Organization: Alberta Innovates - Health Solutions

Opposition growing to Alberta health research cuts

Alberta’s top health research managers are speaking out against the $22-million cut delivered in the last provincial Budget to Alberta Innovates – Health Solutions. The cut, part of a $45-million reduction in Alberta Innovates funding, will result in fewer training grants for post-secondary researchers. The cut was achieved by reducing the amount the province draws…

CIHR invests in obesity research

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) is investing $2.7 million to support three research project teams exploring bariatric care to help people combat obesity. An additional $1.8 million will be provided by The Canadian Obesity Network, Alberta Innovates – Health Solutions, Alberta Health Services Obesity, Diabetes and Nutrition Strategic Clinical Network, Ontario Ministry of…

CIHR invests in obesity research

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) is investing $2.7 million to support three research project teams exploring bariatric care to help people combat obesity. An additional $1.8 million will be provided by The Canadian Obesity Network, Alberta Innovates – Health Solutions, Alberta Health Services Obesity, Diabetes and Nutrition Strategic Clinical Network, Ontario Ministry of…

Alberta unveils new research ethics model

The deputy ministers for the Alberta ministries of Health and Enterprise and Advanced Education have accepted a proposed new model for human health research ethics in the province. The model was developed at the behest of the ministries by Alberta Innovates – Health Solutions. It is more integrated and harmonized than the current ethics review…