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Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology
Volume 25, Issue 10, Pages 560-564
Original Article

Strategic Plan of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research Institute of Nutrition, Metabolism, and Diabetes

Philip M Sherman, Mary-Jo Makarchuk, Paul Belanger, and Eve A Roberts

Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Received 7 April 2011; Accepted 11 April 2011

Copyright © 2011 Hindawi Publishing Corporation. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


The present document provides the new and updated strategic plan for the Institute of Nutrition, Metabolism, and Diabetes (INMD) of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. This plan provides an overarching map for the strategic activities of the INMD during the five years from 2010 to 2014. These strategic priorities will guide the way that the INMD uses its resources over this period of time, and will provide opportunities to build new partnerships and strategic alliances that enhance and leverage the capacity to fund targeted research initiatives.