Organization: Leading Edge Endowment Fund

BC unveils permanent research chairs program

The British Columbia government has unveiled details of its new $45-million Leading Edge Endowment Fund (LEEF) along with its first chair for spinal cord research. The public-private matching fund will create 20 permanent medical, social , environmental and technological research chairs, with each eligible for a total endowment of up to $4.5 million. The chair…