Research & Innovation

DSM’s Research Strategy is intended to support research opportunities that meet the overall principles and strategic priorities for diagnostic services in Manitoba. DSM has a dedicated Research Support Office as well as a bi-annual Research and Innovation Grant Competition.

For additional details on the RSO or Grant Competition, please link to the appropriate pages using the grey navigation buttons on the left; click the “+” on Research & Innovation to see additional page options.


  • 2017 Research and Innovation Grant Recipients
    March 28, 2017

    Diagnostic Services Manitoba is pleased to announce the awardees in the 2017 Research and Innovation Grant Competition. The grants provide funding for research with a focus on knowledge translation leading to adoption and implementation of evidence- based clinical practice and patient outcome improvements. MORE >

  • Call for 2017 DSM Summer Studentship Awards Program
    January 31, 2017

    Diagnostic Services Manitoba (DSM) Summer Studentship Awards program is seeking well-motivated students with strong academic records and/or previous research experience to participate in translational research, with preference given to laboratory medicine and diagnostic imaging research. The program is an excellent opportunity for students to work closely with diagnostic professionals and further their knowledge and skills in health related fields, and for supervisors to share their expertise and experience with the student. MORE >

  • DSM Funds Student Project to Integrate Resource Stewardship into Medical Curriculum
    December 14, 2016

    Modern culture sometimes supports the notion that more is better.  But most of us can probably spot the flawed thinking behind these statements: More money equals more happiness. More free time means more personal fulfillment. More food options equal better diets.

    The idea that more is better when it comes to diagnostic tests in health care fails to recognize that unnecessary tests can expose patients to unwarranted harm and risk. It also does not take into account that ordering unnecessary tests strains already limited health care resources. MORE >