The most difficult decision: helping parents make life-or-death choices
December 7, 2016 - Every day, soon-to-be parents across Canada receive some of the most difficult news a physician can deliver: that their unborn child is at high risk of being born at the limit of viability. Parents are confronted with situations where their ...

Researchers use rigorous approach to establish the strength of lab data to inform stem cell clinical trial
December 7, 2016 - While many exciting discoveries are made in laboratories every year, few ever become successful human treatments. This may be because often the ...

Transplant frees scleroderma patient from excruciating pain and gives him back his hope for the future
November 30, 2016 - In the summer of 2014, Dan Muscat’s fingertips started to tingle. It felt like tiny shards of glass were piercing under his fingernails. Over the next weeks and months the pain crept into his hands. His family doctor thought it might be ...

Three Ottawa-led stem cell trials get $2.2 million boost
November 23, 2016 -
Ottawa researchers bring in half of clinical trial awards from Stem Cell Network
Could stem cells help the body ...

Algonquin College and The Ottawa Hospital form new partnership
November 21, 2016 - OTTAWA — Algonquin College and The Ottawa Hospital are embarking on a unique partnership in health research, innovation and training. The College has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Hospital’s research institute to “encourage and ...

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