Welcome!

Web 2.0 Authors: Carmen Gonzalez, Pat Romanski, Elizabeth White, Kevin Benedict, Hovhannes Avoyan

News Feed Item

Programme ARTERIA - L'Institut de Cardiologie de Montréal pilotera #ARTERIA : un programme de recherche d'envergure pour les patients atteints ou à risque d'une maladie cardiovasculaire

MONTRÉAL, February 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --



C'est en présence de la première ministre du Québec, Pauline Marois, accompagnée des ministres québécois Nicolas Marceau, Jean-François Lisée et Élaine Zakaïb, du maire de Montréal Denis Coderre et de représentants d'entreprises pharmaceutiques internationales que le docteur Jean-Claude Tardif, directeur du Centre de recherche de l'Institut de Cardiologie de Montréal (ICM), a rendu public aujourd'hui le programme de recherche ARTERIA visant la recherche de traitements novateurs dans la lutte contre les maladies cardiovasculaires, la première cause mondiale de décès. « Une fois de plus, l'Institut de Cardiologie de Montréal et son équipe de médecins, de chercheurs et de professionnels dédiés se démarquent comme leader mondial de la lutte contre les maladies cardiovasculaires. Ce programme aura des effets positifs et tangibles sur les patients atteints ou à risque de maladies cardiovasculaires », a déclaré le docteur Tardif.

Les voies de découvertes et d'innovation, qui sont rendues possibles grâce à ce programme unique, apporteront des bénéfices considérables aux patients à moyen et à long terme en venant transformer les pratiques médicales de traitement des maladies cardiovasculaires tout en se traduisant par des économies majeures pour le système de santé. ARTERIA permettra, entre autres, d'offrir une médecine de plus en plus personnalisée, de mieux soigner et de mieux médicamenter les patients et ainsi de sauver des vies. Rappelons que les maladies cardiovasculaires sont la principale cause d'hospitalisation et de décès sur la planète et plus de 1,3 million de personnes au pays en souffrent. Les maladies cardiovasculaires constituent également le fardeau le plus important dans les coûts de santé avec près de 22 G$ par année.

Un investissement majeur de 49,2 M$ grâce à un partenariat inédit

Ce projet novateur et d'envergure est rendu possible grâce à un montage financier de 49,2 M$, dont 18,2 M$ proviennent du gouvernement du Québec et 31 M$ d'investissements privés liés au secteur biopharmaceutique. « Nous sommes très fiers, au Centre de recherche de l'Institut de Cardiologie de Montréal, d'avoir réussi à réunir autour de ce programme de recherche des intervenants clés tels que le gouvernement du Québec, l'Université de Montréal et les entreprises pharmaceutiques les plus innovantes du monde, afin de mettre au service de nos patients et de l'ensemble des Québécois les fruits de cette importante recherche », a renchéri le docteur Tardif. ARTERIA entraînera aussi la création de 150 nouveaux emplois directs et hautement qualifiés.

Présents lors de l'annonce, les principaux partenaires privés ont tenu à saluer l'initiative du Centre de recherche de l'Institut de Cardiologie de Montréal au sujet de la mise sur pied de ce projet novateur, soulignant par le fait même le leadership incontestable de l'Institut sur la scène internationale.

« Par notre collaboration, nous sommes en mesure de combiner la recherche médicale et scientifique de portée mondiale de l'ICM avec nos capacités en médecine translationnelle et en développement clinique. C'est pourquoi pour Hoffmann-La Roche ltée, il ne fait aucun doute que l'Institut de Cardiologie de Montréal est une institution québécoise de classe mondiale », de mentionner le président-directeur général pour le Canada, M. Ronnie Miller.

Autre partenaire principal d'ARTERIA, Servier Canada inc., par le biais de son chef de la Direction au Canada, M. Frédéric Fasano a insisté sur la longue collaboration entre les deux entités : « Notre collaboration avec l'Institut de Cardiologie de Montréal a démarré il y a plus de 15 ans. Elle a été extrêmement productive en études et en innovations puisqu'un médicament traitant des malades d'insuffisance cardiaque a été largement façonné dans les murs de l'Institut. Travailler avec l'Institut de Cardiologie de Montréal, c'est côtoyer les médecins cardiologues et les chercheurs d'un des tout premiers centres de cardiologie en Amérique du Nord ».

Enfin, le partenaire MedImmune (filiale d'AstraZeneca) a tenu à souligner l'unicité de l'Institut de Cardiologie de Montréal et de son modèle. « En participant au programme ARTERIA, AstraZeneca, comme tous les partenaires publics et privés et tous les patients, bénéficiera de ce plateau technique exceptionnel dans le monde qu'est l'Institut de Cardiologie de Montréal. Seul l'Institut offre un modèle intégré allant de la génétique aux grandes études cliniques, en passant par la cellule. L'Institut de Cardiologie de Montréal est une institution unique en son genre dans le monde », a poursuivi la docteure Fouzia Laghrissi-Thode, vice-présidente mondiale responsable de la franchise cardiovasculaire et métabolique pour AstraZeneca à Londres.

Le Dr Guy Breton, recteur de l'Université de Montréal, à laquelle l'Institut de Cardiologie est affilié, s'est réjoui de l'annonce « Nous sommes très fiers des trois équipes de chercheurs de l'Université de Montréal qui ont reçu des subventions dans le cadre de ce nouveau programme. Je félicite tout particulièrement le Dr Tardif et son équipe de l'Institut de Cardiologie de Montréal qui mèneront un programme de recherche novateur à tous points de vue. En cette journée de la Saint-Valentin qui nous rappelle l'importance du cœur, je me réjouis de savoir que des chercheurs de très haut calibre auront accès aux ressources et aux partenaires qui leur permettront de développer de nouvelles avenues pour améliorer la santé cardiaque.

Étant le fruit d'un vaste partenariat diversifié, ARTERIA est aussi rendu possible par la contribution importante et l'appui tangible des autres partenaires suivants : Valeant Canada, Pharmascience inc., Thrasos Therapeutics inc., Pfizer Canada inc., Spartan Bioscience inc. et la Fondation de l'Institut de Cardiologie de Montréal.

Pour accéder à la galerie de photos : http://www.icm-mhi.org/fr/salle-presse/materiel-telecharger-et-contenu-multimedia/galerie-photos/conference-presse-projet-arteria

Fondé par le Dr Paul David, l'Institut de Cardiologie de Montréal célèbre en 2014 son 60e anniversaire. Cette année commémorative sera l'occasion de souligner les réalisations remarquables qui lui ont permis de se hisser parmi les plus grands centres de cardiologie au monde autant pour la qualité des soins aux patients, que pour la recherche, la prévention et l'enseignement. Montréalais par ses racines, international par sa renommée, l'Institut de Cardiologie de Montréal réunit depuis 60 ans des experts passionnés qui ont à cœur de repousser les limites de la médecine pour offrir des soins ultraspécialisés exceptionnels aux Québécois.

À propos de l'Institut de Cardiologie de Montréal : http://www.icm-mhi.org.

Facebook: facebook.com/institutcardiologiemontreal
Twitter: @ICMtl

Renseignements:
Vanessa Lyssan
+1-514-266-5434
[email protected]

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

@ThingsExpo Stories
With major technology companies and startups seriously embracing IoT strategies, now is the perfect time to attend @ThingsExpo in Silicon Valley. Learn what is going on, contribute to the discussions, and ensure that your enterprise is as "IoT-Ready" as it can be! Internet of @ThingsExpo, taking place Nov 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, is co-located with 17th Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. The Internet of Things (IoT) is the most profound change in personal an...
Recent technology advances in miniaturization has positioned the wearables as the pinnacle of technology convergence with the human body. We inquire if wearables are mere standard miniaturized devices extended with the connectivity and present our views on considerations like design, applications, performance, efficiency, interoperability, usage scenarios, human device interaction and consequent trade-offs enabling wearables to impart optimal value.
Enterprise IoT is an exciting and chaotic space with a lot of potential to transform how the enterprise resources are managed. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Hari Srinivasan, Sr Product Manager at Cisco, will describe the challenges in enabling mass adoption of IoT, and share perspectives and insights on architectures/standards/protocols that are necessary to build a healthy ecosystem and lay the foundation to for a wide variety of exciting IoT use cases in the years to come.
Avnet, Inc. has announced that it ranked No. 4 on the InformationWeek Elite 100 – a list of the top business technology innovators in the U.S. Avnet was recognized for the development of an innovative cloud-based training system that serves as the foundation for Avnet Academy – the company’s education and training organization focused on technical training around top IT vendor technologies. The development of this system allowed Avnet to quickly expand its IT-related training capabilities around the world, while creating a new service that Avnet and its IT solution providers can offer to their...
SYS-CON Events announced today that SafeLogic has been named “Bag Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo® New York, which will take place June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. SafeLogic provides security products for applications in mobile and server/appliance environments. SafeLogic’s flagship product CryptoComply is a FIPS 140-2 validated cryptographic engine designed to secure data on servers, workstations, appliances, mobile devices, and in the Cloud.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Akana, formerly SOA Software, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo® New York, which will take place June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Akana’s comprehensive suite of API Management, API Security, Integrated SOA Governance, and Cloud Integration solutions helps businesses accelerate digital transformation by securely extending their reach across multiple channels – mobile, cloud and Internet of Things. Akana enables enterprises to share data as APIs, connect and integrate applications, drive part...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Open Data Centers (ODC), a carrier-neutral colocation provider, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Open Data Centers is a carrier-neutral data center operator in New Jersey and New York City offering alternative connectivity options for carriers, service providers and enterprise customers.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Dyn, the worldwide leader in Internet Performance, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Dyn is a cloud-based Internet Performance company. Dyn helps companies monitor, control, and optimize online infrastructure for an exceptional end-user experience. Through a world-class network and unrivaled, objective intelligence into Internet conditions, Dyn ensures traffic gets delivered faster, safer, and more reliably than ever.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Vicom Computer Services, Inc., a provider of technology and service solutions, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. They are located at booth #427. Vicom Computer Services, Inc. is a progressive leader in the technology industry for over 30 years. Headquartered in the NY Metropolitan area. Vicom provides products and services based on today’s requirements around Unified Networks, Cloud Computing strategies, Virtualization around Software defined Data Ce...
DevOps Summit 2015 New York, co-located with the 16th International Cloud Expo - to be held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY - announces that it is now accepting Keynote Proposals. The widespread success of cloud computing is driving the DevOps revolution in enterprise IT. Now as never before, development teams must communicate and collaborate in a dynamic, 24/7/365 environment. There is no time to wait for long development cycles that produce software that is obsolete at launch. DevOps may be disruptive, but it is essential.
SYS-CON Events announced today that AIC, a leading provider of OEM/ODM server and storage solutions, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. AIC is a leading provider of both standard OTS, off-the-shelf, and OEM/ODM server and storage solutions. With expert in-house design capabilities, validation, manufacturing and production, AIC's broad selection of products are highly flexible and are configurable to any form factor or custom configuration. AIC leads the industry with nearly 20 years of ...
We heard for many years how developing nations would be able to develop mobile-phone networks quickly, perhaps even leapfrog developed nations, because their lack of traditional, wired networks would not inhibit them from deploying the new technology. Now there is talk of history repeating itself with the Industrial Internet--a key aspect of the emerging Internet of Things. For example, Guo Ping, Deputy Chairman of the Board of Chinese electronics giant Huawei, said in a recent report from the World Economic Forum, "The Industrial Internet will afford emerging markets a unique opportunity ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that B2Cloud, a provider of enterprise resource planning software, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. B2cloud develops the software you need. They have the ideal tools to help you work with your clients. B2Cloud’s main solutions include AGIS – ERP, CLOHC, AGIS – Invoice, and IZUM
The Internet of Things Maturity Model (IoTMM) is a qualitative method to gauge the growth and increasing impact of IoT capabilities in an IT environment from both a business and technology perspective. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Tony Shan will first scan the IoT landscape and investigate the major challenges and barriers. The key areas of consideration are identified to get started with IoT journey. He will then pinpoint the need of a tool for effective IoT adoption and implementation, which leads to IoTMM in which five maturity levels are defined: Advanced, Dynamic, Optimized, Primitive,...
The world's leading Cloud event, Cloud Expo has launched Microservices Journal on the SYS-CON.com portal, featuring over 19,000 original articles, news stories, features, and blog entries. DevOps Journal is focused on this critical enterprise IT topic in the world of cloud computing. Microservices Journal offers top articles, news stories, and blog posts from the world's well-known experts and guarantees better exposure for its authors than any other publication. Follow new article posts on Twitter at @MicroservicesE
Containers and microservices have become topics of intense interest throughout the cloud developer and enterprise IT communities. Accordingly, attendees at the upcoming 16th Cloud Expo at the Javits Center in New York June 9-11 will find fresh new content in a new track called PaaS | Containers & Microservices Containers are not being considered for the first time by the cloud community, but a current era of re-consideration has pushed them to the top of the cloud agenda. With the launch of Docker's initial release in March of 2013, interest was revved up several notches. Then late last...
There is no doubt that Big Data is here and getting bigger every day. Building a Big Data infrastructure today is no easy task. There are an enormous number of choices for database engines and technologies. To make things even more challenging, requirements are getting more sophisticated, and the standard paradigm of supporting historical analytics queries is often just one facet of what is needed. As Big Data growth continues, organizations are demanding real-time access to data, allowing immediate and actionable interpretation of events as they happen. Another aspect concerns how to deliver ...
WebRTC defines no default signaling protocol, causing fragmentation between WebRTC silos. SIP and XMPP provide possibilities, but come with considerable complexity and are not designed for use in a web environment. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Matthew Hodgson, technical co-founder of the Matrix.org, discussed how Matrix is a new non-profit Open Source Project that defines both a new HTTP-based standard for VoIP & IM signaling and provides reference implementations.
So I guess we’ve officially entered a new era of lean and mean. I say this with the announcement of Ubuntu Snappy Core, “designed for lightweight cloud container hosts running Docker and for smart devices,” according to Canonical. “Snappy Ubuntu Core is the smallest Ubuntu available, designed for security and efficiency in devices or on the cloud.” This first version of Snappy Ubuntu Core features secure app containment and Docker 1.6 (1.5 in main release), is available on public clouds, and for ARM and x86 devices on several IoT boards. It’s a Trend! This announcement comes just as...
The security devil is always in the details of the attack: the ones you've endured, the ones you prepare yourself to fend off, and the ones that, you fear, will catch you completely unaware and defenseless. The Internet of Things (IoT) is nothing if not an endless proliferation of details. It's the vision of a world in which continuous Internet connectivity and addressability is embedded into a growing range of human artifacts, into the natural world, and even into our smartphones, appliances, and physical persons. In the IoT vision, every new "thing" - sensor, actuator, data source, data con...