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 Issue No. 4                                                                             March 2017

Canada's largest heart failure meeting

The complete Heart Failure Update 2017 program features world-class experts in clinical care and investigative research. Topics include advanced HF, regenerative medicine, fibrosis, inflammation, biomarkers, right HF, e-health, innovative research and much more – including a session with Calum MacRae, Harvard cardiologist and geneticist, who earned a $75 million "One Brave Idea" grant last fall.
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Ted Rogers members are reimbursed 

For Heart Failure Update 2017, this May in Toronto, full-time members of Ted Rogers Centre partners SickKids, UHN and U of T including graduate level students may be reimbursed the cost of registration. Register soon, as this event will have a capped number of attendees. 

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Targeting non-ischemic cardiomyopathy

Does the combination of viral infection and hypertension predispose the heart to amplified immune cell-driven development of heart failure? Dr. Slava Epelman earned an Innovation Fund grant to unearth answers.
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2017 Education Fund competition  

The Ted Rogers Centre is dedicated to supporting aspiring investigators and future scientists. This spring, we will open the third Education Fund competition on novel research ideas linked to heart failure. Stay tuned for more details...    
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'Uncharted territory'

Cellular biologist Keith Dadson, 2015 Education Fund recipient, studies the Myc gene in an effort to apply a cancer model as potential therapy for heart failure. 
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