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Chatting with Cityline’s Tracy Moore on her role in Canada’s hottest medical research competition, Angels Den

The last year has shone a spotlight on the crucial role of our medical community in Canada, and with so much of the future of medicine depending on today’s great minds, finding new ways to showcase these ideas and fund research is key.       

Cue Angels Den – Canada’s most virtuous competition show, in support of St. Michael’s Hospital Foundation.

From modernizing mental health programming in schools to developing next-generation cancer treatment, and remote brain surgery technology – six top-class medical teams will enter the gates of the Angels Den to pitch their best and brightest ideas to three celebrity judges – including Cityline’s award-winning host Tracy Moore – for a chance to win $500,000 in funding for their ground-breaking research projects.

As a committed advocate for diversity and inclusion, and an active volunteer with Trust 15 and the Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada, Tracy Moore brings her passion for people and innovation to the Angels Den table.

We sat down with Tracy to hear more about what it means to her to be part of this one-of-a-kind experience:

Tell us about Angels Den and your role with them?

Angels Den is called Canada’s hottest medical research competition for a reason! Some of the top scientists and health care providers have gathered with innovations that will blow your mind. My job is to judge who wins the prize! 

What does it mean for you to work with an organization like St. Michael’s Hospital on an important initiative like this? 

I’m thrilled and honoured to have been asked to be a part of this competition. At first, I thought the whole thing would be over my head. After reading up on the candidates, I know that every eyeball watching this competition will grasp the concepts AND have a vested interest in the potentially life-saving solutions to come.

How can people take part in this year’s event and help to make a difference?

Watch the competition unfold on November 18 at AngelsDen.ca, starting at 7 p.m. ET. Vote for your favourite medical innovation. Support St. Michael’s Hospital both nominally and financially, whenever you can. You’re helping to boost the next generation of medical problem-solvers.

Want to learn more about Angels Den? Head to AngelsDen.ca or check out the trailer here: