CIHR Awards Libin Members $2.3M+

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research recently announced their latest funding decisions that included several members of the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta. The total amount awarded for the research projects listed below is well over $2,300,000!

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SR Wayne Chen

Molecular Basis of Ca2+ Release Termination and its Role in Cardiomyopathies

Brenda Hemmelgarn

Improving risk prediction for mortality and progression to kidney failure in older adults using eGFR and proteinuria

Pietro Ravani

Complications of Arteriovenous Fistulas, Arteriovenous Grafts and Tunnelled Cuffed Catheters for Hemodialysis: Risk Patterns, Comparability and Impact on Patient Outcomes

Robert Sheldon

Strategy of empiric permanent pacing in patients with syncope and bifascicular heart block potentially a better overall combination of suppression of syncope recurrences and device complications than a strategy of acting on results of an implantable loop recorder 

Michael Walsh

Electromechanical coupling in vascular smooth muscle: a novel signal transduction pathway involving the calcium-dependent tyrosine kinase, Pyk2

Congratulations all around!

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