Nova Scotia

Halifax doc fights to continue research

A Halifax cardiologist is fighting to clear her name and get on with research she believes could save lives.

A Halifax cardiologist is fighting to clear her name and get on with research she believes could save lives.

Dr. Gabrielle Horne is an award-winning researcher who works for both Dalhousie University and the Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre.

Dr. Horne says heart disease is the No. 1 reason Canadians are admitted to hospital. She's looking for a way to prevent or treat heart disease by using X-rays or ultrasounds to study the walls of people's hearts.

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