Kirk Garratt M.D., MSc

Medical Director of Center for Heart & Vascular Health and John H. Ammon Chair of Cardiology · ChristianaCare

Dr. Garratt oversees one of the nation's busiest heart programs, renown for its exceptional speed in heart attack response times.

Cardiology Cardiovascular Disease Heart Health

Jonathan McGavock

Associate Professor and CIHR Applied Health Chair · Diabetes Canada

Dr. McGavock’s research program is focused the prevention and management of type 2 diabetes in youth

Prevention & Management of Type 2 Diabetes Human Physiology Improving Metabolic Control Prevention of Obesity Diabetes in Aboriginal Populations

Rebecca L. Heise, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Undergraduate Program Director, Department of Biomedical Engineering | B.S. Chemical Engineering, B.S. Biomedical and Health Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University | Ph.D. Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Heise studies pulmonary mechanotransduction, including lung injury and pulmonary regenerative medicine

Lung injury Pulmonary regenerative medicine Mechanobiology Tissue Engineering Smooth muscle cell signaling

Prof. Dr Hans-Peter Hammes

Head of Endocrinlogy · Universitätsmedizin Mannheim

Hans-Peter Hammes is internationally recognized as a preeminent figure in the treatment of diabetes and its complications

DR Barometer Program Diabetic Retinopathy Biochemistry Diabetic Microangiopathy Medical Retina

David C.W. Lau

Editor in Chief, Canadian Journal of Diabetes · Diabetes Canada

Dr. Lau has chaired the 1998, 2003 and 2008 Diabetes Canada's Clinical Practice Guidelines for the management of Diabetes.

Diabetes Endocrinology Metabolism Obesity Lipid Disorders