Secondary Stroke Prevention Health Services and Care Team Grants


The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada and our partners the Canadian Stroke Network and the CIHR Institute of Circulatory and Respiratory Health are pleased to fund Secondary Stroke Prevention Health Services and Care research. For more details on this strategic initiative, please refer to the Request for Applications.
The three funded projects are listed below:
  • Alberta Stroke Prevention in TIAs and Mild Strokes (ASPIRE).
    Principal investigators:
    Coutts, Shelagh B. (University of Calgary)
    Jeerakathil, Thomas J. (University of  Alberta)
    Research Profile

  • Program of Rehabilitative Exercise and Education to Avert Vascular Events after Non-disabling Stroke or Transient Ischemic Attack (PREVENT trial).
    Principal investigators:

    MacKay-Lyons, Marilyn J. (Dalhousie University)
    Gubitz, Gordon J. (Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre)
    Research Profile 
  • A Natural Experiment in Rapid TIA Care with Knowledge Transfer and Exchange.
    Principal investigators:

    Penn, Andrew M. W. (Vancouver Island Health Authority)
    Maclure, Malcolm (University of Victoria)
    Research Profile
For more information, please contact:
Ann Nguyen
Information/Project Coordinator 
Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada 
613 569 4361 ext. 268