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Dr. Lorrie Kirshenbaum

Director
Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences

Principal Investigator
Cardiac Gene Biology, Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences

Professor
Department of Physiology & Pathophysiology, University of Manitoba

Canada Research Chair
Molecular Cardiology, University of Manitoba

Director of Research Development
Rady Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba

Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences

Widely regarded as one of the preeminent basic cardiovascular research programs in the world, St. Boniface’s Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, led by Dr. Lorrie Kirshenbaum, is a leading force in the fight against heart disease at the cellular and molecular levels.

IACS North American Section Meeting Awards

Award Recipients from the International Academy of Cardiovascular Sciences North American Section Meeting, Orlando, Florida, August 31st-September 2nd, 2017: Michael Czubryt received the Norman Alpert Award for Established Investigator in Cardiovascular Sciences...

Singal on Canada/Brazil Research Projects

From 2013-2016, Dr. Pawan Singal led a research project in the field of cardiovascular sciences under the Canada-Brazil Awards – Joint Research Projects. The project involved two sites in Canada: Winnipeg and Thunder Bay and two sites in Brazil: Porto Alegre and...

Vanier Scholarship Awarded

Congratulations to Ms. Jacqueline Hay, PhD trainee, Duhamel Lab, who has been awarded a Vanier scholarship for her project “Associations between fitness, activity intensity, and time: the influence of novel risk for chronic disease in Manitoba” The prestigious Vanier...

MMSF & Research Centre: Awards

Congratulations to former CCARM member and current collaborator Dr. Danielle Defries on receiving $32,000 (MMSF $16,000 / CHRIM $16,000) for her study, “The Impact of Gestational Diabetes on Maternal Incretin Function”. Her aim is to see if GDM reduces the number of...

Schwartz picks up 3 awards

Congratulations to Ms. Anna Schwartz, BSc Med student, who  received a total of 3 awards at the September 7th BSc Med Ceremony, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba.  Her project was entitled, “The prophylactic role of RAS antagonism in the...

St. B researchers: 5 awards from Orlando IACS 2017

Congratulations to the following members of the St. Boniface Hospital Albrechtsen Research Centre who received awards at the International Academy of Cardiovascular Sciences 5th Annual Forum to Promote Young Investigators and Centers of Excellence in Cardiovascular...