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MSFHR Funds 53 Exceptional Health Researchers

July 19, 2017
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Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research

MSFHR has announced 53 funding-award recipients (20 Scholars and 33 Research Trainees) from across the lower mainland, Prince George, Kelowna and Victoria. These award recipients, selected from a highly competitive pool of applicants, represent a bright future for health research in British Columbia.

The MSFHR Scholar and Research Trainee Programs work in tandem to support the long-term success of the BC health research landscape. The Trainee Program provides salary support for health researchers in the training phase of their research career, while the Scholar Program focuses on researchers who are building cutting-edge health research programs, training junior scientists and expanding their potential to make significant contributions to their field.

The funded research spans a broad range of disciplines, from aboriginal health to addiction care and type 2 diabetes.

For more details and a full list of award recipients, please visit the MSFHR website.