Monday, December 18, 2017 














December 15, 2017 Researchers to test patient-centered approach to Parkinson’s care
December 13, 2017 Recent immigrants receive different end-of-life care than long-term residents
December 13, 2017 Three Ottawa researchers among “world’s most influential scientific minds”
December 12, 2017 How a rubber chicken helped create a novel model of a rare lung disease
December 8, 2017 CANImmunize: Partnering with local public health to improve vaccination data
December 6, 2017 Blood transfusions in heart surgery: global study sets new standard
December 4, 2017 Predatory journals: researchers propose solutions to stop the “corruption of science”
November 29, 2017 Pre-treated cells boost blood vessel repair
November 22, 2017 Need a CT scan for a head injury? Ottawa rule now included in app
November 22, 2017 Emergency medicine pioneer receives Health Research Foundation Medal of Honour
November 16, 2017 Female reproductive disorder may be linked to problems with hormone recycling
November 13, 2017 When is a headache a sign of a deadly brain bleed? Ottawa rule could improve diagnosis and save lives
November 10, 2017 Outstanding research on display at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute’s 17th annual Research Day
November 6, 2017 Bolstering fat cells offers new hope for treating blood cancer
November 2, 2017 Stem cells for septic shock: world-first trial establishes safety, sets stage for larger trial
October 30, 2017 Dr. John Bell receives top award from Canadian Cancer Research Alliance
October 26, 2017 Top trainee hopes his unexpected discovery may help children with spinal muscular atrophy
October 26, 2017 From tragedy to triumph: scientist makes major discovery about cholesterol while recovering from stroke
October 25, 2017 Award-winning scientist challenges medical dogma in quest to prevent, treat neurodegenerative disease
October 24, 2017 Dr. Shawn Aaron awarded $4.2 million for research on asthma, COPD
October 24, 2017 New blood sugar monitoring a game-changer for pregnant women with type 1 diabetes
October 12, 2017 CFI provides $18-million boost to research on neuromuscular diseases, cancer-fighting viruses, the power of light and radioactive atoms
October 11, 2017 Award-winning tool helps predict course of recovery from spinal cord injury
October 11, 2017 New worm model sheds light on ALS
October 11, 2017 Ontario start-up makes major deal to develop cancer-fighting viruses
September 29, 2017 Celebrate Clinical Research Week: Oct. 16 to 20
September 27, 2017 Ottawa neuromuscular researchers show global leadership
September 27, 2017 Cancer-fighting viruses: Canadian team to accelerate research with $7.4 million from Terry Fox Research Institute
September 22, 2017 Extra maternal care prevents brain inflammation and reduces anxiety in mice
September 21, 2017 Research ethics board volunteer retiring after 16 years of service
September 21, 2017 Does this liver surgery patient need a blood transfusion? New tool can help doctors decide
September 12, 2017 Research reveals why our cells make more cholesterol and fat after a big meal
September 7, 2017 New members of the Royal Society of Canada join the ranks of academic trailblazers
September 6, 2017 Ottawa scientist wins Canada's top stem cell prize for multiple sclerosis trial
September 6, 2017 Making research results available to improve health: The Ottawa Hospital and the University of Ottawa take the lead
September 6, 2017 Predatory journals a global problem: Investigation in Nature reveals high income countries not immune
September 5, 2017 Innovative study brings next-generation genomic sequencing to more Ontario cancer patients
August 24, 2017 Package delivery to boost repair of muscular dystrophy muscle
August 21, 2017 New Imaging Test Could Detect Heart Damage in Breast Cancer Patients Receiving Chemotherapy
August 17, 2017 HIV kept at bay with single injection every 8 weeks
August 17, 2017 Top journal recognizes Ottawa expertise in patient decision aids
August 10, 2017 Monitoring catches fainting patient’s irregular heartbeat
August 4, 2017 How to trick your heart into thinking you exercise: cardiotrophin improves heart health and repairs damage in lab models
August 2, 2017 World-first trial compares cow- and pig-derived surfactants to help premature babies breathe
July 28, 2017 Research suggests new anti-inflammatory approach for treating stroke
July 27, 2017 Preventing falls: Researchers improve sensor system for identifying high-risk seniors
July 24, 2017 Research helps The Ottawa Hospital provide world-class surgical care
July 24, 2017 The Ottawa Hospital and uOttawa to play lead role in global research ethics collaboration
July 20, 2017 Bringing a 'trust but verify' model to journal peer review
July 20, 2017 Researchers turn back the clock to watch aging in fast forward
July 18, 2017 Viral therapy effective against rare bone and muscle cancers in lab models
July 11, 2017 Midwife’s question inspires study on best blood clot treatment
July 11, 2017 Dr. Paul Albert recognized for ground-breaking discoveries in mental health
July 10, 2017 The Ottawa Hospital Emergency Surgery Study: A World Leader in the Delivery of High Quality and Efficient Surgical Care
July 6, 2017 Emergency medicine group wins national awards
June 30, 2017 New treatment for our sickest patients comes closer to reality
June 23, 2017 Rehabilitation researchers win national awards for work on stem cells, mobility
June 15, 2017 Could stem cells fight lung disease in our tiniest patients?
June 15, 2017 Researchers get $558K boost from Heart and Stroke Foundation
June 14, 2017 Trial opens door for new kind of drug for advanced breast cancer
June 14, 2017 Big data breakthrough: award-winning research helps scientists understand cancer gene expression
June 14, 2017 Dr. Michael McBurney recognized for leadership in cancer research
June 14, 2017 Parkinson’s-related protein also protects against infections
June 14, 2017 Robert Hanlon to retire after helping The Ottawa Hospital become a leader in research
June 5, 2017 Dr. Gonzalo Alvarez presents Taima TB research program to parliamentarians
June 5, 2017 Doctor’s invention helped patients on home dialysis
June 2, 2017 Research on repairing MS damage gets $300,000 grant
June 1, 2017 Common acne medication shows promise in treating multiple sclerosis
May 25, 2017 Researchers and support staff recognized at The Ottawa Hospital’s Excellence Awards ceremony
May 25, 2017 Ottawa cancer researchers to play lead role in new immunotherapy initiative, worth $4 million
May 25, 2017 Could stem cells heal premature lungs, fight infections, build muscles and strengthen bones?
May 25, 2017 Stem cells help newborn rats survive sepsis
May 19, 2017 The Ottawa Hospital awarded 18 research grants from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, worth $10.7 million
May 18, 2017 Research on viral therapy for cancer research gets $6.5M boost
May 11, 2017 Sprott Centre for Stem Cell Research celebrates 10 years of discovery
May 11, 2017 Awards honour those who make cancer clinical trials a reality
May 11, 2017 Study opens the door for targeted therapies for rare women’s cancer
May 10, 2017 The Ottawa Hospital announces appointment of new Chief Operating Officer for research
May 4, 2017 Sending knee replacement patients home early could save 30% in hospital costs
May 4, 2017 Cord blood therapies: researchers to separate hope from hype thanks to $100,000 grant
May 4, 2017 Researcher’s activity gives teens new insights into cancer research
April 26, 2017 First cancer patient treated with a new experimental viral immunotherapy combination in a clinical trial
April 26, 2017 Viral therapy for cancer: Frequently asked questions from patients and families
April 26, 2017 Tattoo artist grateful to be off blood thinners thanks to made-in-Ottawa rule
April 24, 2017 Worm study reveals the secrets of early spinal cord development
April 21, 2017 New calculator could reduce nausea and vomiting associated with cancer treatment
April 20, 2017 Ottawa emergency physicians receive $2.65 M for heart arrhythmia research
April 7, 2017 Research sheds light on how testosterone regulates female reproduction
April 4, 2017 Over 10,000 Canadian women per year can stop taking blood thinners for unexplained vein clots
March 28, 2017 Prestigious Canada Gairdner Award honours Dr. Antoine Hakim’s championing of stroke prevention and treatment
March 24, 2017 Government of Canada Supports Latent Tuberculosis Study
March 24, 2017 Cobra venom helps hybrid virus evade immune response and repeatedly attack tumours
March 23, 2017 Retired nurse breathes easily after study finds she was misdiagnosed with asthma
March 23, 2017 Hip surgery gives patient back her ski legs
March 18, 2017 New blood thinner better at preventing recurrent blood clots than aspirin
March 16, 2017 Ottawa Heart Failure Risk Scale could save lives and reduce adverse events
March 16, 2017 How can you avoid a “predatory” journal? New research provides guidance
March 9, 2017 Nerve cells in our brains work together in harmony to store and retrieve short-term memory
March 9, 2017 The Ottawa Hospital welcomes new stem cell research report and alliance
March 2, 2017 Triple-threat viral vaccine cures abdominal cancer in animal models
March 1, 2017 Ottawa man tests new technology for stroke recovery
March 1, 2017 Spit test helps diagnose some tongue and tonsil cancers
February 23, 2017 Could old drugs target lung cancer in a new way?
February 23, 2017 Could a simple blood test improve care for preterm infants in low income countries?
February 15, 2017 Ottawa researchers to play lead role in new cancer immunotherapy studies
February 8, 2017 Is 3D Mammography more effective in detecting breast cancer?
February 3, 2017 The Ottawa Hospital launches Canada’s first Medical 3D Printing Program
February 2, 2017 Could tiny bits of kidney cells in the urine be a potential warning sign of kidney disease?
February 2, 2017 Researchers tap into human behaviour to improve patient safety
February 1, 2017 Researchers investigate role of immune system in Spinal Muscular Atrophy
January 30, 2017 Rule could take 1/3 of chest pain patients off emergency department heart monitors
January 26, 2017 Community researchers examine how to help Ottawa’s most marginalized quit smoking
January 25, 2017 Grant helps researchers better study important young-onset Parkinson’s protein
January 24, 2017 New digital comic book, Invasion of the Alien Zombies, aims to educate kids about the immune system
January 18, 2017 Preclinical studies often fail to report key details of experiments
January 17, 2017 Study finds 33% of adults recently diagnosed with asthma do not have it
January 9, 2017 Access to kidney transplants unequal across Ontario: study
January 6, 2017 “Remarkable” study shows antipsychotics to treat delirium in palliative care do more harm than good
January 5, 2017 Innovative computer tablet could help stroke patients recover
January 4, 2017 Information for patients: Chemo and blood stem cell transplantation for rare autoimmune diseases
December 22, 2016 Ottawa researchers develop rapid review process to help WHO respond to global threats
December 14, 2016 Dr. David Stewart honoured for pioneering personalized medicine for cancer
December 7, 2016 Researchers use rigorous approach to establish the strength of lab data to inform stem cell clinical trial
December 7, 2016 The most difficult decision: helping parents make life-or-death choices
November 30, 2016 Transplant frees scleroderma patient from excruciating pain and gives him back his hope for the future
November 23, 2016 Three Ottawa-led stem cell trials get $2.2 million boost
November 21, 2016 Algonquin College and The Ottawa Hospital form new partnership
November 17, 2016 Stem cell procedure sends patients with severe myasthenia gravis into remission
November 16, 2016 Researchers to identify most promising stroke therapies for clinical trials
November 16, 2016 When the body attacks itself, this researcher finds new solutions
November 15, 2016 Outstanding research on display at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute’s 16th annual Research Day
November 10, 2016 The Ottawa Hospital ranks among Canada’s top research hospitals
November 4, 2016 Inspire Awards recognize exceptional clinical research personnel
November 4, 2016 Battle of the blood thinners hits home for Ottawa man
November 2, 2016 Researchers find possible new molecular target for lung cancer treatment
November 2, 2016 Grant helps researcher investigate the mind’s puzzles
November 2, 2016 Lung cancer breakthrough: 70% of patients with specific mutation respond to new therapy
November 2, 2016 Ontario start-up company secures US$41.4 million to advance cancer immunotherapy
October 18, 2016 “Invaluable” study confirms blood thinners don’t prevent recurrent pregnancy complications
October 12, 2016 Ottawa researchers take the lead in reducing unnecessary procedures in emergency department
October 12, 2016 Early-career researchers bring fresh perspective to challenge of high blood pressure
October 12, 2016 $20 million grant to fund safety evaluation of new blood thinners
October 11, 2016 $2-million project aims to bring personalized medicine to lung cancer care
October 11, 2016 Running triggers production of a molecule that repairs the brain in animal models of neurodegenerative disease
October 6, 2016 Research in flight: Photos show astronaut participant in Ottawa MARROW study
October 6, 2016 Grandmother saved by diagnosis of rare condition
October 5, 2016 Can pneumonia cause inflammation in the blood vessels? Researchers get $153,000 grant to find out.
October 5, 2016 New role for a famous gene? PCSK9 may control the birth of new fat cells
October 5, 2016 Sepsis deaths plummet after implementation of new emergency department protocol
September 29, 2016 Decision-making strategy aims to empower First Nations, Inuit and Métis patients
September 29, 2016 Want to know how long you’ll live? There’s a calculator for that
September 29, 2016 Researcher aims to make surgery safer for frail patients
September 28, 2016 Researchers discover molecule in umbilical cord blood that helps the kidney heal after acute injury
September 28, 2016 Ottawa team pioneers new approach for cancer clinical trials
September 21, 2016 Ottawa-led team gets top rank for patient decision aids research
September 21, 2016 Prostate cancer research gets $200,000 boost from TELUS Ride For Dad
September 21, 2016 Research helps unravel complex genetics of Spinal Muscular Atrophy
September 21, 2016 Dr. Robin Parks to lead Department of Medicine initiative to strengthen basic-clinical research links
September 14, 2016 New model may lead to better treatments for depression after stroke
September 12, 2016 THE RIDE SURPASSES $11 MILLION RAISED FOR CANCER RESEARCH AT THE OTTAWA HOSPITAL
September 7, 2016 Immediate hormone therapy for prostate cancer is better than delayed: study
September 7, 2016 Dr. Paul MacPherson awarded Research Chair in Gay Men’s Health from Ontario HIV Treatment Network
September 7, 2016 Researchers at The Ottawa Hospital awarded $472,000 by Ontario Research Fund
September 2, 2016 Could a "metabolic fingerprint" identify premature babies in developing countries?
September 1, 2016 Summer students recognized for research presentations
August 31, 2016 A how-to-kit for cells: $250K grant to map how stem cells become muscle and cartilage
August 30, 2016 The Ottawa Hospital is leading the way in regenerative medicine
August 24, 2016 Virus-chemo combination therapy shows promise in breast cancer models
August 19, 2016 Celebrate those who inspire you: Nominate them for a Clinical Research Inspire Award
August 19, 2016 Maternal and child health research gets $9.8-million boost
August 19, 2016 The Ottawa Hospital awarded $27 million from Canadian Institutes of Health Research for 13 research projects
August 17, 2016 Researchers find protein that keeps DNA from collapsing
August 17, 2016 $150,000 grant to help researchers test whether exercise before surgery can help elderly patients recover
August 16, 2016 Unhealthy habits cost Canadians 6 years of life
August 11, 2016 The Ottawa Hospital General Campus to be a test ground to compare two rehydration fluids
August 10, 2016 $145,000 to help researchers investigate how the adult brain grows new cells
August 10, 2016 Benefits of continuing anti-blood clot medication outweigh the risks: study
August 3, 2016 $737,000 grant helps researchers predict pregnancy complications
August 3, 2016 Genetic muscle-wasting disease follows different patterns depending on severity
July 28, 2016 Clinical trials closer to home for patients with neuromuscular diseases
July 27, 2016 Researchers find compound that can protect mice from Ebola
July 27, 2016 $145,000 grant helps researchers investigate how newts regrow limbs and organs
July 14, 2016 Fainting experience put emergency physician in his patients’ shoes
July 13, 2016 Study finds large number of home blood pressure monitors are inaccurate
July 13, 2016 $4.2M grant to advance development of next-generation regenerative therapies for vascular disease
July 11, 2016 Researchers find unexpected association between younger donor age, female sex and transfusion outcomes
July 6, 2016 $270,000 grant to help researchers discover if a heart-growth protein can halt some heart disease
July 6, 2016 Decision aid helps people with rectal cancer make tough choices
July 4, 2016 When is fainting a sign of a bigger problem?
June 29, 2016 Bringing the beat back: $900k grant to help researchers compare fixes for rapid heartbeat
June 29, 2016 Surgery can prevent the immune system from attacking cancers
June 29, 2016 To treat, or not to treat? How one man decided to keep his prostate cancer
June 22, 2016 $240,000 to help researchers tackle the challenge of preventing strokes
June 22, 2016 Trial compares targeted lung cancer treatments head-to-head
June 15, 2016 Experimental treatment gave new life to P.E.I. mother
June 14, 2016 Ottawa research informs international Ebola guideline
June 14, 2016 Researchers find a way to supercharge cancer-fighting viruses
June 9, 2016 MS breakthrough: Replacing diseased immune system halts progression and allows repair
June 8, 2016 15 tips for giving feedback to health-care providers
June 8, 2016 $1.35M grant helps researchers investigate how to get disoriented muscle stem cells back on track
June 8, 2016 Researchers and support staff recognized at The Ottawa Hospital’s Excellence Awards ceremony
June 1, 2016 Lizzie’s lungs: New mother with lung cancer spreads hopeful story
June 1, 2016 The wrinkle review: study finds more evidence needed to compare anti-wrinkle drugs
June 1, 2016 Do the body’s own marijuana-like compounds play a role in schizophrenia? $150,000 grant will help researchers find out.
May 25, 2016 Clinical trials improve care at TOH and around the world
May 25, 2016 Stem Cell Network receives $12M and launches three new funding programs
May 24, 2016 Canadian-led guideline improves health research around the world, but more work required
May 18, 2016 Stem Cells 101 brings Ottawa researchers together to answer questions from the public
May 18, 2016 Can a drug help prevent blood loss during bladder cancer surgery?
May 18, 2016 Immunotherapy harnesses our own immune system to fight cancer
May 13, 2016 Out-of-this-world research could help rehabilitation patients in Ottawa
May 11, 2016 Dr. Ian Graham awarded $3.3M to tackle the challenge of effectively applying health research to health care
May 9, 2016 Does this ankle need an X-ray? There’s an app for that
May 4, 2016 Cardiovascular researchers get $1.2M boost from Heart and Stroke Foundation
April 26, 2016 Bench to bedside and back: basic and clinical scientists team up on potential cancer treatment
April 26, 2016 Learning from the best: researchers study the placenta to learn how to build new blood vessels
April 25, 2016 Researchers find potential new treatment target for deadly brain cancer
April 22, 2016 $3.5M to make mobile immunization app available to everyone, everywhere
April 22, 2016 Two lives forever changed by 30 years of HIV drug research
April 19, 2016 Does Spinal Muscular Atrophy affect muscle stem cells? $140,000 grant to help researchers find out
April 19, 2016 Unnecessary imaging for early stage breast cancer costs Ontario at least $4.4M over five years
April 13, 2016 Unexpected results lead to new breast cancer research direction
April 13, 2016 Dangerous infections slashed in cancer patients after implementation of electronic prescribing tool
April 12, 2016 Researchers find biological role for puzzling protein
April 12, 2016 Ottawa researchers shine in SPOR funding announcement
April 7, 2016 Harness your own stem cells to heal shoulders: $1 million committed for Research Chair in Regenerative Orthopaedic Surgery
April 6, 2016 Unhealthy behaviours, socioeconomic barriers contribute to 37 per cent of Ontario’s health care costs: Report
March 31, 2016 Levodopa pumps new life into Ottawa Parkinson’s patient
March 31, 2016 Man survives severe infection after participating in world-first stem cell trial at The Ottawa Hospital
March 30, 2016 When cancer comes back: Drug for mantle-cell lymphoma gives patients more time
March 30, 2016 $530,000 grant to find Canadians’ most important risk factors for dementia
March 24, 2016 Breakthrough tuberculosis drug now available through Canadian study: Taima TB 3HP study launched in Iqaluit and Ottawa
March 23, 2016 Breakthroughs in biotherapeutics: Researchers at The Ottawa Hospital are developing new therapies that harness the power of stem cells and viruses to fight disease
March 23, 2016 Hot off the press! New edition of EPIgram just published
March 23, 2016 Study could help manage pain in delirious patients
March 18, 2016 Research in flight: Video shows astronaut participant in Ottawa MARROW study
March 17, 2016 Stem cell therapy rejuvenates old, brittle bones in osteoporosis model
March 16, 2016 $2.1M grant to help find better ways to bring research results to life
March 16, 2016 Patent brings possible new fertility treatment closer to reality
March 9, 2016 Fighting back against chronic nerve pain: researchers get $295K to test combination therapy
March 8, 2016 Small cuts, big outcomes: study shows less invasive hysterectomies helped patients heal and saved The Ottawa Hospital money
March 2, 2016 Could an algorithm help treat bleeding strokes?
March 2, 2016 Ottawa researchers find Achilles’ heel of a severe form of childhood leukemia
February 29, 2016 Many prostate cancer patients saved from unnecessary treatments and side effects
February 26, 2016 Muscle disease breakthrough fuels new hope for treatments
February 24, 2016 $670,000 grant supports research on two-pronged approach for degenerative retinal disease
February 24, 2016 Skip the soap when removing dead tissue from open fracture
February 24, 2016 Could a bacteria-killing protein lead to a new treatment for diabetes?
February 24, 2016 Frail patients more likely to die in the year after surgery
February 17, 2016 2015’s most cited PAIN paper written by Ottawa researchers
February 17, 2016 Protein fights traffic jams in ALS cells
February 17, 2016 Drs. Grimshaw and Moher among “world’s most influential scientific minds”
February 10, 2016 Ottawa researchers answer patient questions about stroke and stem cells
February 10, 2016 $890,000 grant to help researchers understand the cell’s professional DNA organizers
February 4, 2016 Terry Fox award helps Ottawa researcher develop next-generation cancer immunovirotherapy
February 3, 2016 $1M grant to help researchers unravel the secrets behind super-powered leukemia cells
February 3, 2016 Ottawa researcher lands spot in Canadian Cancer Society’s Top 10 Research Impact Stories of 2015
February 3, 2016 Landmark trial could expand revolutionary treatments to all hepatitis C patients
January 27, 2016 Ottawa researchers identify the Mike Holmes of muscle stem cells
January 27, 2016 Can smartphone-assisted therapy help prevent suicide? Researchers get $1.7M grant to find out
January 21, 2016 When drugs don’t work: research spares kidney transplant patients from unnecessary risks
January 20, 2016 $800,000 grant helps researchers find bone marrow cancer’s weak spots
January 20, 2016 $3M research initiative aims to improve survival after cardiac arrest and trauma
January 13, 2016 Another great year for the Kidney Research Centre
January 13, 2016 Top medical journal recognizes practice-changing research at The Ottawa Hospital
January 13, 2016 When is fainting a sign of a bigger problem? $730,000 grant to help researchers find out
January 7, 2016 Man regains sense of smell thanks to new medical procedure
January 6, 2016 Ottawa researchers to receive up to $775,000 to help develop disease prevention guidelines
January 6, 2016 Electromagnetic field therapy improve survival in brain cancer patients
January 6, 2016 Diabetes drug promotes brain regeneration in multiple ways
December 22, 2015 Ambitious research initiative aims to significantly increase Canadian survival rates from sudden cardiac arrest
December 16, 2015 Dr. Robin Parks awarded $790,000 from CIHR to study common cold virus
December 10, 2015 Controversial prostate cancer screening can be improved by repeating abnormal tests
December 9, 2015 Ottawa researchers call for better tools to combine health data
December 9, 2015 Landmark folic acid trial in pregnant women recruits final patient
December 8, 2015 Taking the Trojan horse to the next level: using fruit fly cells to deliver viral therapies for cancer
December 8, 2015 5 scientists shortlisted for CIHR Foundation grants
November 26, 2015 Two days, five hospitals and hundreds of tweets: CAHO visits Ottawa’s research hospitals for #onHWS
November 26, 2015 CPR by medics: Keep pumping or stop for rescue breathing?
November 21, 2015 Applauding our Leading Researchers and Their Accomplishments at The Ottawa Hospital Gala
November 19, 2015 Outstanding research on display at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute’s 15th annual Research Day
November 16, 2015 Ottawa researchers discover that Duchenne muscular dystrophy is a stem cell disease
November 12, 2015 Dr. Ian Stiell leads the country in emergency medicine research, with $2.1M CIHR grant
November 12, 2015 Dr. Michel Chrétien receives 2015 Wilder-Penfield Prix du Québec
November 12, 2015 Personalized anti-nausea therapy better for cancer patients, Ottawa researchers
November 4, 2015 Research solves mystery of genetic risk factor for heart disease
November 4, 2015 Inspire Awards recognize exceptional clinical research personnel
October 29, 2015 The Ottawa Hospital among the most research-intensive hospitals in Canada
October 28, 2015 Ottawa conference brings top researchers together to fight neuromuscular disease
October 27, 2015 Countering the "Angelina effect": New study aims to understand and reduce fear of cancer recurrence
October 22, 2015 Drugs commonly used in kidney transplant patients not as effective as previously thought
October 14, 2015 Study investigates progress in increasing value in biomedical research
October 14, 2015 Ottawa Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Rule could save $25 Million in Ontario
October 14, 2015 New research chairs in women’s health will drive innovation and empowerment
October 14, 2015 Major advance in understanding muscle regeneration: Caspase 3 tackles Pax7 in a cellular game of Pac-Man
October 6, 2015 Dr. Jeffrey Dilworth awarded $2.3 million for muscle regeneration research
October 5, 2015 National research network to improve outcomes for venous thromboembolism patients established at Lady Davis Institute and The Ottawa Hospital --WORLD THROMBOSIS DAY – OCTOBER 13, 2015
September 30, 2015 Champlain eConsult tool receives national recognition for improving access to medical specialists
September 30, 2015 Team recognized for innovative data analysis to answer important health questions
September 30, 2015 Dr. Jeremy Grimshaw elected co-chair of the Campbell Collaboration
September 30, 2015 Virus vs. Prostate Cancer: Canadian Researchers Pioneer Next-generation Therapy -- Prostate Cancer Canada and the Movember Foundation partner to make innovative work possible
September 30, 2015 Does profit status affect hospitalization and mortality rates in long-term care homes? Bruyère Research Institute study sheds light
September 25, 2015 Decision aids help patients weigh options and make choices
September 23, 2015 Clinical epidemiology newsletter highlights IQ@TOH, a new initiative to harness research to improve quality of care
September 16, 2015 Early intervention with iRecover could help stroke patients
September 16, 2015 Clinical trial improved quality of life for cancer patient
September 16, 2015 Dr. Greg Knoll awarded $3.9 million to create and translate knowledge in kidney transplantation
September 16, 2015 Could a vaccine prevent cancer from spreading after surgery?
September 9, 2015 Landmark trial challenges aggressive feeding of patients
September 9, 2015 Research study informs new program to prevent sexual assault at large gatherings
September 9, 2015 World-renowned 3D printing expert recruited to Ottawa
September 9, 2015 Rare nerve disease linked to problems in cellular waste recycling
September 2, 2015 Harnessing the power of the bruise to prevent autoimmune diabetes
September 2, 2015 Targeted therapy improves survival in lung cancer patients
September 2, 2015 Tender Loving Research working to cure ovarian cancer
August 27, 2015 Summer students receive awards for their contributions
August 26, 2015 Tender Loving Research improves heart health for cancer survivors
August 26, 2015 Novel genetic variant affects inflammation and may increase heart disease risk by 50%
August 21, 2015 New chair in spinal cord research brings hope for more first steps
August 19, 2015 Research reveals how cancer-fighting viruses infect tumour blood vessels
August 19, 2015 Dr. Bernard Thébaud’s team receives $3.2 million to develop stem cell therapy for babies with lung disease
August 19, 2015 Tender Loving Research drives passion for personalized medicine
August 19, 2015 Brain Health Awareness Week: September 14-19
August 19, 2015 Are predatory journals filling up your inbox? New research explores the problem
August 5, 2015 Dr. Dylan Burger awarded $192,000 to study microparticles in kidney and vascular disease
August 5, 2015 Palliative care reduces hospital costs
July 31, 2015 Former nurse receives experimental viral therapy for cancer at The Ottawa Hospital
July 29, 2015 New research reporting guideline helps compare multiple treatments
July 29, 2015 New treatments cure hepatitis C in patients co-infected with HIV
July 28, 2015 The Ottawa Hospital awarded $28M from Canadian Institutes of Health Research for 22 research projects
July 22, 2015 Jean Maroun Scholarship recognizes resident’s research to help manage chemotherapy side effects
July 22, 2015 Regenerative medicine shows promise in acute kidney injury
July 20, 2015 Stem cell therapy shows promise in small clinical trial for rare lung disease
July 15, 2015 Are generic immunosuppressants safe and effective?
July 15, 2015 Ovarian cancer researcher recognized for excellence in education
July 10, 2015 Cancer patients treated in world-first clinical trial of Canadian viral therapy
July 8, 2015 Media advisory--Cancer patients treated in world-first clinical trial of Canadian viral therapy
July 7, 2015 Novel therapy seeks to bring light to post-stroke depression
June 30, 2015 Patient breathes more easily through weight loss
June 30, 2015 New research chair will focus on turning research results into action
June 30, 2015 Save Cochrane Canada, a pioneer in evidence-based medicine, based at The Ottawa Hospital
June 30, 2015 Deep-brain stimulation brings a family doctor with Parkinson’s back from “the abyss”
June 30, 2015 $1.5M grant could improve care for trauma patients and save $10M per year
June 24, 2015 $670,000 grant to advance development of exoskeleton for rehabilitation
June 24, 2015 Putrescine water doubles fertility in aging females
June 22, 2015 Study reveals widespread over-imaging in early stage breast cancer patients in Ontario
June 22, 2015 Study could reduce unnecessary cancer screening
June 17, 2015 Tool can accurately predict risk of death within one year of hospital admission
June 17, 2015 Government of Ontario provides $10M boost for regenerative and biological therapeutics research in Ottawa
June 17, 2015 Ottawa stroke researchers awarded nearly $500,000
June 10, 2015 Promising intermediate results in CIHR’s Foundation grant competition
June 10, 2015 How does the liver affect the immune system? $175,000 grant to help find answers
June 3, 2015 Creators of ImmunizeCA mobile app win national award for community impact
June 3, 2015 Breast cancer study among “Top 50 Most-Cited”
June 2, 2015 Local teacher with brain cancer beats the odds thanks to ‘bionic man’ therapy
May 31, 2015 Research at The Ottawa Hospital is making Ontario Healthier, Wealthier and Smarter
May 29, 2015 Researchers at The Ottawa Hospital, uOttawa and CHEO awarded $28.5M from the Canada Foundation for Innovation for research in regenerative medicine, neuroscience and other areas
May 27, 2015 $120,000 grant to help find ways to relieve cellular stress and prevent neurodegenerative diseases
May 27, 2015 eConsult reduces wait times and gets high marks from primary care providers
May 22, 2015 BMO Announces $1 Million Donation to Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Research
May 20, 2015 Survey of health care providers and patients highlights need for standardization of use of the Breast Cancer drug, docetaxel.
May 20, 2015 $700,000 grant to advance use of stem cells to study rare disease
May 13, 2015 Cancer clinical trial team receives prestigious award for the 2nd year in a row
May 13, 2015 Research linking Parkinson’s with the gut’s appendix receives top award
May 5, 2015 Tender Loving Research helping people with multiple sclerosis
May 4, 2015 Partners herald new cancer immunotherapy company
April 30, 2015 New pilot project in Ottawa offers mobile solution for immunization reporting
April 28, 2015 “Revolutionary” hepatitis C therapy at The Ottawa Hospital cures more patients
April 28, 2015 Drs. Zach Ferraro and Karen Fung Kee Fung recognized for outstanding mentoring of research student
April 22, 2015 Viruses and drugs combine to form potent anti-cancer therapy
April 22, 2015 Ottawa Cardiac Oncology Program highlighted in the Report Card on Cancer in Canada
April 20, 2015 Pancreatic cancer loses viral defences when talking with supporting cells
April 17, 2015 Ottawa stem cell scientist helps patients separate hope from hype
April 15, 2015 Manosilah Yoganathan recognized for outstanding research in Co-op Program
April 15, 2015 Dr. Rebecca Auer awarded $450,000 to develop novel immunotherapy for pancreatic cancer
April 14, 2015 End-of-life care accounts for 10% of health budget
April 9, 2015 Ottawa Regional Science Fair awards top prize to Aditya Mohan
April 9, 2015 Dr. Paul Beaulé recognized for insight into the cause of hip osteoarthritis
April 1, 2015 7 scientists at The Ottawa Hospital awarded uOttawa Faculty of Medicine Clinical Research Chairs
April 1, 2015 Tender Loving Research saving lives of people with cardiac arrest
March 25, 2015 What controls the master controller of muscle development?
March 25, 2015 Tender Loving Research helping people requiring blood transfusions
March 23, 2015 DNA test slashes wait times for tuberculosis diagnosis in Iqaluit
March 17, 2015 Old blood as good as fresh in patients with life threatening illnesses
March 13, 2015 Most clinical trials of 'stalled drugs' do not report results
March 11, 2015 Dr. Jeremy Grimshaw honoured as a Fellow by Scotland's national academy
March 11, 2015 Could an oncolytic virus “melt” tumours?
March 11, 2015 Tender Loving Research helping patients avoid kidney failure
March 11, 2015 Cancer-killing viruses featured by VICE on HBO, an international documentary show
March 5, 2015 Drug to control appetite could also fight anxiety: Ottawa study
March 4, 2015 Research could lead to better diagnosis of recurrent blood clots
March 4, 2015 Improving diagnosis of dangerous brain bleeds with two simple measurements
February 18, 2015 Ottawa COPD Risk Scale could save Ontario $115M over 3 years
February 18, 2015 Research on telomeres could reveal how cancer cells become immortal
February 18, 2015 Tender Loving Research improving care for stroke patients
February 11, 2015 Researchers find new therapy benefits stroke patients
February 10, 2015 Tender Loving Research improving care for people with infectious diseases
February 10, 2015 Neither oral nor intravenous Vitamin C improve cancer treatment
January 29, 2015 The Ottawa Hospital leads first Canadian clinical trial of mesenchymal stem cell therapy for multiple sclerosis
January 28, 2015 Information for MS patients interested in stem cell therapy at The Ottawa Hospital
January 28, 2015 Research connecting two rare but deadly neurological diseases
January 28, 2015 Tender Loving Research improving care for premature babies
January 20, 2015 Hospitalized for pneumonia? Your risk of cardiovascular disease is higher: study
January 19, 2015 Flu shots decrease overall risk of acquiring Guillain-Barré Syndrome
January 18, 2015 Does a blood donor’s age or sex affect outcomes for transfusion recipients?
January 14, 2015 Tender Loving Research improving care for critically ill patients
January 13, 2015 Finding a fast, reliable test to see if a bleeding stroke is still bleeding
December 30, 2014 Mathematical model could predict best way to prevent tuberculosis in Canada’s north
December 30, 2014 Novel regenerative therapy eases diabetes symptoms in mice
December 30, 2014 Tender Loving Research helping children with neuromuscular diseases
December 17, 2014 Blood thinner study in pregnant women receives national award
December 17, 2014 New brain imaging approach could help prevent strokes
December 17, 2014 CIHR grant helping to unravel the epigenetic mysteries of muscle regeneration
December 15, 2014 The Ottawa Hospital to host $60M national research network for innovative cancer treatments
December 14, 2014 Biotherapeutics for Cancer Treatment (BioCanRX) Network of Centres of Excellence
December 10, 2014 Promising initial results in CIHR’s Foundation grant competition
December 10, 2014 $450,000 grant to develop mathematically-designed drug-virus combination cancer therapies
December 10, 2014 Evidence and guidelines say don't image, yet oncologists still do
December 3, 2014 Kidney Research Centre Annual Report highlights productive year
December 3, 2014 Study to explore the earliest stages of ovarian cancer
December 3, 2014 Duncan Stewart receives inaugural grant from Ontario Institute for Regenerative Medicine
December 3, 2014 Surprising study could save lives of kidney transplant patients
November 26, 2014 Dr. Angel Arnaout inducted into the Order of Ottawa
November 26, 2014 Reducing unnecessary and harmful care for kidney transplant patients
November 26, 2014 Weston grants to accelerate development of new therapies for Parkinson disease and related dementias
November 26, 2014 Simple stroke care improvements can dramatically reduce disability and death
November 19, 2014 Study evaluates the effectiveness of simulation in continuing medical education
November 19, 2014 Ottawa researcher leads international clinical trial with new cancer drug
November 19, 2014 Are your fat cells healthy or are they bloated and causing health problems?
November 14, 2014 Outstanding research on display at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute’s 14th annual Research Day
November 11, 2014 Improving access to vaccines around the world
November 11, 2014 Understanding the risks that lead to complications after bladder cancer surgery
November 11, 2014 Record attendance at The Ottawa Hospital Gala in support of research
November 5, 2014 Campaign launched to raise $50 million for research
November 5, 2014 Developing a tool to assess the risk of cardiovascular disease among certain populations
November 5, 2014 Grant valued at nearly $100,000 awarded for research into infant lung condition
October 28, 2014 Turning embryonic stem cells into another stem cell type required for fetal development
October 28, 2014 Study shows discrepancy in quality of oncology literature
October 28, 2014 Canadian chapter of EQUATOR launched in Ottawa
October 22, 2014 Longstanding math problem solved by bioinformatics lead
October 22, 2014 Simple method proves equally good at predicting kidney transplant outcomes
October 21, 2014 $3.85M research grant links naturopathic and conventional medicine in fight against cancer
October 15, 2014 Assessing the most effective times of day to take urine tests among pregnant women
October 15, 2014 Peer reviewers need training, argues Dr. Moher
October 15, 2014 Analysis in CMAJ counters criticisms of pivotal BART trial
October 8, 2014 Book provides best practices for reporting health research
October 8, 2014 Study to explore if protein protects against inflammation found in obesity and Type 2 Disabetes
October 8, 2014 Using 3D imagery to improve breast cancer surgery
October 1, 2014 Improving how knowledge gets into practice: You have to know the context
October 1, 2014 Dr. Marjorie Brand among first named to the College of the Royal Society of Canada
October 1, 2014 Computer model of Alzheimer’s disease wins European recognition
September 24, 2014 A way to kill chemo-resistant ovarian cancer cells: Cut down its protector
September 23, 2014 Grant worth $600,000 awarded for the study of stem cells and ovarian cancer
September 23, 2014 Cancer research receives major funding boost from Ontario Institute for Cancer Research
September 17, 2014 Grant valued at almost $1 million awarded for research into fetus and placenta health
September 17, 2014 Decision-aids review: 2013's most cited in The Cochrane Library
September 16, 2014 Patient’s question triggers important study about blood thinners
September 10, 2014 Is more exercise better for breast cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy?
September 10, 2014 Study shows promise in fight against cancers resistant to chemotherapy
September 10, 2014 Living longer with HIV means more age-related disease: study to outline how
September 7, 2014 Why age reduces our stem cells' ability to repair muscle
September 3, 2014 Accurately interpreting CT brain scans when more advanced scans aren't available
September 3, 2014 Grant awarded for research into complications associated with prostate surgery
September 3, 2014 NAV CANADA raises $350,000 for pioneering cancer research
August 27, 2014 Breast Cancer Foundation grant awarded for the study of a potential new drug therapy
August 27, 2014 Study shows promising avenue to help regenerate human muscle
August 27, 2014 How many long-term care beds will we need for our aging population?
August 25, 2014 Researchers in Ottawa achieve breakthrough with rare disease: Stem cells used to send “stiff person syndrome” into long-term remission
August 18, 2014 Grant valued at $568,000 awarded for the study of brain tumours
August 18, 2014 Clinical trial launched to research the benefits of taking folic acid during pregnancy
August 13, 2014 Using clinical decision rules to diagnose deep vein thrombosis in pregnant women
August 13, 2014 Reducing bleeding and blood transfusions during pelvic surgery
August 13, 2014 Grant valued at $714,000 awarded for the study of Spinal Muscular Atrophy
August 5, 2014 Studying the effect of enzymes on an aging nervous system
August 5, 2014 What impact do good working relationships have on patient safety?
August 5, 2014 Deciding whether to stay in your own home or move to a care facility
July 29, 2014 Molecular Oncology Diagnostics Laboratory led by Dr. Bryan Lo to open
July 29, 2014 Dr. Douglas McKim honoured by Muscular Dystrophy Canada
July 29, 2014 Cell therapy to help repair tissue after acute kidney injury (AKI)
July 24, 2014 Common blood thinner for pregnant women proven ineffective: Lancet study
July 22, 2014 Helping to repair damaged brains and restore lost memories
July 22, 2014 How effective is the peer review process?
July 17, 2014 Fighting tuberculosis in Canada’s North with community-based approach
July 16, 2014 $8.4M in operating grants from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
July 16, 2014 Bolstering the immune system to help fight cancerous tumours
July 16, 2014 Dr. David Moher named top researcher in new international report on science
July 11, 2014 Ottawa researchers get $2.5 million to study genetic link among three chronic diseases
July 9, 2014 Salary award and NSERC grant help to advance stroke research
July 9, 2014 The placebo effect in Parkinson`s disease trials
July 9, 2014 Examining the effectiveness of research reporting guidelines
July 9, 2014 Silent strokes more common than thought; and a major cause of dementia
July 3, 2014 Researcher wins prestigious CIHR fellowship to study respiratory disease
July 3, 2014 Multidisciplinary team awarded grant to test novel treatments for prostate cancer
June 24, 2014 Minister Ambrose tours Sprott Centre and announces research funding
June 24, 2014 Study raises questions about effectiveness of biomarkers used in cancer treatments
June 24, 2014 Looking at heart attack risks in HIV positive patients
June 20, 2014 Researchers find gene critical for development of brain motor centre
June 17, 2014 Helping people with spinal cord injuries walk again
June 17, 2014 Ottawa researchers play key role in new network for neuromuscular disease
June 16, 2014 Grant awarded to increase the use of aerobic exercise with stroke patients
June 12, 2014 Ottawa researchers key to new neuromuscular disease care and research network
June 9, 2014 Shorter, daily dialysis reduces need for blood pressure medication
June 9, 2014 Creating 3D cancer maps to improve treatment
June 9, 2014 Getting heart attack patients to follow doctors' orders
June 3, 2014 Race Weekend raises more than $350,000 for The Ottawa Hospital
June 3, 2014 Higher dose of blood thinner improves treatment of cancer-associated blood clots
June 3, 2014 Inspiring shared decision-making: Dawn Stacey influences major academic hospital
June 3, 2014 Canadian and U.S. researchers collaborate on COPD clinical research
May 29, 2014 4 unhealthy habits land Ontarians in hospital more than 900,000 days a year: study
May 27, 2014 Team involved in Reolysin IND trial receives prestigious award
May 27, 2014 Adjustable staircase allows physiotherapy patients to successfully climb stairs
May 27, 2014 Weekend elective surgery in Ontario comes with greater risk of death
May 20, 2014 Obesity to top smoking as most common risk for heart disease in Canada
May 19, 2014 Using Twitter to discuss and debate kidney disease research findings
May 19, 2014 Government of Ontario invests more than $1 million in multi-year COPD research
May 19, 2014 OHRI partners with new national stem cell network
May 19, 2014 New treatment developed for people suffering with Hepatitis C
May 14, 2014 Predicting whether a patient on life support is ready to breathe on their own
May 14, 2014 Government of Ontario funds training in systematic reviews and health economics
May 14, 2014 Canadian Blood Services funds research into transfusion medicine
May 14, 2014 Process developed for making healthcare training videos
May 7, 2014 Epigenetic drug improves stem-cell therapy for blood vessel repair
May 6, 2014 $100,000 research grant to study ovarian cancer stem cells
May 6, 2014 Parkinson’s disease caused by a virus?
May 1, 2014 OHRI founder inducted into The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame
May 1, 2014 Major Ontario Brain Institute grant fosters collaboration on neurodegenerative brain disorders
April 30, 2014 When is lower back pain a sign of something serious?
April 29, 2014 Study explores effect of post-partum clinic on breastfeeding rates
April 22, 2014 New study links kidney cancer to increased risk of dangerous blood clotting
April 22, 2014 Research team awarded $1.2 million to research cancer that impacts youth
April 22, 2014 International workshop looks at privacy of stem cell donor information
April 15, 2014 Dr. Barbara Vanderhyden honoured by Governor General for volunteerism
April 15, 2014 U.S. emergency rooms adopting made-in-Ottawa diagnostic procedures
April 14, 2014 Improving stem cell therapy for muscle disease
April 14, 2014 Funding for research into Spinal muscular atrophy
April 14, 2014 First Canadian journal dedicated to kidney disease is launched
April 13, 2014 Study to explore why people plan to get healthy, but don't
April 11, 2014 East meets West in Ottawa for research symposium
April 10, 2014 Sinclair Centre for Regenerative Medicine officially named
April 9, 2014 $800,000 research grant to better understand developmental disorders
April 9, 2014 Study identifies new biomarker for diabetic kidney disease
April 2, 2014 Study compares peritoneal to hemodialysis used to treat end-stage kidney disease
April 2, 2014 $1.2M to advance the treatment of pancreatic cancer
April 2, 2014 $4.4M grant to advance pregnancy and stem cell research
April 2, 2014 Better detection of bleeding in the brain and potential stroke
March 28, 2014 Ottawa Hospital Research Institute Salary Disclosure for 2013
March 26, 2014 Clinical trial shows benefit of new approach for metastatic breast cancer
March 26, 2014 New contraceptive approach could also prevent HIV infection
March 20, 2014 National app puts immunization records in your hands
March 11, 2014 Viruses and bacteria join forces against cancer
March 11, 2014 $400,000 study to assess cardiovascular risks and develop tools to improve health
March 11, 2014 Special recognition for breast cancer and emergency medicine research
March 5, 2014 $350,000 grant to advance development of combination therapies for cancer
March 5, 2014 New insight into neurobiology of binge eating disorder
February 26, 2014 Possible new genetic risk factor for obesity and diabetes
February 26, 2014 Aging in fast motion to see why our cells get tired of regenerating
February 24, 2014 Ottawa Hospital researchers to lead new national respiratory and vascular networks
February 19, 2014 Department of Medicine announces Clinician Scientist Chairs
February 19, 2014 Stem cell discovery tops U.S. list of science media releases
February 18, 2014 New tool identifies high-risk lung patients: Ottawa COPD Risk Scale
February 13, 2014 $1.4M research grant to enhance safe driving among older people
February 12, 2014 Wearing a smartphone to improve physical rehabilitation
February 12, 2014 High profile endorsement for Dr. David Moher’s clinical trial reporting guideline
February 12, 2014 Dr. Fraser Scott recognized for diabetes research
February 12, 2014 $6M from Canadian Institutes of Health Research
February 5, 2014 Simple treatment for extreme nosebleeds far cheaper, improves patient experience
February 5, 2014 Girls more likely to visit hospital after MMR vaccine
January 29, 2014 Sneak peek at upcoming oncolytic virus trial
January 29, 2014 New insight into nerve biology and rare disease
January 23, 2014 Blasting blood clots to sic our natural killers on cancer
January 22, 2014 Everyone in health care uses the best evidence, right?
January 15, 2014 5 ways to increase value and reduce waste in research
January 15, 2014 Possible new approach for controlling appetite and obesity
January 15, 2014 Genetic test could help tailor colorectal cancer therapy
January 8, 2014 Promising lead in fight against deadly lung disease: microRNA linked to pulmonary arterial hypertension
January 8, 2014 Multipronged approach to chronic pain reduces suicidal thoughts
January 8, 2014 Thank you SIRT1: How the body adapts to a high-fat diet to prevent metabolic syndrome
January 8, 2014 Michael J. Fox Foundation grant funds way to peer at Parkinson’s onset
December 30, 2013 Stem-cell pioneer named to Order of Canada
December 18, 2013 $1.7M to study rare but devastating muscular dystrophies
December 18, 2013 Special recognition for research on viral and immune-based therapies for cancer
December 18, 2013 To admit or not to admit: Research examines emergency physician decision-making to improve patient safety
December 11, 2013 Compounds derived from red wine, spicy peppers and tree bark hold potential for treating ovarian cancer
December 5, 2013 The Ottawa Hospital appoints prestigious kidney research chair
December 4, 2013 Birth order matters: Eldest more likely to visit hospital after vaccinations
December 4, 2013 Experimental lung cancer drug shows promise
December 4, 2013 Driving and dementia toolkit helps determine best time to “hang up the keys”
December 4, 2013 Regular exercise helps with side effects of chemotherapy
December 2, 2013 Cochrane Canada receives 2013 CIHR Knowledge Translation Award: Ottawa-based Centre puts the best knowledge in the hands of health care providers professionals and patients as part of international collaboration
November 29, 2013 Ottawa scientists transform natural protein into possible muscle regeneration drug
November 28, 2013 Ottawa researchers to play major role in $8.7M research project aimed at curing HIV
November 27, 2013 Multiple sclerosis patients to benefit from new drug
November 27, 2013 Research could lead to new treatments for heart disease
November 27, 2013 Special recognition for emergency and family medicine research
November 20, 2013 New lead in the fight against type 1 diabetes
November 20, 2013 Research could solve prostate cancer controversy
November 20, 2013 Prestigious U.S. grant to advance viral therapy for brain cancer
November 15, 2013 Outstanding research on display at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute’s 13th annual Research Day
November 9, 2013 The Ottawa Hospital fêtes three star researchers at annual Gala
November 6, 2013 Advancing targeted therapies for cancer
October 29, 2013 The Ottawa Hospital and Heart Institute recognized among Canada’s leading research hospitals
October 18, 2013 Leading Canadian Health Organizations Release a Vascular Declaration Calling for Urgent Action on Vascular Disease
October 7, 2013 New research sheds light on abnormal heart muscle thickening and potential treatment
September 30, 2013 Ontarians more likely to survive 1 year after hospitalization: study
September 25, 2013 New clinical decision rule could reduce misdiagnosis of deadly brain bleeding
September 24, 2013 Dr. Ronald Worton, Founding CEO of the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, to be inducted into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame
September 24, 2013 Concussion guidelines to help adults manage persistent symptoms, resume life
September 5, 2013 First patient treated in groundbreaking stem cell therapy trial for heart attack
September 4, 2013 Ottawa researchers contribute to Terry Fox Research Institute (TFRI)-led study that will improve lung cancer diagnosis
August 30, 2013 Dr. Ian Lorimer investigates approaches for converting brain cancer stem cells into a more treatable form
August 30, 2013 New research by Dr. Brigitte Lemyre may change approach for helping some premature infants breathe
August 26, 2013 Study provides best data yet on developmental problems in extremely premature infants
August 23, 2013 Dr. Hsiao-Huei Chen discovers a new molecular pathway that controls appetite, metabolism and weight gain
August 13, 2013 Virus-derived particles target blood cancer
August 8, 2013 New research led by Dr. Rebecca Auer suggests flu vaccine could help prevent the spread of cancer after surgery
August 8, 2013 Dr. Andrew Seely awarded patent for system that may allow earlier diagnosis of organ failure and systemic infection
July 4, 2013 Public health experts to develop Canadian smartphone app to track immunizations
June 14, 2013 Using math to kill cancer cells
May 6, 2013 Flu vaccine safe for children with IBD: Study
April 22, 2013 New program to enhance the survival and quality of life of Canadians needing organ and tissue transplants
March 19, 2013 Solving the mystery of how childhood brain cancer starts
March 8, 2013 How Much Sodium are You Eating? New Online Salt Calculator Sums it Up
February 5, 2013 Fighting fat with fat: stem cell discovery identifies potential obesity treatment
December 4, 2012 5 big strides to fight lung disease in our tiniest patients
November 27, 2012 New app puts vaccination records at your fingertips
November 27, 2012 Protein injection points to muscular dystrophy treatment
November 26, 2012 Putrescine water may be Fountain of Youth for eggs
November 21, 2012 International Ethics Guidelines for Cluster Randomized Trials Published—A World First
November 17, 2012 The Ottawa Hospital’s Star Researchers Honoured at Annual Gala
October 18, 2012 Ottawa medical hero named to Canada’s 2013 Medical Hall of Fame
October 11, 2012 The Terry Fox Foundation provides $13.4 million for world-class, novel research into fighting cancer with viruses and finding ways to treat acute leukemias
October 9, 2012 Hospital rankings dramatically affected by calculation methods for readmissions and early deaths
October 8, 2012 Fresh blood not better, clinical trial shows
June 21, 2012 Blood test for pregnant women could predict risk of having dangerously small babies
June 8, 2012 New hope for bipolar patients suffering from hepatitis C
May 31, 2012 The Ottawa Hospital opens the Ottawa Blood Disease Centre
May 30, 2012 Top stem cell scientist and pediatrician recruited to Ottawa
May 22, 2012 Flu shot during pregnancy shows unexpected benefits in large study
May 15, 2012 Mice with big brains provide insight into brain regeneration and developmental disorders
May 9, 2012 Dr. John Bell honoured for outstanding achievements with top Canadian Cancer Society research award
April 2, 2012 Unhealthy habits are costing Ontarians 7.5 years of life: Study examines impact of smoking, alcohol, diet, physical activity and stress
March 22, 2012 Ottawa researcher spearheads major tuberculosis research effort in Nunavut thanks to CIHR funding
March 15, 2012 Ottawa researchers to lead world-first clinical trial of stem cell therapy for septic shock
March 9, 2012 Canadian research paves the way for possible new treatment for bleeding strokes
March 6, 2012 New approach for treating genetic muscle wasting disease shows promise in mice
February 29, 2012 Major grant from Canadian Cancer Society supports Ottawa research on cancer surgery
February 13, 2012 Top researchers gather in Ottawa to advance the development of stem cell therapies for cardiovascular disease
February 10, 2012 Ottawa researcher helps launch world’s first open access journal for systematic reviews
January 26, 2012 Ottawa Hospital researchers help launch two new clinical trials to evaluate CPR and drugs after sudden cardiac arrest
January 24, 2012 Ottawa researchers discover new cancer-fighting virus
December 18, 2011 New research shows Wnt7a protein stimulates muscle growth and development in two unique ways
December 16, 2011 Ottawa research could reduce use of unnecessary medications in people with HIV
December 14, 2011 Ottawa Hospital Research Institute and CHEO Research Institute open new research centre dedicated to improving health and patient care
December 12, 2011 Study finds serious reactions to MMR vaccine are rare
December 5, 2011 C. difficile lengthens hospital stays by six days
December 2, 2011 Novel embryonic stem cell technology to accelerate genetic research
December 1, 2011 International meeting advances the development of ethical guidelines for clinical trials
November 28, 2011 Study reveals novel approach to stop cancer cells from dividing
November 28, 2011 New research shows that second biopsy should be considered for some breast cancer patients
November 23, 2011 New research sheds light on molecular pathways involved in resistance to chemotherapy in ovarian cancer cells
November 5, 2011 The Ottawa Hospital Gala recognizes superstar researchers
November 1, 2011 Ottawa research explores reasons for poor folic acid supplementation before pregnancy
October 26, 2011 New research sheds light on possible anti-cancer activity of FAK inhibitors
October 26, 2011 The Ottawa Hospital recognized as one of Canada’s leading research hospitals
October 12, 2011 Early phase clinical trials shows promising results in advanced lung cancer
October 11, 2011 Top stem cell scientist recruited to Ottawa
October 3, 2011 Smoking causes stroke to occur nearly a decade earlier, study finds
October 2, 2011 International symposium in Ottawa explores new technologies to help people move
October 2, 2011 New research sheds light on the role of our molecular recycling centres in genetic diseases and male infertility
October 1, 2011 Two OHRI stem cell researchers among Top 25 People in Ottawa
September 30, 2011 Dr. Anthony Bella named one of the Top 100 Alumni of the last 100 years by Wilfred Laurier University
September 30, 2011 Dr. Curtis Cooper receives award for excellence in HIV-related human rights and advocacy
September 29, 2011 Research shows improvement in care for older people with high risk of fractures, but more work still needs to be done
September 27, 2011 Heart and Stroke Foundation Centre for Stroke Recovery receives multimillion dollar contribution to expand groundbreaking research
September 26, 2011 Volunteers needed for 2011 flu vaccination study
September 26, 2011 New research sheds light on relationship between inflammation, blood vessels and brain disorders
September 15, 2011 Neurosurgeon-scientist named one of Canada’s Top 25 Most Influential Women of 2011
September 1, 2011 New research sheds light on brain development
September 1, 2011 CAHO Catalyst newsletter features OHRI CEO Dr. Duncan Stewart
August 31, 2011 World’s largest cardiac arrest trial shows longer period of initial CPR by paramedics and firefighters provides no benefit
August 31, 2011 Results of world-first viral therapy trial in Ottawa cancer patients published in Nature
August 24, 2011 Research leads to new insights into mammalian fertilization
August 22, 2011 New research shows most urgent hospital readmissions are hard to avoid
August 19, 2011 New research advances the development of personalized therapies for ovarian and breast cancer
July 20, 2011 Ottawa Hospital researchers awarded $4.8M from Ontario Research Fund to advance regenerative medicine and patient safety
June 29, 2011 The Ottawa Hospital’s new Centre for Innovative Cancer Research to reduce time between discovery and patient impact
June 21, 2011 Two Ottawa researchers awarded global health grants from Grand Challenges Canada
June 8, 2011 Ottawa PhD student receives CIHR Synapse Mentorship Award
May 26, 2011 The University of Ottawa and The Ottawa Hospital to use promising “blue light” in major clinical cancer study
May 11, 2011 New research assesses compliance with ethical guidelines for clinical trials
May 10, 2011 Dr. Duncan Stewart to Receive Biomedical Science Ambassador Award
April 20, 2011 Another great year for the Kidney Research Centre
April 20, 2011 New research sheds light on “asymmetric” cell division
April 12, 2011 Dr. Valerie Wallace is asking big question about the brain and the eye and opening up new avenues for the development of regenerative therapies
April 7, 2011 Dr. Benjamin Tsang receives OCRI Research Award
April 4, 2011 Study provides first link between two major Parkinson’s genes
March 27, 2011 New study could improve access to liver transplants for people with HIV
March 8, 2011 OHRI sets course to advance translational health research
February 25, 2011 New Parkinson’s gene discovered
February 23, 2011 Ottawa medical researchers awarded close to $20M by CIHR
February 23, 2011 Research reveals best approaches to evaluate bleeding in the brain
February 22, 2011 Making our best health care evidence even better
February 16, 2011 Protect Canadians from disease and accidental vaccine injury, new study says
February 10, 2011 TIA patients with speech difficulties more likely to suffer from irregular heartbeat
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 4, 2010 2010 Ottawa Hospital Gala raises $125,000 in support of groundbreaking research
December 3, 2010 Prestigious honour for kidney research
November 24, 2010 Possible new strategy to reduce cholesterol
November 19, 2010 Outstanding health research on display at OHRI’s 10th Annual Research Day
November 16, 2010 New research shows cystic fibrosis patients in Ontario are at risk for infection with dangerous strain of bacteria
November 15, 2010 New lead in the search for biomarkers for lung cancer treatment
November 9, 2010 Ottawa scientist receives $100,000 Grand Challenges Explorations Grant for innovative global health research
November 1, 2010 New insight into heart muscle development
October 29, 2010 Ottawa prevention clinic has huge impact on stroke rate, study finds
October 28, 2010 Ottawa researcher elected Co-Chair of Cochrane Collaboration
October 28, 2010 A step towards better stroke diagnosis
October 12, 2010 Top Parkinson’s researcher recruited to Ottawa
September 15, 2010 The Ottawa Hospital Explores High-Tech Treatment for Pancreatic Tumours
September 10, 2010 Outstanding researchers at uOttawa and OHRI to receive significant funding
September 7, 2010 Genetic discovery could lead to new approaches to improve bone growth
August 30, 2010 The Ottawa Hospital Establishes Canada’s First Men’s Health Research Chair
August 25, 2010 Seeing the world with new eyes: Biosynthetic corneas restore vision in humans
July 12, 2010 Research in yeast suggests death proteins could also have protective role
June 30, 2010 Stem cell therapy may provide new approach to fight infection
June 25, 2010 OHRI releases Annual Report for 2009-10
June 24, 2010 Research bringing you tomorrow's health care today
June 16, 2010 Diabetes cases in Canada to increase by almost 2 million by 2017: Study
June 7, 2010 Ottawa neurosurgeon named one of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40
June 2, 2010 Dr. Rashmi Kothary and his team have discovered a promising new approach for developing treatments for Spinal muscular atrophy
May 28, 2010 Ontario invests $6.5M in regenerative medicine and cancer research in Ottawa
May 20, 2010 Viral therapy shows promise in ground-breaking clinical trial at The Ottawa Hospital Cancer Centre
May 19, 2010 Cochrane Canada receives $9.6M from CIHR
April 9, 2010 Dr. Duncan Stewart receives OCRI Research Award
March 29, 2010 New index predicts survival for people with severe kidney disease and helps with difficult transplant decisions
March 24, 2010 Nine leading medical journals publish clinical trial reporting guidelines developed by Ottawa researcher
March 16, 2010 CUR-IT newsletter released
March 15, 2010 Study opens new avenue for developing treatments for genetic muscle-wasting disease
March 9, 2010 Ottawa researcher awarded $1.4M to lead international team developing gene therapy for retinal blindness
March 1, 2010 Simple tool identifies patients who may need closer monitoring after leaving hospital
February 16, 2010 Ottawa researchers develop guidelines for better reporting of health research
February 15, 2010 Study suggests stem cells sabotage their own DNA to produce new tissues
February 8, 2010 OHRI awarded $7.8M from Canadian Institutes of Health Research
January 13, 2010 Canadian study of senior drivers goes international
December 16, 2009 Three Big Ideas: OHRI Annual Report
November 26, 2009 $19.2M awarded to stroke research network led by OHRI / uOttawa scientist
November 21, 2009 Ottawa Hospital Gala raises impressive amount for groundbreaking research
November 20, 2009 Dr. Jeff Dilworth studies how stem cells turn genes on and off
November 18, 2009 Improving care for people with neck injuries: Ottawa hospital-led study paves the way for worldwide adoption of Canadian C-Spine Rule
November 12, 2009 Ottawa rehabilitation researchers find simulated space travel increases bone marrow fat
November 10, 2009 Ottawa researchers begin trial of H1N1 vaccine with adjuvant in people with HIV
October 27, 2009 Dr. Duncan Stewart receives cardiovascular research achievement award
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"
October 7, 2009 Three Big Ideas: OHRI Annual Report
September 25, 2009 Research helps prepare for next wave of H1N1
September 9, 2009 Ontario invests in OHRI-affiliated start-up company eSight
August 31, 2009 Research finds little evidence to support combination therapies to lower cholesterol
August 20, 2009 A clue to the elusive cause of type 1 diabetes: Ottawa researchers investigate immune response to wheat
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
July 21, 2009 Five top medical journals publish research guidelines developed in Ottawa
July 2, 2009 Study points to need for more training in clinical trial design in China
June 24, 2009 OHRI cancer researcher Dr. John Bell profiled in The Ottawa Hospital's Annual Report
June 11, 2009 Ontario invests $18.5M in cancer and stem cell research at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute and the University of Ottawa
June 4, 2009 Ottawa scientists discover new way to enhance stem cells to stimulate muscle regeneration
June 2, 2009 OHRI / uOttawa scientist recognized with Y Women of Distinction Award
May 29, 2009 Dr. Michel Chrétien elected Fellow of the Royal Society of London
May 28, 2009 Ottawa health researchers launch “iShould”, a decision making application on Facebook
May 27, 2009 OHRI / uOttawa researcher recognized with CIHR Synapse Mentorship Award
May 6, 2009 Panel discussion on women's health research - May 7, 2009
May 4, 2009 CIHR profiles OHRI / uOttawa researchers involved in mentorship program
April 30, 2009 OHRI awarded $12M for national network to translate clinical research results into better health
April 27, 2009 OHRI study shows automated telephone system can help in chronic disease management
April 22, 2009 Ottawa Health Research Institute changes name to Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
April 15, 2009 Free access to Cochrane Library health information for all Canadians
April 4, 2009 Changes at the International Regulome Consortium
March 26, 2009 The NHLBI halts study of concentrated saline for patients with shock due to lack of survival benefit
March 12, 2009 Online tools could help identify disease outbreaks earlier
March 6, 2009 Capital News Online profiles OHRI / uOttawa kidney researchers
March 4, 2009 $2.4 million to develop stem cell therapies to reverse blindness
February 22, 2009 OHRI stem cell transplant trial for multiple sclerosis profiled on national news
February 4, 2009 Scientist in the Spotlight: Dr. Kumanan Wilson
February 3, 2009 Genes and disease: OHRI scientists contribute to guidelines for reporting genetic associations
January 3, 2009 Turning research into medicine: Ottawa Citizen profiles OHRI CEO Dr. Duncan Stewart
December 12, 2008 uOttawa and OHRI awarded nearly $1.5M from the Canadian Foundation for Innovation
November 19, 2008 Dr. Jeremy Grimshaw and Dr. Dean Fergusson recognized at OCRI Life Sciences Achievement Awards Dinner
November 17, 2008 Ontario researchers play key role in identifying new colorectal cancer genes
November 17, 2008 Asthma may be over-diagnosed by up to 30 per cent, according to Canadian research study
November 16, 2008 Dr. Mark Freedman interviewed about experimental mesenchymal stem cell treatment for multiple sclerosis
November 8, 2008 Ottawa Hospital Gala brings together corporate and community leaders in support of research
October 29, 2008 OHRI students organize CIHR Café Scientifique on HIV / AIDS prevention
October 29, 2008 Canadian researchers study inexpensive blood thinner as potential treatment for life threatening infection
October 21, 2008 New Board Chair brings entrepreneurial experience to Ottawa Health Research Institute
October 7, 2008 Special honour for Dr. Michel Chrétien
September 3, 2008 OHRI researchers to discuss stem cell research at Weizmann Science Canada Forum
September 1, 2008 Extensive screening of patients with blood clots may help detect cancer earlier
August 25, 2008 Simple rule may allow many women to stop taking blood thinners
August 21, 2008 $32M grant to transform Ottawa’s health research community
August 11, 2008 Could anemia of chronic disease be a good thing? Researchers challenge assumptions and question growing push for treatment
July 28, 2008 Discovery reveals link between Parkinson’s gene and red blood cell production
July 11, 2008 Stem cell transplant offers new hope to Crohn’s sufferer
June 19, 2008 Patients treated with novel regenerative therapy developed by Dr. Duncan Stewart
June 18, 2008 International Regulome Consortium continues to grow: Ottawa-led stem cell research group partners with Invitrogen
June 3, 2008 Dr. Doug Gray is investigating how lung cancer develops
June 2, 2008 OHRI researchers turning ideas into new therapies and technologies
May 22, 2008 Promising results with cancer-fighting virus
May 14, 2008 Aprotinin associated with increased risk of death: Canadian trial published in NEJM compares three drugs routinely used to prevent blood loss during heart surgery
April 30, 2008 OHRI student researchers to be recognized at the Ottawa Evening, hosted by Partners in Research
April 21, 2008 Massive Ontario paramedic study shows Basic Life Support as good as Advanced Life Support for patients with major trauma
March 12, 2008 Vancouver Sun profiles patient in OHRI-led MS bone marrow stem cell transplant trial
March 7, 2008 Expert to outline proactive solutions for improving access to family physicians
March 3, 2008 Cochrane Collaboration brings balanced, up-to-date health information to Canadians
February 6, 2008 Babies born to teenage fathers have greater risk of birth problems
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
January 16, 2008 Ottawa researchers organize first national Parkinson’s disease meeting
January 4, 2008 Large study links folic acid supplementation with reduced risk of preeclampsia during pregnancy
January 1, 2008 Dr. Rhian Touyz is investigating molecular changes in blood vessels that may contribute to hypertension
December 15, 2007 OHRI researchers recognized for dystonia research
December 9, 2007 Sprott Centre researchers reveal the functioning of a genetic switch that plays crucial role in muscle stem cells
November 18, 2007 Dr. Phil Wells discusses his research on blood thinners on CTV National News
November 16, 2007 Dr. May Griffith’s artificial cornea promises to address the worldwide shortage of human donor tissue
November 15, 2007 Researchers receive top honours in 2007
November 14, 2007 OHRI-led clinical trial demonstrates first evidence that new colorectal cancer drug saves lives
October 30, 2007 Over $18 million in CIHR funding for uOttawa researchers
October 25, 2007 Information about the Blood Conservation using Antifibrinolytics in a Randomized Trial (BART) Study
October 25, 2007 Top honours go to cancer and neuroscience researchers at the Ottawa Health Research Institute
October 20, 2007 OHRI researchers profiled in Ottawa Citizen breast cancer feature
October 18, 2007 Reproductive health researchers from Canada, China to sign agreement
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 24, 2007 Ottawa Health Research Institute holds Annual General Meeting and welcomes new CEO
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
September 10, 2007 Study reveals low rates of colorectal cancer screening in Canada, despite established guidelines and good access to family physicians
September 5, 2007 Second Annual Clinical Research Training Course
August 2, 2007 Dr. Harry Atkins discusses an experimental therapy for multiple sclerosis on Insidermedicine
July 25, 2007 Dr. Dean Fergusson’s research is shedding light on the many unanswered questions in health care
July 25, 2007 Opportunities abound for young researchers
July 18, 2007 Award-Winning scientist uses innovative Canadian telephony technology to improve health care
July 17, 2007 MS Society announces $2.4 million to continue Ottawa bone marrow stem cell transplant trial
July 5, 2007 Research reveals missing link in Parkinson’s disease and suggests new therapeutic target
June 20, 2007 New research identifies five genetic themes crucial to keeping stem cells in a primitive, flexible state
June 6, 2007 Desire for physician-assisted suicide among patients receiving palliative cancer care: Results of Canada-wide study now available
June 6, 2007 Dying patients back legal assisted suicide in survey
June 4, 2007 Dr. Eve Tsai receives 2007 Young Clinician Investigator Award from the American Association of Neurological Surgeons
June 4, 2007 Dr. Eve Tsai receives 2007 Young Clinician Investigator Award from the American Association of Neurological Surgeons
May 31, 2007 Scientific American reports on new muscle stem cells identified by Dr. Michael Rudnicki's group
May 31, 2007 Sprott Centre scientists identify novel stem cell in adult muscle
May 24, 2007 Respiratory treatment by paramedics crucial, study says
May 24, 2007 $6.3M from Terry Fox Foundation to link researchers across Canada developing oncolytic virus therapies for cancer
May 23, 2007 Advanced paramedic care for respiratory distress saves lives, according to world’s largest study
May 15, 2007 Legion Magazine profiles stem cell research at OHRI
May 7, 2007 Enzyme Damage Could Be Key to Parkinson's
May 3, 2007 Media advisory: International muscular dystrophy experts to gather in Ottawa
May 3, 2007 Grand opening of the Kidney Research Centre
May 1, 2007 Dying without suffering: new study shows that suffering is not considered a significant problem for many cancer patients receiving palliative care
May 1, 2007 Knees, hips, shoulders, spine... Research in orthopedic surgery
April 27, 2007 Toronto area donor contributes $1 million to support lung cancer research in Ottawa
April 3, 2007 Innovative cancer laboratory opening brings researchers closer to goal
April 1, 2007 Research Triumphs Magazine
March 27, 2007 More energy better when multiple shocks required to restart the heart
March 16, 2007 Commercialization: Push to market not just about the bottom line
March 1, 2007 Helping people breathe easier
March 1, 2007 Dr. Marjorie Brand studies gene expression in bone marrow stem cells
February 20, 2007 Canadian stroke expert named Officer of Order of Canada
February 19, 2007 Two inhalers are better than one for common lung disease
February 7, 2007 Ottawa MD wins top award for stroke research
February 7, 2007 Canadian stroke expert wins American Stroke Association’s highest honour
February 1, 2007 OMNI group's research is helping to make twin pregnancies safer
January 9, 2007 New research chief aims to make lab breakthroughs work for people: OHRI announces cardiologist from Toronto to take over in July
January 8, 2007 Outstanding physician-scientist to lead Ottawa Health Research Institute
January 1, 2007 Dr. Michael Schlossmacher was recently awarded the Canada Research Chair in Parkinson Disease
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
December 4, 2006 Ottawa study reveals “normal” form of the prion protein associated with neurodegenerative diseases could have role in blood sugar regulation
December 1, 2006 Stem Cell Research
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 New Sprott Centre for Stem Cell Research to place Ottawa at forefront of medical revolution
November 15, 2006 Stem cell research centre brings the best to Ottawa: 'Outstanding' recruits to work at new facility
November 1, 2006 Dr. Michael Rudnicki named an international research scholar of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute
November 1, 2006 Dr. Seymour Brownstein is a pioneer vision scientist and winner of the 2006 Dr. J. David Grimes Research Career Achievement Award
November 1, 2006 Defining Moments: 2005 - 2006 Annual Report
October 28, 2006 Gala honours research excellence at the Ottawa Health Research Institute
September 6, 2006 University of Ottawa supports health research through creation of three new Chairs:
University Health Research Chairs will support research in emergency medicine, neuromuscular disorders, and gene regulation
September 1, 2006 Research on infectious diseases
September 1, 2006 Dr. Ruth Slack is studying brain cells at the molecular level and searching for new ways to aid stroke recovery
August 1, 2006 Dr. Kursad Turksen’s research on skin cells may lead to new ways to protect premature babies, promote wound-healing, and treat various skin disorders
August 1, 2006 Focus on emergency medicine research
July 25, 2006 The Ottawa Hospital Receives the Largest Individual Donation in its History: $7-Million Donation from Investor Eric Sprott and his wife Vizma will put Canada at the Forefront of Stem Cell Research
July 21, 2006 Ottawa scientists find molecule that repairs sun-damaged DNA: Breakthrough could help in bid to find way to kill cancerous cells
July 1, 2006 Thrombosis researchers lead revolution in diagnosing and treating deadly blood clots
July 1, 2006 Dr. Barbara Vanderhyden is investigating the cellular and molecular events associated with
normal ovarian function and the development of ovarian tumours
June 29, 2006 Dr. Ian D. Graham Appointed Vice-President of Knowledge Translation at CIHR
June 23, 2006 Famed Parkinson's scholar accepts Ottawa post
June 1, 2006 Stroke research
June 1, 2006 From blood transfusions, to heart surgery, to lung infections,
Dr. Paul Hébert is doing research to improve the way we care for the sickest patients in the hospital.
May 18, 2006 Ottawa cardiac arrest and brain hemorrhage studies to be presented at international conference
May 11, 2006 Creating new insight into HIV-AIDS virus wins Canada's top student biotech prize for grade 11 Ottawa-area scientist, 16
May 4, 2006 Lifesciences: Researchers organize to realize region's potential
May 1, 2006 Dr. Benjamin Tsang finds a new dimension to the most frequently mutated gene in human cancer
April 28, 2006 Outstanding outreach
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 20, 2006 $23.1M in CIHR funding for University of Ottawa medical, health researchers
April 6, 2006 Ottawa team finds popular antidepressants may affect fetus
April 6, 2006 Popular antidepressant drugs can put fetuses at risk, Ottawa researcher concludes
March 31, 2006 Parkinson’s Research Consortium takes team approach to finding a cure
March 31, 2006 Fighting back: HIV is deadly because it destroys the immune system.
But Dr. Paul MacPherson is looking for ways to help the immune system fight back.
March 24, 2006 Improving survival from cardiac arrest and severe trauma is at the heart of "ROC": The new launched Canada-U.S. Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium
February 28, 2006 Focus on kidney disease research
February 28, 2006 Dr. Paul Albert's group is investigating how a common genetic mutation could lead to depression
February 25, 2006 Biotech startup StemPath lands $1M infusion from Genesys
February 1, 2006 Dr. Johné Liu is unlocking the secrets of egg cell maturation to gain insights into infertility and cancer.
February 1, 2006 Focus on heart disease research
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
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