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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 Hospital Research’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.

 

Young Investigators Net Two Major AHA Awards

Young Investigators Net Two Major AHA Awards

With stiff competition from prestigious international universities and research centres, two St. Boniface Hospital Research members each won a major award at the American Heart Association’s 2022 Scientific Sessions, held earlier this month in Chicago. Dr. Inna...

A new target for treating heart disease

A new target for treating heart disease

October 06, 2022 – For Release 12:00pm UTC A cardiac research lab in Winnipeg is the first to discover and demonstrate the critical role of a protein called scleraxis in regulating cardiac fibrosis, a condition that stiffens the walls of the heart. The study,...

Yan and Nagalingam Recognized at Max Rady College Awards Day

Yan and Nagalingam Recognized at Max Rady College Awards Day

Max Rady College of Medicine Awards Day were held June 20, 2022 and two St. Boniface Research members were among those receiving honours. Congratulations to Weiang Yan in Dr. Dhingra’s lab, who received the St. Boniface Hospital Foundation Inc. Award for...

Srivastava from Dhingra lab earns prestigious CIHR Postdoc Fellowship

Srivastava from Dhingra lab earns prestigious CIHR Postdoc Fellowship

Congratulations to Dr. Abhay Srivastava with the Cardiac Regeneration and Tissue Engineering Program, ICS, who was recently awarded the highly competitive CIHR Postdoctoral Fellowship worth $135,000 over three years. Srivastava’s application received an impressive...