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A woman holds a baby as another woman looks on.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM health researchers secure nearly $8 million in federal funding

February 22, 2022 — 
Research teams aiming to promote healing in a displaced First Nation community and to enhance First Nations prenatal education are among the recipients of recent grants from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).

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The faces of an Inuit mother and toddler are encircled by the fur of her parka hood.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM health research projects awarded more than $12 million in federal funding

October 20, 2021 — 
Studies focused on Inuit wellness in Manitoba and on severe tooth decay in First Nations and Métis children are among 19 UM projects to receive recent grants from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.

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Stethoscope and globe

New project to look at ethics behind epidemiological tools to curb HIV transmissions

May 31, 2021 — 
“Do these new powerful techniques for identifying transmission patterns represent a major breakthrough to effectively tackle HIV epidemics, or do they signify the emergence of a highly intrusive surveillance regime in HIV science?"

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A man sitting upright in a hospital chair with his legs stretched in front of him pedals a stationary cycling wheel while receiving dialysis.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Rady Faculty secures $9.5 million in support for health research

April 1, 2021 — 
Nineteen research projects led by professors from the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences have received a total of $9.5 million in grants from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Health research projects receive federal funding

February 11, 2020 — 
Eight research projects in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences have received project grants from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, totalling $3.8 million in support

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

OPINION: Beyond borders

January 28, 2020 — 
For a long time now, Winnipeg has been known for its world-class research on infectious diseases. The city is home to the Department of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (MMID) at the University of Manitoba. The department works closely with the neighboring National Microbiology Laboratory (NML). The NML is housed in the Canadian Science Centre for Human and Animal Health which is Canada’s only level-4 facility and one of the few facilities in North America capable of handling diseases special pathogens such as Ebola.

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Minister of Science and Sport, Kirsty Duncan (centre) at U of M Health Sciences campus for announcement of CFI-JELF awards.

Research and International

Seven U of M research projects funded by CFI

March 14, 2019 — 
More than $1.1 million in support of seven U of M research projects in areas such as disease, food processing and supercomputers

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Rady Innovation Fund supports cutting-edge collaboration

November 29, 2018 — 
Four leading-edge research projects by interdisciplinary teams have received grants from the Rady Innovation Fund, now in its second year.

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HIV/AIDS ribbon on white background

Study sheds new light on why the effectiveness of a popular HIV prevention method varies in women

February 28, 2018 — 
The study highlights the major role of genital inflammation in HIV risk and in modifying the efficacy of HIV prevention strategies

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The Dec. 9, 2016 CIHR funding announcement.

Federal government invests $10.2 million towards research through CIHR’s project grant program

December 17, 2016 — 
Researchers to advance knowledge in areas such as Indigenous health, HIV, kidney transplants, and antimicrobial resistance

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