Research Breakthroughs

a research staff associate shares a laugh with a patient

We are leading clinical trials aimed at advancing the understanding and treatment of cardiac illness and its root causes. It's one of the many ways we're tailoring medicine to the unique characteristics of each patient.

Cambridge Cardiac Care Centre - Research Institute is an affiliation of like-minded specialists from a variety of specialties including Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, Neurology, Nephrology, & Vascular Surgery. There are, as well, over 40 primary care physicians who are affiliates of this clinical research trials group. Dr. A. Shekhar Pandey is the founder & lead organizer of this research affiliation. All research trials conducted within the group are vetted through Dr. Pandey. Dr. Pandey is an adult invasive, non-invasive and preventive cardiologist.

By the nature of the varying specialties represented in the research group, CCC is able to recruit patients into a wide variety of clinical trials in varying disease states. There are 5 full time research coordinators (4RNs, and a cardiac pharmacist). CCC also has an additional 6 part time nurses, a blood letting technologist, 4 ECG / stress testing technologists, and 2 echocardiogram / ultrasound technologists that assist with trial work as necessary.

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Cambridge Cardiac Care Center has a full floor dedicated for research work. On-site, CCC has 4 ECG machines, 3 new digital Echocardiogram / ultrasound machines with live 3D echo, strain quantification, dual harmonics capability as well as vascular ultrasound capability & capability for stress echocardiograms, a digital Carotid Intima Media Thickness (CIMT) Vascular Ultrasound system, 2 stress test/ tread mills; 7 holter monitors, 8 ambulatory blood pressure monitors, 24 loop recorders, 3 centrifuges, study medication storage fridge, -20 C freezer, locked medication cupboards & storage facilities for regulatory documents.

CCC has been involved in numerous clinical trials in varying fields including diabetes, lipids/statins, antihypertensives, anti-arrhythmics, anti-coagulants, automated external defibrillators, heart failure / heart function modulating therapies. CCC has been among the largest & often fastest enrolling sites in many trials.

We welcome affiliation with research organizations, other research trials groups, and pharmaceutical companies. We are eager to work with all groups to advance cardiovascular science & welcome invitations to participate in new clinical trials. Please contact our research group by phone 519-624-3511 or fax 519-624-3411.

Your Cardiac Research Team

Cambridge Cardiac Care
150 Hespeler Rd.
Cambridge, Ontario N1R 6V6
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Cambridge Cardiac Care is located in the heart of Waterloo Region in downtown Cambridge.

Cambridge Cardiac Care serves patients throughout southwestern Ontario, including Cambridge, Kitchener, Waterloo, Guelph, Brantford, Paris, Fergus, Elora, Elmira, Owen Sound, Kincardine, and Stratford.