Researching the heart-brain connection

International collaboration studies how cardiovascular health protects the brain and cognitive capacity [video].

Register for Okanagan Cardiovascular & Respiratory Symposium

The Centre’s inaugural international symposium takes place March 20-22, 2014 at Silver Star Mountain Resort in Vernon, BC. Here’s all the conference and registration details.

Capital News: Kelowna runner finds niche in endurance running

Centre’s Phil Ainslie helps Stacie Carrigan prepare for 55-kilometre high-altitude competition in Lesotho, Africa.

The influence of exercise upon the heart from an acute, chronic and evolutionary perspective

Guest speaker Prof. Rob Shave presents his research Jan. 16th in ART 376.

Feb. 6-7: Heart + Lung Health FEST 2014 Scientific Symposium

Here’s all the details, including a program packed with the latest in heart and lung health research and clinical innovation.

Student Blog looks at the fun side of science

The first monthly instalment is by Chris Willie, who recounts his trip to Croatia researching prolonged apnea in world-class breath-hold divers.

A brief history of medical science topic of public presentation

Centre’s visiting scholar Prof. Daniel Green discusses successes, failures of medicine through the ages. Free public talk is Dec. 2 at the Rotary Centre for the Arts.

Letter to the Editor: ‘Centre did what medication can’t do—built stamina and taught me how to help myself’

COPD sufferer lauds researchers, encourages others to participate.