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    Issue No. 14                                                                             Summer 2018

Seeking Canadian cardiovascular innovators

Spread the word: "Entrepreneurship for Cardiovascular Health Opportunities" (ECHO) is a specialized hands-on training program led by veteran entrepreneurs and consultants that provides innovators of CV technologies with entrepreneurship training, mentorship, networking, and funding opportunities. Space is limited: apply soon! 
Apply by August 24

2019 Scientific Sessions to run May 3-4

We are pleased to announce our 4th annual Ted Rogers Centre Scientific Sessions will be held on May 3-4, 2019 at the Marriott Eaton Centre Hotel. Canadian and international speakers will join this special event that delves into the most novel research ideas in key areas targeting heart failure. If you have ideas on subjects you'd like to see covered, shoot us an email.

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The legacy of Dr. Jack Tu 

In late May we were shocked and saddened to learn of the passing of our friend and colleague Dr. Jack Tu, an internationally recognized clinician-scientist at Sunnybrook. He leaves a remarkable legacy driven by an early vision of how data could drive medical research and improve care for cardiac patients. 
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Saving breast cancer survivors from CVD  

One in eight Canadian women will develop breast cancer. Its treatment, which is now so successful, can leave behind a weakened heart. The field of study that draws a line between breast cancer and heart failure is only emerging, and Dr. Husam Abdel-Qadir's unique work aims to inform how we can keep women’s hearts healthy after chemotherapy, and who needs the most help. 
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‘Give back in any way you can’

In June, Loretta Rogers received an honorary degree from U of T’s Faculty of Medicine, in large part for her role in creating the Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research. In an entirely objective viewpoint, it is a well-deserved honour.
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