Israel's Sheba Medical Center and Canada's Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center Partner to Fight Deadly Heart Disease

Friday, March 22, 2019 Heart Disease News
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Canadian Friends of Sheba Medical Center, Tel HaShomer recently convened representatives of Israel's Sheba Medical Center, Tel HaShomer and The Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre for a breakfast to celebrate their partnership in advancing medical research in the field of cardiology. Attendees learned about the importance of this collaboration and the significant impact the partnership continues to have on the understanding and treatment of heart disease - the leading cause of death across the globe.

TORONTO, March 22, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Canadian Friends of Sheba Medical Center recently gathered doctors

from Sheba Medical Center, Tel HaShomer and Canada's Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre to discuss the important connection between the two preeminent facilities and their shared goal in improving heart health.

Sheba Medical Center, Tel HaShomer is the largest and most comprehensive hospital in the Middle East and The Sunnybrook Health Science Centre is a world leader in health sciences. In 2017, the two hospitals formed a robust partnership, with five areas of collaboration, including fellowships, joint research and innovation projects, to combine forces in the battle against heart disease.

The celebratory breakfast marked the achievements made through their joint efforts and highlighted ways in which the hospitals could maximize impact, including taking advantage of Sheba's state-of-the-art simulation education program and its position as an innovator in medical technology.

Speaking at the breakfast were Sheba's Dr. Ehud Regev, a visiting interventional cardiology fellow who has been in Canada since the summer of 2018, and Chief of Sunnybrook's Schulich Heart Centre Dr. Bradley Strauss, who provided guests with an update on the latest developments stemming from the collaboration.

"Sheba and Sunnybrook are two hospitals where groundbreaking research is being done on a daily basis, and by combining the power of the two institutions, we can make great strides in heart care," stated Dr. Regev. "Through this cooperation, we will accelerate the pace of innovation faster than ever before."

About Sheba Medical Center, Tel HaShomer Born together with Israel in 1948, Sheba Medical Center, Tel HaShomer is the largest and most comprehensive medical center in the Middle East. Sheba is the only medical center in Israel that combines an acute care hospital and a rehabilitation hospital on one campus, and it is at the forefront of medical treatments, patient care, research and education. As a university teaching hospital affiliated with the Sackler School of Medicine at Tel-Aviv University, it welcomes people from all over the world indiscriminately. To learn more, visit:


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