Important Notice Regarding MMSF Application for Funds
Effective May 1, 2013, all applications for funds submitted
to the Foundation must be completed on the
Application for Funds #1.13 form.
Previous versions of the Application for Funds will not be accepted.
The Manitoba Medical Service Foundation (MMSF) is pleased to announce the successful candidates for the MMSF Allen Rouse Basic Science Career Development Award and the MMSF John Henson Clinical Research Professorship in Population Medicine Award
The MMSF congratulates Dr. Prashen Chelikani from the Department of Oral Biology at the University of Manitoba on being selected to receive the MMSF Allen Rouse Basic Science Career Development Research Award.
We also congratulate Dr. Yoav Keynan from the Department of Medical Microbiology at the University of Manitoba on being selected to receive the MMSF John Henson Clinical Research Professorship in Population Medicine Award.
Both of the awards are for three (3) years and carry an annual stipend of $50,000 per year with a $20,000 first year Grant-In-Aid for each awardee. For further details on these awards please refer to the Award Recipients pages of our website.
The MMSF is very pleased to be able to provide these awards. We wish Dr. Chelikani and Dr. Keynan success in their research and future careers.
Thank you to all of the applicants who applied for these awards, to the joint MMSF / U of MB selection committee for adjudication of the candidates, and to the University of Manitoba (U of MB) for administrative support to the process.
The Manitoba Medical Service Foundation’s Mission is to promote and fund scientific, educational and other activities to improve the health and well-being of Manitobans, focusing on support of new researchers. Our Vision is to continue to be an important source of support for health research and education, in collaboration with other Manitoba organizations. We are inspired by the accomplishments of the researchers who have received funding through the MMSF. We look forward to continuing our goal of supporting health-related research and education in Manitoba.
Research applications are welcome from medical and scientific researchers, medical and dental students and allied professionals, such as social workers, nurses, epidemiologists and any other health workers involved in preventive, therapeutic, or rehabilitative care. Projects promoting scientific, educational and other activities to maintain and improve the health and welfare of Manitobans are considered.
The MMSF is proud of the accomplishments of each recipient since the Foundation's inception in 1971. The Foundation looks forward to continuing its mission to promote and fund scientific, educational and other activities to improve the health and well-being of Manitobans, focusing on support of new researchers.
- Dr. Lindsay Du Val
Chairman of the Board
- Dr. Peter Cattini
Vice-Chairman of the Board
- Dr. Greg Hammond
- Dr. John Wade
Assistant Executive Director
- Mr. Andrew Yorke
President & CEO Manitoba Blue Cross