Monitoring and Optimizing CPR Strategic Initiative Results

We are pleased to announce the results of the strategic Request for Applications in the area of Monitoring and Optimizing CPR.

The objective of this strategic initiative is to build capacity in resuscitation research in Canada and to support research which will ultimately result in enhanced quality CPR and improved outcomes in both adult and paediatric populations. The outcome of research supported through this RFA will also contribute to the Guidelines for Resuscitation in 2010.
For more information on this initiative please see the Request for Applications
A total of six applications was received, of which one was approved for funding.
The successful application is listed below:
  • Nanthakumar, Kumaraswamy (Toronto General Hospital)
    The real time monitoring of ventricular fibrillation dynamics from human Langendorff model for optimizing resuscitation outcomes.
    Co-Applicants: Dorian, Paul (St. Michael’s Hospital); Krishnan, Sridhar (Ryerson University).
    Project Profile
For further details on this initiative, please contact:
Ann Nguyen
Information/Project Coordinator 
Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada 
Phone: 613 569 4361 ext. 268