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Over $600 million to support health researchers from across Canada

An investment in better health for Canadians

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Supporting World-Class Researchers

Foundation grant recipients

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Funding results

First Foundation Grants and Transitional Open Operating Grants Program

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Are you more than your genes?

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Health research in action

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how health research
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Priorities

Institutes Modernization

Responding to Canada's evolving research landscape.

Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research

Ensuring that the right patient receives the right clinical intervention at the right time.

Reforms of open programs and peer review

CIHR is working together with the research community to redesign the Open Suite of Programs and peer review process.

CIHR at a
glance

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) is Canada’s federal funding agency for health research. Composed of 13 Institutes, CIHR provides leadership and support to more than 13,700 health researchers and trainees across Canada.