A new initiative to facilitate the implementation of personalized medicine in Canada


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Thursday March 17, 2016

A new initiative to facilitate the implementation of personalized medicine in Canada

Génome Québec is pleased to announce a $2 million investment by the Government of Canada. These funds will be used to put in place the GEL3S Network in genomics and personalized health co-led by Christopher McCabe from University of Alberta and François Rousseau from Université Laval.



The Minister of Science, Kirsty Duncan, today launched a $2 million initiative designed to accelerate the translation of research results into practical applications in healthcare for the benefit of Canadians. 

Co-led by Christopher McCabe PhD, University of Alberta, and Dr. François Rousseau, of Université Laval, the new Network brings together GE3LS researchers from all 17 projects to address overarching themes:

  • research ethics review;
  • health economics and health technology assessment;
  • knowledge transfer and implementation in health systems for "omics" technologies; 
  • intellectual property and commercialization. 


To read Genome Canada’s press release, please click here.


To learn more about the project, please click here.



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