Mississippi

Population: 2,986,530
State Rank: 34
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$51,87442
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$28841
National Science Foundation$58,32644
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$0 -
Total$110,48741
Notes: 

All data from FY 2018

Source: Federal Reporter and HHS TAGGS

Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical4,791$60,260
Medical Device1,218$43,216
Research, Testing, and Laboratories1,760$48,723
Overall Private Sector888,913$37,282
Notes: 

Source: Battelle and Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), The Value of Bioscience Innovation in Growing Jobs and Improving Quality of Life 2018

For more information about research investments in Mississippi, see Research!America’s fact sheet here.

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$527,000,00032
Industry$208,000,00042
Universities$90,000,00035
Other$117,000,00034
Total$942,000,00039
Notes: 

*Other: Non-profit, non-federal, other government

Source: National Science Foundation, Science & Engineering Indicators, 2018

Without continued support for health research, many of the most promising young scientists, their ideas and a myriad of potentially life-changing scientific breakthroughs will vanish into oblivion.
Paul Marinec, PhD; University of California San Francisco