Applications are now open for MSFHR's 2018 Scholar competition. The letter of intent deadline is December 1, 2017, with the full application due by February 2, 2018.
From a highly competitive pool of applications, 52 exceptional health researchers have been selected to receive 2017 Scholar and Research Trainee Awards.
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-eight* exceptional young investigators will receive Trainee awards from the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research to support post-doctoral study at BC institutions.
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.