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 Issue No. 8                                                                    Summer 2017

Cardiac Genome Clinic poised for growth   


Medical geneticist Dr. Raymond Kim is our newest scientific lead. He and Dr. Rebekah Jobling are leading Canada's only project devoted to cardiac genomics, strengthening the city's world-leading cardiovascular genetics work. 
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One heart, two perspectives

Dr. Phyllis Billia, a clinician-scientist who co-leads the Ted Rogers Centre Biobank, is a linchpin for collaborative science as we set out to make novel discoveries in heart failure. “It’s about keeping an open mind and being unafraid to share ideas with new people,” she says.

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Into the mystery of embryonic macrophages


Using novel tools, one Ted Rogers Centre funded researcher is working with Dr. Slava Epelman to see if specialized immune cells can boost the heart's innate ability to repair itself. 
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Reflections from a trainee 


The Ted Rogers Centre strives to support young investigators who are tomorrow's PIs. In this story, Jillian Macklin gives her take on the supportive community of clinicians and researchers now in place across three institutions.  
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A second chance, a line dance


Our friend Jerry Alfonso celebrates his birthday twice a year: the day he was born and the day he got a second chance at life.
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