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August

August 26, 2019
Dr. Christine Chambers, psychologist and expert in children’s pain research, named Scientific Director of the CIHR Institute of Human Development, Child and Youth Health

August 22, 2019
Government of Canada invests $1.4M in biomedical research to improve the quality of life of people living with myalgic encephalomyelitis

August 12, 2019
Government of Canada Announces New Stand Up to Cancer Canada—Canadian Cancer Society Metastatic Breast Cancer Dream Team

August 9, 2019
Canadian researchers from across disciplines join forces to tackle today’s big health challenges

August 1, 2019
Release of the 2019 Addendum to the 2006 Canadian Human Rights Settlement Agreement for the Canada Research Chairs Program

July

July 22, 2019
Government of Canada invests in international research through the New Frontiers in Research Fund

July 19, 2019
Government of Canada invests $26 million to prevent patients from falling through the cracks

July 18, 2019
Government of Canada invests more than $32M in research into sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections

July 16, 2019
Government of Canada invests close to $101M in Indigenous health research across the country

July 12, 2019
Federal and provincial government partner to jointly invest $4.8M in health research

June

June 26, 2019
Government of Canada invests close to $23M in HIV/AIDS research

June 18, 2019
Governor General to present the Canadian Institutes of Health Research 2018 Gold Leaf Prizes

June 17, 2019
Government of Canada reinvests in the Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging

June 5, 2019
Minister of Health announces appointments to the Governing Council of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research

June 4, 2019
Government of Canada invests $10 million in research to eliminate cervical cancer

Media advisory: The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor to announce appointments to the Canadian Institutes of Health Research Governing Council

June 3, 2019
Media advisory: Canada’s Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor to make women’s health research announcement

May

May 24, 2019
Canada Research Coordinating Committee publishes first progress report

May 23, 2019
Gold Leaf Prizes recognize Canada’s top health researchers for their transformative work

May 22, 2019
Government of Canada invests in new cannabis research and public awareness programs

May 21, 2019
Neuroscientist and expert in Alzheimer research, Dr. Jane Rylett, named Scientific Director of the CIHR Institute of Aging

May 21, 2019
Media advisory: New investments in cannabis research and public awareness

May 16, 2019
Government of Canada invests in top research leaders of tomorrow

May 15, 2019
Government of Canada approves new treatment options for opioid use disorder and supports research, treatment and harm reduction projects in Ontario

May 13, 2019
Government of Canada invests in the innovative ideas of early career researchers

May 9, 2019
Government of Canada makes bold moves to increase equity, diversity and inclusion in research

April

April 23, 2019
Minister of Health announces $81M initiative to increase access to health research data

April 17, 2019
Government of Canada recruits world’s best minds to push the boundaries of research and contribute to a better quality of life for all Canadians

Newly funded Networks of Centres of Excellence address current issues

April 10, 2019
Government of Canada supports healthy future for Canadian seniors

March

March 15, 2019
Government of Canada highlights investment of $10M in 15 research projects at the University of Manitoba

March 14, 2019
Canadian researchers and international collaborators seek to improve the care of people living with dementia and their families

Government of Canada highlights investment of $8.45M in 13 research projects at McMaster University

March 13, 2019
Government of Canada highlights investment of $9.7M in 13 research projects at the Université de Sherbrooke

March 12, 2019
Government of Canada highlights investment of $2.9M in research projects at Dalhousie University

The Minister of Health highlights investment of $275M in more than 370 research projects across Canada

Government of Canada highlights investment of $3.7M in research projects at Memorial University of Newfoundland

March 11, 2019
CIHR invests in future research leaders in maternal, reproductive, child and youth health and highlights innovative and impactful knowledge translation initiative

February

February 14, 2019
Canadian and UK agencies join forces to establish future research and innovation partnerships

Oshawa, Ontario, February 11, 2019
Government of Canada ensures Canada’s research community is as diverse as our country

Ottawa, Ontario, February 8, 2019
Government of Canada invests more than $11 million in research into post-traumatic stress injuries in public safety personnel

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