Six world-class research teams to investigate new frontiers in metabolism in health and disease

The Azrieli Foundation, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), and the Israel Science Foundation (ISF) are pleased to announce the recipients of the Joint Canada-Israel Health Research Program’s 5th call for proposals. These world-class research teams will direct their focus towards new frontiers in metabolism.

Azrieli Foundation and Brain Canada mark Brain Awareness Week with $1-M grant program for Early-Career Investigators

“We are committed to these investigators who are in the early stages of their careers as they are in a unique position to advance innovative research projects. They often have difficulty securing their first grant through traditional funding, yet they approach their research with a high risk/high reward approach, and that is something that we want to support.”

New Partners on Fragile X Syndrome

Study establishes a North American collaborative partnership with research teams from the UC Davis MIND Institute, the University of Alberta Women and Children’s Health Research Institute, and the University of Montreal CHU Sainte-Justine Research Centre.

A New Opportunity for Early Career Investigators

The CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars program provides funding and support to help scholars build their network and develop essential skills to become the next generation of research leaders. Researchers within five years of their first academic appointment from anywhere in the world are eligible to apply.

Azrieli Program in Brain, Mind & Consciousness

The quality of our consciousness is what sets us apart from other species, and seems to be one of the defining traits of being human.

‘I walked out and the world had transformed’: As CAMH remakes itself, patients feel the difference

Tom Churchill lived a life of hidden woe.

The 67-year-old Toronto investment manager, father and husband had suffered an inner depression since puberty.

The Azrieli Foundation gives $16 million for autism research

A new research centre in Montreal will help lift the shroud of mystery surrounding autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and lead to the development of better diagnostic tools and more effective therapies for people with autism.

Many Young Adults With Autism Also Have Mental Health Issues

College involved “many anxiety attacks and many trips home” for Daniel Share-Strom, an autistic 27-year-old motivational speaker in Bradford, Ontario.

Jewish General Hospital unveils new heart centre funded by largest donation in its history

The Azrieli Foundation has donated $26 million to the centre named in honour of the late Montreal philanthropist David Azrieli.

HKU quantum scientist Dr Giulio Chiribella selected Asia’s first CIFAR-Azrieli Global Scholar

As our world becomes increasingly connected, ideas move faster than they ever did before. New global challenges are emerging that require researchers to venture outside the boundaries of their traditional fields.