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John S Floras, MD, DPhil, FRCPC, FACC, FAHA, FCAHS
Senior Scientist, Toronto General Research Institute (TGRI)
Keywords: hypertension, heart failure, sleep apnea, heart rate variability, endothelial function, baroreceptor reflexes, arterial compliance, renal failure, sympathetic nerve recordings (microneurography), exercise, human integrative translational research 

Research Interests
  • Studies of human cardiovascular regulation in health and disease
  • Cardiovascular implications of sleep-related breathing disorders and their treatment
  • Peripheral blood flow and endothelial function in health and disease
  • Mechanisms by which nocturnal home haemodialysis lowers blood pressure
  • Cardiovascular actions of coagulation Factor XIIa
  • Identification of cortical sites of sympathetic nervous system activation by functional magnetic resonance imaging

Additional Appointments
  • Professor, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto
  • Canada Research Chair in Integrative Cardiovascular Biology
  • Career Investigator, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario (1995-2011)
  • Research Director, University Health Network and Mount Sinai Hospital Division of CardiologyChair, Board of Trustees, Banting Research Foundation
  • Consultant Cardiologist, University Health Network and Mount Sinai Hospital Division of Cardiology

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