Paige image"Health care innovation saves patients' lives and fuels our knowledge economy. It should not be left to chance funding." -
 Christopher Paige
Vice President of Research, University Health Network; Senior Scientist, Ontario Cancer Institute

I will declare my bias at the start. I work in a research hospital and have done so for most of the 35 years I have conducted medical research. I am surrounded by passionate people who care about the immediacy of their mission. Real life health problems, medical mysteries – some without any known solutions – present themselves day after day.

Research hospitals are mission oriented, impact driven, centres of learning. More than 75 per cent of the medical research done in Canada is conducted within their walls.

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