Human Immunology Consensus Workshop: MR4-48/2016E-PDF

November 25th and 26th 2014, Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel & Conference Centre, Toronto, On /

"The Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR), Canada’s premier health research funding agency, is comprised of 13 virtual Institutes – one of which is the Institute of Infection and Immunity (III). In 2010, the Institute’s Advisory Board identified human immunology as a field in which strategic investment could have a significant impact in terms of knowledge and clinical outcomes. A consultation workshop was held to inform III and partner Institutes how best to strategically invest in human immunology research in Canada. Seventy-five participants represented research, research management and support or the pharmaceutical industry from across Canada, and included 2 International participants. The goals of the workshop were to stimulate discussion among the community; identify their needs; and hear from experts in human immunology on their work and perspectives regarding the state of research in terms of needs for moving forward. The workshop provided a forum to gather recommendations on how best to address current challenges, respond to the needs of the research community and have a positive impact on the health of Canadians”--Executive summary, p. 4.

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Department/Agency Canadian Institutes of Health Research.
Title Human Immunology Consensus Workshop
Subtitle November 25th and 26th 2014, Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel & Conference Centre, Toronto, On /
Publication Type Monograph
Language [English]
Other Language Editions [French]
Format Electronic
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Note Issued also in French under title: Atelier de consultation sur l'immunologie humaine : 25 et 26 novembre 2014, Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel & Conference Centre, Toronto (Ont.). Cover title. "Written by: Isabelle Létourneau, PhD"--p. [2].
Date c2016.
Number of Pages 39 p. :
ISBN 978-0-660-04805-5
Catalogue Number
  • MR4-48/2016E-PDF
Subject Terms Health, Medical research