Blood cancer trials benefit from patients’ lived experience

How can researchers ensure that a clinical trial will be successful? Embedding people with lived experience in the trial design may be the roadmap to follow. “Taking a new discovery from bench-to-bedside is extremely challenging and most early or first-in-human…

OSSU Patient Partners Working Group Webinar Recording

The OSSU Patient Partners Working Group held their Summer 2019 Webinar at the end of June. In this webinar, covering the topic of communication in patient partnered research, a collective of researcher, partner with lived experience and health professional discussed…

Communication in Patient Partnered Research

The OSSU Patient Partners Working Group (PPWG) is hosting a webinar on Thursday the 27th June at 12pm Eastern time. The webinar will explore the issue of communication in patient partnered research with a partnership group involved in multiple research…

Healthy aging, healthier seniors

Supporting healthy aging in older adults is vital as people over age 65 are now the largest demographic in Canada. Research to support evidence-based health care and delivery is key to helping people age well. A new research centre, MIRA…

EMPOWER Awards II: Request for proposals

The Ontario SPOR SUPPORT Unit (OSSU) is inviting proposals from qualified groups for additional end-of-grant funding to empower patient oriented research projects to achieve broader impacts on health, health policy and health system for Ontario. The EMPOWER Awards (Engaging Multi-stakeholders…

EMPOWERing Ontario

Eye cancer research, chronic pain in children and other key health care challenges will receive a funding boost through OSSU’s EMPOWER (Engaging Multi-stakeholders for Patient Oriented research Wider Effects & Reach) Awards. These awards aim to extend the impact of…

KT Canada Scientific Meeting

Advancing the science of integrated knowledge translation When: May 30 – May 31 Where: Delta Hotel by Marriott, 350 St Mary Ave, Winnipeg, MB R3C 3J2 Click here to view the conference program. Conference Fees: Regular $650 Students & Fellows…