Our 2020 Innovation to Commercialization (I2C) competition is now open. Read on for more details, including program competition changes for 2020.

Dr. Shannon Dames, Vancouver Island University School of Nursing professor and researcher, and Roots to Thrive founder.

MSFHR is excited to be involved in the 2020 Fuse International Conference on Knowledge Exchange in Public Health, held in Newcastle, UK September 22-23, 2020. To support BC-based research trainees working in the area of KT and public health, MSFHR will provide travel funding and registration fees for up to three BC-based research trainees whose papers are accepted for the conference. 

A new partnership opportunity is strengthening the evidence base for health research funding, enabling MSFHR to maximize the impact of our investments on behalf of British Columbians.

Two-time MSFHR Scholar, GSC co-director and head of Bioinformatics Dr. Steven Jones discussing the computing power of Canada’s second-largest computer on a tour of centre. (Photo credit: BC Cancer)

This November, Canada's Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre at BC Cancer (GSC) celebrates its 20th anniversary. MSFHR has been a proud supporter of the GSC, funding 35 researchers since 2001.

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Canada’s Michael Smith Genome Science Centre (GSC), we're highlighting two-time Scholar award recipient Dr. Marco Marra, GSC distinguished scientist and director.