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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.

Koleini picks up awards in Edmonton

Navid Koleini, MD., PhD Candidate (Kardami Lab) won a travel award and best presentation award at the recent 10th Canadian Oxidative Stress Consortium in Edmonton, Alberta, for his poster entitled “Elimination or neutralization of endogenous high molecular weight...

Dhingra wins Mayo/St. B collaborative funding

Dr. Sanjiv Dhingra, Principal Investigator, Cardiac Regeneration and Tissue Engineering Laboratory, Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences; Assistant Professor, Regenerative Medicine Program, Department of Physiology, University of Manitoba will receive funding for a...

R30 poster competition

One of the highlights of the R30 conference was the poster competition; the first St. Boniface Hospital Albrechtsen Research Centre event to draw participation from students, postdoctoral fellows and technicians of all divisions, and other institutions as well. There...

Pierce to be inducted into the Order of Manitoba

Dr. Grant Pierce, Executive Director of Research, St. Boniface Hospital, will be invested into the Order of Manitoba (OM) for 2018 at a ceremony in July. The province’s highest honour, the OM recognizes Manitobans who have enriched the social, cultural or economic...

Why we give: National Leasing

National Leasing, an equipment-leasing company based in Winnipeg, contributed $15,000 in June toward the purchase of a Quantitative PCR Thermocycler. The machine uses heat to create and accurately measure up to a trillion copies of an original chain of DNA in just a...

Global features Pierce research

Reporter/writer/broadcaster Greg Mackling features Dr. Grant Pierce’s research on drug-resistant bacteria in his article “Winnipeggers researching antibiotics alternative to fight growing bacteria immunity”. “They are commonly prescribed to help fight infections but...