60 press releases
Dr. Denis Roy receives the 2021 Canadian Cardiovascular Society Research Achievement Award
October 21, 2021
Dr. Denis-Roy, a cardiologist emeritus at the Montreal Heart Institute (MHI), received the Canadian Cardiovascular Society (CCS) Research Achievement Award yesterday at the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress 2021. This prestigious award is given annually to an established investigator working on an aspect of cardiovascular research in Canada.
The Dr. Denis Roy Awards for Excellence 2021 are awarded to Claudie Roussy and Émilie Caplette
September 29, 2021
The Montreal Heart Institute (MHI) is proud to announce that Claudie Roussy and Émilie Caplette are the recipients of the second annual Dr. Denis Roy Award for Excellence. Each year, this prestigious award honours MHI nursing staff members who distinguish themselves in their work.
Dr. Jean-Claude Tardif Receives the Prestigious Margolese National Heart Disorders Prize
September 15, 2021
The Montreal Heart Institute (MHI) is proud to announce that Dr. Jean-Claude Tardif has been honoured with the 2021 Margolese National Heart Disorders Prize. This prestigious distinction is awarded annually to a Canadian physician or scientist who makes outstanding contributions to heart disorders’ treatment, amelioration, or cure.
The Grand Bal des Vins-Cœurs Raises $1,002,040 for Cardiovascular Health
September 10, 2021
Opening the fundraising season, the Grand Bal des Vins-Cœurs was held virtually on Thursday, September 9, with generous philanthropists from the Montreal business community. The 21st edition of the Montreal Heart Institute Foundation’s signature event raised $1,002,040 for cardiovascular health.
Health Canada approval of low-dose colchicine for cardiovascular disease based on the COLCOT study
August 27, 2021
People with coronary disease now have a new treatment option to reduce the risk of cardiovascular events. Health Canada has issued a Notice of Compliance for the prescription drug MYINFLA™ (colchicine 0.5 mg tablets) based on the results of the Montreal Heart Institute (MHI)’s COLCOT clinical trial.
$123,000 raised for the 35th edition of the Kanawaki Golf Tournament
August 11, 2021
The 35th edition of the Kanawaki Golf Tournament was held on August 2. This gathering, the Foundation’s first in over a year, was a great success. The Foundation is proud to announce that a total of $123,000 was raised thanks to this event, the highest amount in at least 10 years!
Collector cars to be won to support the Institute’s mission
July 12, 2021
The Loterie des Cœurs, co-chaired by Giovanni and Salvatore Migliara, will take place on September 24th. Tickets are $100 each.
The Foundation’s first gathering since early 2020
July 5, 2021
Will you be joining us for the 35th Kanawaki Golf Tournament? On August 2nd, join us for this exceptional day organized for the benefit of the Montreal Heart Institute Foundation.
The Grand Bal des Vins-Cœurs will be taking place virtually!
June 29, 2021
The Grand Bal des Vins-Cœurs, the Montreal Heart Institute Foundation’s flagship event, will be taking place virtually on September 9th. The co-presidents of the Grand Bal – Ms. France Chrétien Desmarais, Mr. Anthony M. Fata, Mr. Mitch Garber, and Mr. Tony Meti – invite you to join the festivities which also mark the arrival of fall in our beautiful city.
The Department of Surgery implants a new biological aortic prosthesis
June 8, 2021
The Montreal Heart Institute announces that the surgery department has implanted a new biological aortic prosthesis in a patient, a Canadian first. This cutting-edge medical device reduces the time required for surgery and the risk of complications; thus, patients enjoy a better quality of life.