Welcome to the Cardiovascular Disease & Diabetes Research Program

The Cardiovascular Disease & Diabetes Research Program at St. Michael’s Hospital is extensive covering basic biomedical sciences, translational research, clinical and populations-based studies, and knowledge translation. Our researchers are actively involved in training future surgeon-scientists, developing national guidelines in cardiovascular and diabetes medicine, and working continuously toward the application of discovery to cure disease, reduce morbidity and extend the life of our patients.

Key Statistics

7

Every seven minutes someone dies from heart disease or stroke in Canada (Statistics Canada, 2011)

9000000

Canadians are living with diabetes or prediabetes (Canadian Diabetes Association, 2015)

20.8

the estimated cost to the Canadian economy from Cardiovascular disease (Conference Board of Canada, 2010) (Billions)

Upcoming Event Calendar

february, 2017

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2feb1:30 pm- 2:30 pmCurrent and Emerging Technologies Seminar (CETS): Droplet Digital PCR Technology and Applications
3feb11:45 am- 5:00 pmSociety of Chinese Bioscientists in America (SCBA) Toronto Chapter Conference
3feb12:00 pm- 1:00 pmNeuroscience Research & Psychiatry Grand Rounds: Brain on Fire: An Era of Madness, Understanding and Discovery
10feb1:00 pm- 2:00 pmResearch Training Centre: Training Seminar Series
16feb6:00 pm- 8:00 pmLife Sciences Career Development Society (LSCDS) Career Seminar Series
17feb1:00 pm- 2:00 pmKeenan Research Seminar Series
21feb4:30 pm- 6:00 pmU of T Critical Care Physiology Rounds: Muscle Physiology
23feb4:00 pm- 5:30 pmToronto Ventilation Study Group - The MOAI Sessions - Mechanisms Of Associated Injury
23feb6:30 pm- 9:30 pmLife Sciences Career Development Society (LSCDS) 13th Annual Networking Reception
24feb1:00 pm- 2:00 pmResearch Training Centre: Training Seminar Series
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