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

june, 2017

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2jun1:00 pm- 2:00 pmResearch Training Centre: Training Seminar Series
5jun12:00 pm- 1:00 pmInterprofessional Practice Based Research (IPBR) Rounds: Introduction to Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs (ASPs) -Beth Leung, PharmD, MsCI, BCPS AQ-ID
8jun12:00 pm- 1:00 pmClinical Research Education Series
9jun1:00 pm- 2:00 pmKeenan Research Seminar Series
13jun10:00 am- 11:00 amPrincess Margaret Cancer Centre Seminar Series
14jun12:00 pm- 1:00 pmClinical Research Education Series
29jun12:00 pm- 1:00 pmClinical Research Education Series
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