Awards - Current Recipients - Branislav Radovancevic Memorial
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Stollery Children's Hospital and the University of Alberta
Chief of Staff: Simon Urschel, MD
Research co-supervised by: Lori J. West, MD, DPhil, FRCPC and Holger Buchholz, MD
Project: "Relation of physical activity measured through triaxial accelerometry and Brain natriuretic peptide in children with heart failure, heart transplant and on ventricular assist devices"
Accepting award (pictured): Simon Urschel, MD
The purpose of the award is to encourage scholarly clinical work in mechanical circulatory support worldwide, to facilitate scientific exchange regarding MCS, and to provide advanced scholarly clinical training in mechanical circulatory support and total artificial heart therapy. Dr. Radovancevic, a long-time member of ISHLT, was devoted to the encouragement of scientific collaboration among physicians and scientists engaged in mechanical circulatory support. This award is intended to encourage others to continue his efforts.
Funding for this award is provided by Thoratec in memory of ISHLT member Branislav (Brano) Radovancevic