Research Day 2013

The 26th annual UOHI Research Day was held on May 14, 2013.

Congratulations to all winners:

Investigator of the Year Awards

Basic Science Investigator of the Year:

  • Jean DaSilva, PhD

Clinical Science Investigator of the Year:

  • Benjamin Chow, MD

Research Day prize winners:

Basic Science Category

Best Basic Science Oral Presentation:

  • Etienne Croteau, PhD (Supervisor: Rob deKemp, PhD)
    Characterizing coronary endothelial function with micro-PET blood flow imaging

Basic Science Oral Presentation Honourable Mentions:

  • Everad Lance Tilokee (Darryl Davis, MD)
    Intra-myocardial delivery of human cardiac stem cells genetically engineered to over-express stromal cell-derived factor 1a enhances post-infarct cardiac repair
  • Philip Wood (Supervisor: Peter Liu, MD)
    Scaffold protein CARD11 modulates receptor mediated apoptosis in the myocardium following myocardial infarction

Best Basic Science Poster:

  • Ryan Mailloux, PhD (Supervisor: Mary-Ellen Harper, PhD)

Clinical Science/Population Health Category

Doris and Howard Polk Award for the Best Clinical Science/Population Health Oral Presentation:

  • Talal Al-Atassi, MD (Supervisor: Buu-Khanh Lam, MD)
    Clinical Evaluation of Functional Mitral Stenosis after Mitral Valve Repair for Degenerative Disease: Potential Impact on Surgical Strategy

Clinical Science/Population Health Oral Presentation Honourable Mentions:

  • Nitan Garg (Supervisor: Derek So, MD)
    A Novel Combined Approach Using Genetics and Clinical Variables to Predict High on-Clopidogrel Platelet Reactivity
  • Taylor Dowsley, MD (Supervisor: Benjamin Chow, MD)
    Improved Diagnostic Accuracy When Combining Computed Tomography Angiography and Corrected Coronary Opacification in Patients with Coronary Stents

Best Clinical Science/Population Health Poster:

  • Tarek Malas, MD (Supervisor: Munir Boodhwani, MD)
    Aortic Valve Repair in Acute Type-A Aortic Dissection
     

Innovation Award

  • Talal Al-Atassi, MD (Supervisor: Buu-Khanh Lam, MD)
    Clinical Evaluation of Functional Mitral Stenosis after Mitral Valve Repair for Degenerative Disease: Potential Impact on Surgical Strategy

Innovation Award Honourable Mention:

  • Tarek Malas, MD (Supervisor: Munir Boodhwani, MD)
    Aortic Valve Repair in Acute Type-A Aortic Dissection

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