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Bringing world-class research to the bedside.

St. Boniface Hospital Honours Winnipeg Philanthropist Paul Albrechtsen

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RBC Youth BIOlab Jeunesse RBC Logo CL-02

The RBC Youth BIOlab is a space for students and teachers to explore and experience real biomedical science in a world-class research centre.

Dr. Grant Pierce


Executive Director of Research

Professor of Physiology and Pharmacy
University of Manitoba

Clinical Trials

Active, Future, and Completed Studies

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Office of Clinical Research

A unique clinical research support service offered by St. Boniface Hospital in a collaborate partnership with the University of Manitoba.

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2016 Year of the Pulses

The 68th UN General Assembly declared 2016 the International Year of Pulses (IYP).

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Study finds drugs that can reverse nerve damage

People who suffer from chronic numbness or pain and tingling in their extremities, caused by diabetes or other conditions, might soon get relief. A study by an international team of researchers has found that a class of drugs prescribed for other medical issues such...

J.H. Bruns Collegiate supports Hoops from the Heart

Congratulations and thanks to organizers of the J.H. Bruns Collegiate Bronco Basketball Invitational Tournament, where in lieu of the usual plaques and trophies, a donation is being made to Hoops from the Heart. Hoops from the Heart (HFTH) is a Winnipeg organization...

Study participants choose to ignore “silent killer”

A study produced by the Pierce lab and published in the American Journal of Hypertension (Oxford University Press) found that 50 percent of the Canadian public is unaware that they suffer from high blood pressure, many are unwilling to address the problem, and 2 per...

Dr. John Foerster appointed to Order of Canada

Dr. John Foerster was named a member of the Order of Canada for his contributions to health care administration and the creation of St. Boniface Hospital Albrechtsen Research Centre. The appointment was made by Canada’s Governor General David Johnston on...

Pierce interviewed at science policy conference

  Dr. Grant Pierce, Executive Director of Research at St. Boniface Hospital, was interviewed recently at the Canadian Science Policy Conference held in Ottawa. The interview was conducted by Mr. Conor Meade, Senior Economist, Innovation, The Evidence Network...

Youth BIOLab featured on Winnipeg School Division website

Grade 9 and 10 students took part in The Science of Medicine, a four-day multidisciplinary experience at the centre’s Youth BIOlab, and there’s a nice feature on it on the Winnipeg One School Division web site. Check it out here:...

From the St. Boniface Hospital Foundation

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