Questions and Answers

From breakthroughs in organ transplant to advancements in brain care, the University Hospital Foundation’s Virtual Expeditions take you into the minds of the innovators themselves. So, if you missed the live event, or just want a refresher, get informed with questions and answers directly from these leading-edge doctors.


Virtual Expeditions

February 25, 2021

Q & A with Dr. Nagendran

Dr. Jayan Nagendran is a cardiac surgeon, the Surgical Director of Lung Transplantation at the University of Alberta and the Director of Research for the Division of Cardiac Surgery at the Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute. His research in the Ex-Vivo Organ Support System (EVOSS), which makes it possible to keep donor lungs “alive” outside the body, is increasing organ quality and availability for transplantation.
February 18, 2021

Q & A with Dr. Bainey

Dr. Kevin Bainey is an Interventional Cardiologist at the University of Alberta Hospital’s Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute. His commitment to saving the lives of patients who would not survive open heart surgery is one more reason why the Maz is regarded as one of the finest heart institutes in North America.

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