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Acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease— newfound hope for treatment
9/12/2019
Researchers at The Ottawa Hospital are working together to help prevent and treat acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disea...

Drug for high potassium linked with increase in serious gastrointestinal injury
6/26/2019
A study led by Dr. Manish Sood found an increased rate of severe gastrointestinal injury among patients taking sodium polystyrene...

Feature grant: researchers investigate why women on hemodialysis are at greater risk of cardiovascular disease
6/5/2019
Drs. Dylan Burger and Marcel Ruzicka were awarded $48,000 to find out why women on hemodialysis seem to be at greater risk of cardiovascular...

Enzyme could help develop better approaches to prevent chronic kidney disease
3/1/2019
An enzyme called Nox5 may help researchers develop new approaches to prevent chronic kidney disease in people with diabetes or high...

Researchers to advance science and improve health with new CIHR funding
2/14/2019
Researchers at The Ottawa Hospital, affiliated with the University of Ottawa, are playing a lead role in nine new projects funded...

New scientist profile: Dr. Swapnil Hiremath harnesses science to bust medical myths
1/29/2019
Dr. Swapnil Hiremath is inspired by his patients to uncover the truth behind medical dogma. For example, he played a lead role in...

How “exosomes” target injured kidney cells and bring them back to life
12/20/2018
The kidneys are one of the most sensitive organs in the body. They are often the first to shut down during a critical illness like...

Nerve cell structure plays a major role in kidney function
7/24/2018
Dr. Chris Kennedy’s team has found that the nervous system controls how quickly the kidneys filter blood, and one protein is essential...

$1.7 million to advance research on colon cancer, brain development, kidney disease and severe fluid loss
7/20/2018
Four research groups at The Ottawa Hospital, affiliated with the University of Ottawa, have been awarded $1.7 million in the most...

The Ottawa Hospital awarded $12.7M for research, double the national CIHR success rate
1/30/2018
Sixteen research groups at The Ottawa Hospital, affiliated with the University of Ottawa, have been awarded $12.7 million in the...