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Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Chevy Chase, United States

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) is an American non-profit medical research organization based in Chevy Chase, Maryland. It was founded in 1953, by Howard Hughes who was an American business magnate, investor, record-setting pilot, engineer, film director, and philanthropist, who was known during his lifetime as one of the most financially successful individuals in the world. It is one of the largest private funding organizations for biological and medical research in the United States. HHMI spends about $1 million per HHMI Investigator per year, which amounts to annual investment in biomedical research of about $825 million.

Metrics Summary

Total Publications
Lifetime
79,011
Prior Five Years
10,503
Total Citations
Lifetime
9,464,415
Prior Five Years
417,255
Total Scholars
Lifetime
8,075
Prior Five Years
1,312

Non-academic Institutional Ranking

Global Overall (All Fields)

Worldwide

Lifetime
950
Prior Five Years
1053
National Overall (All Fields)

United States

Lifetime
114
Prior Five Years
69
Institutional Rankings

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