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Bradley Strauss, MD, PhD

Senior scientist

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
2075 Bayview Ave., Room A2 53
Toronto, ON
M4N 3M5

Phone: 416-480-6066

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Administrative Assistant: Nita Dalal-Weber
Phone: 416-480-6066
Email: nita.dalalweber@sunnybrook.ca

Dr. Strauss is chief of the Schulich Heart Program and head of cardiology at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center. He is an interventional cardiologist with a specific interest in coronary chronic total occlusions and developing novel cardiac devices and therapies. He is also interested in the commercialization of coronary innovations. Dr. Strauss is a founder of the Medventions Innovation Program at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre.

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Administrative Assistant: Nita Dalal-Weber
Phone: 416-480-6066
Email: nita.dalalweber@sunnybrook.ca

Education:

  • B.Sc., 1978, University of Toronto, Canada
  • MD, 1982, U of T, Canada
  • Fellow (health professional), 1987, internal medicine, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • Fellow (health professional), 1988, cardiology, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • PhD, 1991, medicine, Erasmus University, Netherlands

Appointments and Affiliations:

  • Senior scientist, Biological Sciences, Schulich Heart Research Program, Sunnybrook Research Institute
  • Chief, Schulich Heart Program, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
  • Head, division of cardiology, Sunnybrook
  • Reichmann Chair, cardiovascular sciences, Sunnybrook and U of T
  • Professor, department of medicine, U of T
  • Professor, laboratory medicine and pathobiology, U of T

Research Foci:

  • Restenosis after coronary interventions
  • Evaluation of new coronary devices and imaging modalities
  • Pathophysiology and new therapies for treating chronic total occlusions
  • Myocardial remodelling following coronary interventions in acute myocardial infarction (heart attack)

Research Summary:

Dr. Strauss is involved in the following research studies:

  • Epidemiology and pathophysiology of chronic total occlusions
  • Novel approaches to improving angioplasty results in chronic total occlusions
  • Developing an infrastructure for medical innovation through the Medventions program, which includes early stage innovation funding and a collaborative training program for physicians and engineers

Selected Publications:

See current publications list at PubMed.

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