CIHR

Canadian brain bank network to advance research on Alzheimer’s disease

Published: 23Jan2018

More than 400,000 Canadians aged 65 and over live with diagnosed dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease, which accounts for approximately 70 percent of cases. The cause of this degenerative brain...

Diabetes drug found not to cause pancreatic cancer

Published: 22Feb2016

By Tod Hoffman, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research...

Trans-generations (CIHR Café scientifique)

Published: 11Jan2016

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies (IGSF) presents a Café scientifique titled "Trans-generations: Trans History, Health,...

Top award for spinal cord injury research

Published: 16Nov2015

Innovative research aims to improve the quality of life for those living with spinal cord injuries

No more ‘sugar-coating’ on invasive fungus

Published: 5Nov2015

There are believed to be around 1.5 million different species of fungus on Earth, but one mold, known as Aspergillus fumigatus, causes the majority of cases of invasive aspergillosis – a...

BEWARE: off-label prescription drug use

Published: 2Nov2015

A new study led by researchers in Canada sheds light on the effects of off-label use of prescription drugs with the first-ever investigation in adult populations.

The father effect

Published: 8Oct2015

Discovery of how environmental memories may be transmitted from a man to his grandchildren

Predicting arrhythmias so as to prevent them

Published: 28Sep2015

Researchers have discovered how to predict some cardiac arrhythmias several steps before they even occur. It’s a finding that could lead to an improved cardiac device, with equipment designed to...

McGill gets $91.5 mln in CIHR funding

Published: 28Jul2015

Researchers from McGill University and its hospital-affiliated research institutes have been awarded $91.5 million in grants in the latest round of funding by the Canadian Institutes of Health...

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