2011 Career Investigator award recipients announced

MSFHR is pleased to announce the outcome of the 2011 Career Investigator funding competition. After a rigorous peer-review process, 32 investigators have been selected for funding.

The recipients, selected from a pool of more than 100 applicants, represent the leading edge of health research in BC.

View the 2011 Career Investigator award recipients

“These exceptional investigators are pursuing a great number of exciting research projects, all of which have significant potential to improve health and health care in the future,” says Dr. John Challis, MSFHR President and CEO. “Through this funding, BC is better positioned to retain them as future leaders in health research.”

“The review committee members were impressed by the high quality of the applicants,” says Nancy Mathias, MSFHR Senior Director, Operations. “This year’s awardees clearly demonstrate that BC is attracting researchers of exceptional quality.”

MSFHR’s Career Investigator Program builds research capacity in BC by supporting the establishment, development and retention of new and mid-career investigators. Since 2001, MSFHR has allocated more than $80 million in funding to more than 300 Career Investigator award recipients.