Research mission addresses region’s top health priorities
Dalhousie Medical School is focusing its research resources and talent on the most pressing health concerns in the Maritimes – while building on existing strengths in four key areas: cancer, heart, neuroscience, and the overlapping fields of inflammation, infection and immunity.
Molly Appeal dedicates proceeds to four areas of excellence
Dalhousie Medical Research Foundation has thrown its support behind Dalhousie Medical School’s strategic approach to research. Each year, the Foundation designates proceeds from its annual Molly Appeal to one of the Medical School’s four areas of research emphasis and excellence, starting with neuroscience/brain repair in 2002:
In addition to the four key areas of research emphasis and excellence, Dalhousie Medical School is committed to several areas of research that overlap all four areas. These 'cross-cutting themes' include population health and early intervention, as well as genetics, proteomics, cell-signalling, and lipid metabolism: