Robarts Research Institute

Site: Stroke Prevention and Atherosclerosis Research Centre (SPARC)

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Contact Information
Office Phone 519-931-5731
Fax 519-931-5737
Primary Contact Geraldine Brooks, Receptionist
Alternate Contact Katherine Wright, Secretary
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Medical research program * main goal is stroke prevention through the study of causes of stroke and Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)/Stroke

Helps patients with atherosclerosis and family members by identifying known causes of premature atherosclerosis and a process called "Treating Arteries" instead of merely treating risk factors such as high blood pressure and cholesterol

Those interested in volunteering for research as a patient with premature atherosclerosis or family member should email the SPARC program
Hours Mon-Fri 8am-3:30pm
Areas Served Brant County ; Bruce County ; Chatham-Kent ; Dufferin County ; Durham Region ; Elgin County ; Essex County ; Grey County ; Haldimand County ; Haliburton County ; Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of) ; Hastings County ; Huron County ; Kawartha Lakes ; Lambton County ; Middlesex County ; Muskoka District ; Niagara Region ; Norfolk County ; Northumberland County ; Oxford County ; Peel Region ; Perth County ; Peterborough (County of) ; Prince Edward County ; Simcoe County ; Toronto ; Waterloo Region ; Wellington County ; York Region
Boundaries Central and Southwestern Ontario
Eligibility Volunteers 18-80 years with high blood pressure, high cholesterol or premature hardening of the arteries and/or family history of premature hardening of the arteries
Application Call for research appointment * doctor referral required for clinical appointments
Languages English
Fees Free
Agency Information
Established 1995
Primary Executive J. David Spence, Director, Scientist
Alternate Executive Daniel Hackam, M.Reza Azarpazhooh, Associate Scientists
Funding Private
Site Information
Site Location London (Northwest)
Located In Community London
Address & Map
1400 Western Rd
London, ON N6G 2V4
Intersection Western Rd and Elgin Dr
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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