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Dr. Lorrie Kirshenbaum

Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences

Principal Investigator
Cardiac Gene Biology, Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences

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.

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...

That’s Life…

Dr. Lorrie Kirshenbaum’s academic path to being the Director of the Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences receives full-page treatment in the current issue of the University of Manitoba’s Research Life magazine.

Alumni News…

Dr. Rushita Bagchi (formerly of the Czubryt lab), has been formally accepted to attend the Lindau Nobel Laureate meeting in Lindau, Germany this coming June. There will be 600 delegates from around the world (84 countries), and 43 Laureates meeting with them over the...

Dhingra: CIHR $749K grant

Dr. Sanjiv Dhingra, Principal Investigator, Cardiac Regeneration and Tissue Engineering Laboratory, Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, was recently awarded a 5-year, $749,700 grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. The grant will support Dr....

Kirshenbaum to receive Professional Achievement Award

Dr. Lorrie Kirshenbaum (Director Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, Principal Investigator, Cardiac Gene Biology, Professor, Department of Physiology & Pathophysiology, University of Manitoba, Canada Research Chair, Molecular Cardiology, University of Manitoba,...

Caligiuri receives U of M Dissertation Award

The University of Manitoba Dissertation Awards, the University’s most prestigious honour for master’s and doctoral dissertations, were presented to Drs. Caligiuri, Ens, Polfus and Watt at the Faculty of Graduate Studies inaugural 2017 Spring Reception. “The Faculty of...