Michael Farkouh

Michael Farkouh

Degrees, Title/Position:
Vice-Chair Research & Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Director, Heart & Stroke Richard Lewar Centre of Excellence, University of Toronto

Peter Munk Chair in Multinational Clinical Trials, University Health Network

Goal Groups/Integration Themes:
Clinical Trials & New Therapies

Research Description:

Dr. Farkouh is internationally known for his work in cardiovascular prevention and acute coronary syndromes. He has a special interest and expertise in the field of cardiovascular disease in diabetic patients. He is currently the project officer for numerous clinical trials on questions related to diabetes and heart disease including the NIH-sponsored FREEDOM trial. He chairs the committee on diabetes and heart disease at the Banting and Best Diabetes Centre at the University of Toronto and serves as Associate Editor of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

Our group investigates the link between diabetes and heart diseases with a particular emphasis on large, multinational outcomes trials in patients with coronary heart disease and heart failure.

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Home Page/Departmental Page:

Heart & Stroke/Richard Lewar Centre of Excellence

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