Grants

PRIHS (2016) Enhancing clinical decision support for prevention of contrast-induced acute kidney injury in cardiac catheterization PI: Matthew James; Michelle Graham.

CIHR (2015), Coronary Revascularization: a Tool for Evidence-based, Individualized, Shared Decision Making (CR-Decide). PI: Colleen Norris

CIHR Foundation (2015), Better prediction and decision support tools to improve care and outcomes for patients with acute kidney injury (AKI). PI: Matthew James

MSI Foundation (2014/07 – 2016/06), Refined prognostication in coronary artery disease using routine laboratory test data. PI: Lawrence deKoning

CIHR (2014), A prognostic tool to inform management of acute coronary syndromes in people with kidney disease. PI: Matthew James

CIHR/HSFC (2014), Effect of acute air pollution exposure on AMI & Stroke, PI: Kaplan G.

PRIUS (2014), Efficient/effective delivery and followup of CV Implantable electrical devices in AB: Performance Evaluation and Rhythm Followup Optimization and Remote Monitoring (PERFORM), PI: Exner D, Buck B, Norris C.

CIHR/HSFC (2013), Impact of HS-Troponin assay implementation on patient outcomes, ED operations and healthcare resource utilization, PI: McRea A.

MSI Foundation (2011/07 – 2013/06), Coronary revascularization and quality of life for patients with chronic kidney disease in Alberta, $94,000, Funded, PI: James MT.

University of Calgary (2011/07 – 2012/06), Care in Alberta after coronary angiography associated acute kidney injury, $18,000, Funded, PI: James MT.

Biomedical Research – Kidney Foundation of Canada (2010/07 – 2012/06), Coronary angiography for patients with Stage 4 and 5 non-dialysis chronic kidney disease: a decision analysis, $100,000, Funded, PI: James MT.

CIHR - Canadian Institute for Health Research (Jul 2009 - Jun 2012): Access to and quality of cardiac care for First Nations People.  PI: Hemmelgarn B.

CIHR - Canadian Institute for Health Research (Jul 2009 - Jun 2012): Understanding “Troponinitis”: Exploring myocardial injury and its clinical and health services implications. PI: Graham MM.

CIHR - Canadian Institute for Health Research (Jun 2009 - Jul 2011): Development of audit with feedback intervention to improve acute cardiovascular care using APPROACH. PI: Sales AE.

FOMD/CH (Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry and Capital Health) Emerging Research Team Grant (2008-2010) Outcomes of medical, surgical and percutaneous treatment of PAD. PI: McMurtry S, McAllister F.

Biomedical Research - Kidney Foundation of Canada (2008/07 - 2009/06), Contrast induced nephropathy and progression of kidney disease after coronary angiography., $48,295, Funded, Co-PI: James MT.

CFI - Canadian Foundation for Innovation with matched funds from Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta and Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute (July 2005 - June 2008): Broadening the scope of APPROACH. PI: Ghali WA.

Brenda Stafford Foundation Chair in Geriatric Medicine (Jan 2005–Dec 2006) Frailty, inflammatory mechanism, and adverse health outcomes among older patients. PI: Maxwell CJ.

CIHR - Canadian Institute for Health Research (Apr 2004-Mar 2006): Ethnic difference in access to invasive cardiovascular procedures in Canada. PI: Quan H.

CIHR - Canadian Institute for Health Research (Apr 2003-Mar 2006) U.S. – Canadian comparison of cardiac care in the elderly. PI: Kaul P.

Institute of Health Economics (Apr 2004-Mar 2005) Implementation of ICD-10 data merging solution for missing data. PI: Ghali WA.

CIHR - Canadian Institute for Health Research (Oct 2003-Sept 2006): Gender differences in health-related quality of life outcomes following treatment for coronary artery disease. PI: Jensen L, Norris CM

CIHR - Canadian Institute for Health Research (Oct 2003-Sept 2005): Outcomes of after-hours primary PCI for AMI in Alberta. PI: Graham MM.

CIHR - Institute of Aging The Impact of Neurocognitive and Psychological Factors on Quality of Life and Functional Recovery among Older Patients Undergoing Coronary Revascularization Procedures”. PI: Maxwell CJ.

IHE – Institute of Health Economics and Calgary Health Region Centre for Advancement of Health (2003-2004): Validity of defining ethnicity using surnames. PI: Quan H.

CIHR - Canadian Institute for Health Research (Oct 2002-Sept 2004): Cardiac procedure waiting times: exploratory analyses toward the development of national reporting standards. PI: Ghali WA.

CIHR - Canadian Institute for Health Research (Oct 2002-Sept 2004): Secondary prevention – the gap between evidence and practices. PI: Humphries K.

Institute for Health Economics (Apr 2002-Mar 2004): Clinical prediction rule for outcomes after PCI performed for patients with acute coronary syndromes. PI: Ghali WA, Hubacek J.

Calgary Health Region (Apr 2002-Dec 2003): Survey of reasons for chelation therapy use among Alberta patients undergoing angiography. PI: Ghali WA, Quan H.

CFI - Canadian Foundation for Innovation with matched funds from AB government (July 2001-June 2005): Broadening the scope of APPROACH. PI: Ghali WA.

CIHR - Canadian Institute for Health Research with supplemental funding from Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada - Interdisciplinary Health Research Team Competition (Apr 2001-Mar 2006): CCORT: Canadian Cardiovascular Outcomes Research Team. PI: Tu J.

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council. (Apr 2001-Mar 2004): Modifying Cardiovascular Disease Risk. PI: King K.

CIHR - Canadian Institute for Health Research (Apr 2001-Mar 2003): Highly centralized tertiary care services and access to urgent high technology care for AMI. PI: Ghali WA.

Calgary Regional Health Authority (Apr 2001-Mar 2003): Alberta atlas of cardiac procedures. PI: Knudtson ML.

Calgary Health Region (Jan 2001-Dec 2002): A comparison of IABP utilization and effectiveness in two tertiary care cardiac surgical centers. PI: Ghali WA, Baskett R.

Heart and Stroke Foundation (operating grant July 1999-June 2001): Sociodemographic factors and access to cardiac procedures. PI: Ghali WA.

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