Training a new generation of researchers in gastroenterology

and liver.

TRIANGLE (TRaIning A New generation of researchers in Gastroenterology and LivEr) is a national training program aimed at transforming research and patient care in gastroenterology and liver. With the support of TRIANGLE funding, mentorship, education, and work-integrated learning, a new generation of researchers will develop the skills and knowledge to launch impactful careers in and out of academia.

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TRIANGLE offers scholarships, fellowships and awards for undergraduate students, graduate students, research fellows, and early career faculty.

What we offer


TRIANGLE members get access to high-quality mentorship and support from leaders in the field.

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TRIANGLE members have access to training and education programs, including workshops and seminars, conferences, and work-integrated learing.

Who is TRIANGLE for?

Undergraduate Students

Launching Summer 2023, TRIANGLE will offer paid summer research studentships. Applications will open late 2022.

Graduate Students & Research Fellows

The first TRIANGLE competition is now open!

Early Career Faculty

The first TRIANGLE competition is now open!

Supervisors, Mentors, Industry Partners, Patients

We'd love to hear from you and share more information about how you and/or your students can get involved.

The TRIANGLE Framework

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knowledge aquisition + individual development

peer mentoring pods + 1:1 expert mentorship

work-integrated learning + community engagement

community support + network building

Who we are

TRIANGLE brings together people impacted by—and working toward cures for—gastrointestinal and liver disease: patients & families,researchers, First Nations, charities,government agencies, professional associations, biotech and pharmaceutical companies, and many more.

The expertise and advocacy of our partners shapes TRIANGLE's unique approach to training the next generation of researchers who will transform the future of gastrointestinal and liver health.

Lead sponsors

Our partners

Antibe Therapeutics

Canadian Association of Gastroenterology

Canadian Association for the Study of the Liver

The Canadian Children Inflammatory Bowel Disease Network

Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Crohn's and Colitis Canada

Dalhousie University


The Hospital for Sick Children


James Smith Cree Nation

McMaster University

Muskoday First Nation

Nestle Health Science

Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness

One Arrow First Nation

Université de Sherbrooke

University of Alberta

University of British Columbia

University of British Columbia Hospital

University of Calgary

University of California, San Diego

Université de Montréal

University of Saskatchewan

University of Toronto

University of Victoria

University of Western Ontario

Vanderbilt School of Medicine

Women's College Hospital

Contact us

Program Leads

Dr. Nicola Jones - Principal Investigator (University of Toronto/SickKids)

Dr. Derek McKay (University of Calgary)

Dr. Bruce Vallance (University of British Columbia)

Program Manager

Dr. Melissa Dalgleish