Discovery of a personalized therapy for cardiovascular disease, by the research team of Dr. Jean-Claude Tardif, cardiologist and Director of the MHI Research Center. This discovery may also pave the way for a new era in cardiovascular medicine, with personalized or precision drugs.The detailed results are published in the prestigious Journal Circulation Cardiovascular Genetics.
Important appointment at the Montreal Heart Institute
His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, announced that Dr. Jean-Claude Tardif has been named to the Order of Canada.
Three cardiac surgeons from the Montreal Heart Institute, Dr. Yoan Lamarche, Dr. Ismail El-Hamamsy and Dr. Philippe Demers, are behind Aorta, a free app that provides specialists with patient-specific recommendations for aortic replacement surgery based on the latest scientific guidelines.
Implantation of a new and tiny leadless pacemaker. Cardiologists specializing in cardiac rhythm disorders at the Montreal Heart Institute (MHI) have performed the first Quebec implantation of a new pacemaker smaller than a AAA battery.
$80,000 were raised tonight thanks to the first ever Izakaya Cocktail to benefit the Montreal Heart Institute Foundation. Presented by BMO Capital Markets, this one-of-a-kind Japanese themed cocktail party was attended by more than 250 young professionals.
On October 6, as part of its 60th anniversary celebrations, the Montreal Heart Institute unveiled The Connection – We need each other – L’un pour l’autre, sculpture created and donated by Dr. Harry Rosen.
During its annual general assembly on June 19, the Board of Directors of the Montreal Heart Institute Foundation approved a contribution of $14.2 million to the Montreal Heart Institute (MHI) to promote its development and support its priority projects.