Canadian Children Inflammatory Bowel Disease Network: A Joint Partnership of CIHR and the CH.I.L.D. FoundationThe Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Institute of Nutrition, Metabolism and Diabetes (INMD) and the Children with Intestinal and Liver Disorders (CH.I.L.D) Foundation launched a funding opportunity in support of the creation of a National Pediatric IBD Network and Data Platform in April 2012. The Canadian Children Inflammatory Bowel Disease Network: A Joint Partnership of CIHR and the CH.I.L.D. Foundation will contribute to the overall objective of increasing the probability of finding a cure and to improve quality care and health outcomes for this patient population.
Please visit the Funding Opportunities section of the CIHR website to access the full funding opportunity.
The total amount available for this funding opportunity was $5 million over five years.
INMD would like to congratulate the successful applicants to the competition, who are taking up the exciting challenge of developing the Canadian Children Inflammatory Bowel Disease Network.
The Network, lead by Dr. Anne Griffiths (Hospital for Sick Children – Toronto) and a Leadership Team (Drs. David Mack, Bruce Vallance, Aleixo Muise, Eric Benchimol, and Thomas Walters) was celebrated by CIHR and the CHILD Foundation in October 2013.
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