Oct 24, 2022

LEAP Impact Award Success for Dr. Karur

Photograph of Dr. Gauri Karur

Dr. Gauri Karur has been announced as one of the 2022 recipients of the Loeys-Dietz Syndrome Foundation Canada's first LDS Emergence Acceleration Program (LEAP) Impact Award. 

Dr. Gauri Karur's project is titled "Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging Biomarkers of Myocardial Fibrosis in Loeys-Dietz Syndrome and Association with Mitral Valve Abnormalities: A Pilot Study". Dr. Karur and her team will use cardiac MRI to evaluate the myocardial health in Loeys-Dietz Syndrome patients, particularly in those with mitral valvular disease.