• Small but mighty

    Using zebrafish to learn how cancers grow and respond to treatment is just one of the groundbreaking research studies being done here.

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  • Molly Appeal for Medical Research

    The 2018 Spring campaign will be dedicated to neuroscience research!

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  • A Life-Saving Pledge

    Dr. Ron Stewart makes a $1.3 million pledge to support Emergency Health Services research!

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    A world-renowned severe mental illness research study designed to help children and their families develop in a healthier way

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  • Viroceuticals Research

    Recent breakthroughs in viroceuticals research at Dalhousie are now being applied to the treatment and prevention of a host of life-threatening illnesses, with major impacts for the advancement of public health on a global scale.

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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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  • 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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Give a Gift

An Outstanding Gift to Parkinson’s Research!

Garry and Mary-Lou Pye have generously donated $400,000 to Parkinson’s disease research at Dalhousie’s Faculty of Medicine.

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Welcome Dr. Katherine O’Brien!

DMRF is pleased to welcome world-renowned medical researcher Dr. Katherine O’Brien to the esteemed position of Canada 150 Research Chair in Vaccinology and Global Health at Dalhousie. Click here to learn more…

The First Breast Cancer Conference in Halifax

DMRF is pleased to announce that the first breast cancer conference to be held in Halifax Nova Scotia will take place on May 5, 2018 at The Westin Nova Scotian and will involve acclaimed Dalhousie Medicine researcher Dr. Paola Marignani.

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

Mike Watson, ALS Survivor

​Heidelberg Engineering Continues Their Support of Glaucoma Research

DMRF celebrates the generosity of Heidelberg Engineering and their support of pioneering glaucoma research at Dalhousie’s Faculty of Medicine, while honouring the late Dr. Gerhard Zinser.

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A Special Molly Tribute to an Inspirational Man

We pay tribute to the man who was the face of this year’s Molly Appeal Campaign for Cancer Research, Mr. Duncan Searle.

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.

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DMRF Breakthrough Breakfast 2017

On November 15th, DMRF celebrated the Lindsay family and their significant gift in support of severe mental illness research at our 2nd Annual Breakthrough Breakfast. Learn more about the most important meal of the year!

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We’ve Moved!

As of Wednesday, September 13th, DMRF’s new office will be located at 5743 University Avenue, Suite #98 on the corner of Cathedral Lane. This new space was especially designed to accommodate our growing team! We welcome our researchers, donors, volunteers and community partners to our new office!

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