A commitment to excellence guides our research programs and priorities.Learn more
“This support helped me establish my research career.”
Dr. Susanna Mak, CardiologistFind out more
Research changes lives
With your help, Heart & Stroke has been leading advances in heart and brain health for more than 60 years.
From the prevention of disease to the development of life-saving interventions to the transformation of rehabilitation, our research is truly life changing.Find out more
How you can get involved
You could participate in a clinical trial or help review research proposals.Learn how
Find everything you need to know about Heart & Stroke funding opportunities, peer review and moreGet the details
Our latest research
A breakthrough brings hope for preventing heart failure
Research awards will support Indigenous women’s health
Dr. Eric Smith’s work on stroke could help us prevent dementia
Game-changing research will reduce women’s risks
How do you treat a stroke that happened during sleep?
How viruses can trigger heart damage
Research in action
Heart & Stroke donors and volunteers have been fueling medical breakthroughs for over six decades.
- invested in research since 1952
- decline in heart and stroke disease death rate since 1952
- researchers currently funded across Canada
Meet our BC researchers
Researchers across British Columbia are making groundbreaking discoveries with crucial support from Heart & Stroke donors.
Funding discovery and innovation
The Grant-in-Aid program supports innovative research in heart disease and stroke.Meet three grant recipients and learn about the life-saving potential of their work.
Recognizing leaders in cardiovascular research
Chair and Professorship awards support outstanding scientists and leaders in cardiovascular disease research.Learn more about their impact.