It's the end of the year, so time to count the number of pennies the NIH has doled out in the last 12 months. Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology News linkurl:published a list; of the top 20 PIs of the year, and Barton F. Haynes at Duke University ($46,482,429) sits at the top of that pyramid. The best-funded institutions were Johns Hopkins University ($566,516,255) and the University of Pennsylvania ($434,874,723). The list is somewhat deceiving, since Harvard doesn't make the top 25 because its independent hospitals are not included in the institution's total. It deserves to be there: In 2004, Harvard and its five domestic hospitals linkurl:brought in a total; of $852 million in extramural awards. The linkurl:source; of the 2007 information is NIH Sales, which analyzes the agency's funding.

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