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Global News Winnipeg: University of Manitoba receives federal funding for biomedical research

May 30, 2024 — 

Biomedical researchers at the University of Manitoba working on responses to future pandemics are getting some hefty funding from the federal government.

Winnipeg South MP Terry Duguid announced Thursday that more than $56 million — through the Canada Biomedical Research Fund and Biosciences Research Infrastructure Fund — is coming to the university.

The funds are to be used toward developing viral vaccine platforms for rapid pandemic response, and are part of $574 million in federal monies for the sector across the country.

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