Non-profit research organization The Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research has been ranking National Institute for Health (NIH) funded research grants by the university since 2006.  They recently produced the 2018 rankings.  TrialSite News profiles the top 10 NIH-funded principal investigators in 2018.  See Table 9 titled “Ranking for R&D Contracts Only.” Barbara Driver, Westat was number one in the nation with $35,915,365; Guatam (George) Mitra, Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research was number two at $33,303,871 and Richard Webby, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital was number 3 at $23,429,075.