• A Life-Saving Pledge

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

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  • FORBOW

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

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  • Molly Appeal for Medical Research

    The upcoming 2017/18 campaign will be dedicated to Cancer Research.

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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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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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​Celebration!

We are proud to celebrate you, the DMRF Donor in this Impact Report. Learn about some of the amazing life-saving research you’ve supported in fiscal 2016-17!

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

Mike Watson, ALS Survivor

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, Arrivals & Departures and RPM Productions.

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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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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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