Researchers join the fight against COVID-19
April 2, 2020 - As hospitals and communities band together to fight COVID-19, researchers at The Ottawa Hospital are harnessing their unique expertise and resources to help.
Dr. Barbara Vanderhyden wins uOttawa Award for Excellence in Research
March 4, 2020 - Distinguished Professor Barbara Vanderhyden has won the highly-coveted University of Ottawa Award for Excellence in Research in the Sciences stream for 2019-2020 academic year.
Stem cells may heal lungs of premature babies
March 4, 2020 - Premature babies need extra oxygen and mechanical intervention to breathe but this can damage their lungs, causing a chronic lung disease. A stem cell treatment soon to be tested in clinical trials at The Ottawa Hospital may help heal the lungs ...
Could umbilical cord cell therapy help premature babies? Dr. Bernard Thébaud awarded $638,000 from Stem Cell Network for clinical trial
March 2, 2020 - Dr. Bernard Thébaud and colleagues received $638,000 from the Stem Cell Network with in-kind matching funds from MDTB Cells GmbH to conduct a phase 1 clinical trial of umbilical cord cell therapy for premature babies.
Study in mice reveals possible new target to treat autism
March 2, 2020 - The enzyme PTP1B may be a new target for treating autism spectrum disorder, according to a study published in Nature Communications.
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