Libin-AHFMR Lecture

Recognizing international success in cardiovascular sciences

The Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research (AHFMR) Prize for Excellence in Cardiovascular Research was established in honour of Mr. Alvin Libin for his many contributions to the AHFMR (now Alberta Innovates). 

This $25,000 prize is awarded to an outstanding international researcher whose work has had a major impact on the understanding, prevention, recognition, or treatment of cardiovascular disease. 

Past Winners

2019 Dr. Robert Califf
2018 Dr. Christine Seidman
2016 Dr. Eric N. Olson
2012 Dr. Eric Topol
2010 Dr. A. John Camm
2008 Dr. Valentin Fuster
2006 Dr. James T. Willerson
2004 Dr. Eugene Braunwald

Harvard scientist, Dr. Christine Seidman, PhD, shared insights into the gene mutations responsible for heart disease at the 2018 Libin-AHFMR Lecture. Read more about Dr. Seidman at the link below. Read more