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CANet Strategic Science Fund
We’re excited to share the news that the Government of Canada has announced CANet’s successful application with our Letter of Intent advancing us to the next stage of the inaugural Strategic Science Fund (SSF) competition. We look forward to working with our entire network, partners, and supporters in completing the full application, due September 19,...
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Hugh Winsor — CANet Patient Partner
In his experience, CANet Patient Partner Hugh Winsor believes that patients need to combine their own lived experiences with a wider understanding of the cardiology and science involved in the proposed investigation. Only then can patients fairly assess the potential patient benefit from any proposed study.
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CANet Partners with Montreal Heart Institute
The Montreal Heart Institute leads a Pan-Canadian alliance aimed to improve health outcomes for Canadians living with Heart Failure MAY 3, 2022 (MONTREAL, QC) – As the National Heart Failure Awareness Week begins, the Montreal Heart Institute announces the creation of the Canadian Heart Function Alliance (CHF Alliance) Network. Uniting an extensive network of researchers,...
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CANet Heart Month — 10 Healthy Heart Tips
Up to 80% of premature heart disease and stroke cases are preventable through healthy lifestyle behaviours and habits. Here are ten tips to help strengthen your heart health: 1. Eat your fruits & vegetables.1 There’s a reason behind the all-too-common saying, “an apple a day keeps the doctor away a day.” A diet rich in...
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Dr. George Wyse
Early this year, a giant of Canadian electrophysiology, Dr. George Wyse, passed away peacefully at his Canmore home in Alberta, Canada. “Dr. Wyse is a pioneer in heart rhythm research and care in Canada,” says Dr. Anthony Tang, CEO and Scientific Director, CANet, continuing, “He was always very generous with his time and energy helping...
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VIRTUES - CANet Digital Health
Dr. Anthony Tang envisions a not-so-distant future where sensors, voice recognition, cloud-computing and data analytics are a routine part of our health care experience. “The grand vision is that we can make a diagnosis, follow a patient’s progress and allow management to occur wherever they are,” said Tang. “This is about empowering patients in their...
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Stephen Wilson — CANet Investigator
About 10 per cent of heart attack survivors are left with pump dysfunction caused by scar tissue, leaving them at a higher risk of heart failure, which impacts about 600,000 Canadians. Heart failure has a negative impact on quality of life and can lead to cardiac arrest, which is estimated to cause half of the...
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Aufero Medical — CANet Partner
“Patient care has motivated me to become what I am today,” says Daniel Gelman, CEO of Aufero Medical. That passion and belief have guided the electrical and biomedical engineer over the past seven years to pioneer a device to help treat the most common and clinically significant form of heart arrhythmia – atrial fibrillation. Aufero...
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Canada’s medical technology firms are celebrated worldwide for advances that improve health outcomes and increase the efficiency of healthcare systems. These companies benefit from a network of federal and provincial programs that support research, development and innovation in the area of therapeutic products. Research networks foster the collaboration needed to conceive of and refine fresh...
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Health care workers around the world have risen to the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic with creative solutions, from 3D-printing face shields, ventilator parts and nasopharyngeal swabs, to repurposing home breathing machines as makeshift ventilators. Physicians and researchers in Canada are adapting health technologies to triage and monitor patients with COVID-19, too. When the pandemic...
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