National New Investigators Competition Results: 2016/2017

The Personnel Award program of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada (HSFC) provides salary support for Canada's best young researchers. These individuals are pursuing research at universities, hospitals and institutes across Canada and abroad.

Brunham, Liam (Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia)
Harnessing advances in genomics to improve the care of patients with cardiovascular diseases
Barnett Scholarship
Gauthier, Claudine (Physics Department, Concordia University)
Quantitative MRI of cerebral vascular and metabolic health; cardiovascular risk factors, stroke and exercise
McDonald Scholarship
Quinn, T. Alexander (Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University)
Mechanisms and importance of mechano-electric coupling in arrhythmogenesis during acute regional ischemia
Schmolzer, Georg* (Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta)
Novel resuscitation to improve the recovery of asphyxiated newborns
Thiruganasambandamoorthy, Venkatesh (Department of Emergency Medicine, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute)
Improving syncope care in the emergency department and in the prehospital setting
Udell, Jacob** (Department of Medicine, Women's College Hospital)
Disruptive innovation in heart disease research
*Joint title Alberta New Investigator and National New Investigator
**Joint title National New Investigator and Ontario Clinician Scientist Phase I