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

april, 2017

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7apr1:00 pm- 2:00 pmResearch Training Centre: Training Seminar Series
20apr4:00 pm- 5:30 pmToronto Ventilation Study Group - The MOAI Sessions - Mechanisms Of Associated Injury
21apr1:00 pm- 2:00 pmResearch Training Centre: Training Seminar Series
28apr1:00 pm- 2:00 pmKeenan Research Seminar Series
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