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MRI Centre

Facilities and Support

St. Boniface Hospital researchers have access to a wide variety of facilities and support services, including:

St. Boniface Hospital Albrechtsen Research Centre, a four-floor research facility housing basic medical laboratories with world-renown expertise in cardiovascular disease and neurodegenerative disorders; the R.O. Burrel Lab, with a full complement of staff offering support service in the surgical facility as well as in pre-clinical research studies; the Office of Clinical Research (OCR), a research support service that offers our researchers access to continuing education, contract and statistical support, and granting resources; the Samuel N. Cohen Auditorium, a 200-seat, fully equipped state of the art lecture theatre, ideally suited for meetings, videoconferencing, webcasting and training sessions; Media Services, which offers research access to award-winning HD video audio/video production; Information Technology infrastructure centered on security and reliability, and the Carolyn Sifton-Helene Fuld Library, a satellite information centre of the University of Manitoba Health Sciences Libraries which houses a vast collection of resources and reference materials.

The I.H. Asper Clinical Research Institute is home to the Cardiovascular Health Research in Manitoba (CHaRM) Investigator Group, Psychosocial Oncology and Cancer Nursing Research Group, the Vascular Research department, an out-patient research clinic where Canadian Centre for Agri-Food Research in Health and Medicine (CCARM) clinical trials are conducted, as well as state of the art meeting rooms and conferencing support.

The Dr. Andrei Sakharov Magnetic Resonance Imaging Facility is an ancillary building featuring 3 scanners for clinical and research use.

Our goal is to provide an environment which enables researchers to focus on what they do best – medical research!