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Clinical research initiatives grants announced by CIHR

Ottawa, ON – The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) have announced the results of its Team Grant: Clinical Research Initiatives (Regional/National Clinical Research Initiatives) competition.


The organization says a total of 11 applications were submitted. Applications were reviewed by the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI)/CIHR Regional/National Clinical Research Initiatives peer review committee, resulting in the approval of five applications, of which three will be awarded funding for research infrastructure by the CFI.


The CIHR grants are as follows. Information shown includes name, institution,total funding, partner (CFI) funding (if applicable), plus the grant’s term.


Fraser, WD, Hôpital Sainte-Justine (Montreal), The Integrated Research Network of Perinatology of Quebec (IRNPQ). $9,998,025. No partner funding. 5 years.


Grimshaw, J, Ottawa Health Research Institute, Knowledge Translation Canada: A National Research Network. $9,795,574. Partner funding: $2,445,883. 5 years.


Hayden, MR, University of British Columbia, Canadian Pharmacogenomics Network for Drug Safety. $10,000,000. Partner funding: $4,037,746. 5 years.


Tardif, J-C, Montreal Heart Institute, Canadian Atherosclerosis Imaging Network. $10,000,000. No partner funding. 5 years.


Yusuf, S, McMaster University, Network and Centre for Global Clinical Trials. $9,582,529. Partner funding: $10,000,000. 5 years.