January 16, 2024

A CANTRAIN partnership with Alberta Innovates investing $ 435,000.00 to support eight (8) graduate and postdoctoral one-year salary awards in Alberta (7 doctoral students + 1 postdoc fellow). Together with CAN-TAP-TALENT, StrokeCog & CBITN, all 4 CTTPs are supporting with Alberta Innovates 16 trainees for a total of $570,000 investment into the Alberta Health (Clinical Trials) Research Enterprise.

January 9, 2024

A partnership investing $52,500 to support two (2) Graduate Awards in Newfoundland and Labrador.

August 1, 2023

CANTRAIN – As a DIA’s member, CANTRAIN will come together to collaborate and problem-solve, discussing global and local challenges facing the life sciences field in an increasingly more complex and interconnected world.

July 7, 2023

CANTRAIN – as one of the CTTP/Clinical Trials Training Platform with its competency-based experiential learning programs – is proud to be a part of the long-term strategy to continue supporting Canada’s clinical trials strategy proposed by CIHR, focusing in the training of the graduate and postgraduate students, clinical research professionals and trialists, and community partners, including patients. On that note, CANTRAIN extends best wishes to Pr. Strong’s returns at Western University.

May 15, 2023

CANTRAIN congratulates a partnering Mentor

FREDERICTON, N.B. – Dr Ouellette, renowned Senior Researcher and Founder of HelpSolveCancer (ACRI), nominated for Health Research and Innovation Changemaker Award! Made significant contributions to cancer research & developed novel technologies. 

May 8, 2023

Major health and bioscience merger to fuel new research, innovation and economic opportunities in New Brunswick

FREDERICTON, N.B. – New Brunswick’s health and bioscience research organizations are merging, beginning a new era of support for scientific discovery and economic investment.

February 2, 2023

Atlantic clinical trial network gets $2.5-million boost from national research institute

Halifax, NS – Clinical trials are an important tool in finding new treatments and cures for patients. Nova Scotia Health officials reported that the Atlantic Clinical Trials Network (ACTN) was awarded up to $2.5 million from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research via its participation to CTTP (Clinical Trials Training Programs)-CANTRAIN.

January 19, 2023

Government of Canada announces new clinical trials consortium, training platforms, and research projects to improve the health of Canadians

Clinical trials allow researchers to assess the safety and effectiveness of new drugs, treatments, and therapies for our population. It is through these studies and their collaborative networks, that medical innovation in Canada continues to evolve.

January 19, 2023

Reinforcing Canada’s clinical trials infrastructure, training, and research

Clinical trials are an essential part of the healthcare sector and a crucial component of medical research and innovation. Clinical trials allow researchers to assess if new drugs, treatments, and therapies are safe and effective for the population.

January 19, 2023

Significant funding to maximize access and drive excellence in clinical trials in Quebec and Canada

RI-MUHC researchers will lead or co-lead multiple projects awarded a total of $55 million from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research

January 19, 2023

Canadian Consortium of Clinical Trials Training receives CIHR Funding

Halifax, NS – The Atlantic Clinical Trials Network (ACTN) will receive approximately $2.5 million for the creation of various student training opportunities at the masters, PhD, postdoctoral and postdoctoral fellow levels, along with the creation of six new positions in Atlantic Canada focused on the development and coordination of clinical trial professional training within the region.



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