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Welcome to the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (OHRI) is the research arm of The Ottawa Hospital and an affiliated institute of the University of Ottawa. Our goal is to make tomorrow's health care possible today; bringing new hope to our patients, while advancing health research at a global level.

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Harnessing stem cells to develop new therapies

Scientists at the Sprott Centre for Stem Cell Research are deciphering the secrets of stem cells and developing new therapies to repair and regenerate the body.

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Helping patients with "tough" decisions

The Patient Decision Aids Research Group was established in November 1995 to help patients
and their health practitioners make "tough" healthcare decisions.

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Research improving care for kidney disease

Established in 2000, the Kidney Research Centre (KRC) is Canada's first research facility devoted exclusively to the investigation of diseases that attack the kidney.

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Leading the way in cancer research

Researchers at the OHRI are working at every level to improve our understanding of cancer, develop new therapeutic approaches, and determine how best to prevent and diagnose this disease.

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