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About UHN Research

University Health Network is Canada's largest research hospital, and a major teaching hospital of the University of Toronto.


The vision of UHN Research is to have global impact in biomedical and health care research

To achieve this goal UHN supports:

  • Innovative research programs held to high standards of accountability
  • Strong research teams encouraged to pursue scientific excellence and entrepreneurial opportunities
  • Dedicated research support services combined with state-of-the-art infrastructure


There are currently five research institutes at UHN:

Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Techna Institute, at the Banting Building
Toronto General Research Institute, at the Toronto General Hospital
Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, at Toronto Rehab
Krembil Research Institute, at the Toronto Western Hospital

UHN's Executive Vice President, Science and Research is Christopher J. Paige, PhD.



*Please note that Clinical Researchers and CCRU investigators are not formally appointed at the research institutes and are therefore not subject to the research institutes' scientific and performance reviews.

Snapshot: UHN Research Statistics 2015
441 Appointed Researchers
828 Clinical Researchers*
1,307 Trainees
2,078 Support Staff
991,894 sq. ft. Research Space
3,402 Total Publications
$356,167,532 Total Research Funding

Current UHN Research Report:


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