Anatoly Langer - MD, M.Sc., FRCPC, FACC
Chairman of the Board
Dr. Anatoly Langer graduated from the University of Manitoba in 1982 and completed his Internal Medicine and Cardiology training at the University of Toronto in 1987. He is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and Canadian Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons.
After two years as a Heart and Stroke Foundation Research Fellow he became a director of the Coronary Care Unit at St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto, Canada.
In 1996 Dr. Langer founded Canadian Heart Research Centre with the goal of improving the care of cardiovascular patients through clinical trials research, physician and patient education and information sharing.
Dr. Langer has over 250 peer reviewed publications, abstracts, and book chapters. His areas of interest and research include pathophysiology and management of acute and stable coronary syndromes as well as treatment and prevention of cardiovascular disease.
More recently, Dr. Langer has been a keen participant in the development of electronic health record, web based applications for management of vital data and telemedicine. Since becoming a chair of the board of directors at a Canadian public company, CardioComm Solutions, Dr. Langer has championed the innovation for office and home based data acquisition and early disease management algorithms.
Currently Dr. Langer is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto and a staff cardiologist at St Michael's Hospital. He is a chair of the Canadian Heart Research Centre in Toronto.
Dr. Langer has extensive research experience in the conduct of clinical trials with over 15 years of experience in protocol design, study coordination and data management.