Areas of Research

The Abigail Wexner Research Institute occupies more than 500,000 square feet of dedicated research space on the Nationwide Children's Hospital campus. We are one of the largest pediatric research centers in the United States and are ranked among the top 10 for National Institutes of Health funding among free-standing children's hospitals.

The centers of emphasis are structured to support multidisciplinary team science and discovery, enabled by outstanding shared resources. Each is home to 5-15 faculty members working in contiguous space, along with talented staff, graduate students, residents, postdoctoral fellows and other students.

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The Abigail Wexner Research Institute is ranked among the top 10 for NIH funding among free-standing children's hospitals.

Research by the Numbers


2016 2017 2018
Principal Investigators* 182 188 195
Research Fellows 75 70 81
Graduate Students 34 37 42
Employees 1075 1310 1238
Publications 1067 1171 1583

* Includes faculty from The Research Institute and faculty from Nationwide Children’s Hospital with $50,000 or more in research funding support.

2018 External Awards by Source

2018 External Awards by Source

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