Ottawa Cardiovascular Research Day 2021

Date

The Ottawa Cardiovascular Research Day will be held virtually on May 10, 2021.

About

The Ottawa Cardiovascular Research Day will celebrate the region’s research excellence through moderated oral presentations and poster sessions. It is an excellent venue for trainees to showcase their outstanding projects, hone their presentation skills, and network with faculty and colleagues.

This event is open to all cardiovascular research trainees in the Ottawa region and will be held in a virtual format.

Program Guide

Download the 2021 Research Day Guide:

2021 Research Day Guide (PDF) »

Keynote Speaker

We are very pleased to host Dr. Peter Macdonald, an international leader in cardiothoracic transplantation, donor organ preservation and donation after circulatory death, as the event’s keynote speaker.

Watch this year’s keynote.

Awards

Event prizes recognize the best oral presentations and posters, and includes:

Ottawa Region’s Cardiovascular Trainee of the Year

Congratulations to Adil Rasheed, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, selected as the Ottawa Region’s Cardiovascular Research Trainee of the Year!

Innovation Award Winner

Dr. Marcelo Muñoz, Postdoctoral Fellow (Supervisor: Dr. Emilio Alarcon), UOHI
Mending a Broken Heart on the Spot- with spray nanoparticles 

Presentation Prizes:

  • Dr. Yves Marcel Award for the Best Basic Science Oral Presentation
    Mr. Saif Dababneh, BSc Candidate (Supervisor: Dr. Kyoung-Han Kim), UOHI
    Delineating the Function of the Iroquois Homeobox Transcription Factor Irx1 in the Atrioventricular Conduction System
  • Honourable Mention for a Basic Science Oral Presentation
    Mr. Jerry Wang, MSc Candidate (Supervisors: Drs. Wenbin Liang and Rob Beanlands), UOHI
    Wnt5a Causes Action Potential Prolongation in Adult Rat Cardiomyocytes
  • Howard and Doris Polk Award for the Best Clinical Science / Bio-Behavioural & Population Health Oral Presentation
    Dr. Pascal Thériault-Lauzier, Cardiology Resident (Supervisor: Dr. David Birnie), UOHI
    Deep Learning Methods to Detect and Identify Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices in a Large Multi-Institution Dataset of Chest Radiographs
  • Honourable Mention for a Clinical Science / Bio-Behavioural & Population Health Oral Presentation
    Mr. Cole Clifford, MD Candidate (Supervisor: Dr. Derek So), UOHI
    Delays in ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction Care During the COVID-19 Lockdown: An observational study
  • Award for the Best Basic Science Poster
    Ms. Sarah McLaughlin, PhD Candidate, (Supervisor: Drs. Erik Suuronen & Emilio Alarcon), UOHI
    Recombinant Human Collagen Hydrogel Improves Cardiac Function and Reduces Methylglyoxal-Modified Collagen Two Days Post-Injection in a Mouse Myocardial Infarction Model 
  • Honourable Mention for a Basic Science Poster
    Ms. Cassandra Locatelli, MSc Candidate (Supervisor:  Dr. Erin Mulvihill), UOHI
    Burning Fat and Preventing Plaque: Ketogenic Diet Intervention Improves Liver Fat and Atherosclerosis in Diet-Induced Obese Mice
  • Award for Best Clinical Science / Bio-Behavioural & Population Health Poster
    Mr. Yannick MacMillan, MD Candidate (Supervisor: Dr. Louise Sun), UOHI
    IGFBP7 as a Pre-Operative Predictor of Congestive Acute Kidney Injury in Adults Undergoing Cardiac Surgery
  • Honourable Mention for a Clinical Science / Bio-Behavioural & Population Health Poster
    Dr. Robert Avram, Interventional Cardiology Fellow (Dr. Derek So), UOHI
    CathAI: Validation of a Fully Automated Coronary Angiography Interpretation and Stenosis Detection Using a Deep Learning-based Algorithmic Pipeline

 

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