Organization: Canadian Institutes of Health Research - Institute of Genetics

New genetics awards program announced

Three medical research organizations have banded together to launch a $1-million, six-year scholarship fund to build the research capacity of clinician scientists in genetics and genetic-related diseases. The Jessie Boyd and Charles Scriver MD/PhD Studentship Awards are funded by the Canadian Gene Cure Foundation, Canadian Institutes of Health Research Institute of Genetics and the Canadian…

Canada and Germany to collaborate on human genetics research

Canada and Germany have signed an agreement to collaborate on research and capacity building in areas of science related to human genetic disease. The five-year collaborative program — entitled Elucidation of Human Genetic Disease Using Genomic Technologies — brings together leading scientists from both nations to undertake joint research projects. It will also include scientific…