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Cardiovascular Research Program

The Cardiovascular Research Program is largely focused on measuring and improving the quality, effectiveness and outcomes of cardiovascular care in Ontario, as well as the treatment of cerebrovascular diseases such as strokes.

Program Overview

Program Lead: Douglas Lee
Program Coordinator: [email protected]

Among the diverse topics currently under study are:

  • Myocardial infarction, acute coronary syndromes, and percutaneous intervention
  • Congestive heart failure across multiple stages
  • Cardiac and vascular surgery
  • Transcatheter interventions and revascularization procedures including structural procedures
  • Variations and management of transient ischemic attacks and strokes
  • Atrial fibrillation outcomes and treatment
  • Anesthesia and perioperative medicine
  • Risk factors for chronic diseases
  • Access to cardiac services
  • Cardiovascular pharmacotherapeutics

ICES Scientists for
Cardiovascular Research

Explore our directory of ICES Scientists who support province-wide research collaboration.


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Partnerships & Collaborations

The Cardiovascular Program has many important partnerships and collaborations. Below is a list of some our partnerships with external organizations.


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Awards & Recognition

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Discover ICES Research Programs

ICES’ wide-ranging research is organized into eight major programs. These programs support province-wide research collaboration and networking, as well as strategy development and resource planning.