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Sudbury, Thunder Bay home to some of country's top 40 research hospitals

Hospitals are ranked 38 and 39 in annual ranking

Research hospitals in Sudbury and Thunder Bay are listed among the country's Top 40 Research Hospitals in Canada.

Sudbury is home to Health Sciences North (HSN) and its affiliate, Health Sciences North Research Institute, while Thunder Bay is home to the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre. The list of Top 40 Research Hospitals in Canada is compiled annually by Re$earch Infosource Inc.

Thunder Bay's hospital ranked 38th on the list, which is actually down one position from number 37 the previous year, as research expenditure has dropped by 9.6 per cent.

HSN is ranked 39th, holding its position from the previous year. Additionally, HSN is ranked 10th in Canada for research expenditure growth with an increase of 8.7 per cent.

Re$earch Infosource Inc. analyses Canada’s leading research activity and developments in Canadian hospitals, universities, colleges, and businesses. 

Each year, Re$earch Infosource publishes an annual list of research leaders and Canada's Innovation Leaders: Annual Innovation Guide. 

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