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London, ON, February 16, 2018 — The Cardiac Arrhythmia Network of Canada (CANet) and its partners are pleased to announce funding of 10 research grants totaling over $4.4 million with an additional $10 million in matching funds. With this funding cycle, CANet continues to grow in scale and scope. The introduction of a dedicated Social...
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More physicians will soon be evaluating an innovative radio frequency (RF) needle developed by Baylis Medical Company Inc. as part of a cross-Canada clinical trial in people with atrial fibrillation (AF). It is the most common heart arrhythmia abnormality and accounts for the majority of arrhythmia-related emergency room visits and hospital admissions. Previous studies have...
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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...
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CANet — Cardiac Arrhythmia Network of Canada
(London, ON): The Cardiac Arrhythmia Network of Canada (CANet) and its partners are pleased to announce funding for five new strategic research grants (SRG) totaling over $2.8 million with an additional $2.8 million in matching funds. The Strategic Research Grants will fund research that brings together clinicians, engineers, social scientists, industry, government and patients, in...
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CANet — Cardiac Arrhythmia Network of Canada
(London, ON): Today marks the launch of Heart Month and an opportunity to bring to the forefront a heart condition that can be serious and sometimes overlooked. Millions of Canadians experience irregular heart rhythms, known as arrhythmias. In fact, arrhythmias are projected to be the leading cause of death in Canada by 2020. The Cardiac...
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CANet — Cardiac Arrhythmia Network of Canada
(London, ON): The Cardiac Arrhythmia Network of Canada (CANet), a national research network funded by the Government of Canada through the Networks of Centres of Excellence with its partners have awarded two Strategic Research Grants (SRG) and one Major Industry-partnered Research Grant (MIRG) totaling over $1.3 million with an additional $6.79 million in matching funds....
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CANet — Cardiac Arrhythmia Network of Canada
New IBM Cloud-based analytics platform will accelerate research for leading heart disorders   TORONTO, ON – 20 Oct 2016: IBM (NYSE: IBM) and the Cardiac Arrhythmia Network of Canada (CANet), a Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE) funded national network dedicated to arrhythmia research and development, are joining forces to launch Heart-SIGN (System for Information Gathering...
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CANet — Cardiac Arrhythmia Network of Canada
The Cardiac Arrhythmia Network of Canada (CANet) is pleased to announce that two of our Network Investigators were the successful grantees for the Heart and Stroke Foundation’s Emerging Research Leaders Initiative Competition (ERLI) competition. Grantees were announced today.  The Emerging Research Leaders Initiative (ERLI) is an establishment grant program for researchers at the transition stage...
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CANet — Cardiac Arrhythmia Network of Canada
Catheter ablation had substantially better outcomes over aggressive drug therapy A Canadian-led clinical trial has demonstrated that catheter ablation – a procedure used to treat dangerous heart rhythms by inserting wires into the heart to cauterize short circuits – is a better treatment option for recurrent ventricular tachycardia (VT) than increased drug therapy. VT is...
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CANet — Cardiac Arrhythmia Network of Canada
(Montreal, February 15, 2016) Baylis Medical’s new streamlined transseptal system, licensed in Canada, comprised of a radiofrequency active pigtail guidewire and a steerable sheath, brings new possibilities to patients suffering from heart failure. Dr. Jaimie Manlucu, treating physician, CANet Investigator, and member of the Arrhythmia Service at London Health Sciences in London, Ontario noted that...
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