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New Associate Faculty Members – Drs. Sean McMurtry and Roopinder Sandhu

The CVC is pleased to announce the addition of two new associate faculty members. Dr. Sean McMurtry is a clinician scientist and Associate Professor in the Division of Cardiology. Dr. McMurtry is engaged in basic and clinical research projects studying coronary artery disease, peripheral artery disease, venous thromboembolism, and thoracic aortic disease. Dr. Roopinder Sandhu […]

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B2K18 Webinar – Tuesday December 4th, 2018

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 first webinar in this […]

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ODYSSEY OUTCOMES Published in the New England Journal of Medicine

Congratulations to the ODYSSEY OUTCOMES team on the publication of Alirocumab and Cardiovascular Outcomes after Acute Coronary Syndrome in The New England Journal of Medicine. The ODYSSEY OUTCOMES clinical trial sought to determine whether alirocumab, a fully human monoclonal antibody to proprotein convertase subtilisin–kexin type 9 (PCSK9), would improve cardiovascular outcomes after an acute coronary […]

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Summer 2018 Canadian Cardiac Chronicle Published

We are pleased to share with you the Summer 2018 issue of the Canadian Cardiac Chronicle. This issue features: A letter from Co-Director Shaun Goodman about patient-oriented research; Recent updates from current and upcoming clinical trials; An update on the ICH GCP E6 guidelines; An announcement about the CVC’s 2017 Annual Report Information about the […]

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Little-understood heart attack more dangerous than formerly believed: University of Alberta study

Congratulations to Dr. Kevin Bainey, who was featured in the Edmonton Journal, speaking to his recently published article “Population-level incidence and outcomes of myocardial infarction with non-obstructive coronary arteries (MINOCA): Insights from the Alberta contemporary acute coronary syndrome patients invasive treatment strategies (COAPT) study”, which was also coauthored by several other members of the CVC […]

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2017 Canadian VIGOUR Centre Annual Report

We are pleased to share the 2017 CVC Annual Report. This year’s report highlights the results of our organization’s focus in 2017 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 the elements contained […]

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Spring 2018 Canadian Cardiac Chronicle Published

We are pleased to share with you the Spring 2018 issue of the Canadian Cardiac Chronicle. This issue features: A letter from Co-Director Justin Ezekowitz A look back at the 5th Annual CVC Clinical Trials Colloquium Recent updates on current and upcoming clinical trials Monitoring tips Recent CVC publications We hope you enjoy this issue of the […]

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Dr. Paul Armstrong Awarded the Order of Canada

Congratulations to CVC Founding Director Dr. Paul W. Armstrong on being appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada. Established in 1967, the Order of Canada is one of the country’s highest civilian honours. It recognizes outstanding achievement, dedication to the community and service to the nation from peoples across all sectors of Canadian society. […]

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