• Molly Appeal for Medical Research

    The upcoming 2017/18 campaign will be dedicated to Cancer 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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DMRF - Where Breakthroughs Begin

At DMRF, we are proud of the work we support, because it is work that is changing and saving lives. Every day, our medical researchers dedicate their time and talents to finding the treatments and cures that are impacting people in the Maritimes and beyond. Please watch, to learn more.

Produced by Dalhousie Medical Research Foundation, A&D and RPM Productions.

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RIM Research Day 2017

DMRF is proud to be one of the sponsors for the third annual RIM Research Day held on April 8th, 2017. On this day, students from Dalhousie Medical School in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick present their research findings before an audience of peers, donors, and judges.

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

Mike Watson, ALS Survivor

​Giv’er with the DMRF Dashers!

Interested in participating in the 2017 Scotiabank Blue Nose Marathon? Join the DMRF Dashers as we run for our 9th year, raising funds for medical research!

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DMRF Picchione Visiting Scholar

On March 30th, we proudly to hosted this year’s DMRF Picchione Visiting Scholar - Dr. Feng Zhang - a ground-breaking scientist who is instrumental in the development of gene editing technologies and applications. Learn more about his revolutionary work…

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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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