This award is made possible through the generous contributions of the Great-West Life Assurance Company and the London Life Insurance Company. The Foundation values such partnerships which are vital to providing an adequate level of support for Canada's research community. The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada is committed to supporting young scientists who are establishing independent research careers. These are the individuals who will build on today's discoveries and carry on the fight against cardiovascular disease in the years ahead.
2003 - 2004
Dr. Stewart Whitman (University of Ottawa Heart Institute)
The role of the immune system in atherosclerosis: mechanism of action of IL-12 and IL-18.
2000 - 2001
Dr. Stephen Ferguson (John P. Robarts Research Institute)
Role of B-arrestins in B2-adrenergic receptor resensitivization.