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Canadian Cardiac Chronicle – Spring 2020 Issue

We are pleased to share with you the spring 2020 edition of the Canadian Cardiac Chronicle. Along with our current trial updates and feature publications, the following items are highlighted in this issue: A letter from CVC Co-Director Dr. Justin Ezekowitz reflecting upon adapting to the current challenging events, celebrating accomplishments, and continuing to remain creative […]

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New Study Findings: Treating Heart Attacks with Clot Busting Drugs Leads to Better Health Outcomes

Dr. Kevin Bainey, Director of the CVC ECG Core Laboratory, was featured on multiple news outlets discussing key results from the recent publication Pharmacoinvasive Strategy Versus Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction in Clinical Practice: Insights From the Vital Heart Response Registry. This publication was also coauthored by several other members of the […]

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Vericiguat Meets Primary Endpoint in the VICTORIA Study

On November 18th it was announced that the Phase 3 VICTORIA study evaluating the efficacy and safety of vericiguat, a soluble guanylate cyclase (sGC) stimulator being developed to treat patients with worsening chronic heart failure, has met the primary efficacy endpoint. Vericiguat reduced the risk of the composite endpoint of heart failure hospitalization or cardiovascular […]

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The CVC Moved!

The CVC has officially moved! Our new offices are located at the following address: 4-120 Katz Group Centre for Pharmacy and Health ResearchUniversity of AlbertaEdmonton, AB T6G 2E1 Visit our contact page to view our new building location on Google Maps.

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B2K Webinar – Wednesday June 19, 2019

On behalf of the Canadian VIGOUR Centre (CVC) and the Beyond 2018 (B2K18) educational program, we are pleased to share a Canadian Cardiovascular Society-accredited webinar series initiative that is being provided as an extension to the B2K18 symposium (held annually during the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress, most recently October 22, 2018). The 5th webinar in this […]

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2018 CVC Annual Report

We are pleased to share the 2018 Canadian VIGOUR Centre (CVC) Annual Report. This year’s report highlights the results of our organization’s focus in 2018 and emphasizes our continuing commitment to enhancing human health through innovation and training the next generation of health researchers. Our staff and faculty have all contributed to this compendium and […]

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Spring 2019 Chronicle Published

We are pleased to share with you the Spring 2019 issue of the Canadian Cardiac Chronicle. This issue features: A letter from CVC Co-Director, Justin Ezekowitz, considering the complexity of clinical research, and the importance of providing sophisticated answers to simple questions Recent updates from current and upcoming clinical trials An overview of key ideas […]

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B2K Webinar – Wednesday May 1, 2019

On behalf of the Canadian VIGOUR Centre (CVC) and the Beyond 2018 (B2K18) educational program, we are pleased to share a Canadian Cardiovascular Society-accredited webinar series initiative that is being provided as an extension to the B2K18 symposium (held annually during the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress, most recently October 22, 2018). The 4th webinar in this […]

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