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Edwards, Masimo, CAE Healthcare
Edwards and Masimo
Canadian Anesthesiologists' Society International Education Foundation (CASIEF) - Board member and Rwanda lead
Funded trial "Continuous Serratus Anterior Blockade for Sternotomy Analgesia following Cardiac Surgery: A pilot feasibility study"
CIHR grant - Research project funding
Octapharma AG - Octapharma AG
CIHR, SABM - Grants for research support
UHN and University of Toronto Departments of Anesthesia - Research support through Merit Award funding
Adam Coules Research Grant, Princess Margaret Hospital, UHN
Octapharma USA Inc. - Advisory Board
CJA - Associate Editor
Honoraria received for speaking at Quebec Annual Epilepsy Day in 2021.
NORSE Institute Medical Advisory Board Member - unpaid
Academic Medical Organization of Southwestern Ontario, Opportunities Fund; Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Project Grant; New Frontiers in Research Fund, Exploration Grant
Editor in Chief of the BJA
Grant from NIGMS
Paid employee CMPA/Scientific planning committee Saegis
Direct financial payments, including receipt of honoraria: Edwards Lifesciences, Trevena Pharma, Caretaker Medical, Retia Medical, Philips North America, GE Healthcare, Baxter, and Medtronic, and support from NIH/NCATS KL2 award for a pilot trial of continuous hemodynamic and oxygenation monitoring on hospital wa
Membership on advisory boards or speakers' bureaus: Edwards Lifesciences, Trevena Pharma, La Jolla Pharma, Caretaker Medical, Retia Medical, Philips North America, GE Healthcare, Baxter, and Medtronic, and is support from NIH/NCATS KL2 award for a pilot trial of continuous hemodynamic and oxygenation monit
Funded grants or clinical trials: Edwards Lifesciences, Masimo, Trevena Pharma, Retia Medical, NIH, NCATS, DoD
Co-PI of an observational study on medical cannabis funded by Shoppers Drug Mart
Financial payments from Royal College International for exam development
Clinical trial with industry sponsor (Sona Nanotech) for COVID-19 testing (though this testing platform will not be discussed during my presentation)
Grant from Nova Scotia COVID-19 Health Research Coalition (though this project will not be discussed in my presentation)
Honoraria from Merck, Medtronic for educational lectures. The content of the lecture was always independent from the company and made by myself only.
Funding through research contract between my research center at my institution and companies like Merck, Medtronic, Medasense Ltd to conduct Independent Investigator Initiated trials. These trials were fully design by me and my research team and totally independentely from the companies.
Co-opted member of the Association of Anaesthetists Environment and Sustainability Committee
Grant funding from the Sociology of Health and Illness Foundation, National Institute for Health and Care Research, Health Education England and Manchester Foundation Trust Charity
Editor-in-Chief, Canadian Journal of Anesthesia (Canadian Anesthesiologists’ Society)
Baxter - Intraoperative Bleed Management Expert Forum - attended one brainstorming session
Research funding through Medtronic and Boston Scientific
Medtronic, scientific advisory panel
Edwards Lifesciences Inc. - Honorarium for participation in advisory board meeting
Safety Technologies Inc. - Member of scientific advisory board
Ferring Pharmaceuticals - Honoraria for presentations
Ferring Pharmaceuticals - Virtual Advisory Board
Menodys - Royalties from a patent for a surgical magnetic drape
Canadian undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Association - president - elect board member nonprofit