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Canadian Cardiovascular Society recognizes WCRI scientist

October 30, 2017

Dr. Jacob Udell
Dr. Jacob Udell

Congratulations to Dr. Jacob Udell, a scientist at Women’s College Research Institute (WCRI), who received the Young Investigator Award in the Clinical Science category from the Canadian Cardiovascular Society. The award recognizes outstanding contributions to cardiovascular care. The Canadian Cardiovascular Society recognized Dr. Udell and other Canadian scientists at a ceremony on Oct. 22.

Dr. Udell studies cardiovascular risk factors, including influenza infection and fertility treatment, as well as new therapies. In 2016, he launched an international study investigating whether a high-dose flu vaccine could prevent heart attack, heart failure, stroke or pneumonia in heart disease patients.



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