September 12, 2023
Michael Czubryt is a Professor in the Department of Physiology and Pathophysiology, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba; Principal Investigator at the Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences; and Executive Director of Research at St. Boniface Hospital. His research program focuses on the underlying mechanisms of gene regulation in heart failure, with a focus on cardiac fibrosis, and the translation of these discoveries to novel therapeutic interventions in the clinic. He has published nearly 80 research articles and chapters, as well as more than 90 abstracts, and his work has been supported by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, and the Canadian Foundation for Innovation.
Dr. Czubryt has an extensive record of service in the animal ethics community at the local, national, and international level, including more than 13 years on animal ethics committees. He is past chair of the board of directors of the Canadian Council on Animal Care. He has served as a reviewer, scientific officer, and chair for numerous peer review committees, and has held leadership roles in professional organizations such as the American Physiological Society and the International Academy of Cardiovascular Sciences. Dr. Czubryt also maintains an active training program that encompasses high school, undergraduate, and graduate students, with more than 50 trainees mentored to date.