Dr. Teresa Tsang receives funding from the CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF)

The CFI-JELF awards were announced as part of the Government of Canada’s investment of $960 million for research

The Honourable Randy Boissonnault, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Official Languages, on behalf of the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, and of the Honourable Mark Holland, Minister of Health, announced support for over 4,700 researchers and research projects across Canada. These investments of over $960 million through grants, scholarships and programs are part of the government’s ongoing support for Canada’s research ecosystem.

A total of 34 projects led by UBC researchers were awarded $9.1 million in funding, including the Department of Medicine’s Dr. Teresa Tsang (Cardiology)

Dr. Teresa Tsang, Professor, Division of Cardiology
Transforming Heart Failure: Integrated Network Redesigned for Improved Outcomes (TOHFINO): An AI- Empowered Paradigm

To learn more about UBC-led projects, please visit UBC Research + Innovation

Read the Canadian Foundation for Innovation (CFI) Announcement