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Profiles of research

The Heart and Stroke Foundation currently funds almost 1,500 researchers in medical institutes, universities, hospitals, and communities across the country. Their goal: to eliminate heart disease and stroke and improve the quality of life for thousands of Canadians affected by these conditions. Here are some of their stories.

Researchers named to Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

Using exercise to help people thrive after stroke

Using math to save lives

Aiming for clear arteries

Meditation tested as a tool to lower blood pressure

Dr. Sean Dukelow uses robotics for stroke rehab

Solving stroke, one discovery at a time

From the lab to your doctor’s office

Working with communities to make health last

Crusading researcher fights for healthier neighbourhoods

Research aims to help kids cope with stress

Taking care of the caregivers

Brain cooling may reduce stroke damage

Helping stroke survivors recover language

Mapping a better future for stroke survivors