CIHR funds innovative brain research projects at UBC

Dr. Christoph Birkl with Dr. Alex Rauscher.

Pictured: Dr. Christoph Birkl (left) celebrates with supervisor and Principal Investigator Dr. Alex Rauscher (right) from Innsbruck, Austria. Image source: Dr. Alex Rauscher.

Congratulations to our members who recently received Project Grants from the Canadian Insitutes of Health Research (CIHR). CIHR Project Grants support research projects with a defined endpoint, allowing researchers to pursue innovative, high-risk research questions with potential to improve health outcomes in Canada.

Eight projects led by investigators at the Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health received a combined total of $5,715,377 in CIHR project grants for brain health research in the Spring 2019 competition.

For more information on CIHR grant programs and these recent funding decisions, visit the CIHR website