May 3, 2019: Emerging Research

Program - Friday, May 3, 2019

 

7:30 AM
Breakfast
8:30 AM -
9:53 AM
Session I
Basic Science: Uncovering the Future
8:30 AM Welcome and Introduction Mansoor Husain, Executive Director, Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research; Michael Farkouh, Director, Heart & Stroke/Richard Lewar Centre of Excellence in Cardiovascular Research
8:35 AM How to maintain the quality of heart cells during heart failure: removal of cellular waste and malfunctioning organelles by autophagy Junichi Sadoshima, Chair, Dept of Cell Biology and Molecular Medicine, Rutgers University
8:52 AM MicroRNAs as biomarkers and effectors of vascular dysfunction in heart failure Jason Fish, Senior Scientist, Toronto General Hospital Research Institute
9:09 AM Molecular imaging of fibrosis Peter Caravan, Director, Institute for Innovation in Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital
9:26 AM Q&A  Full panel
9:46 AM Flash Science Presentations I  
9:53 AM
Break
10:13 AM -
11:31 AM
Session II
Advances Toward Precision Medicine
10:13 AM Genetics of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: from molecules to medicines Christine Seidman, Director, Cardiovascular Genetics Center, Brigham and Women's Hospital
10:30 AM Using artificial intelligence to analyze surgical outcomes Edward Hickey, Cardiovascular Surgeon, SickKids Hospital
10:47 AM Precision phenotyping in heart failure using molecular and systems epidemiology  Patrick Lawler, Clinician-Scientist, University Health Network
11:04 AM Q&A Full panel
11:24 AM Flash Science Presentations II  
11:31 AM
Lunch
Noon -
1:18 PM
Lunch Session
Translation Discovery: From Lab to Clinic
Noon From patient disease to therapeutic discovery: finding molecules that matter  Jason Maynes, Scientist, Molecular Medicine, SickKids Research Institute
12:17 PM Leveraging a biobank: from discovery to diagnostics Phyllis Billia, Clinician-Scientist, University Health Network
12:34 PM Paradigm shift in the use of biomaterials for cardiac repair: designing for immunity considerations Paul Santerre, Principal Investigator, Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research
12:51 PM Q&A  Full panel
1:11 PM Flash Science Presentations III
1:18 PM Break
1:33 PM - 2:25 PM Session IV:
Innovation
1:33 PM Introduction by Chairs and overview of the Michael R Freeman Innovation Award competition Bradley Strauss, Chief, Schulich Heart Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre; Maral Ouzounian, Surgeon-Scientist, Peter Munk Cardiac Centre
1:43 PM Development of a multiparametric MRI protocol assessing vascular and metabolic responses to exercise in pediatric respiratory disease Jessica Caterini, CSCP Bigelow winner, Department of Exercise Sciences, University of Toronto; Department of Translational Medicine, SickKids Hospital
1:50 PM Richard Lewar Lecture: Strengthening the framework for Canadian medical technology innovations through education and commercialization Brian Courtney, Clinician-Scientist, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre 
2:10 PM Q&A Full panel
2:25 PM - 3:40 PM Session V:
Prevention and Health Promotion
2:25 PM Connecting heart, brain and mind: the time is now! Sandra Black, Brill Chair in Neurology, University of Toronto, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
2:45 PM Raymond and Beverly Sackler Lecture: The very high-risk CHD patient – when is more intensive cholesterol-lowering therapy warranted? Robert Rosenson, Cardiologist, Mount Sinai Health System (New York)
3:05 PM Heart & Stroke Lecture: Secondary prevention of a global epidemic: from environment to cardiometabolic disorders Sanjay RajagopalanDivision Chief, Cardiovascular Medicine and Director, Cardiovascular Research Institute, Case Western Reserve University
3:25 PM Q&A Full panel
3:40 PM - 5:30 PM
Trainee Showcase and Reception

 

  • May 3, 2019: Emerging Research
  • May 4, 2019: Heart Failure in Primary Care

Program - Friday, May 3, 2019

 

7:30 AM
Breakfast
8:30 AM -
9:53 AM
Session I
Basic Science: Uncovering the Future
8:30 AM Welcome and Introduction Mansoor Husain, Executive Director, Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research; Michael Farkouh, Director, Heart & Stroke/Richard Lewar Centre of Excellence in Cardiovascular Research
8:35 AM How to maintain the quality of heart cells during heart failure: removal of cellular waste and malfunctioning organelles by autophagy Junichi Sadoshima, Chair, Dept of Cell Biology and Molecular Medicine, Rutgers University
8:52 AM MicroRNAs as biomarkers and effectors of vascular dysfunction in heart failure Jason Fish, Senior Scientist, Toronto General Hospital Research Institute
9:09 AM Molecular imaging of fibrosis Peter Caravan, Director, Institute for Innovation in Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital
9:26 AM Q&A  Full panel
9:46 AM Flash Science Presentations I  
9:53 AM
Break
10:13 AM -
11:31 AM
Session II
Advances Toward Precision Medicine
10:13 AM Genetics of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: from molecules to medicines Christine Seidman, Director, Cardiovascular Genetics Center, Brigham and Women's Hospital
10:30 AM Using artificial intelligence to analyze surgical outcomes Edward Hickey, Cardiovascular Surgeon, SickKids Hospital
10:47 AM Precision phenotyping in heart failure using molecular and systems epidemiology  Patrick Lawler, Clinician-Scientist, University Health Network
11:04 AM Q&A Full panel
11:24 AM Flash Science Presentations II  
11:31 AM
Lunch
Noon -
1:18 PM
Lunch Session
Translation Discovery: From Lab to Clinic
Noon From patient disease to therapeutic discovery: finding molecules that matter  Jason Maynes, Scientist, Molecular Medicine, SickKids Research Institute
12:17 PM Leveraging a biobank: from discovery to diagnostics Phyllis Billia, Clinician-Scientist, University Health Network
12:34 PM Paradigm shift in the use of biomaterials for cardiac repair: designing for immunity considerations Paul Santerre, Principal Investigator, Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research
12:51 PM Q&A  Full panel
1:11 PM Flash Science Presentations III
1:18 PM Break
1:33 PM - 2:25 PM Session IV:
Innovation
1:33 PM Introduction by Chairs and overview of the Michael R Freeman Innovation Award competition Bradley Strauss, Chief, Schulich Heart Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre; Maral Ouzounian, Surgeon-Scientist, Peter Munk Cardiac Centre
1:43 PM Development of a multiparametric MRI protocol assessing vascular and metabolic responses to exercise in pediatric respiratory disease Jessica Caterini, CSCP Bigelow winner, Department of Exercise Sciences, University of Toronto; Department of Translational Medicine, SickKids Hospital
1:50 PM Richard Lewar Lecture: Strengthening the framework for Canadian medical technology innovations through education and commercialization Brian Courtney, Clinician-Scientist, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre 
2:10 PM Q&A Full panel
2:25 PM - 3:40 PM Session V:
Prevention and Health Promotion
2:25 PM Connecting heart, brain and mind: the time is now! Sandra Black, Brill Chair in Neurology, University of Toronto, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
2:45 PM Raymond and Beverly Sackler Lecture: The very high-risk CHD patient – when is more intensive cholesterol-lowering therapy warranted? Robert Rosenson, Cardiologist, Mount Sinai Health System (New York)
3:05 PM Heart & Stroke Lecture: Secondary prevention of a global epidemic: from environment to cardiometabolic disorders Sanjay RajagopalanDivision Chief, Cardiovascular Medicine and Director, Cardiovascular Research Institute, Case Western Reserve University
3:25 PM Q&A Full panel
3:40 PM - 5:30 PM
Trainee Showcase and Reception

 

Program - Saturday, May 4, 2019

 

7:50 AM -
9:00 AM
Breakfast Session
What to Know About Diabetes, Renal Disease and Heart Failure
7:50 AM Welcome and Introduction Mansoor Husain, Executive Director, Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research
7:53 AM What is heart failure and how common is it? Michael McDonald, Cardiologist, Peter Munk Cardiac Centre
8:10 AM Type 2 diabetes and kidney dysfunction: how to prevent heart failure Kim Connelly, Clinician-Scientist, St. Michael’s Hospital
8:27 AM How to manage diabetic and renal patients with CVD David Cherney, Clinician-Scientist, University Health Network
8:44 AM Q&A  Full Panel
9:00 AM Break
9:20 AM -
10:55 AM
Session II
Heart Failure: What You Need to Know Right Now
9:20 AM Heart failure care: from the emergency room to the doctor’s office Douglas Lee, Ted Rogers Chair in Heart Function Outcomes, Peter Munk Cardiac Centre /
Clare Atzema, Emergency Physician-Scientist, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
9:35 AM Translating a cardiology consult Jeremy Kobulnik, Cardiologist, Mount Sinai Hospital
9:50 AM Is there an ECHO in here? Imaging in HF Gillian Nesbitt, Cardiologist, Mount Sinai Hospital
10:15 AM Managing late-stage patients with HFrEF & HFpEF Stephanie Poon, Cardiologist, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
10:30 AM Q&A  Full Panel
10:55 AM Break
11:15 AM -
12:40 PM
Session III
Emerging Areas, Special Considerations in Heart Failure
11:15 AM Innovative therapies on the horizon Phyllis Billia, Clinician-Scientist, University Health Network
11:30 AM Caring for families with a heart failure diagnosis Aamir Jeewa, Section Head, Cardiomyopathy & Heart Function Program, SickKids Hospital
11:45 AM Genetic testing and the prevention of heart failure Melanie Care, Genetic Counsellor, University Health Network 
Noon Cardiotoxicity: protecting the hearts of cancer patients  Husam Abdel-Qadir, Clinician-Scientist, Women’s College Hospital
12:15 PM Q&A Full Panel
12:40 PM End of program