Heart failure, Artificial Intelligence and a near-death experience, with Dr. Heather Ross
In the first episode of Behind the Breakthrough, we hear from cardiologist Dr. Heather Ross about her pioneering work with artificial intelligence (A.I.), how she handles failure—especially after two rejections from medical school—and how a brush with death brought her closer to her patients than ever before. Dr. Heather Ross is a world-renowned cardiologist, division head of cardiology at Sinai Health System and UHN’s Peter Munk Cardiac Centre (PMCC), and director of the Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research at the PMCC. Dr. Ross is pioneering research in artificial intelligence to improve the lives of patients suffering heart failure.
BTB Season 3 Special Edition with Dr. Brad Wouters, UHN EVP of Science and Research
Dr. John Dick on his famous discovery of cancer stem cells, and the puzzle of research
Dr. Mansoor Husain on breakthrough drug for diabetes and heart disease
Dr. Alex Mihailidis on helping us live at home longer
Dr. Ralph DaCosta on a better way to visualize cancer and his serendipitous invention
Dr. Sonya MacParland on developing the world’s first map of the liver
Dr. Heather Baltzer on pioneering hand trauma treatment.
Dr. Pamela Ohashi on revolutionizing cancer treatment with immunotherapy
Dr. Taufik Valiante invents implantable computer chip designed to stop epileptic seizures
Dr. Stephanie Protze on turning stem cells into pacemaker cells
Dr. Brad Wouters on UHN's COVID-19 research, leadership during the pandemic, and anti-vaxxers
Season 2…coming soon!
Dr. Donald Weaver's lifelong quest to cure Alzheimer's
Using computers to understand cancer, with Dr. Michael Hoffman
Pioneering treatments to get spinal cord injured patients mobile, with Dr. Kristin Musselman
Reversing blindness and the serendipity of science, with Dr. Valerie Wallace
Repairing broken hearts with stem cells, with Dr. Michael Laflamme
Overcoming ‘impostor syndrome’ and helping the elderly live well, with Dr. Jennifer Campos
Meet the cancer code breaker, Dr. Mathieu Lupien
Robotics, rehabilitation therapy and learning from failure, with Dr. Milos Popovic
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