Multi-Investigator Research Initiative (MIRI) Team Grants

MIRI grants support the direct operating costs of research and are awarded to teams of investigators undertaking innovative and excellent research with high potential for impact.

Launched in 2012, the program was the first of the Canada Brain Research Fund’s research programs.

44 grants awarded

$80,088,980 invested


  • Daniel Blumberger, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
  • Marie-Hélène Milot, Université de Sherbrooke
  • Sébastien Jacquemont, Sainte-Justine University Hospital Research Centre
  • Graham Collingridge, Mount Sinai
  • Eric Smith, University of Calgary
  • Ruth Slack, University of Ottawa
  • Douglas Munoz, Queen’s University
  • Art Petronis, University of Toronto/CAMH
  • Jean Addington, Hotchkiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary
  • Brian Kwon, University of British Columbia
  • Zafiris Daskalakis, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
  • Jeffrey Mogil, McGill University
  • Kari Hoffman, York University
  • Doris Doudet, Univeristy of British Columbia
  • Rod Bremner, LTRI Sinai Health System, University of Toronto
  • Ann Marie Craig, University of British Columbia
  • Jim Christenson, University of British Columbia
  • Jaideep Bains, University of Calgary
  • Terry Snutch, University of British Columbia
  • Roman Melnyk, The Hospital For Sick Children
  • Salah El Mestikawy, Douglas Mental Health University Institute
  • James Drake, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto
  • Neil Cashman, University of British Columbia