Direct costs awarded from July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019 for research at ASCO member institutions totaled approximately $28.9 million, down from $29.9 million the previous year, according to ASCO’s 2018-19 Research Survey Report. $18.5 million came from the National Eye Institute (up from $15.6 million) and $7.7 million from industry (up from $6.4 million). Other federal and state awards decreased by $4.8 million. Approximately $15.9 million in direct costs was awarded for research in basic science ($15.8 million in the previous year), followed by $10.0 million for research in clinical science ($8.3 million) and $1.9 million for research in translational science ($4.0 million).
The complete report was distributed to the ASCO Board of Directors in December and includes a list of direct costs awarded to each school and information about faculty and facilities devoted to research.