How donors are funding breakthroughs

Backed by dedicated donors and volunteers, Heart & Stroke’s commitment to research has been unwavering for 70 years. Our researchers have led these life-saving advances for heart conditions, stroke and related dementia.

Research Breakthroughs — Life-saving advances made possible by you.

$10.4 million invested in 2021

With $10.4 million invested in 2021, we are one of the leading forces supporting Canadian research in heart and brain health.This investment, made possible by Heart & Stroke donors, supports best-in-class researchers across the country. Their innovative studies will set the stage for faster diagnosis, better treatments, and improved quality of life for people living with heart and brain conditions – both in Canada and around the world.




Research in action

Heart & Stroke researchers are creating powerful impacts throughout the continuum of care. Since 1952, more than $1.6 billion has been invested in research. In 2021 alone:

$10.4 million
invested in research
new research awards