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Alain Gignac is appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Foundation

July 16, 2019

The Chair of the Board of Directors of the Montreal Heart Institute Foundation, Mr. Lino A. Saputo, Jr., is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Alain Gignac as Chief Executive Officer of the organization. He will take office on Monday, August 19, 2019.

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The Montreal Heart Institute stands out for its excellence in research and receives a 15.4M$ grant from the Government of Quebec for two major projects in precision medicine

June 4, 2019

Pierre Fitzgibbon, Québec Minister of Economy and Innovation, announced today at the BIO International Convention held in Philadelphia (PA, USA), that Dr. Jean-Claude Tardif, Director of the Research Centre at the Montreal Heart Institute (MHI), received two grants from the Government of Quebec’s Fonds d’accélération des collaborations en santé (FACS). Totalling $15.4 million, these grants will be used to lead two major projects worth more than $36.6 million to fight cardiovascular diseases, the number one cause of death worldwide.

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Major Donation of $800,000 from Canada Life for Cardiovascular Health Prevention to the Montreal Heart Institute

May 30, 2019

The Montreal Heart Institute Foundation is pleased to announce an $800,000 financial contribution from Canada Life.

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