CIHR at a

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 13,200 health researchers and trainees across Canada.


A Canada-France Legacy Event

Ottawa, September 11–12, 2014

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Patient Engagement

Active partners in Patient-Oriented Research

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Lap-Chee Tsui Publication Award (2014)

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CIHR welcomes stand up to Cancer Canada

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The increasing uptake of sex and gender in health research

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Institutes model review

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.