Canadian Cardiovascular Society

CCS-Bayer Cardiovascular Research Award Recipients


Principle InvestigatorsProposal TitlesAward Amounts
Ping Yu Xiong
Investigating the Metabolomic Profile of Transplanted Heart with and without Pathological Signs of Rejection$20,000
Kevin J. Um
DiastologY-Guided MaNAgement of DecoMpensated Heart Failure – A Pilot RandomIzed, Controlled Trial (DYNAMIC)$15,000 + $5,000 presentation bonus
Kevin R. An
Long-term Outcomes of Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Versus Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in Women with Severe Coronary Artery Disease$10,000


Principle InvestigatorsProposal TitlesAward Amounts
Rachel Eikelboom
Subclinical Valve Thrombosis in Patients with Surgical Bioprosthetic Valve Replacements: An Imaging Pilot Substudy of the DANCE Trial$20,000 + $5,000 presentation bonus
Haya Aziz
Sex-related Differences in Biomarkers in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus Post Myocardial Infarction-II$15,000
Spencer Lalonde
Medication Optimization in the Heart Failure Clinic and the Impact on Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction: An Analysis of Recently Diagnosed Heart Failure Patients Followed at a Tertiary Centre$10,000


Principle InvestigatorsProposal TitlesAward Amounts
Pishoy Gouda
Rivaroxaban with Aspirin in Type 2 Myocardial Infarctions: A Feasibility, Open-label, Randomized Controlled Trial$20,000
Anna Zavodni
A Novel Method of Hemolysis and Thrombosis Detection Utilizing Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy$15,000
Maxime Robert-Halabi
Optimal Utilization of Aspirin in Primary Prevention of Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease$10,000 + $5,000 presentation bonus


Principle InvestigatorsProposal TitlesAward Amounts
Pietro Di SantoDirect Oral Anticoagulation Post-Transradial Access for the Prevention of Radial Artery Occlusion$20,000
Pishoy GoudaAn Externally Validated Prediction Tool for Peripheral Arterial Disease in Patient with Documented Coronary Artery Disease$15,000
Alice ChangBeyond Atrial Fibrillation: Using Artificial Intelligence, Big Data and Imaging to Improve Stroke Risk Assessment and Management$10,000 + $5,000 presentation bonus


Principle InvestigatorsProposal TitlesAward Amounts
Ali AlsagheirLow INR to Minimize Bleeding with Mechanical Valves Trial (LIMIT) Pilot$20,000
Jari M. TuomiIbrutnib, Dose Dependently, Promotes Atrial Fibrillation in Mice by Depressing Cardiac Conduction$15,000 + $5,000 presentation bonus


Principle InvestigatorsProposal TitlesAward Amounts
Thomas M. RostonCardiac RyAnodinereceptor Variants in Early-onset Atrial Fibrillation: The CRAVE-AF Study$20,000 + $5,000 presentation bonus
Michael ChiuHeat Shock Protein 27: A Potential Biomarker for Atrial Fibrillation$12,500
Amine MazineA Pilot Echocardiographic and CT Imaging Study to Evaluate Subclinical Leaflet Thrombosis Following Surgical Bioprosthetic Aortic Valve Replacement$7,500


Principle InvestigatorsProposal TitlesAward Amounts
Christopher CheungDoes Intensive Monitoring Improve Diagnosis and Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation after Myocardial Infarction?$20,000 + $10,000 presentation bonus
Derrick TamImproving Outcomes in Cardiac Surgery through Reduction in Readmission: A Novel Risk Stratification Tool$12,500
Tina ZhuCarotid Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound (CEUS) as a Risk Stratification Tool for Cardiovascular Disease$7,500


Principle InvestigatorsProposal TitlesAward Amounts
William F. McIntyreAtrial Fibrillation Occurring Transiently with Stress (AFOTS) Understanding the Risks of Subsequent AF and Stroke$20,000 + $10,000 presentation bonus
Saman RezazadehAutomated Reminder to Initiate Oral Anticoagulation in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation/Atrial Flutter Discharged Directly From the Emergency Department: REMINDER STUDY$12,500
Hadi ToegHybrid Coronary Revascularization in Diabetics (HYCARDS) Randomized$7,500


Principle InvestigatorsProposal TitlesAward Amounts
Guillaume Marquis GravelThe Bromocriptine in Heart Failure (BRO-HF) Initiative$20,000 + $10,000 presentation bonus
Iqbal H. JafferPrevention of Clotting on Mechanical Heart Valves$12,500
Abhinav SharmaIn Patients with Heart Failure, Does Diabetic Status Influence Clinical Outcomes?$7,500
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