Professor of Medicine
Director, Healthy Heart Program Prevention Clinic, St. Paul’s Hospital
Education
University of Alberta, 1992, Endocrinology Fellowship
University of Washington, 1996, Research Fellowship
Clinical Interests
Research Interests
Publications

See Dr. Francis’ publications here

1: Allahverdian S, Chaabane C, Boukais K, Francis GA, Bochaton-Piallat ML. Smooth muscle cell fate and plasticity in atherosclerosis. Cardiovasc Res. 2018 Mar 15;114(4):540-550.

2: Kusters DM, Braamskamp MJAM, Langslet G, McCrindle BW, Cassiman D, Francis GA, Gagne C, Gaudet D, Morrison KM, Wiegman A, Turner T, Miller E, Raichlen J, Martin PD, Stein EA, Kastelein JJP, Hutten BA. Response by Kusters et al to Letter Regarding Article, “Effect of Rosuvastatin on Carotid Intima-Media Thickness in Children With Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia: The CHARON Study (Hypercholesterolemia in Children and Adolescents Taking Rosuvastatin Open Label)”. Circulation. 2018 Feb 6;137(6):641-642.

3: Ruel I, Aljenedil S, Sadri I, de Varennes É, Hegele RA, Couture P, Bergeron J, Wanneh E, Baass A, Dufour R, Gaudet D, Brisson D, Brunham LR, Francis GA, Cermakova L, Brophy JM, Ryomoto A, Mancini GBJ, Genest J. Imputation of Baseline  LDL Cholesterol Concentration in Patients with Familial Hypercholesterolemia on Statins or Ezetimibe. Clin Chem. 2018 Feb;64(2):355-362.

4: Braamskamp MJAM, Langslet G, McCrindle BW, Cassiman D, Francis GA, Gagne C, Gaudet D, Morrison KM, Wiegman A, Turner T, Miller E, Kusters DM, Raichlen JS, Martin PD, Stein EA, Kastelein JJP, Hutten BA. Effect of Rosuvastatin on Carotid  Intima-Media Thickness in Children With Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia: The CHARON Study (Hypercholesterolemia in Children and Adolescents Taking Rosuvastatin Open Label). Circulation. 2017 Jul 25;136(4):359-366.

5: Brunham LR, Cermakova L, Lee T, Priecelova I, Alloul K, de Chantal M, Francis  GA, Frohlich J. Contemporary Trends in the Management and Outcomes of Patients With Familial Hypercholesterolemia in Canada: A Prospective Observational Study.  Can J Cardiol. 2017 Mar;33(3):385-392.

6: Anderson TJ, Grégoire J, Pearson GJ, Barry AR, Couture P, Dawes M, Francis GA, Genest J Jr, Grover S, Gupta M, Hegele RA, Lau DC, Leiter LA, Lonn E, Mancini GB, McPherson R, Ngui D, Poirier P, Sievenpiper JL, Stone JA, Thanassoulis G, Ward R. 2016 Canadian Cardiovascular Society Guidelines for the Management of Dyslipidemia for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in the Adult. Can J Cardiol. 2016 Nov;32(11):1263-1282.

Contact
St. Paul’s Hospital Room 166
1081 Burrard Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 1Y6
Canada
work phone: 6048069269
work fax: 6048069274