Hamilton Health Sciences Ranked 4th in Canada’s Top 40 Research Hospitals

  • November 10, 2016
  • News

November 10, 2016 — Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) is one of Canada’s top five research hospitals for the fifth year in a row. The annual list, prepared by Research InfoSource Inc. (RIS), ranked Hamilton Health Sciences #4 out of 40 research hospitals in Canada. This year’s placement is a two-spot drop for HHS, having placed #2 for the past two consecutive years.

Canada’s leading research hospitals, hospital networks, and health authorities reported a total of $2.39 billion in research spending in Fiscal 2015. Overall research spending is down -0.3% from $2.4 billion reported in Fiscal 2014. Hamilton Health Sciences reported $167.4 million in research spending in Fiscal 2015 compared to $212.07 million in Fiscal 2014.

“Research at Hamilton Health Sciences remains very strong, particularly at its research institutes (Population Health Research Institute, Escarpment Cancer Research Institute, and Thrombosis and Atherosclerosis Research Institute) as well as at its centres (Offord Centre for Child Research, the centre for Geriatric Education and Research in Aging Sciences, and McMaster Autism Research Team),” said Frank Naus, Vice President Research at HHS.

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Branka Vidovic

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HHS Research

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