The Heart and Stroke Foundation, Ontario Provincial Personnel Awards were established to build cardiovascular and cerebrovascular (CCVD) health research capacity in Ontario by providing salary support to highly qualified individuals to protect professional time for research that will prevent disease, improve health outcomes, and reduce the burden of illness and disability.
Mid-Career Investigator awardees have demonstrated a track record of research excellence and productivity as Principal Investigator in a research discipline relevant to the Foundation’s mission. Their body of work is well-recognized, frequently cited and considered by their peers to be influential and of excellent quality.
Clinician-Scientist awardees have demonstrated a commitment to building an influential program of CCVD health research relevant to the Foundation’s mission.
The Heart and Stroke Foundation, Ontario Provincial Office is pleased to announce the individuals who have received funding in the 2016/2017 Personnel Award Competition.
Ontario Mid-Career Investigators
Ko, Dennis (Department of Medicine, University of Toronto)
Using big data to improve identification, prevention, and management of cardiovascular diseases
Lee, Douglas (Medicine, University of Toronto)
Program of Research on Outcomes, Treatment, and Evaluation of Care in the Spectrum of HF (PROTECT-HF)
Park, David (Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of Ottawa)
Deciphering the mechanisms of stroke injury
So, Derek (Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa Heart Institute)
Reassessment of Anti-Platelet therapy using InDividualized Strategies – The RAPID Program
Ontario Clinician Scientist Phase I
de Azeredo Coutinho, Thais (Division of Cardiology, University of Ottawa Heart Institute)
Exploring the role of arterial stiffness in sex differences of cardiovascular diseases
Udell, Jacob* (Department of Medicine, Women's College Hospital)
Disruptive innovation in heart disease research
*Joint title National New Investigator and Ontario Clinician Scientist Phase I