There are no overnight successes in science: medical research needs more stable funding
Canada needs to adjust its approach to funding in order to support moonshot ideas that could make a major difference.
Major bodies like the Canadian Institutes of Health Research are charged with directing scarce public money to support scientific work that’s most likely to yield impactful results. The CIHR is an independent agency established in 2000 and is accountable to Parliament through the Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade