New Horizons in Cardiovascular Health

An Academic-Industry Symposium



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September 12, 2019 | 8:00 AM-4:30 PM
The Innovation Centre
Kelowna, BC



New Horizons in Cardiovascular Health will bring together academic researchers, students, medical practitioners, members of small, medium, and large enterprises, as well as venture capitalists, who are interested in various aspects of cardiovascular health and technologies, to network and identify opportunities for collaboration and partnership.

▸ Over 20 talks on several pertinent themes including cardiovascular biology and physiology, biomaterials, devices, wearable technologies, and imaging.
▸ A unique training and experience-sharing program on entrepreneurship and business development in health technologies.
▸ An exhibition for companies to showcase and demonstrate their innovation and products.

Dr. Jayachandran Kizhakkedathu
Professor
Pathology
UBC
Dr. Joel Gagnon
Assistant Professor
Surgery
UBC

Dr. Keekyoung Kim
Assistant Professor
School of Engineering
UBC
Dr. Hadi Mohammadi
Assistant Professor
School of Engineering
UBC

Dr. Anasavarapu S Phani
Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering
UBC
Dr. Kenichi Takahata
Professor
Electrical Engineering
Associate Member
Biomedical Engineering
UBC

Dr. Sherene Shalhub
Associate Professor
School of Medicine
University of Washington
Dr. Mu Chiao
Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Associate Member
Biomedical Engineering
UBC

Dr. John D.W. Madden
Professor
Electrical Engineering
Associate Member
Biomedical Engineering
UBC
Dr. Brett Heilbron
Clinical Associate Professor
Faculty of Medicine
UBC
Cardiologist, St. Paul's Hospital

Dr. Kendall Ho
Professor of Emergency Medicine,
Faculty of Medicine
UBC
Dr. Patrick McVeigh
PGY4
Medical Biophysics
University of Toronto

Abhi Cherukupalli
MD Student
Vancouver Fraser Medical Program
The University of British Columbia
Dr. Omid Jazaeri
Vascular Surgeon
The Medical Center of Aurora, Colorado

Dr. Pascal Bernatchez
Associate Professor
Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics
UBC
Dr. Karin Humphries
Associate Professor
Faculty of Medicine
UBC

Dr. Jonathan Little
Assistant Professor
Health and Exercise Science
UBC
Dr. Sepideh Pakpour
Assistant Professor
Applied Science
UBC

Dr. Glen Foster
Assistant Professor
Health and Exercise Science
UBC
Dr. Christopher West
Assistant Professor
Southern Medical Program
UBC

Dr. Rob Shave
Professor
Health and Exercise Science
UBC
Dr. Marlene Grenon
Associate Professor
Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
University of California, San Francisco

Brenda Irwin
Founder and Managing Partner
Relentless Venture Fund

Dr. Nima Ziraknejad
Founder and CEO
NZ Technologies Inc.
Dr. Martin Haulena
Co-Founder and Chief Scientific Officer
Imaging Reality

Dr. Donald Ricci
CEO and co-founder
Evasc
Clinical Professor
Faculty of Medicine
UBC
Dr. Peter Skarsgard
President and co-founder
Vesalius Cardiovascular
Clinical Associate Professor
Faculty of Medicine
UBC

Dr. Ali Tavallaei
Assistant Professor
Biomedical Engineering
Ryerson University
President
Magellan Biomedical
Kim Buschert
Librarian
Management
UBC

Paul Matthews, PEng
Counsel
Lawson Lundell LLP
Jennifer Tedman-Jones
Director, Business Development BC Interior and the Yukon
Mitacs

Sean Lumb
Life Sciences Stream Lead
entrepreneurship@UBC
Nola Lagace
Commercial Account Manger-Health Care
RBC

▸Student/University Researcher/Physician/General Public: $20

▸Small and Medium-sized Enterprises: $200

▸Large Enterprises (more than 250 worldwide employees): $1500

Registration deadline: August 30, 2019

We highly encourage early registration given our limit on the number of attendees. For registration, please visit the link here.


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