CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund Awarded to CINQ

Dr. Johri has been awarded the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) John R. Evans Leaders Fund to bolster the CINQ’s research collaboration with Dr. Parvin Mousavi from the Queen’s Medical Informatics Laboratory.

This grant will fund the development of an advanced imaging tool for the detection and analysis of high risk plaque for the treatment of heart disease.

Read more about this project and about the other Queen’s recipients at the Queen’s gazette.

CINQ on the cover of JASE

This month’s issue of the Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography features artwork from our State-of-the-Art review article “Novel Ultrasound Methods to Investigate Carotid Plaque Vulnerability” by Dr. Amer Johri, Julia Herr, Terry Li, Olivia Yau, and Dr. Vijay Nambi

Read the article here

Basmajian Research Award

Dr. Johri was the recipient of the 2015/16 Mihran and Mary Basmajian Award for Excellence in Health Research, which was established by Dr. John Basmajian, former Head of the Department of Anatomy at Queen’s University, over four decades ago. It is given to full-time members of the Faculty of Health Sciences who are judged to have made the most meritorious contributions to health research during the previous year or several years.

Dr. Johri presented the Basmajian lecture on November 24, 2016. It was entitled: “Look to Windward: Novel Vascular Ultrasound Applications for Atherosclerosis

Goodbye Guangzhou- Village of Water but City of Glass

An end to amazing cultural experience. We left Guangzhou and I met up with the other Canadian scientists visiting with the program in Beijing (JP from Ottawa and Joon from Waterloo).  We have out final presentations to the Chinese official overseeing this first exchange with Canada.  We all thought this was a great way to connect with Chinese researchers and recommended continuing the program. 
Time for some last minute sight seeing here in Beijing and then headed back home.