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angle-left Susan Solymoss, MD

Associate Investigator, RI-MUHC

Cardiovascular Health Across the Lifespan Program

Centre for Innovative Medicine

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University

Department of Clinical Laboratory Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, MUHC



thrombosis • anticoagulation • treatment • prevention • hemostasis

Research Focus

My research focuses on the treatment or prevention of blood clots in the veins. We participate in many large multicenter prospective clinical trials in the treatment, prevention, or other study of patients with these conditions. We also evaluate the use of blood coagulation tests as a means of monitoring these patients, and evaluating the effectiveness of their treatment, or their risk of developing this disease.

Selected Publications

  • Family history of venous thromboembolism (VTE) as a predictor for recurrent VTE in unprovoked VTE patients. Gauthier K, Kovacs MJ, Wells PS, Le Gal G, Rodger M; REVERSE investigators. J Thromb Haemost. 2013 Jan;11(1):200-3. doi: 10.1111/jth.12048. PMID: 23114022.

  • Compression stockings to prevent post-thrombotic syndrome: a randomised placebo-controlled trial. Kahn SR, Shapiro S, Wells PS, Rodger MA, Kovacs MJ, Anderson DR, Tagalakis V, Houweling AH, Ducruet T, Holcroft C, Johri M, Solymoss S, Miron MJ, Yeo E, Smith R, Schulman S, Kassis J, Kearon C, Chagnon I, Wong T, Demers C, Hanmiah R, Kaatz S, Selby R, Rathbun S, Desmarais S, Opatrny L, Ortel TL, Ginsberg JS; for the SOX trial investigators. Lancet. 2013 Dec 5. pii: S0140-6736(13)61902-9. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(13)6 1902-9. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24315521.