Research results

Knowledge translation (KT) is a critical component of health research. So important in fact, that CIHR’s mandate includes not only the creation of new knowledge but also its translation into improved health for Canadians, more effective health services and products, and a strengthened Canadian health care system.

Read the profiles below to learn more about how CIHR-funded researchers are demonstrating excellence and innovation in knowledge translation and commercialization.

Featured researchers

Dr. Marc Brisson

Number cruncher: Using math to fight infectious diseases

(Data-intensive research)

Dr. Christine Chambers

It Doesn't Have to Hurt

(Integrated KT)

Dr. Richard T. Lester

Using cell phones to help patients connect to healthcare

(Integrated KT)

Dr. Mark Tarnopolsky

Solving the mystery of exercise and chronic diseases


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