How chronic illness can change mental health

For many people with chronic inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, hepatitis and Crohn’s disease, the main symptoms of their disease—the ones related to their joints, liver or bowel—are not the most troubling.

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Provincial partnership contributes to federal CAIP

A provincial consortium comprising Alberta Health, Innovation and Advanced Education, Alberta Health Services, Alberta Innovates – Technology Futures, and Alberta Innovates – Health Solutions committed $1 million to the CAIP program to accelerate health Small-Medium-Enterprise innovation in the province.

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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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Eureka Moments in Research

Eureka moments occur regularly in research today. Large or incremental, discoveries open new pathways to pursue knowledge so that eventually our health and lives will benefit.

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Current Funding Opportunities

Conference Grants »

Currently Accepting Applications Deadline: Jan. 16, 2015

Summer Studentships »

Next expected deadline: February 2, 2015

Visiting Scientist »

Currently Accepting Applications Deadline: Mar. 2, 2015

Media Fellowships – CBC Radio »

Next expected deadline: March 2, 2015

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Health Policy Speaker Series featuring John Gabbay and Andrée le May »

The video for Health Policy Speaker Series featuring John Gabbay and Andrée le May is available ... Read More »

New and Upcoming Funding Opportunities at AIHS »

I am delighted to announce several funding opportunities for health research and innovation ... Read More »

July 2014 Conference Grants – successful applications »

Alberta Innovates – Health Solutions (AIHS) is pleased to announce the successful applications ... Read More »

Researchers unlock new mechanism in pain management »

It’s in the brain where we perceive the unpleasant sensations of pain, and researchers have ... Read More »

AIHS announces results of Graduate Studentships and Clinician Researcher Training Competitions »

Alberta Innovates – Health Solutions is delighted to announce the results of the April 2014 ... Read More »

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Upcoming Events

Genomics: the Power and the Promise conference and call for trainee abstracts »

CALL FOR POSTER ABSTRACTS Submissions Due: Friday, August 1, 2014 Travel Awards are available ... Read More »

Call for Abstracts for CAHSPR Conference, 2015 »

2015 CAHSPR (Canadian Association of Health Services and Policy Research) Conference – ... Read More »


Belinda Vandersluis from The Canadian Clinical Trials Coordinating Center, Ottawa will give us ... Read More »

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