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


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


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


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

Upcoming Event Calendar

may, 2017

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4may1:00 pm- 2:30 pmCurrent and Emerging Technologies Seminar (CETS): Equipment Forum
5may1:00 pm- 2:00 pmResearch Training Centre: Training Seminar Series
11may1:00 pm- 4:00 pmNew Live Cell Imaging Facility
11may1:00 pm- 2:00 pmKeenan Research Seminar Series
12may - 13All DayHeart Failure Update Symposium 2017
16may4:00 pm- 5:30 pmToronto Ventilation Study Group - The MOAI Sessions - Mechanisms Of Associated Injury
25may2:00 pm- 3:00 pmSRSA Crosstalks Seminar: Exploring Non-Academic Careers After Graduate School
26may1:00 pm- 2:00 pmiBEST Visiting Lecture Series
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