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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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Combining genetic counselling with clinical assessments to tackle sudden cardiac death (SCD)

“The impact of sudden cardiac death is second only to all cancers in terms of life-years lost,” says CANet investigator and professor at University of British Columbia’s Faculty of Medicine, Dr. Andrew Krahn. He, together with fellow CANet investigator and professor at University of Toronto’s Faculty of Medicine, Dr. Robert Hamilton, is helping better diagnose...
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C-SCAN project builds Canada’s first detailed database of sudden cardiac arrest cases

“It bothers me when I cannot answer a question,” Dr. Paul Dorian says. A few years ago, a patient, having survived a sudden cardiac arrest asked Dorian if there were other survivors out there like him. Dorian didn’t know the answer. Now, the University of Toronto Medicine professor, along with a group of researchers –...
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On Track: Sudden Cardiac Death

Sudden Cardiac Death (SCD) happens when the heart unexpectedly stops working. SCD is usually caused by an abnormal heart rhythm (arrhythmia). When a person experiences SCD, he or she collapses, is unresponsive to touch or sound and usually stops breathing. SCD victims will die if they don’t receive emergency medical help. An Automated External Defibrillator...
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CANet NCE Funding

On December 6, 2018, Minister of Science Kirsty Duncan announced that the funding for the Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE) program would be gradually transferred to the New Frontiers in Research Fund over the next several years. The Fund, valued at $275 million over five years and $65 million per year after that, will...
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Funding Opportunities – Application Deadline Extended

Our Path to Renewal In preparation for our 2020-2025 Network renewal, we have launched the following grant funding opportunities. For additional details, guides and required application forms, please click on the links below each description.   Strategic Research Grant (SRG) Deadline Extended to January 28, 2019 The Strategic Research Grant (SRG) program is intended to support small and...
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