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Research Article

NIH Disease Funding Levels and Burden of Disease

  • Leslie A. Gillum,

    Affiliation: Department of Neurology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

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  • Christopher Gouveia,

    Affiliation: Department of Neurology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

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  • E. Ray Dorsey,

    Affiliation: Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Mark Pletcher,

    Affiliation: Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

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  • Colin D. Mathers,

    Affiliation: Department of Health Statistics and Informatics, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Charles E. McCulloch,

    Affiliation: Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

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  • S. Claiborne Johnston mail

    Clay.johnston@ucsfmedctr.org

    Affiliations: Department of Neurology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

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  • Published: February 24, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0016837
  • Featured in PLOS Collections

About the Authors

Leslie A. Gillum, Christopher Gouveia, S. Claiborne Johnston
Department of Neurology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America
Mark Pletcher, Charles E. McCulloch, S. Claiborne Johnston
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America
E. Ray Dorsey
Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
Colin D. Mathers
Department of Health Statistics and Informatics, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

Corresponding Author

Email: Clay.johnston@ucsfmedctr.org

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: LAG ERD MP CDM SCJ. Analyzed the data: LAG SCJ. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: LAG CEM SCJ. Wrote the paper: LAG SCJ. Acquisition of data: LAG CG CDM SCJ. Critical revision for intellectual content: LAG ERD MP CDM CEM SCJ. Study Supervision: SCJ LAG. Obtained funding: LAG.