DMRF Events

At DMRF, we believe in celebrating the incredible work of our researchers and the generosity of our donors.  Each year, we hold several events to honour medical research excellence as well as great acts of philanthropy.

Upcoming Events:


Past Events

2021 Influencer Social - Thursday, November 4th, 2021 - Peggy Corkum Music Room

Breaking Barriers: The fight against 2SLGBTQ+ health disparities in Nova Scotia - Part of Halifax Pride 2021 - Friday, August 20th, 2021 - Virutal Event 

The 4th Annual Impact Reception - Tuesday, June 29th, 2021 - Virtual Event

The 5th Annual Breakthrough Breakfast - Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - Virtual Event

The 4th Annual Breakthrough Breakfast - November 6th, 2019 - The Cunard Centre

DMRF Frank and Debbi Sobey Lectureship - October, 24th, 2019 - Bethune Ballroom, QEII Health Sciences Centre, Victoria General Site, Bethune Building, 7-8:30pm

DMRF Gillian's Hope Visiting Scholar in MS Research Lecture, Tuesday, September 24th, 6pm - 7pm, Volta, Halifax

The 2nd Annual Immuno-oncology Assembly - September 30th, 2019 - Halifax Convention Centre - Registration Opens August 15th

Picchione Visiting Scholar Series of Events: Summer of PLEY! (Physical Literacy in the Early Years) - Building resilient children and the importance and power of play. Featuring acclaimed developmental child psychologist and researcher, Dr. Marian Brussoni and others! August 7th, 9th & 10th, various locations and times. 

Alumni Days | Open Dialogue: Local Research, Global Impact: Friday, May 31st, 2019, Tupper Building- Theatre B, 5850 College Street, Halifax, 12pm - 1:30pm

Donor Impact Reception 2019: Wednesday, June 12th, 2019, Pier 21, Rudolph P. Bratty Hall, 1055 Marginal Road, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Genomics & Personalized Medicine: The Next Frontier in Preventing & Treating Bipolar Disorder - Thursday, February 7th, 2019, LSRI, 6:00 pm

3rd Annual Breakthrough Breakfast - Wednesday, November 7th, Cunard Centre, 7:30 am - 9:30 am

The 16th Annual Kathryn Allen Weldon Public Lecture - Friday, October 19th, Royal Bank Theatre Halifax Infirmary, 6:30 pm 

The Immuno-oncology Conference - Thursday, November 1st, Prince George Hotel, 8:30 am - 1:00 pm

Healthy Living, Healthy Life Conference - September 19-21, 2018 - Halifax Convention Centre

Recipe for Health & Learning Launch:  Thursday, September 20th, 2018, Halifax Convention Centre, 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Nova Scotia Integrated Health Research & Innovation (IHRIS) Breakfast Panel - September 21st, Halifax Convention Centre, 8:00 am - 9:30 am

DMRF Impact Reception for Donors

The Karen Mann Lectureship in Medical Education 2018

Picchione Lecture, June 5, 2018

Breast Cancer Conference in Halifax, May 5, 2018

RIM Research Day April 2018

Heidelberg Engineering Pledge to Glaucoma Research Celebration

DMRF Breakthrough Breakfast; Eggs, with a Side of Hope - 2017

RIM Research Day April 2017

DMRF Breakthrough Breakfast; Eggs, with a Side of Hope - 2016