Previous Collaborations

  • Basic biomedical and translational research projects funded by the Heart and Stroke Foundation of BC & Yukon, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, and the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research.
  • Heart valve study with Wyeth Ayerst leading to GlaxoSmithKline’s evaluation of new anti-obesity drugs in 1998.
  • Projects funded by other multi-national pharmaceutical companies including Eli Lilly, Novartis, and biotech companies.
  • Structure and function evaluations of new interventional devices including Edwards Lifesciences.
  • Biomarker discovery in collaboration with the PROOF Centre of Excellence.