
- $4.0 million estimated additional funding for Down syndrome research as a result of the stimulus funding under ARRA across a two-year timeframe until September 30, 2010.

**2010:
- $6.0 million estimated additional funding for Down syndrome research as a result of the stimulus funding under ARRA across a two-year timeframe until September 30, 2010.

The addition of stimulus funds to NIH budget and Down syndrome research do not represent a significant net change in the amount of Down syndrome research funding to NIH budget.

Research for People with Down Syndrome:
National Institutes of Health Funding

 

 

NIH Comparative Funding Examples per Person (excludes ARRA)

Research Area FY 2012 NIH funding per person living with condition FY 2012 NIH funding in relation to Down syndrome
Down syndrome $50 1X
Autism (not including ASD) $128 3X
Fragile X $270 5X
Cystic Fibrosis $2,867 57X
Multiple Sclerosis $329 7X
Linda Crnic Institute for Down Syndrome