Helping children & youth during times of disaster

Following the two-year anniversary of the southern Alberta flood, a new research project will develop tools and resources for kids to cope & recover from disaster.

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Pioneering gene therapy for inherited blindness


A new treatment to reverse blindness caused by Choroideremia – a form of inherited blindness that affects mostly men – is now being performed in clinical trials by AIHS-funded researcher, Dr. Ian MacDonald and his team.

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Alberta's SPOR SUPPORT Unit

Alberta’s Strategy for Patient Oriented Research (SPOR) Support for People and Patient-Oriented Research and Trials (SUPPORT) Unit is a service and resource hub that supports bringing research to the point of care.

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Research in action through partnerships

Alberta now has new, state-of-the art equipment in the Metabolomics Technology Demonstration Centre thanks to a federal provincial partnership and the ingenuity of a leading Alberta researcher.

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Current Funding Opportunities

Community Engagement and Conference Grant »

Next expected deadline: TBD

CRIO – Cancer Prevention Research Opportunity (CPRO) »

Next expected deadline: Full Application: December 1, 2015 (by invitation only)

PRIHS: Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Health System – 2015/2016 »

Currently Accepting Applications Letter of Intent deadline: Sep. 24, 2015, Full A pplication deadline (by invite only): Mar. 31, 2016

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Elder-friendly‘ surgical unit to get seniors home sooner »

AIHS-funded researcher Dr. Rachel Khadaroo and her team are working to develop better care that ... Read More »

SCN/MEDEC Workshop: Partnering for Health System Innovation in Alberta »

On June 24, 2015, Alberta Innovates – Health Solutions and partners brought the province’s ... Read More »

Ensuring Albertans receive the best rectal cancer care »

Alberta’s cancer surgeons have embarked on an ambitious plan to develop a system to provide ... Read More »

Delivering surgical care sooner, safer and smarter »

An Alberta research project has shown great promise at Edmonton and Calgary hospitals.  ... Read More »

Advisory panel on health care innovation »

The Advisory Panel on Healthcare Innovation released its report Unleashing Innovation: ... Read More »

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Upcoming Events

A pRoject Ethics Community Consensus Initiative (ARECCI) Annual Forum »

The ARECCI Forum is an occasion to meet others who are interested in project ethics. Whether ... Read More »

Team Grant – Collaborating for health: intersectoral prevention research »

Today’s environmental health challenges are complex. To find the right solutions to these ... Read More »

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