Heart Institute success in CIHR Foundation Grant competition

Dr. Ruth McPherspn
Dr. Ruth McPherson, MD, PhD

The results of the 2016-2017 CIHR Foundation Grant competition have been released and grants were awarded to 76 individual Program Leaders across Canada, for a total investment of almost $200M.

We are extremely proud to report that Dr. Ruth McPherson was awarded over $1.7 million over 7 years for her project Genetics and Genomics of Coronary Artery Disease.

The CIHR Foundation Grant program is designed to contribute to a sustainable foundation of established health research leaders, by providing long-term support for the pursuit of innovative, high-impact programs of research.

Congratulations Dr. McPherson!