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Sep 06, 2018, 11:35 ET Canada's next generation of researchers receive new support from the Government of Canada

More than $34 million to support PhD and Post Doc students working in fields such as astronomy, health care and food security EDMONTON, Sept. 6, 2018 /CNW/ - Young researchers produce the discoveries ...


Aug 13, 2018, 11:00 ET The Minister of Health announces an investment of $378M in more than 400 research projects across Canada

MONTREAL, Aug. 13, 2018 /CNW/ - Health researchers and laboratories are at the forefront of scientific breakthroughs that lead to new treatments and knowledge that form the cornerstone of health...


Jul 26, 2018, 10:00 ET New research support for post-traumatic stress injuries in public safety personnel

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research launches competition to fund research that aims to treat, prevent PTSI in those who keep our communities safe OTTAWA, July 26, 2018 /CNW/ - The Government...


Jun 20, 2018, 13:38 ET Minister of Health announces Dr. Michael J. Strong as new President of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research

OTTAWA, June 20, 2018 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, announced that Dr. Michael J. Strong has been appointed the new President of the Canadian Institutes...


Jun 13, 2018, 11:05 ET Canada's scientists can pitch projects that bridge artificial intelligence, health research

Government of Canada investing close to $25M in innovative projects that will deliver new technologies to Canadians and unlock the power of AI to tackle chronic health issues OTTAWA, June 13, 2018...


Jun 12, 2018, 09:51 ET Media Advisory - Engineers and health scientists come together to build the medical innovations of the future

From Canadian Institutes of Health Research OTTAWA, June 12, 2018 /CNW/ - The Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, on behalf of Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science ...


May 30, 2018, 10:00 ET Minister of Health announces six new appointments to the Governing Council of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research

OTTAWA, May 30, 2018 /CNW/ - The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, announced today the appointment of six top Canadian health researchers to the Governing Council of the...


May 03, 2018, 11:30 ET Specialist in inherited diseases, Dr. Christopher McMaster, named Scientific Director of the CIHR Institute of Genetics

OTTAWA, May 3, 2018 /CNW/ - Dr. Roderick McInnes, Acting President of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), and CIHR's Governing Council, announced today the appointment of Dr....


May 03, 2018, 10:30 ET Expert in women's reproductive health Dr. Charu Kaushic named Scientific Director of the CIHR Institute of Infection and Immunity

OTTAWA, May 3, 2018 /CNW/ - Dr. Roderick McInnes, Acting President of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), and CIHR's Governing Council, announced today the appointment of Dr. Charu...


Mar 27, 2018, 11:15 ET Message from Dr. Carrie Bourassa about new CIHR's Institute name and funding for Indigenous health research

WINNIPEG, March 27, 2018 /CNW/ - Hello, Boozhoo, I am delighted to inform you that CIHR is changing the name of the CIHR Institute of Aboriginal Peoples' Health to the CIHR Institute of Indigenous...


Mar 23, 2018, 10:00 ET Media Advisory - CIHR's Dr. Carrie Bourassa to announce steps in supporting research towards reconciliation with Canada's Indigenous Peoples

WINNIPEG, March 23, 2018 /CNW/ - Dr. Carrie Bourassa, Scientific Director of the CIHR Institute of Aboriginal People's Health, will visit the University of Manitoba to announce steps being taken by...


Mar 16, 2018, 09:15 ET Government of Canada continues to invest in research to address global health threat of antimicrobial resistance

$300,000 investment will enable closer collaboration between key players studying AMR and infectious diseases FREDERICTON, March 16, 2018 /CNW/ - Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) occurs when bacteria,...


Mar 16, 2018, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister of Health Ginette Petitpas Taylor to announce an investment in research/

From Canadian Institutes of Health Research FREDERICTON, March 14, 2018 /CNW/ - The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, and Member of Parliament for Fundy Royal, Alaina Lockhart,...


Mar 15, 2018, 11:46 ET Government of Canada investing $5.2 million in science and innovation at the University of Saskatchewan

Government supporting researchers studying safe driving, sleep disorders, cancer, and swine welfare SASKATOON, March 15, 2018 /CNW/ - Scientific discovery holds the key to finding solutions to many...


Mar 15, 2018, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister Ralph Goodale to highlight Government support for research and innovation at the University of Saskatchewan/

SASKATOON, March 14, 2018 /CNW/ - The Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, will visit the University of Saskatchewan to highlight recent Government...


Mar 14, 2018, 11:16 ET Media Advisory - Minister of Health Ginette Petitpas Taylor to announce an investment in research

From Canadian Institutes of Health Research FREDERICTON, March 14, 2018 /CNW/ - The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, and Member of Parliament for Fundy Royal, Alaina Lockhart,...


Mar 14, 2018, 10:45 ET Media Advisory - Minister Ralph Goodale to highlight Government support for research and innovation at the University of Saskatchewan

SASKATOON, March 14, 2018 /CNW/ - The Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, will visit the University of Saskatchewan to highlight recent Government...


Mar 12, 2018, 12:00 ET Government of Canada supporting innovative health research at the University of Regina

Researchers receive funding for cutting-edge research projects to study addiction and the health of personal support workers REGINA, March 12, 2018 /CNW/ - Scientific discovery holds the key to...


Feb 22, 2018, 11:00 ET Media Advisory - MP Boissonnault to visit the University of Alberta to highlight new research that could hold the key to healthier pregnancies and childhoods

EDMONTON, Feb. 22, 2018 /CNW/ - Randy Boissonnault, Member of Parliament for Edmonton Centre, on behalf of the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, will announce an investment to...


Feb 22, 2018, 08:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - New support for scientists collaborating on more than 30 high-tech health research projects/

TORONTO, Feb. 21, 2018 /CNW/ - Bill Blair, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada and to the Minister of Health, and Kate Young, Parliamentary Secretary for ...


Feb 21, 2018, 16:00 ET Media Advisory - New support for scientists collaborating on more than 30 high-tech health research projects

TORONTO, Feb. 21, 2018 /CNW/ - Bill Blair, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada and to the Minister of Health, and Kate Young, Parliamentary Secretary for ...


Feb 20, 2018, 15:50 ET UPDATE - Media Advisory - Member of Parliament Gordie Hogg to highlight gambling addiction research at the University of British Columbia

NOTE: The location of the event has been updated. VANCOUVER, Feb. 20, 2018 /CNW/ - Gordie Hogg, MP for South Surrey—White Rock, will visit the University of British Columbia to highlight a recent...


Feb 20, 2018, 12:00 ET Media Advisory - Member of Parliament Gordie Hogg to highlight gambling addiction research at the University of British Columbia

VANCOUVER, Feb. 20, 2018 /CNW/ - Gordie Hogg, MP for South Surrey—White Rock, will visit the University of British Columbia to highlight a recent investment in gambling addiction research, tour its...


Feb 16, 2018, 12:41 ET Media Advisory - Member of Parliament Stephen Fuhr to highlight spinal cord injury research at the University of British Columbia - Okanagan Campus

KELOWNA, BC, Feb. 16, 2018 /CNW/ - Member of Parliament for Kelowna—Lake Country, Stephen Fuhr, on behalf of the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, federal Minister of Health, will visit the...


Jan 26, 2018, 08:30 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - MPs Robert-Falcon Ouellette and Doug Eyolfson to highlight health research investments at the University of Manitoba/

WINNIPEG, Jan. 25, 2018 /CNW/ - Robert-Falcon Ouellette, MP for Winnipeg Centre, and Doug Eyolfson, MP for Charleswood—St. James—Assiniboia—Headingly, will visit the University of Manitoba to...