CARDIOMETABOLIC RESEARCH AWARD FOR YOUNG INVESTIGATORS

CCS/HSRLCE/BI-Lilly Cardiometabolic Research Award The Canadian Cardiovascular Society, HSRLCE, and the BI-Lilly alliance created an award entitled “CCS/HSRLCE/BI-Lilly-Cardiometabolic Research Award.” This Award is intended for Canadian clinical residents (PGY 4-6), or PhDs and MDs who are within five years of their first faculty appointment at a Canadian academic institution for a research project on any topic related to cardiometabolic disease. …

Liz ThuoCARDIOMETABOLIC RESEARCH AWARD FOR YOUNG INVESTIGATORS

2020 HSRLCE/HSBC Award Recipients

HSRLCE Undergraduate Awards: HSBC Future Research Leaders Internships The Heart & Stroke/Richard Lewar Centre of Excellence (HSRLCE, the Centre) offered two summer undergraduate awards of $4,500 to enable students to work alongside scientists in cardiovascular research laboratories associated with the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre. The Centre’s undergraduate awards, funded by the HSBC, are intended to support our future research leaders …

Liz Thuo2020 HSRLCE/HSBC Award Recipients

Somatic Activating KRAS Mutations in Arteriovenous
Malformations of the Brain
N Engl J Med. 2018 Jan 18

Somatic Activating KRAS Mutations in Arteriovenous Malformations of the Brain Nikolaev SI, Vetiska S, Bonilla X, Boudreau E, Jauhiainen S, Jahromi BR, Khyzha N, DiStefano P, Rhyner AM, Kinnunen S, Kiehl TM, Pereira VM, Antonarakis SE, Krings T, Andrade H, Tung T, Valiante T, Zadeh G, Tymianski M, Rauramaa T, Ylä-Herttuala S, Wythe JD, Frösen J, Fish JE, Radovanovic I. …

Liz ThuoSomatic Activating KRAS Mutations in Arteriovenous
Malformations of the Brain
N Engl J Med. 2018 Jan 18

CANHEART/SPOR Fellowship Program

CANHEART SPOR Fellowship Program   DESCRIPTION OF THE RESEARCH PROGRAM: The CANHEART ‘big data’ research initiative (www.canheart.ca) is aimed at measuring and improving cardiovascular health and the quality of ambulatory cardiovascular care provided in Ontario, Canada using the population-based CANHEART cohort. The CANHEART cohort is created through the linkage of 17+ routinely collected health administrative, vital statistics, survey and laboratory …

Liz ThuoCANHEART/SPOR Fellowship Program

Frailty and Outcomes After Myocardial Infarction:
Insights From the CONCORDANCE Registry
J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 Sep 18

Frailty and Outcomes After Myocardial Infarction: Insights From the CONCORDANCE Registry. Patel A, Goodman SG, Yan AT, Alexander KP, Wong CL, Cheema AN, Udell JA, Kaul P, D’Souza M, Hyun K, Adams M, Weaver J, Chew DP, Brieger D, Bagai A. J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 Sep 18;7(18):e009859. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.118.009859.

Liz ThuoFrailty and Outcomes After Myocardial Infarction:
Insights From the CONCORDANCE Registry
J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 Sep 18

DVP Lecture:Dr. Peter Backx

December 7th 4:30pm

Reception to Honor Dr. Backx to follow

     FACULTY OF MEDICINE – UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO DISTINGUISHED VISITING PROFESSOR Dr. Peter Backx Professor, Departments of Physiology and Medicine, University of Toronto Director, Transgenic Physiology Laboratory “Links between endurance exercise and atrial fibrillation: what every sports buff should know” DATE/TIME: December 7th, 2015 from 4:30pm – 5:30pm   LOCATION: MaRS Collaboration Centre, 101 College Street Main floor Room …

Liz ThuoDVP Lecture:Dr. Peter Backx

December 7th 4:30pm

Reception to Honor Dr. Backx to follow

Heart and Stroke Clinical Updates

December 4-5th, 2015

46th Heart&Stroke Clinical Update – TOP 10 DEVELOPMENTS THAT COULD CHANGE YOUR PRACTICE EARLY BIRD ENDING OCT. 31! Register now to save up to $100. Event was SOLD OUT LAST YEAR – register early to avoid disappointment. December 4-5, 2015 Pre-conference Workshops December 3, 2015 Hilton Toronto Downtown Don’t miss your chance to attend this unparalleled knowledge exchange event to: …

Liz ThuoHeart and Stroke Clinical Updates

December 4-5th, 2015

DVP Lecture: Dr. Darren McGuire

October 19th 4:30pm

Please join us for a Distinguished Visiting Professor Series Lecture by Dr. Darren McGuire, Professor of Internal Medicine, Director of the Cardiology Clinical Trials unit, and Director of the Parkland Hospital and Health System Outpatient Cardiology clinics, UT Southwestern. His talk will be held on Monday, October 19th 4:30pm in the Health Sciences Building Auditorium 6th floor, 155 College Street. Date: Monday October 19, 2015 Time: 4:30-5:30 pm (followed by reception – …

Liz ThuoDVP Lecture: Dr. Darren McGuire

October 19th 4:30pm

DVP Lecture: Dr. Robin Choudhury

September 21, 2015 4:30pm

Please join us for a Distinguished Visiting Professor Series Lecture by Dr. Robin Choudhury, Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, Clinical Director Oxford Acute Vascular Imaging Centre Radcliffe Department of Medicine, University of Oxford. His talk will be held on Monday, September 21, 2-15 4:30pm in the Health Sciences Building Auditorium 6th floor, 155 College Street. Date: Monday September 21, 2015 Time: 4:30-5:30 pm (followed by reception – refreshments will be served) Speaker: …

Liz ThuoDVP Lecture: Dr. Robin Choudhury

September 21, 2015 4:30pm

Landmark Lecture Series- Dr. Douglas Zipes

October 5, 2015 6:00pm

9th Annual LANDMARK LECTURE SERIES Featuring: Douglas Zipes, MD Distinguished Professor, Professor Emeritus of Medicine, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Emeritus Director of the Division of Cardiology and Krannert Institute of Cardiology, Indiana University School of Medicine Topic: BIRTH AND MATURATION OF CARDIAC ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY AS A SPECIALITY Monday, October 5, 2015 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. The Allan Waters Family Auditorium Li …

Liz ThuoLandmark Lecture Series- Dr. Douglas Zipes

October 5, 2015 6:00pm

DVP Lecture: Dr. Andre La Gerche

May 19th, 4:30pm

Please join us for a Distinguished Visiting Professor Series Lecture by Dr. André La Gerche, Head of Sports Cardiology at the Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute Melbourne. His talk, will be held on Tuesday, May 19th 5pm in the Li Ka Shing Auditorium, 209 Victoria Street. Date: Tuesday May 19th, 2015 Time: 4:30-5:30 pm (followed by reception – refreshments will be served) Speaker: André La Gerche, MBBS, PhD Head of …

Liz ThuoDVP Lecture: Dr. Andre La Gerche

May 19th, 4:30pm

DVP Lecture: Dr. Eduardo Marbán

May 11, 5pm

Please join us for a Distinguished Visiting Professor Series Lecture by Dr. Eduardo Marbán, Director, Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute. His talk, will be held on Monday, May 11th 5pm in the Li Ka Shing Auditorium, 209 Victoria Street. Date: Monday May 11th, 2015 Time: 5:00-6:00 pm (followed by reception – refreshments will be served) Speaker: Eduardo Marbán, M.D., PhD. Director, Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute  Talk Title: “Therapeutic regeneration of the “irreversibly” injured …

Liz ThuoDVP Lecture: Dr. Eduardo Marbán

May 11, 5pm

Michael J. Sole Scientific Day

Thursday April 16, 2015

The 2015 HSRLCE Michael J. Sole Annual Cardiovascular Scientific Day will beheld on Thursday April 16, 2015 at the Toronto Reference Library. The theme is VASCULAR MEDICINE AND THERAPEUTICS. See the attached draft program.  2015 ACvSD Draft Program Deadline for Online registration is Monday April 13th Deadline for Abstract Submission is Monday April 6th 2015 ACvSD Poster Abstract Form    

Liz ThuoMichael J. Sole Scientific Day

Thursday April 16, 2015

DVP LECTURE: DR. Garret FitzGerald

Thursday March 26th, 5:00PM

Please join us for a Distinguished Visiting Professor Series Lecture by Dr. Garret FitzGerald, McNeil Professor in Translational Medicine and Therapeutics at the University of Pennsylvania, Chair of the Department of Pharmacology and Director of the Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics. His talk, will be held on Thursday, March 26th from 5pm at the Li Ka Shing Auditorium, 209 Victoria Street. Date: Thursday, March 26th, 2015 Time: 5:00-6:00 pm (followed by …

Liz ThuoDVP LECTURE: DR. Garret FitzGerald

Thursday March 26th, 5:00PM

DVP LECTURE: DR. Jacques Genest

Monday March 2nd, 5-6 PM

  Please join us for our next Distinguished Visiting Professor Series Lecture by Dr. Jacques Genest of McGill University. His talk, “Systems and Molecular Approaches to Severe Hyperlipidemias (SMASH)” will be held on Monday, March 2nd from 5-6 pm at the Tanz Neuroscience Building, Imperial Oil Lecture Theatre, 6 Queens Park West. See HSRLCE DVP- Jacques Genest for more details or see below. Date: Monday, March 2nd, 2015 Time: 5:00 …

Liz ThuoDVP LECTURE: DR. Jacques Genest

Monday March 2nd, 5-6 PM

DVP SERIES LECTURE: DR. JOSEPH HILL – MONDAY JAN. 26, 5-6 PM

Please join us for our next Distinguished Visiting Professor Series Lecture by Dr. Joseph Hill of University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. His talk, “Cardioprotection: Tale of Two Mechanisms” will be held on Monday, January 26th from 5-6 pm at the Fitzgerald Building Lecture Theatre, 150 College Street, Room 103.  Click here for details or see below. Date: Monday, January 26, 2015 Time: …

Liz ThuoDVP SERIES LECTURE: DR. JOSEPH HILL – MONDAY JAN. 26, 5-6 PM

DVP Series Lecture: Dr. Vivek Rao – Monday Dec. 1, 5-6 pm

Every December the HSRLCE showcases one of its own for its Distinguished Professor Lecture Series. This year we have the pleasure of highlighting Dr. Vivek Rao, Professor of Surgery at the University of Toronto, Chief of Cardiovascular Surgery, and Munk Professor in Advanced Cardiac Therapeutics at Peter Munk Cardiac Centre. Please join us on Monday, December 1st from 5-6 pm …

Liz ThuoDVP Series Lecture: Dr. Vivek Rao – Monday Dec. 1, 5-6 pm