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ICES research programs


ICES combines world-class research teams with health data to create objective, powerful insight on a variety of health service research topics relevant to Ontarians. By linking data from many sources, ICES researchers can obtain a comprehensive view of health and health care delivery. Research opportunities span a wide range of topics and disciplines, including: drug safety and effectiveness, health system performance, mental health and addictions, population health, primary care, surgery and transplantation as well as chronic diseases such as cardiovascular, kidney, respiratory or musculoskeletal issues, diabetes and cancer.

About ICES Research

Research Programs

Cancer Research Program

Cardiovascular Research Program

Chronic Disease & Pharmacotherapy Research Program

Kidney, Dialysis & Transplantation Research Program

Life Stage Research Program

Mental Health & Addictions Research Program

Populations & Public Health Research Program

Primary Care & Health Systems Research Program

Recent Awards & Recognition

  • AMS Fellowship in Compassion and Artificial Intelligence

    2022: Awarded to Dr. Bridget Ryan by AMS Healthcare in partnership with the Ontario SPOR SUPPORT Unit. Read more.

  • Emerging Investigator Award

    2022: Awarded to Dr. Jessica Widdifield by the Canadian Rheumatology Association (CRA). The awards are given annually to CRA members who have demonstrated excellence in the field of rheumatology.

  • Order of Canada

    2021: Dr. Mehran Anvari was named an Officer of the Order of Canada for his exemplary leadership in the innovative field of telerobotic surgery.

Recent ICES Grants