Research changes lives
Backed by dedicated donors and volunteers, Heart & Stroke’s commitment to research has been unwavering for close to 70 years. From the first successful open-heart surgery in Canada to the discovery of the gene responsible for heart arrhythmias, our researchers have led life-saving advances for heart conditions, stroke and related dementia. Read more about the incredible breakthroughs we’ve achieved together to date.
Saving more lives, together
Our 2021 Heart & Stroke Gala "At-Home Edition" raised over $350,000 to fund and support these four exceptional BC Researchers.
Dr. Brian Rodrigues
UBC - Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Diabetes and Heart Disease
Dr. Jacqueline Saw
Vancouver General Hospital & UBC
Women’s Heart Health and SCAD