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Schulich Heart Research

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Laura Jimenez-Juan, MD

Affiliate scientist

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
2075 Bayview Ave., Room AG 283
Toronto, ON
M4N 3M5

Phone: 416-480-6100, ext. 85389
Fax: 416-480-5855

Education:

  • MD, 2002, Miguel Hernandez University, Spain
  • Residency, radiology, 2007, Hospital Severo Ochoa, Complutense University of Madrid, Spain
  • Clinical fellowship, 2010, cross-sectional imaging, St Michael’s Hospital, University of Toronto, Canada
  • Clinical and research fellowship, 2012, cardiothoracic imaging, Toronto General Hospital, U of T, Canada

Research Foci:

Research Summary:

The focus of Dr. Jimenez-Juan’s research is the application of noninvasive advanced imaging techniques to improve the understanding, risk stratification and outcomes of cardiovascular diseases.

She is a recipient of a Research Scholar Grant from the Radiological Society of North America (2017–2019) for her project, “Towards an early detection of coronary artery bypass graft failure: a computational fluid dynamics approach based on cardiac CT and 4D-flow MRI.” This study aims to develop and translate into clinical practice a noninvasive approach to assess graft hemodynamics, and show that hemodynamic parameters obtained from computational simulations can predict future coronary artery bypass graft failure.

Selected Publications:

See current publications list at PubMed.

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