Heart Institute Researchers Awarded CIHR Project Grants

Congratulations to Heart Institute researchers on their success in the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)’s fall 2018 Project Grant competition! Our investigators received these national peer reviewed grants to advance their cutting-edge research into heart disease, and ultimately, enhance care for our patients.

Rob Beanlands, MD 
The Canadian Study of Arterial Inflammation in Patients with Diabetes and Recent Vascular Events: EvaluatioN of Canakinumab Effectiveness (CADENCE)
$504,900 over 4 years

Darryl Davis, MD
Extracellular vesicle-based therapy for atrial fibrillation
$378,675 over 3 years

Kerri-Anne Mullen, PhD
The INITIATE Study: Initiating nicotine dependence treatment for smokers admitted to emergency departments
$888,625 over 5 years

Louise Sun, MD
Development and Application of a Patient-Defined Outcome in Patients with Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
$260,101 over 3 years