A Journal of the American Medical Association study published this week surveyed 1,663 research faculty at medical schools or teaching hospitals to determine their funding and productivity by research type. Of the people surveyed, 33.6 percent were basic science researchers, 9.1 percent translational researchers, 7.1 percent clinical trial investigators, and nine percent health services researchers or clinical epidemiologists.

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