2015 News Releases

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Ottawa, Ontario, December 22, 2015
Ambitious research initiative aims to significantly increase Canadian survival rates from sudden cardiac arrest

Ottawa, Ontario, December 17, 2015
Government of Canada contributes to global effort to tackle chronic lung diseases

Ottawa, Ontario, December 15, 2015
New pan-Canadian program to accelerate data sharing in biomedical research and patient care


Toronto, Ontario, November 13, 2015
McGill University scientist wins top award for spinal cord injury research


Geneva, July 31, 2015
World on the verge of an effective Ebola vaccine

Montreal, Quebec, July 29, 2015
CQDM and CIHR fund two promising research collaborations aligning academic and industrial research

Calgary, Alberta, July 28, 2015
Minister Ambrose announces first recipients of new health research Foundation Grants

Toronto, Ontario, July 28, 2015
Minister Holder Announces Legacy Investment in Research To Create Life-Saving Cells, Tissues and Organs

Ottawa, Ontario, July 27, 2015
Government of Canada Invests in Hepatitis C Treatment and Prevention


Hamilton, Ontario, June 29, 2015
Canada's largest ever study on aging reaches recruitment goal of 50,000 participants

Toronto, Ontario, June 25, 2015
Canada and Israel team up to explore frontiers of health research

Ottawa, Ontario, June 16, 2015
Minister Ambrose Celebrates Sarcoma Cancer Awareness Week in Canada

Charlottetown, PEI, June 15, 2015
Government of Canada continues investing to improve the health of Canadians

Ottawa, Ontario, June 5, 2015
Minister Ambrose announces new appointment and reappointments to the Governing Council of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research


Montreal, Quebec, May 25, 2015
Strengthening health research in Quebec

Moncton, New Brunswick, May 25, 2015
Strengthening health research in the Maritimes

Edmonton, Alberta, May 1, 2015
Government of Canada invests in research to tackle prescription drug abuse and addiction


Ottawa, Ontario, April 30, 2015
Government of Canada supports research on the treatment of obesity

Vancouver, BC, April 13, 2015
Government of Canada supports world-class research on antimicrobial resistance


Ottawa, Ontario, March 10, 2015
Capturing Innovation for Better Health and Health Care for Canadians

Ottawa, Ontario, March 6, 2015
Canada announces additional contributions in global fight against Ebola - Phase 3 vaccine trial begins as first Canadian Armed Forces Medical Team returns home from Sierra Leone


Ottawa, Ontario, February 27, 2015

Canada's Science, Technology and Innovation Strategy Creating Jobs and Opportunities, Says Minister of State Holder

Minister Holder Announces New Open Access Policy for Research

Ottawa, Ontario, February 25, 2015
Ensuring the future of mothers and children in sub-Saharan Africa: Canada's Prime Minister announces DFATD, IDRC, and CIHR support to 20 life-saving projects in Africa


Edmonton, Alberta, January 19, 2015
Government of Canada announces investment for university, college research overhead

Ottawa, Ontario, January 15, 2015
Arthritis Research Centre of Canada receives CIHR Partnership Award for arthritis screening program

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