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“Given the number of patients suffering with atrial fibrillation and the significant healthcare costs associated with managing it, there is a critical need for innovative minimally invasive cardiac procedures that improve patient outcomes without increasing healthcare costs”

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CANet Investigator Dr. Benedict Glover to lead new research study into Atrial Fibrillation with a partnership between KHSC and Providence Care

Atrial Fibrillation research A total of $500,000, from the W.J. Henderson Foundation gift will support a novel new research study into Atrial Fibrillation. This condition is the most common type of arrhythmia – which is also known as an irregular heart rhythm. It affects approximately one in four Canadians and individuals with the condition have...
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CANet, partners fund over $14 million in arrhythmia research

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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RPM CIED – Letting Technology Make the System Better for Everyone

As CANet strives to improve the lives of Canadians living with arrhythmias, one of the issues that come to the fore is geography. How can we ensure people are getting the best care where they are when they need it? Dr. Ratika Parkash is an electrophysiologist at Halifax’s QEII Health Sciences Centre, and a Professor...
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CANet HQP Association for Trainees (CHAT)

One of CANet’s strategic business and capacity development targets is to launch 30-40 new talents in public and private research. Those new talents are known as Highly Qualified Personnel (HQP). To support our HQP and help them launch their careers, we have created the CANet HQP Association for Trainees (CHAT). The CHAT Executive Committee reports...
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Dr. Anthony Tang receives three prestigious awards

Dr. Anthony Tang, CANet’s Scientific Director and CEO, received three prestigious, peer-nominated awards during the 2017 Canadian Cardiovascular Congress in Vancouver, B.C. On Sunday, October 22, at the CCS Recognition Awards ceremony, Dr. Tang was presented with the CCS Research Achievement Award. The award is given in recognition of research excellence, and winners are nominated...
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