$9.7M investment in innovative health research – UM Today

Manitoba researchers receive funding for cutting-edge research projects to study mental health, multiple sclerosis, Indigenous health, and more

January 26, 2018 —

Today, while touring the research facilities at the University of Manitoba, on behalf of the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, Robert-Falcon Ouellette, MP for Winnipeg Centre, and Doug Eyolfson, MP for Charleswood—St. James—Assiniboia—Headingley, highlighted a federal investment of $372 million to support hundreds of health researchers, from coast to coast.

This support, through the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, will help Canadian researchers study the full spectrum of health issues affecting the lives of Canadians.

While visiting the university, MPs Ouellette and Eyolfson highlighted the $9.7 million in funding that will go to researchers in Manitoba.

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