Eighteen 2019 Convening & Collaborating (C2) awards and eight 2019 Reach awards have been awarded to teams across BC. These awards are designed to foster collaboration between researchers and research users, support the co-development of research questions and the dissemination of research evidence.

Nine BC health researchers have been funded in MSFHR’s third Innovation to Commercialization (I2C) competition. Each will receive funding to advance their medical treatments, diagnostic tools and assistive technologies towards practical application to improve health outcomes and enrich the health innovation ecosystem in BC.

Eleven clinicians have been awarded funding in MSFHR's 2019 Health Professional-Investigator (HP-I) competition to conduct research and apply evidence within BC's health system to improve patient care.

MSFHR's 2019 award recipients from across BC

MSFHR has announced 56 award recipients (20 Scholars and 36 Research Trainees) from across BC.

Gold Leaf prize winner Dr. Erin Michalak

Two-time MSFHR award recipient Dr. Erin Michalak has been honoured with a CIHR Gold Leaf Prize for her work founding CREST.BD. In this article, she reflects on the importance of involving patients and community members in health research.

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