Saint Luke’s Awarded $3.4 Million Grant From Boston Scientific for Cardiac Research

Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute has been awarded a $3.4 million, three-year grant from Boston Scientific to investigate and better define the success, safety, health benefits, and cost-effectiveness of novel methods to open challenging blocked coronary arteries previously thought untreatable through minimally invasive techniques.

“We are proud to be the coordinating center for this important multicenter study,” said David J. Cohen, M.D., M.Sc., director of Cardiovascular Research at Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute and professor of medicine at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. “By providing world-class expertise in interventional cardiology procedures along with extensive research capabilities in data analysis, health status assessment, and health economics, we are ideally positioned to lead this major research effort that will help to define a new frontier in cardiovascular medicine.” Read more here.

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