The Steering Committee oversees all initiatives of the Discovery Fund, supported by the Operations Committee. Four subcommittees focus on achieving the Discovery Fund’s strategic objectives:
• Talent Development Subcommittee: Developing new talent and fostering career development through access to graduate studentships and postdoctoral fellowships.
• Seed Funding Subcommittee: Promoting collaboration among scientists through access to seed funding to generate high-quality data that may lead to significant external funding.
• Clinical Research Implementation Subcommittee: Improving the integration of clinical research across CAMH so that every patient has the opportunity to participate in research leading to improved evidence-based treatment for mental health.
• Brain Health Databank Subcommittee: Developing an integrated databank to maximize data collection efforts and improve access to big data.