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As a proactive measure to protect our staff and the community from the spread of COVID-19, the St. Boniface Hospital Albrechtsen Research Centre, RBC Youth BIOlab Jeunesse and Samuel N. Cohen Auditorium will be closed until further notice, effective Monday, March 23, 2020.  Only essential personnel will have access, and delivery and courier drivers will need to dial (204) 799-2611 upon arrival.

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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

Office of Clinical Research

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

Blewett & Tappia Co-Edit ‘Nutrition and Cardiovascular Health’, featuring 15 new articles

Scientific investigation into establishing dietary approaches that can be undertaken for the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular diseases is being driven by increased public interest. With that in mind, the International Journal of Molecular Sciences (IJMS) recently released Nutrition and...

Feldman & Hack amongst Best in Canada, as featured in Research Life

Dr. Ross Feldman and Dr. Thomas Hack were recently featured in the current edition of Research Life, published by the University of Manitoba. Feldman and Hack were among eight researchers recognized for their excellence, expertise, service and leadership in the fields...

Potential health claim could boost buckwheat

As featured in June 11, 2020 edition of the Western Producer, credit: Robert Arnason. Researchers in Winnipeg have found after more than 10 years of study that eating the crop can control blood sugar levels After years of minimal acres and a lack of enthusiasm, there...

In solidarity with the BLM movement and #shutdownSTEM day

St. Boniface Hospital Albrechsten Research Centre stands in solidarity with Black, Indigenous and People of Colour (BIPOC). We support our colleagues around the world participating in #ShutDownSTEM on June 10, 2020, and like-minded actions across academia.  It’s our...

Pierce to retire as Executive Director end of 2020

After completing his third, five-year term as Executive Director, St. Boniface Hospital Research, Dr. Grant Pierce will be stepping down from his administrative duties effective December 31, 2020. The formal announcement was made by St. Boniface Hospital President...

Youth Science Magazine for COVID-19 Info features SBRC experts!

Congratulations to our own Stephen Jones, Meghan Kynoch, Elena Dibrov and Karmin O, for their contributions to No Mercy For the Coronas, a made-in-Manitoba youth science magazine published by La Liberté newspaper and delivered free to Winnipeg Free Press subscribers...