Subodh Verma (CardSurg), in a collaboration between
St. Michael’s Hospital and King Saud University received
a joint U.S. patent entitled: "Method for Preventing and
Treating Cardiovascular Diseases with BRCA1".
Lee Errett (CardioSurg) was named the Honorary
Chair, Shandong University Cardiac Research Centre,
Jinan, Shandong Province CHINA for assisting in the
development and creation of its cardiac surgery program.
Mingyao Liu (ThorSurg) was awarded a 5-year Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Grant for the project entitled "Acute lung injury: from cellular mechanisms to molecular therapies" (2011 - 2016).