Heart Failure Symposium Awards

Heart Failure Symposium 2023

With this year’s symposium focusing on the research and achievements of our heart failure community, the Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research awarded prizes for abstract submissions, posters presentations, and oral presentations at the symposium. 


 Browse through our first place winners, runner ups, and honourable mentions.

First Place Winners

Mark Badrov
Negar Balaghi
Behram Mirani
Vrushali Guruji
Justin Callahan
Lakshmi Kugathasan

Runner Ups

Anlan Hong
Yasaman Mostafaei 
Megh Rathod
Samantha Anthony
Ayodele Odutayo
Mary-Jo Hatem

Honourable Mentions

Katya D’Costa
Kate MacQuarrie
Priya Mistry
Jairo Nunes
Adar Aharon-Yariv
Anat Usatinsky
Katheryn Rothenberg

Best Abstract & People's Choice

Antonio Bandur
Mingyi Tang


Browse through our best oral presentation winner and the runner ups. 

Best Oral Presentation

Robert Lao

Runner Ups

Fatemeh Mirshafiei
Homaira Hamidzada
Joseph Sebastian