TABLE C-4 Total NIH Funding by Disease or Area of Research (in millions of dollars)

Disease or Area of Research

FY 1997 Budget Authority

FY 1998 Estimate

FY 1999 Estimate

Aginga

$978

$1,039

$1,118

AIDSb

1,501

1,607

1,731

Minority AIDS

282

300

323

Pediatric AIDS

165

174

188

Vaccines

130

153

180

Alzheimer's disease

329

349

375

Biotechnology research

5,147

5,453

5,898

Cancer researcha

2,761

2,942

3,232

Breast cancera

411

433

458

Breast cancer, genetic

95

100

106

Lung cancer

143

151

161

Prostate cancer

105

114

122

Cardiovascular research

1,080

1,155

1,223

Chronic fatigue syndrome

7

8

8

Cystic fibrosis

70

74

79

Decade of the brain (brain disorders)

2,539

2,696

2,902

Diabetesc

320

373

415

Diagnostic radiology

239

249

269

Diethylstilbestrol

4

5

5

Emerging infectious diseases

90

99

108

Epstein-Barr virus

24

25

27

Chronic fatigue syndrome

7

8

8

Fibromyalgia

2

3

3

Gene mapping

848

915

988

Gene therapy

253

269

288

Health and behavioral research

904

954

1,027

Hepatitisc

25

30

34

Human fetal tissue research

19

20

21

Hypertension

165

175

189

Immunology

1,274

1,357

1,458

Infant mortality (low birth weight)

314

331

353

Kidney disease

196

209

225

Lupus

34

36

39

Nutrition

452

474

507

Osteoporosisa

112

121

132



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