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About SRI

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  • Sunnybrook Research Institute (SRI) is a fully affiliated research and teaching hospital with the University of Toronto.
  • Research spans two Toronto-based campuses: Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and the Holland Musculoskeletal Centre.
  • Total research funding at SRI has tripled since 1998. Total funding for 2012/2013 was $91.2 million.
  • Research space at Sunnybrook comprises 500,000 square feet, including 150,000 square feet for the Centre for Research in Image-Guided Therapeutics.

Research personnel

  • SRI has more than 278 scientists and clinician-scientists.
  • In total, SRI has 1,211 research staff. Working with scientists are 457 highly skilled personnel (including research associates, engineers, physicists, laboratory technicians and research assistants) and 476 postdoctoral fellows and other trainees.
  • All scientists at SRI teach at the University of Toronto, within the faculty of medicine.
  • Eight SRI researchers hold Canada Research Chairs, the most prestigious award granted by the federal government.
  • Three SRI researchers hold departmental chairs at the University of Toronto: one in each of immunology, medical biophysics and medical imaging.

Structure

There are three scientific platforms:

Each scientist aligns with a discipline and one of eight clinical programs:

Fact sheet

Download the Sunnybrook Research Institute Fact Sheet for more information, including details on large-scale capital projects and consortia, partnerships, and commercialization.