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Role of non-government organizations in engaging medical students in research
J Investig Med 2017;0:1-8. doi:10.1136/jim-2016-000348
The Mach-Gaensslen Foundation of Canada has been providing grants to Canadian medical schools for research in the fields of cardiology, oncology, and psychiatry since 2005. The Foundation collects data in the form of answers to questionnaires. The Foundation is pleased to announce that the results have now been published in the Journal of Investigative Medicine.

Mach-Gaensslen Research Prize Winner Announced
Ottawa, October 19, 2016
Can we make a difference in a person's lifelong mental health if we reach them early enough? That's the thinking behind the research being done by Dr. Rudolf Uher, the winner of this year's The Royal-Mach-Gaensslen Prize for Mental Health Research, an annual $100,000 award that celebrates one of the most promising young mental health researchers in Canada and helps fund innovative and progressive studies. MORE...


L-R: Dr. Chris Carruthers, Chair, Mach-Gaensslen Foundation of Canada; George Weber, President & CEO, The Royal; Louise Bradley, CEO, Mental Health Commission of Canada; Dr. Rudolf Uher, 2016 Award Recipient; Dr. Zul Merali, President & CEO, IMHR; Scott McLean, Chair, The Royal's Board of Trustees


The First Royal-Mach-Gaensslen Prize for Mental Health is Awarded to Dr. Jean-Martin Beaulieu
Ottawa, October 28, 2015
The Royal has named Dr. Jean-Martin Beaulieu the inaugural recipient of The Royal-Mach-Gaensslen Prize for Mental Health Research, which supports Canadian early-career researchers in mental health and encourages them to continue to pursue their research in Canada. The annual prize provides $100,000 to support the recipient's research activities. MORE...


New prize celebrates Canada's young mental health researchers with annual award of $100,000
Ottawa, April 9, 2015
The Royal has received a $1 million gift from The Mach-Gaensslen Foundation of Canada to establish a new annual research prize to recognize excellence in mental health research in Canada. The Royal-Mach-Gaensslen Prize for Mental Health Research will award $100,000 to an early-career researcher (or a team of up to three researchers) each year. MORE...


Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre creates suicide research chair
The Ottawa Citizen, October 9, 2014
On October 9, 2014, the Mach-Gaensslen Foundation (MGF) teamed up with the Do It For Daron (DIFD) Foundation and the Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre to announce the formation of a new clinical research chair in suicide prevention. MGF and DIFD will each contribute $1 million over 10 years ($100,000 each per year) to fund the chair, which will be located at the Royal. MORE...



  Updated 10-02-2017