Saturday, October 19, 2019 














In The News

June 21, 2011 - Two Ottawa researchers awarded global health grants from Grand Challenges Canada
May 11, 2011 - New research assesses compliance with ethical guidelines for clinical trials
April 20, 2011 - Another great year for the Kidney Research Centre
April 20, 2011 - New research sheds light on “asymmetric” cell division
April 7, 2011 - Dr. Benjamin Tsang receives OCRI Research Award
March 27, 2011 - New study could improve access to liver transplants for people with HIV
February 25, 2011 - New Parkinson’s gene discovered
February 23, 2011 - Research reveals best approaches to evaluate bleeding in the brain
January 13, 2011 - Ottawa researcher receives major grant to fight tuberculosis in Nunavut
December 25, 2010 - International study helps identify high risk pregnancies earlier
December 21, 2010 - Ottawa discovery provides new insight into blood development and leukemia
December 3, 2010 - Prestigious honour for kidney research
November 24, 2010 - Possible new strategy to reduce cholesterol
November 15, 2010 - New lead in the search for biomarkers for lung cancer treatment
November 1, 2010 - New insight into heart muscle development
October 28, 2010 - Ottawa researcher elected Co-Chair of Cochrane Collaboration
October 28, 2010 - A step towards better stroke diagnosis
September 7, 2010 - Genetic discovery could lead to new approaches to improve bone growth
July 12, 2010 - Research in yeast suggests death proteins could also have protective role
March 16, 2010 - CUR-IT newsletter released
October 15, 2009 - OHRI researchers to discuss "Women Staying Healthy in a Culture of Plenty"
October 8, 2009 - OHRI researchers partner with McGill and Harvard to "CUR-IT"
August 19, 2009 - OHRI / uOttawa research shows heart rate monitors could help detect sepsis earlier
August 5, 2009 - Stem Cell Network profiles OHRI research commercialization opportunities
June 2, 2009 - OHRI / uOttawa scientist recognized with Y Women of Distinction Award
May 4, 2009 - CIHR profiles OHRI / uOttawa researchers involved in mentorship program
March 6, 2009 - Capital News Online profiles OHRI / uOttawa kidney researchers
February 22, 2009 - OHRI stem cell transplant trial for multiple sclerosis profiled on national news
January 3, 2009 - Turning research into medicine: Ottawa Citizen profiles OHRI CEO Dr. Duncan Stewart
November 19, 2008 - Dr. Jeremy Grimshaw and Dr. Dean Fergusson recognized at OCRI Life Sciences Achievement Awards Dinner
November 16, 2008 - Dr. Mark Freedman interviewed about experimental mesenchymal stem cell treatment for multiple sclerosis
October 29, 2008 - OHRI students organize CIHR Café Scientifique on HIV / AIDS prevention
July 11, 2008 - Stem cell transplant offers new hope to Crohn’s sufferer
March 12, 2008 - Vancouver Sun profiles patient in OHRI-led MS bone marrow stem cell transplant trial
February 4, 2008 - Health24 reports on OHRI study of folic acid and preeclampsia
January 21, 2008 - The National features OHRI bone marrow stem cell transplant trial for MS
December 15, 2007 - OHRI researchers recognized for dystonia research
November 18, 2007 - Dr. Phil Wells discusses his research on blood thinners on CTV National News
November 14, 2007 - OHRI-led clinical trial demonstrates first evidence that new colorectal cancer drug saves lives
October 20, 2007 - OHRI researchers profiled in Ottawa Citizen breast cancer feature
October 10, 2007 - Dr. John Bell discusses his research on viral therapies for cancer on Insidermedicine
October 1, 2007 - The little protein that could (featuring Parkinson's researcher Dr. Michael Schlossmacher)
September 19, 2007 - Dr. Shawn Aaron discusses his research on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease on Insidermedicine
September 12, 2007 - Dr. Mark Walker discusses his research on maternal and fetal health on Insidermedicine
August 2, 2007 - Dr. Harry Atkins discusses an experimental therapy for multiple sclerosis on Insidermedicine
June 6, 2007 - Dying patients back legal assisted suicide in survey
May 31, 2007 - Scientific American reports on new muscle stem cells identified by Dr. Michael Rudnicki's group
May 24, 2007 - Respiratory treatment by paramedics crucial, study says
May 15, 2007 - Legion Magazine profiles stem cell research at OHRI
May 7, 2007 - Enzyme Damage Could Be Key to Parkinson's
March 16, 2007 - Commercialization: Push to market not just about the bottom line
February 7, 2007 - Ottawa MD wins top award for stroke research
January 9, 2007 - New research chief aims to make lab breakthroughs work for people: OHRI announces cardiologist from Toronto to take over in July
December 5, 2006 - Pair of PhDs pool knowledge to find clue to diabetes development: Protein linked to Creutzfeld-Jakob seems to play role in blood sugar regulation
November 30, 2006 - The promise of viral therapies
November 16, 2006 - Hospital unveils Sprott Centre: A $7-million donation from Eric and Vizma Sprott is to be used as an endowment for a new facility at the Ottawa Hospital that is expected to become a hub for stem cell research in North America
November 15, 2006 - Stem cell research centre brings the best to Ottawa: 'Outstanding' recruits to work at new facility
July 21, 2006 - Ottawa scientists find molecule that repairs sun-damaged DNA: Breakthrough could help in bid to find way to kill cancerous cells
June 23, 2006 - Famed Parkinson's scholar accepts Ottawa post
May 4, 2006 - Lifesciences: Researchers organize to realize region's potential
April 25, 2006 - Helping hypertensives: Revised guidelines call on physicians to assist patients with treatment compliance
April 21, 2006 - Cell study wins top science fair prize for local student
April 6, 2006 - Popular antidepressant drugs can put fetuses at risk, Ottawa researcher concludes
February 25, 2006 - Biotech startup StemPath lands $1M infusion from Genesys
January 3, 2006 - Team poised to take lead in patient safety: A group of Ottawa physician-researchers is aiming to make health care less harmful to patients' health
December 22, 2005 - Doc's discovery may help MS patients
November 12, 2005 - Scientists honoured for study of cell death: Health research institute holds annual Gala for Research, award ceremony
November 9, 2005 - Docs get the skinny on mice
November 8, 2005 - Study definitive on impact of exercise: Incremental benefits in type 2 diabetes equal to taking one medication
October 27, 2005 - Doc spawns fertility research deal
October 23, 2005 - 28-minute Mini-Med lecture, 40 hours of preparation

Medical talks a hit with public, a challenge for physicians:
There's a public thirst for basic scientific knowledge, and audiences are willing to focus and work hard to follow along
October 3, 2005 - Support Ottawa biotech
September 29, 2005 - Stem cell centre cash comes with a catch: $800,000 donation from U.S. group challenges Ottawa to raise $2.8 million
September 28, 2005 - Getting the jump on multiple sclerosis: Blood test shows promise as predictor
September 22, 2005 - Teach CPR to spouses, neighbours of likely heart attack victims: expert: Chance of survival increases four-fold with immediate action, conference hears
April 20, 2005 - Ottawa researchers find clue to reversing diabetes
October 2, 2004 - Two Davids against a Goliath: University of Ottawa researchers David Park and David Grimes are the leaders of a unique group with a huge challenge: Finding a cure for Parkinson's disease
August 26, 2005 - Episiotomy rates painfully high: Ottawa scientist - Researcher questions why the procedure is commonly used
August 5, 2005 - Tale of the costly test: An Ottawa doctor's startling discovery has led him to question whether expensive diagnostic tests lead to better patient care
July 19, 2005 - Team solves mystery of babies' growth: Ottawa researchers find key to simple test, possible gene therapy
June 18, 2005 - The librarian of our genes: Ottawa researcher Miguel Andrade is writing 'genetic dictionaries,' organizing a labyrinth of genetic information found in stem cells so that other researchers can scan through millions of pieces of DNA.
June 9, 2005 - Experience matters in surgeries Volume affects survival rates: Study
June 6, 2005 - U of O researcher helps patients navigate medical mayhem
June 9, 2005 - Canada's first stem cell 'lines' created at Toronto hospital
May 18, 2005 - Visionary discovery - Local scientists' finding changes way experts see retina
April 22, 2005 - International Experts Renew Calls for Registration of Clinical Trials
February 18, 2005 - Drugs Raise Risk of Suicide, Analysis of Data Adds to Concerns On Antidepressants
January 28, 2005 - Mice may shed light on mental disability
December 1, 2004 - Multiple births pose health risk to moms
November 9, 2004 - Bone marrow transplants appear to stop MS attacks
October 15, 2004 - Ottawa Team Finds Muscular Dystrophy Clue - Researchers are learning why some drugs slow destruction of muscle, then stop working.
September 24, 2004 - Cardiac arrest survival rate 'grim' - study: Less than 3% of Ottawa victims recover after heart stoppage
September 16, 2004 - Bad news for dieters fat fights back: Ottawa researchers find fat cells are resistant to death
August 23, 2004 - MD probes link between birth weight, teen obesity Pregnant women eating too much, Ottawa doctor fears
August 12, 2004 - Quick CPR treatment saves heart attack victims study
August 6, 2004 - Ottawa Hospital reinforces commitment to patient safety
June 25, 2004 - UNDECIDED? THE DOCTOR IS IN
June 8, 2004 - Study off doc's chest Weight loss helps lungs work better
June 8, 2004 - Weight seen as factor in breathing problems - Study rejects asthma diagnosis in some obese women
May 14, 2004 - Researcher gets more than $2 M to study cancer - Scientist looks at effect of cold virus on cancer cells
April 21, 2004 - OHRI in talks to spearhead International Regulome Consortium
March 31, 2004 - HIV vaccine trial to include 20 Ottawa subjects - Unusual test combines two manufacturers' products
March 28, 2004 - The mother of all studies tracks moms, babies for life - Ottawa MDs want to see how events in womb influence future health
March 16, 2004 - Doctor bridges health care gap - Local makes research work for patients
March 16, 2004 - Doctor wins award for 'Coles Notes' of medicine - Physicians can keep abreast of discoveries by reading summaries
March 15, 2004 - March is DVT Awareness Month - Increased knowledge could save lives Ottawa doctors and researchers make important strides against deadly condition
March 9, 2004 - Worth the risks - Clinical trials are sometimes the best hope for patients
March 1, 2004 - Doctors do not profit from drug-research patient fee
November 2, 2003 - The wonder cell: Scientists hope to harness stem cells in a war against debilitating diseases
February 12, 2003 - Bed shortage, not patients, backlogs ERs
February 5, 2003 - Ottawa researcher links diet, childhood diabetes: Wheat protein pinpointed in pioneering study
January 23, 2003 - Discovery offers hope to children with fatal genetic disease
January 17, 2002 - Thanks for the medical miracle
January 12, 2002 - Unlocking the secrets of blindness

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