Our Mission

To Invest in the early careers of researchers who demostrate excellence and creativity in health and biomedical sciences.

Discovery Award

We provide research grants to the highest ranked applicants in our annual peer-reviewed competition.

Our Impact

As the oldest Canadian medical research charity, we have awarded over 1350 grants to early-career researchers across Canada.

Together with our donors and volunteers, we are launching health and biomedical discovery across Canada.

We identify young Canadian researchers with limited resources who demonstrate excellence and creativity in health and biomedical science and provide them with Discovery Awards.

Latest News & Stories

Unveiling Our 2024 Case for Support

As we step into a new year, we are excited to unveil our 2024 Case for Support, a comprehensive document that outlines our ambitious goals, the challenges we aim to tackle, and the impact we strive to make. This year, we’re not just asking for support; we’re inviting you to join us in a movement for change.

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ReDiscovery of the Banting Legacy: Nov 6 Virtual Panel Discussion

As the Banting Research Foundation approaches its 100th anniversary, we invite you to a special pre-birthday celebration on November 6th. Hosted by science journalist Ivan Semeniuk, the event will feature a panel discussion with distinguished Banting Discovery Award Laureates and explore the enduring legacy of Dr. Frederick Banting.

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