London, ON, September 11, 2017 — The Cardiac Arrhythmia Network of Canada (CANet) is pleased to announce the Canadian Cardiovascular Society (CCS) has awarded Dr. Anthony Tang, Professor of Medicine at Western University and Scientific Director / CEO of CANet, as the 2017 CCS Research Achievement Award winner. Dr. Anthony Tang will be recognized at the CCS Awards Ceremony on Sunday, October 22nd, 2017, during the 2017 Canadian Cardiovascular Conference (CCC) in Vancouver, BC.
“On behalf of the Cardiac Arrhythmia Network of Canada, I extend the sincerest congratulations to Dr. Anthony Tang for being named the recipient of the 2017 CCS Research Achievement Award for his long-standing dedication to research in improving the lives of people with cardiac arrhythmia and heart failure.” said Dr. Pierre Boyle, CANet Board Chair.
“Dr. Anthony Tang’s national and international research, as well as, his contributions and leadership to CANet and the arrhythmia community have been transformational. Highly respected among his colleagues, Dr. Anthony Tang is a researcher at the highest level of achievement. The Cardiac Arrhythmia Network of Canada is extremely proud of Dr. Anthony Tang’s accomplishments.”
The prestigious Research Achievement Award was created in 1982 in recognition of research excellence. Dr. Anthony Tang receives this award in acknowledgment as an established investigator working on an aspect of cardiovascular research in Canada.
About Canadian Cardiovascular Society (CCS)
The Canadian Cardiovascular Society is the national voice for cardiovascular physicians and scientists. Its mission is to promote cardiovascular health and care through knowledge translation, professional development, and leadership in health policy.
For more information about CCS visit https://www.ccs.ca
About Canadian Cardiovascular Congress (CCC)
The Canadian Cardiovascular Congress, the largest gathering of cardiovascular and allied health professionals in Canada, is co-hosted by the Heart and Stroke Foundation and the Canadian Cardiovascular Society.
For more information about CCC visit http://www.cardiocongress.org/en
About Cardiac Arrhythmia Network of Canada (CANet)
The Cardiac Arrhythmia Network of Canada (CANet) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to transforming Canada’s arrhythmia health care system through integrated trans-disciplinary research and development. The network’s strategy is to invent, prove, and implement innovative solutions to enable patients to take ownership and co-manage their arrhythmia health.
CANet is funded by the federal government’s Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE), Canada’s flagship science and technology program and housed at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at Western University.