Local researchers receive funding for arrhythmia studies

Drs. Jason Andrade and Andrew Krahn from The Institute for Heart + Lung Health at St. Paul’s, were among six researchers who have received two and three-year strategic research grants totaling over $2.4 million from the Canadian Arrhythmia Network (CANet). Dr. Jason Andrade received $450,062 (with $1,667,000 matching funds) for his study “Early Invasive vs. Delayed Intervention […]

COPD patients starting to breathe easier

L-R: Dr. Brad Popovich, Chief Scientific Officer, Genome BC; Dr. Jerry Sandbrand, COPD patient; Dr. Don Sin, Head of Respiratory Medicine, St. Paul’s; Dick Vollet, President and CEO, St. Paul’s Foundation. VANCOUVER, DECEMBER 4, 2013 – Two St. Paul’s researchers have combined forces to develop a blood test that will identify patients at high risk for Chronic Obstructive […]

Suzanne Jolly’s story

Donor tests her lungs in memory of a friend Suzanne Jolly had never attempted a race in her life before she took on the 67-kilometre Test of Metal mountain bike course in Squamish, but she had powerful motivation. She was raising funds and awareness in honour of her friend Glenn Ashenden. Ashenden passed away in […]

Rosanne Queen’s story

First Annual Scleroderma Ride for Research raises more than $10,000 for St. Paul’s Rosanne Queen still can’t believe the success of the first annual Scleroderma Ride for Research, which raised more than $10,000 for St. Paul’s’s Scleroderma Clinic. “When the donations started coming in, it was really emotional because I didn’t think we’d reach our goal of […]

Heart and/or lung

St. Paul’s is world-renowned for the treatment and prevention of the often-linked diseases of the heart and lungs. As home to the provincial Heart Centre, St. Paul’s provides a full spectrum of treatment and care to patients, including surgery, transplants, rehabilitation and many cardiac services available nowhere else in BC. The concentration of cardiac professionals at St. Paul’s – and […]

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