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November 4, 2013 Alexandre F. R. Stewart From GWAS to Gee-Whiz: A novel modulatorof innate immunity affects lipid metabolismand cholesterol homeostasis
October 28, 2013 Robert D. Reid, Ph.D., MBA Helping patients look after themselves: New insights about behavioural interventions for cardiovascular health
October 7, 2013 Martin Green New Insights into Bundle Branch Block and Conduction Abnormalities
September 30, 2013 Erik J. Suuronen, BSc, PhD Directing Tissue Regeneration
September 23, 2013 David Birnie, BSc (Hons), MB, ChB, MRCP, MD Pacemaker and Defibrillator Implantation without Interruption of Oral Anticoagulation
June 17, 2013 Pasan Fernando Multimodality imaging strategies for tracking cell therapy
June 10, 2013 Ross Milne, BSc, MSc, PhD The role of methylglyoxal in the development of microvascular andmacrovascular diabetic complications
April 22, 2013 Haissam Haddad, BSc, MD, FRCPC, FACC The Role of Vitamin D in Chronic Heart Failure
April 8, 2013 ThomasA.. Lagace, BSc, PhD Regulation of cirrcullatiing LDL - cholesterol levels by PCSK9
February 25 2013 Marino Labinaz Transcatheter Valvular Interventions
January 28, 2013 Eva Mathieu, PhD Tissue regenerated blood vessels for peripheral vascular disease
January 14, 2013 Dr. George Wells Cardiac Re-synchronization Therapy for Mild to Moderate Heart Failure: Cost-Effectiveness and Conclusiveness of the Evidence
January 7, 2013 Robert Roberts, M.D., FRCPC, MACC Town Hall Meeting
December 10, 2012 Alexandre Stewart, BScH, MSc, PhD PCSK9 and the risk of myocardial infarction
December 3, 2012 Patrick Burgon Muscle Enriched A–Type Lamin Interacting Protein (MLIP), A novel Regulator of Cardiac Metabolism, Growth and Function
October 22, 2012 Glenn Wells, BSc, MSc, PhD, MCCPM Reducing Patient Exposure in Nuclear Cardiology
October 1, 2012 Jean-Yves Dupuis, MD, FRCPC CARE score: A clinically useful model for risk-adjusted outcome analysis in cardiac anesthesia and surgery
September 24, 2012 Dr. Pablo Nery Advances in the Diagnosis and Management of Cardiac Sarcoidosis
June 18, 2012 Calum Redpath, MBChB, MRCP(UK), PhD Mitochondria and arrhythmia: what’s past is prologue
June 11, 2012 David Birnie, BSc (Hons), MB, ChB, MRCP, MD Additional insights from RAFT
June 4, 2012 Robert, Lemery, MD, FRCPC Human Cardiac Ganglia and Autonomic Interventions for Atrial Fibrillation
May 28, 2012 Michael Froeschl, MDCM, FRCPC Renal sympathetic denervation: Where are we, and where are we going?
May 14, 2012 Derek So, MD, FRCPC, MSc Personalized Therapy after Percutaneous Coronary Intervention - A ‘RAPID’ly Changing Field
April 30 2012 Darryl Davis Progress in Resident Cardiac Stem Cell Therapy for Myocardial Repair
April 23 2012 Buu-Khanh Lam Atrial Fibrillation: What We Know We Don’t Know
March 16, 2012 Robert Roberts, M.D., FRCPC, MACC Town Hall Meeting
March 5, 2012 Balwant Tuana Targeting Protein Kinase Activity in Heart Failure
Feb 27 2012 Andrew Pipe Smokers, Salt and Schools CVD Prevention in the Real World
January 30, 2012 Frans Leenen, MD, PhD, FRCPC, FAHA The Brain and Heart Failure: Role of Aldosterone
January 23, 2012 Thomas Lagace, PhD, BSc Targeting PCSK9 for the Treatment and Prevention of Atherosclerosis
January 16, 2012 Daniel Sparks, PhD, BSc HDL Secretion is Regulated by Autophagic Degradation Pathways: Importance of Purinergic Signaling in the Liver
December 5, 2011 Rob S. B. Beanlands Cardiac Imaging - Where We’ve Been and Where We’re Going: Emerging Clinical Trials
October 31, 2011 Yves Marcel, BSc, PhD Autophagy, A Protective Pathway from Early Unicellular Organisms to Atheroma Foam Cells
June 20, 2011 Terrence Ruddy, MD, FRCPC A New Iodinated Radiotracer for SPECT Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
June 13, 2011 Ross Milne, BSc, MSc, PhD The Role of Dicarbonyl Stress in the Development of Macrovascular and Microvascular Diabetic Complications
March 7, 2011 Marino Labinaz Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions in 2011
February 7, 2011 Dr. Haissam Haddad The Major Advances in Management of Heart Failure in the First Decade of the 21st Century
January 17, 2011 Rosalind Labow, MS, PhD The Holy Grail: Tissue Engineering a Small Vascular Graft
January 10, 2011 Dr. Ross Davies Recent Advances in Cardiac Medications
December 13, 2010 Dr. David Birnie Improving Arrhythmia Device Therapy
November 29, 2010 Dr. Luc Beauchesne Adult Congenital Heart Disease: Born to be Bad?
November 1, 2010 Dr. B. Tuana Transcriptional Control and Dilated Cardiomyopathy
September 13, 2010 Alexandre Stewart Discovery of a Novel Ischemia-Inducible Transcription Factor - Clinical Implications
June 28, 2010 Erik J. Suuronen How a Matrix Scaffold Improves Stem Cell Therapy
June 21, 2010 Christopher Glover Stem Cells and Cardiac Disease
May 17, 2010 Dr. Alexander Dick Cardiac MRI
April 12, 2010 Glenn Wells Imaging Myocardial Perfusion with a Novel Dedicated Cardiac SPECT Camera
March 29, 2010 Robert D. Reid Five Recent Advances in Behavioural Science and Their Impact on How Cardiac Care Should Be Delivered
March 22, 2010 Dr. Dan M. Roden Arrhythmia Genetics: From Rare to Common Disease
March 1, 2010 Dr. Darryl R. Davis Resident Cardiac Stem Cells: New Findings & Potential for Clinical Translation
May 17, 2010 Dr. Alexander Dick Cardiac MRI

November 2, 2009

Patrick Burgon

Molecular Determinants of Cardiogenomic (Re)-Programming

October 19, 2009

Dr. Rob Beanlands

Imaging in Heart Failure

September 27, 2009

Yves Marcel

HDL Genesis: Is More Always Good

April 27, 2009

Dr. Fraser Rubens

The Blind Leading the Blind. Conducting Randomized Trials in Surgery

April 20, 2009

Adolfo de Bold

Regulation of the Secretory Function of the Heart: A New Paradigm

March 9, 2009

Dr. Ruth McPherson

Is CETP a Viable Drug Target? Genetic and Laboratory Insights

March 2, 2009

Daniel Sparks

Hepatic HDL Production and Inflammatory Response are Co-Regulated

January 12, 2009

Alexandre Stewart

Identification by Genome-Wide Association of a Novel Locus that Protects Against Coronary Artery Disease: Known Gene, Unknown Function

January 5, 2009

Dr. Marc Ruel

Challenges in Cardiac Cell Therapy: The Effect or the Mechanism

December 15, 2008

Erik J. Suuronen

Improving the Ability to Repair and Regenerate

December 8, 2008

Dr. Edward R. O’Brien

Heat Shock Protein 27: Estrogen’s X Factor

December 1, 2008

Dr. Calum Redpath

Neurohormones and Atrial Arrhythmogenesis

November 24, 2008

George A. Wells

Standard Operating Procedures for Clinical Research

October 20, 2008

Dr. David H. Birnie

Improving Arrhythmia Device Therapy

October 6, 2008

Dr. George Fodor

Lessons Learned from the ON TARGET and TRANSCEND Trials

September 8, 2008

Dr. Haissam A. Haddad

Management of Heart Failure Beyond Guidelines, Lessons From Clinical Care

June 23, 2008

Dr. James Van Huysse

Brain a2 Na, K-ATPase Isoform: A Potential Regulator of the Brain Renin-Angiotensin System and of Blood Pressure

June 9, 2008

Ross Milne

Advanced Glycation End Products and Diabetic Atherosclerosis

May 12, 2008

Dr. Robert Roberts

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: Pathogenesis and Treatment

April 28, 2008

Dr. Darryl Davis

The Adult Heart as a Source for Stem Cells: Repair Strategies Using Adult and Embryonic-Like Progenitor Cells

April 21, 2008

Glenn Wells

Recent Advances in Cardiac SPECT Imaging

April 14, 2008

Dr. Richard F. Davies

Disease Management of Diabetes in a Setting of Heart Disease

April 7, 2008

Rosalind S. Labow

A Renaissance Cell: The Role of the Human Monocyte-Derived Macrophage in Tissue Regeneration - Wound Healing or Inflammatory?

February 25, 2008

Dr. Kwan-Leung Chan

Is There a Role for Aspirin in the Treatment of Infective Endocarditis?

January 28, 2008

Thomas Lagacé

PCSK9: A New Regulator of Plasma LDL Cholesterol

January 21, 2008

Tofy Mussivand

Medical Device Impact on Cardiovascular Disease

January 14, 2008

Dr. Robert Roberts

UOHI Townhall Meeting

January 7, 2008

Dr. Derek So

Impaired Platelet Reactivity - A Novel Risk Factor for Outcomes after Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

December 17, 2007

Dr. Ross A. Davies

Patient Database - Issues and Future Directions

December 10, 2007

Robert Reid

After the Fact: Functional and Emotional Recovery from Heart Disease

December 3, 2007

Alexandre Stewart

Transcription Regulation in Cardiac and Skeletal Muscle: What Can a Fruit Fly Teach Us?

November 26, 2007

Yves Marcel

HDL Syndromes: Patients and Cellular Pathways

November 19, 2007

Dr. Andrew Pipe

Tobacco & Cardiac Disease: Where There’s Smoke, There’s Fire!

October 29, 2007

Drs. Frans Leenen and Frédérique Tesson

Salt and Hypertension: from Genome to Physiome

October 15, 2007

Dr. Jean-Yves Dupuis

Airway Pressure Release Ventilation Versus Conventional Positive Pressure Ventilation in Cardiac Surgical Patients Requiring Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation

September 24, 2007

Dr. Howard J. Nathan

The Pump Head is Dead: Effect of Cardiopulmonary Bypass on Cognition

September 17, 2007

Dr. George Fodor

Controversies in Preventive Cardiology -Facts and Artifacts

June 18, 2007

Dr. Ruth McPherson

A Novel Genetic Variant Strongly Associated with Premature Coronary Heart Disease

June 4, 2007

Heidi McBride

New Insights into the Metabolic Center of the Cellular Universe

April 30, 2007

George Wells

Indirect Treatment Comparisons for Randomized Controlled Trials

April 23, 2007

Robert deKemp

Rubidium PET Perfusion Imaging

April 16, 2007

Dr. Frederique Tesson-Rulko

Dilated Cardiomyopathy and the Nuclear Protein Network

March 19, 2007

Dr. Michael Le May

Role of Glycoprotein 2b/3a in the Management of STelevation Myocardial Infarction: The ASSIST Trial

February 26, 2007

Dr. Lloyd Duchesne

Erectile Dysfunction at the Heart Institute

January 29, 2007

Dr. Christopher Glover

Stem Cells and Myocardial Repair

January 8, 2007

Dr. Buu-Khanh Lam

Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation: A Therapeutic Conundrum

December 18, 2006

Alexandre Stewart

Ottawa Heart Genomics Study - the first Genome-wide Scan to Search for CAD Genes Utilizing 500,000 Markers

December 11, 2006

Dr. Benjamin Chow

Cardiac CT - Today and Tomorrow

October 16, 2006

Dr. Robert Lemery

Vagal Denervation during Catheter Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation

October 2, 2006

Dr. Edward O’Brien

Heat Shock Protein 27: A New Biomarker for Atherosclerosis

September 25, 2006

Dr. Richard Davies

Syndromic Surveillance for Chronic Diseases

June 19, 2006

Tofy Mussivand

Bioengineering Input to Research and Clinical Services at UOHI

June 12, 2006

Mercedes Kuroski-deBold

Atria Natriuretic Factor Analogues: Improving on Mother Nature

June 5, 2006

Dr. David Birnie

Assessing Mechanical Dyssynchrony in Advanced Heart Failure Patients and Optimizing Response to Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy

May 29, 2006

Dr. Kwan-Leung Chan

Aortic Valve Disease: What the Patient Wants to Know

May 15, 2006

Dr. Frans Leenen

Heart Failure Post MI: All in your Brain?

April 10, 2006

Dr. James Van Huysse

Role of the Na Pump and Endogenous Ligands in Hypertension

March 27, 2006

Dr. Marc Ruel

Late Outcomes of Heart Valve Replacement: New Insights from the UOHI Valve Clinic

December 5, 2005

Dr. Howard J. Nathan

Cognitive Function and Quality-of-life 5 Years After Coronary Artery Surgery: Follow-up of a Trial of the Neuroprotective Effect of Mild Hypothermia

November 21, 2005

Patrick Burgon

Perinatal Heart Development: Identification of a Novel Heart-specific Gene

October 17, 2005

Dr. Robert Roberts

Detecting Genes for Coronary Artery Disease

September 15, 2005

Dr. Ruth McPherson

Safety and Efficacy of Combination Fibrate-Statin Therapy

April 25, 2005

Dr. Robert Roberts

The Principles of Molecular Genetics

April 18, 2005

Dr. Robert Roberts

The Language and Techniques of Molecular Biology

April 11, 2005

Dr. Robert Roberts

DNA - A Unique Molecule


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