• Molly Appeal for Medical Research

    The upcoming 2016/17 campaign will be dedicated to Inflammation, Infection and Immunity Research.

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  • Competition Schedule

    Dalhousie medical school researchers and their students can apply for funds through a variety of programs.

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  • Multiple Sclerosis Research

    Gillian's Hope Fund created to recruit and hire an MSologist to the Maritime Provinces.

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  • Melanoma Research

    Leslie and Allan Shaw have given a major gift of $1 million to support melanoma research at Dalhousie Medical Research Foundation.

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  • Funding Research Excellence

    Amazing advancements in medicine are made right here in the Maritimes. This is where tomorrow’s big leap forward takes its first step.

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Research is the Best Medicine

The Molly Appeal is an important annual fundraising campaign of Dalhousie Medical Research Foundation. For over 35 years now, it has been making a measurable impact in the advancement of medicine right here in the Maritimes.

Each year, the campaign alternates on a rotating basis between for the four key areas of research emphasis and excellence at Dalhousie Medical School: neuroscience, cardiovascular, the related fields of inflammation, infection and immunity, and cancer.

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DMRF Breakthrough Breakfast

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Join DMRF for the inaugural year of the DMRF Breakthrough Breakfast: Eggs, With a Side of Hope. On Thursday, November 3rd, we will honour the exceptional support given to DMRF by businessman and philanthropist Frank Sobey, while recognizing the breakthrough work of neuroscientist Dr. Sultan Darvesh, in Alzheimer’s research. Don’t miss out on what will be the most important meal of the year!

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Charlie’s Ride for Cancer Research

Beginning July 24th in Vancouver, British Columbia, a local businessman, father, husband and friend will jump on his bicycle and ride across the country, all to raise money for cancer research and to honour the memory of his son Charlie. His journey will end on September 28th, in St. John’s, Newfoundland. This is Charlie’s Ride for Cancer Research and here is its story.

Follow the blog at: www.charliesride.net

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You can’t ever give up. In research, or in life, it’s not an option.

Mike Watson, ALS Survivor

Gillian’s Hope Video

Behind every great cause, there is a story. Gillian’s Hope is a short-form documentary that tells the story of friendship between two people who have been impacted by the effects of Multiple Sclerosis. This friendship led to the creation of a fund that will support the hiring of a dedicated MSologist to the Maritime Provinces in Canada.

Produced by Dalhousie Medical Research Foundation and RPM Productions.

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Philanthropist Newsletter

At Dalhousie Medical Research Foundation, we believe in the value of staying in touch, with both our donors and with the community in large. Our newsletter, The Philanthropist, is one of our most important ways of doing this. In these issues you will find stories about groundbreaking research taking place at Dalhousie Medical School, fundraising events and the amazing contributions of our donors, tips on maximizing the financial benefits of giving, and more. We invite you to browse through The Philanthropist.