The CRCHUM at a glance
The University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre (CRCHUM) is the Université de Montréal’s largest biomedical and health care science research centre and one of the largest and modern in all of Canada.
Here, basic, clinical and population health research are carried out side-by-side under one roof.
The Fonds de recherche du Québec — Santé, the provincial body responsible for funding research facilities, confirmed the CRCHUM’s standing as a major Canadian research institution by awarding it an “exceptional” rating in its 2020-2026 strategic plan.
A seat of internationally renowned scientific research, the CRCHUM’s research is rooted in its dynamic community and offers a diversified, fair and inclusive environment for the training of scientists who will leave their marks on the world stage of research tomorrow.
The CRCHUM improves the health of adults through a high-quality academic research continuum which, by furthering our understanding of etiological and pathogenic mechanisms, fosters the development, implementation and assessment of new preventive, diagnostic and therapeutic strategies.
CRCHUM provides a training environment to ensure the development of new generations of researchers committed to research excellence.
The CRCHUM seeks to attain the highest standards of excellence in the development of new knowledge, in line with the hospital's mission. As one of the hospital's department, the CRCHUM seeks to play a major role in improving health care and health promotion. It fosters interdisciplinary exchanges and harmonizes laboratory research collaborations with patients and the population with a view to promoting health.
>160 principal scientists
≈490 graduate students and postdoctoral fellows
>1010 research staff members and 180 employees in support
>$88M in research revenues
38 research chairs, including 15 Canada research chairs
≈1130 peer-reviewed publications
385 clinical or epidemiological trials underway
2 research buildings with an area of 48 000 m2
75 basic research laboratories
20 core facilities + 1 pharmacy