Michael Farkouh


Scientist, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute

Recent Publications

  1. Mefford, MT, Rosenson, RS, Cushman, M, Farkouh, ME, McClure, LA, Wadley, VG et al.. PCSK9 Variants, LDL-Cholesterol, and Neurocognitive Impairment: The REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) Study. Circulation. 2017; :. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.117.029785. PubMed PMID:29146683 .
  2. Mathew, RO, Schulman-Marcus, J, Nichols, EL, Newman, JD, Bangalore, S, Farkouh, M et al.. Chelation Therapy as a Cardiovascular Therapeutic Strategy: the Rationale and the Data in Review. Cardiovasc Drugs Ther. 2017; :. doi: 10.1007/s10557-017-6759-5. PubMed PMID:29129003 .
  3. Domanski, MJ, Farkouh, ME. Prognostic Significance of Post-CABG Enzyme Elevations. Anesth. Analg. 2017;125 (4):1102-1103. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000002424. PubMed PMID:28922221 .
  4. Rampersad, PP, Udell, JA, Zawi, R, Ouzounian, M, Overgaard, CB, Sharma, V et al.. Preoperative Intraaortic Balloon Pump Improves Early Outcomes Following High-Risk Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Trials and Prospective Study Design. J Invasive Cardiol. 2017; :. . PubMed PMID:28915508 .
  5. Purga, SL, Sidhu, M, Farkouh, M, Schulman-Marcus, J. Recent Insights into Pharmacologic Cardiovascular Risk Reduction in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. Cardiovasc Drugs Ther. 2017;31 (4):459-470. doi: 10.1007/s10557-017-6750-1. PubMed PMID:28871349 .
  6. Domanski, MJ, Farkouh, ME. Type 1 Diabetes, Coronary Disease Complexity, and Optimal Revascularization Strategy. J. Am. Coll. Cardiol. 2017;70 (12):1452-1454. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2017.07.781. PubMed PMID:28851543 .
  7. Bhatia, RS, Ivers, NM, Yin, XC, Myers, D, Nesbitt, GC, Edwards, J et al.. Improving the Appropriate Use of Transthoracic Echocardiography: The Echo WISELY Trial. J. Am. Coll. Cardiol. 2017;70 (9):1135-1144. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2017.06.065. PubMed PMID:28838362 .
  8. Gandhi, S, Mosleh, W, Sharma, UC, Demers, C, Farkouh, ME, Schwalm, JD et al.. Multidisciplinary Heart Failure Clinics Are Associated With Lower Heart Failure Hospitalization and Mortality: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Can J Cardiol. 2017;33 (10):1237-1244. doi: 10.1016/j.cjca.2017.05.011. PubMed PMID:28807523 .
  9. Hage, A, Voisine, P, Erthal, F, Larose, É, Glineur, D, Chow, B et al.. Eight-year follow-up of the Clopidogrel After Surgery for Coronary Artery Disease (CASCADE) trial. J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg. 2017; :. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2017.06.039. PubMed PMID:28734623 .
  10. van Diepen, S, Fuster, V, Farkouh, ME. Reply: Relevance of Indications for CABG in Evaluating the Effect of Dual Antiplatelet Therapy. J. Am. Coll. Cardiol. 2017;70 (4):508-509. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2017.04.063. PubMed PMID:28728698 .
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Affiliations & Other Activities

  • Director, Toronto Cardiovascular Research Network, University of Toronto
  • Director, Network for Innovation in Clinical Research
  • Peter Munk Chair in Multinational Clinical Trials, Peter Munk Cardiac Centre