Association between the burden of disease and research funding by the Medical Research Council of Canada and the National Institutes of Health. A cross-sectional study

Lamarre-Cliche, Maxime; Castilloux, Anne-Marie; LeLorier, Jacques
April 2001
Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Apr2001, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p83
Academic Journal
Conclusions: Disease-specific MRCC grants in the past 5 years correlated with 2 of the usual burden-of-disease parameters: disability-adjusted life-years and disease prevalence. A statistically-significant correlation was observed between disease-specific grants awarded by the MRCC and the NIH.


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