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Maritime Intestinal Research Alliance, IWK Health Centre

5850/5980 University Avenue PO Box 9700
Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3K 6R8


Centre of excellence

The Maritime Intestinal Research Alliance (MIRA) is a centre of excellence in Gastroenterology (GI) research. MIRA unites biomedical and clinical sciences with the social sciences under a multidisciplinary model to advance our understanding of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), improve treatment options, and develop and validate outcome measures and disease activity indices. We are located at the IWK Health Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia, where we work in partnership with Dalhousie University.

Please contact us for more information about our research and operations.