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The Centre for Cardiovascular Investigations (CCVI) at the University of Guelph is a collaborative venture between laboratories in the Ontario Veterinary College, College of Biological Sciences and Human Health & Nutritional Sciences. With broad interests that span the spectrum of cardiovascular medicine and science, our goal is to understand the mechanisms behind heart disease and to develop new therapies for the treatment of cardiovascular disease.

Our Centre uses leading-edge approaches, innovation, and infrastructure to investigate cardiovascular disease, and train the next generation of Scientists. Interactions between investigators in basic science and translational medicine provides a unique environment and opportunities to investigate cardiovascular disease in experimental and naturally occurring models. Our integrative capabilities for cardiovacular investigations span from molecular to physiologic and pharmacologic platforms. Our goal is to attract and train the brightest individuals, to develop new understandings of cardiovascular disease, and generate new therapeutic strategies to benefit the health of Canadians.



CCVI Spring 2017 Newsletter

View our Spring 2017 Newsletter featuring the CCVI Ride for Heart, current events, members in the news, research achievements of our faculty and students, upcoming conferences, and recent publications.




Represent the CCVI at the Heart and Stroke Ride for Heart Sunday June 4

Come on out to represent the CCVI at the Ride for Heart on Sunday June 4 and raise funds for Heart and Stroke research!

There's a couple of ways you can help!
1. Make a donation to the CCVI team
2. Join the team! If you join now, chances are that you will be able to raise more funds because the Ride is not until June 4th!
3. We're kicking things off with a 50/50 raffle! The pricing will be $2 for one ticket or $5 for three tickets!

If interested in joining our team and/or participating in the 50/50 raffle, please e-mail Love Sandhu at lsandhu@uoguelph.ca






Follow the CCVI on social media
Twitter: @CCVIGuelph
LinkedIn: CCVI Guelph


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