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From a highly competitive pool of applications, 52 exceptional health researchers have been selected to receive 2017 Scholar and Research Trainee Awards.

By working with partner organizations to identify projects that address shared priorities, MSFHR is able to increase the number of awards we grant.

In the 2015 Trainee Program competition, partnerships enabled MSFHR to co-fund 12 post-doctoral fellowship awards across a wide spectrum of health issues. For the recipients, these partnered awards have been a difference-maker.

Forty-nine exceptional young investigators will receive Trainee awards from the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research to support post-doctoral study at BC institutions.

Forty-eight* exceptional young investigators will receive Trainee awards from the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research to support post-doctoral study at BC institutions.

Key stakeholders involved in the consultation process to develop a health research strategy for BC identified nearly a dozen actions that they felt would help create a more vibrant, thriving health research community in the province.

This article is the first in a series designed to help readers “connect the dots” on various initiatives underway in the province that support and advance the actions outlined in Directions f

Since 2006, the Rick Hansen Institute has partnered with MSFHR to support four researchers, including 2014 Scholar Award recipients Christopher West and John Kramer. While paralysis is the most widely recognized symptom, numerous secondary complications present complex care needs for individuals and their families.


Thirty-two exceptional BC health researchers have been granted Scholar awards through MSFHR's 2014 Scholar Program funding competition.