Heart & Stroke Foundation funds innovative Heart Institute research

May 31, 2022

The Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada named two (2) researchers from the University of Ottawa Heart Institute recipients of project funding through its Grant-in-Aid Program, and honoured Erin Mulvihill, PhD, with its National New Investigator Award.

The Grant-in-Aid Program provides operating funds to support important, pertinent, novel research in the areas of heart disease and stroke.

The New Investigator Program is a salary award to support new investigators who have demonstrated excellence in their doctoral and post-doctoral training and wish to establish their own independent research career.

Congratulations to all our researchers!

  • Heather Tulloch, PhD
    Project: Psychological Profile and Intervention Needs of Patients with Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection: Phase Ib
    Amount: $288,033 over three years
  • Erik Suuronen, PhD
    Project: Methylglyoxal as a Target for Treating Myocardial Infarction
    Amount: $285,611 over three years
  • Erin Mulvihill, PhD
    National New Investigator Award
    Project: Deciphering the Enzymatic and Non-Enzymatic Functions of DPP4 in Cardiovascular Disease
    Amount: $180,000 over three years

To learn more about H&S Foundation of Canada grant and award programs for researchers, visit the H&S website.

To coordinate an interview with any of the recipients listed above, please contact Leigh B. Morris.

Media Contact

Leigh B. Morris
Communications Officer
University of Ottawa Heart Institute
613-316-6409 (cell)