Bruyère Research Institute

About the Research Institute

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Who We Are

The Bruyère Research Institute supports investigators who contribute to a better, more responsive health care system that delivers the best care to patients, residents, and families.

The Bruyère Research Institute focuses on finding the future of care for aging Canadians and vulnerable populations.

Bruyère and its Research Institute are fully affiliated with the University of Ottawa, and have other regional academic, government, NGO, and industry partners engaged in collaborative research and innovation initiatives.

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What We Do

We strive to change health care for the better. Our research not only benefits our patients but affects change across our health care system by leading best practice and exploring new and improved solutions to building system capacity and supporting care.

Our research priorities include Aging and Long-Term Care, Palliative Care, Rehabilitation and Recovery, and Social Accountability (encompassing Primary Care and Health Equity).

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We are comprised of world-class researchers and are host to:

  • The Ontario Centres for Learning, Research and Innovation in Long-Term Care
  • The Pan-Canadian Palliative Care Research Collaborative
  • The World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Centre for Knowledge Translation and Health Technology Assessment in Health Equity
Learn more about our research networks and collaborators.



To be Canada’s leading research and innovation centre for our patient populations and be an internationally recognized model.


To build an ecosystem of research and innovation to support the healthcare needs of our patients, community, and country.


Our Impact

Learn more about how research and innovation is changing the future of care:




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