MAC

Research Vision for a Brighter Future: Montalcino Aortic Consortium

GADA Canada hosted the second Montalcino Aortic Consortium (MAC) Summit in May 2017. The Summit was a two-day conference held in Tuscany, Italy. Twenty-nine aortic disease specialists (physicians and researchers) from around the world (USA, Canada, Europe, Australia and Japan), with a range of clinical disciplines including; Cardiovascular Genetics/Medicine, Adult Cardiology, Pediatric Cardiology, Cardiovascular Surgery, Ophthalmology, Imaging and Molecular Research, participated in the Summit.

The Summit was a huge success! There were intensive discussions between the specialists to accelerate research based on their patients' observations. We look forward to results of the MAC that will change the future for our loved ones affected by any of the genetically triggered aortic diseases.

On Mother’s Day, it’s off to work for ‘Dr. Mom’ the heart surgeon

Take the time to read this great profile highlighting the exceptional work and commitment of Dr. Maral Ouzounian, Cardiovascular Surgeon in Toronto. We are honoured to have Dr. Ouzounian on GADAs' Professional Advisory Board and the Montalcino Aortic Consortium.

The only female surgeon on a downtown Toronto hospital’s cardiac team is also a scientist, professor and mother — and the one on call on Mother’s Day. Read More

Dr. Dianna Milewicz Honored with Belgium’s Princesse Liliane Professorship

Congratulations to Dr. Dianna Milewicz, M.D., Ph.D., Chair of GADA's Professional Advisory Board and Scientific Chair of the Montalcino Aortic Consortium (MAC)on being honored with Belgium’s Princesse Liliane Professorship.

Please read the article, written by Deborah Mann Lake, Office of Public Affairs