Heart and Stroke Foundation, Ontario: Summer Medical Student Scholarships

The Heart and Stroke Foundation, Ontario Provincial Office, is pleased to announce the recipients of 2013 Summer Medical Student Scholarships. The scholarships provide opportunities for medical students to pursue a 3-month cardiovascular/ cerebrovascular research project under an identified supervisor.

The 2013 scholarships represent a $40,000 investment and are made possible through the generosity of the identified donors.

Institution

Award Name (Donor)

Student

Supervisor

Project Title

University of Western Ontario

R. John and Agnes M. Adams Scholarship (shared)

Joohoo Lee

Dr. Robert Hegele

Applying human genomic data to clinical evaluation

University of Western Ontario

R. John and Agnes M. Adams Scholarship (shared)

Simone Mendel

Dr. Robert Hegele

Applying human genomic data to clinical evaluation

University of Toronto

Irwin Bernick Scholarship (shared)

Dale Connor

Dr. Richard Aviv

Added utility of fine section post contrast CT (PCT) over CT angiography (CTA) to delineate the length of intracranial thrombus and correlation with recanalization and clinical outcome

University of Toronto

Irwin Bernick Scholarship (shared)

Hart Goldhar

Dr. Kelvin Chan

The long term cardiac risk of adjuvant trastuzumab in breast cancer survivors

University of Toronto

Dr. Jack V. Tu Scholarship (shared)

Isaac (Yiqun) Yang

Dr. Bernd Wintersperger

Novel magnetic resonance imaging methods for assessing myocardial fibrosis

University of Toronto

Dr. Jack V. Tu Scholarship (shared)

Mena Gewarges

Dr. Heather Ross

Prognostic value of serial changes in functional capacity in patients with heart failure: A longitudinal study

University of Toronto

Dr. Christopher McCulloch Scholarship

Ming Hao Guo

Dr. Robert Hamilton

Investigating a candidate gene for arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy

University of Toronto

Dr. Christopher McCulloch Scholarship

Amanda Formosa

Dr. Vikram Prabhudesai

Catheter directed CT angiography for patients undergoing transfemoral aortic valve implantation

University of Toronto

Dr. Christopher McCulloch Scholarship

Caleb Zavitz

Dr. Clinton Robbins

Role of innate response activator B cells in atherosclerosis

Queen’s University

Miriam Neveren Scholarship

Yan Xu

Dr. Ana Johnson

What are the healthcare utilization/patient outcomes among the elderly receiving oral anticoagulant therapy for a-fib who present with bleeding to four tertiary care hospitals in Ontario?

University of Ottawa

Hannah Pherril Scholarship

Hannah Buhariwalla

Dr. Christian Vaillancourt

Innovative use of AED and RNs and RTs during in-hospital cardiac arrest

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