Events & Conferences

Dr. Dianna Milewicz Honored with Belgium’s Princesse Liliane Professorship

Congratulations to Dr. Dianna Milewicz, M.D., Ph.D., Chair of GADA's Professional Advisory Board and Scientific Chair of the Montalcino Aortic Consortium (MAC)on being honored with Belgium’s Princesse Liliane Professorship.

Please read the article, written by Deborah Mann Lake, Office of Public Affairs

GADA Canada thanks Joanne Morin for her generous donation

Joanne Morin, an advanced practical nurse who helps manage the Adult Heart Clinic at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute, known to patients for her clinical expertise, her empathy and deep compassion, and nominated by Liz Martin on behalf of the Ottawa/Gatineau Marfan Peer Support Group for the 2015 Best Health Nurse Excellence Awards was acknowledged for being one of three national recipients to receive the award. Joanne very kindly donated this award amount in support of GADA Canada’s programs. GADA Canada sincerely thanks Joanne for her generous donation. More

2nd Annual Fundraiser Honouring Noelle Beer

The Genetic Aortic Disorders Association (GADA) Canada, formerly known as the Canadian Marfan Association (CMA) is very grateful to the family and friends who came out to honour Noelle Beer at her fundraiser on Sunday, April 26, 2014 at the Scarboro Golf and Country Club. Noelle’s parents and sisters organized this beautiful breakfast-brunch event with raffles and silent auction that had a big turnout of 140 people and raised $ 4,045. Everyone who participated had a great time at the event!

12th Annual Jason Keith Memorial Fundraiser

Thank you to all who participated in the 12th annual Jason Ruffy Keith Memorial fundraiser in support of the Canadian Marfan Association (CMA), currently known as the Genetic Aortic Disorders Association (GADA Canada). The fundraiser was hosted by Drew LaPointe at Dooly’s that attracted 25 pool players and many more supporters and raised $ 862.75 in memory of beloved Jason Keith.