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CIHR at a
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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.

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Dr. Bonnie Stevens

2014 CIHR Knowledge Translation Award winner

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Canada Begins Ebola Vaccine Trial

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Computational Biology

Undergraduate Summer Student Health Research Award (2015)

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IHDCYH Talks Video Competition

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IHSPR Policy Rounds

Fall 2014 Line-Up

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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.