The scientific leadership of our organization:
Dr Daren Heyland is a Professor of Medicine at Queen's University ad the Director or the Clinical Evaluation Research Unit (www.ceru.ca), Critical Care Nutrition (www.criticalcarenutrition.com) and The Canadian Researchers at the End of Life Network (www.thecarenet.ca). He is trained in Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, and Clinical Epidemiology. Overall, Dr. Heyland has published over 400 peer-reviewed papers, raised more than $114 million in external grant support including more than $55 million from CIHR, and given over 380 international presentations.
Prof. Dr. C. Stoppe, FAHA, FESC
Dr. Stoppe, Professor at Department of Anesthesiology, Intensive Care, Emergency and Pain Medicine, University Hospital Wuerzburg, Deutschland is developing and leading several international clinical trials in the field of cardiac surgery and nutrition. Together with Dr. Heyland and his international collaborators, he has built an international clinical research trial group and received several grants from DFG (German Research Foundation), CHIR and other funding agencies for his clinical studies. His research focuses on nutrition studies (micro- & macronutrients, EN/PN, perioperative optimization strategies & risk assessment), translational studies and organ protective strategies for cardiac surgery and critically ill patients. Dr. Stoppe has >170 publications, has given many talks at international congresses and repeatedly serves as an ESPEN lecturer for international courses on nutrition and metabolism. He is a member of the German Nutrition Guidelines Committee.
Department of Anesthesiology, Intensive Care, Emergency and Pain Medicine
University Hospital Wuerzburg, Clinical Evaluation Research Unit
Dr. Jayshil (Jay) Patel is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. There, he cares for critically ill patients, teaches, and conducts research to identify best critical care nutrition practices, including testing micro- and macronutrients as forms of therapy in septic shock.