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Biomedical Research in Northern Kentucky
Biomedical research involves exploring biological processes to help prevent, diagnose, and treat disease. Traditionally, biomedical research has leveraged advances in life and physical sciences. In recent years, however, computational sciences have assumed a growing role in the sector. Specific functions include diagnostic and medical laboratories and the design and management of clinical trials. Thanks to its vital role in advancing healthcare innovation, Biomedical research spending continues to rise.
“We are very thankful for the continued support we’ve received since moving our operations to Newport, Kentucky, both at the local and state levels. The incentive Kentucky provided for our expansion is a strong example of their pro-business approach to spur innovation in the life sciences.”
Brian Kincaid, CEO, Ethos Laboratories
There are 22 four-year colleges/universities and 11 community and technical colleges located within a 75-mile commute of Northern Kentucky. In addition, regional universities are also important producers of Life Sciences talent. In 2019, the University of Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky University, and Miami University collectively awarded 3,800 health professional degrees. This includes Northern Kentucky University’s Health Informatics program.
The Cincinnati region is the #1 best city in the nation for college graduates. (Source: SmartAsset 2022)