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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.

Mapping a better future for stroke survivors

Helping stroke survivors recover language

Brain cooling may reduce stroke damage

Taking care of the caregivers

Research aims to help kids cope with stress

Crusading researcher fights for healthier neighbourhoods

Working with communities to make health last

From the lab to your doctor’s office

Solving stroke, one discovery at a time

Dr. Sean Dukelow uses robotics for stroke rehab

Meditation tested as a tool to lower blood pressure

Aiming for clear arteries

Using math to save lives

Using exercise to help people thrive after stroke