October 20, 2021 Study establishes bleeding risk with long-term use of blood thinners for life-threatening clots
October 6, 2021 Help us advance Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) vaccine research in older adults.
October 6, 2021 MicroRNA protects mice from acute kidney injury
October 4, 2021 Startup company Virica Biotech aims to enhance production of viral medicines
September 29, 2021 COVID-19 booster shot study recruits Ottawa-area volunteers
September 29, 2021 Major study finds convalescent plasma doesn’t help seriously ill COVID-19 patients
September 29, 2021 Some inhaled corticosteroids for asthma, COPD safer and more effective for older adults
September 15, 2021 $2.4 M grant to help researchers develop gene and cell therapies for a leading cause of blindness
September 15, 2021 Translational Research Grant could spark new approaches to diagnose, treat long COVID
September 13, 2021 Biomanufacturing partnership boosts Canada’s life-saving treatment and vaccine capacity
September 8, 2021 Outpatient clinic linked to 40% decrease in return ED visits for cellulitis
September 8, 2021 Could a drug that controls appetite also treat schizophrenia and Alzheimer’s? Mouse studies show promise.
August 23, 2021 Full-dose blood thinners help moderately ill COVID-19 patients
August 18, 2021 A glimpse inside the mind of neurosurgery expert, Dr. Fahad Alkherayf
August 18, 2021 A conversation with Dr. Jess Fiedorowicz
August 18, 2021 New scientist profile: Dr. Paul E. Beaulé aims to improve hip surgery
August 17, 2021 50 ways to repair an ovary? Study suggests multiple pathways can create stem-like ovarian cells
August 13, 2021 Nothing about me, without me: Engaging patients in clinical trials
August 10, 2021 Researchers at The Ottawa Hospital awarded eight grants worth $5 million from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research
August 9, 2021 Researchers work towards the development of targeted therapies for ovarian cancer
August 6, 2021 Plasma exchange may help treat rare blood clots related to vaccines
August 1, 2021 Is there a link between suicide and epidemics?
July 20, 2021 Canadian study finds fewer breast cancers diagnosed between screens when women with dense breasts are offered more frequent mammograms
July 15, 2021 How well do COVID-19 vaccines work in people with cancer, immune conditions and other populations of interest?
July 15, 2021 How well do COVID-19 vaccines work in people with blood cancer?
July 15, 2021 How well do COVID-19 vaccines work in people with cancer?
July 15, 2021 How well do COVID-19 vaccines work in people with inherited and medication-related immune deficiencies?
July 15, 2021 How long does COVID-19 immunity last and how can we enhance protection for everyone?
July 12, 2021 Virus versus virus: novel approach shows promise against HIV in lab study
July 5, 2021 New online calculator can help predict death and need for end-of-life care for frail older adults
June 28, 2021 Small study shows promising results with app for concussion recovery
June 25, 2021 Can a calculator predict your risk of dementia?
June 23, 2021 Motivational incentives make a difference for treating opioid use disorder
June 23, 2021 Treatment while waiting for surgery for breast cancer - can it improve surgical outcomes?
June 16, 2021 Melding mind and machine: Ottawa trial could lead to new technologies to help people with paralysis
June 15, 2021 1 in 4 survey respondents who gave birth at The Ottawa Hospital during the 2020 spring lockdown experienced abusive behaviour from their partners before, during or after pregnancy
June 4, 2021 Researchers honoured for outstanding work in anesthesiology, blood disease and cancer
June 2, 2021 Research unravels links between fasting, lifespan and muscle stem cells
May 31, 2021 Researchers at The Ottawa Hospital awarded three grants for high risk, high reward and interdisciplinary research
May 29, 2021 New mouse model could help with the development of treatments for nonalcoholic fatty liver disease
May 20, 2021 New Canada-Wide Research to Study Mixing-and-Matching COVID-19 vaccines
May 19, 2021 Hold the ice: study shows no benefit during kidney cancer surgery
May 17, 2021 Canadian researchers work to understand and improve health for Indigenous Peoples after surgery
May 12, 2021 Stem cells go ‘all in’ to repair damaged muscles
May 12, 2021 Harnessing artificial intelligence and nanophotonics to fight ovarian cancer
May 6, 2021 New Civic to be hub for world-class research
May 5, 2021 ICU admission linked to higher rate of future suicide compared with other hospitalizations
May 3, 2021 Planned caesarean births safe for low-risk pregnancies
April 30, 2021 New Scientist profile: Dr. Miriam Kimpton aims to prevent blood clots in patients with rare blood cancer
April 30, 2021 Beyond the brain: how autism impacts the body
April 28, 2021 “Cell atlas” could shine light on lung problems in adults and premature babies
April 28, 2021 Ottawa researchers lead $9-million COVID Variant Rapid-Response Network
April 22, 2021 Experts on call: Stem cells, gene therapy and biotherapeutics
April 22, 2021 Experts on call: How to survive and thrive after a medical emergency
April 22, 2021 Experts on call: Parkinson’s care and research
April 15, 2021 Personalized approach reduces nausea in breast cancer patients
April 13, 2021 Grateful COVID-19 patient gives back by participating in research
April 6, 2021 Parkinson’s discovery points to possible future treatment approaches
April 5, 2021 Translational research grant could help to develop new immunotherapies for leukemia
March 29, 2021 Researchers update PRISMA guideline to improve health research
March 17, 2021 Giving every COVID-19 patient the chance to participate in research
March 17, 2021 Research study to improve patient care during pandemic
March 17, 2021 Patient gets life-changing diagnosis thanks to Open Science
March 12, 2021 The rise of point-of-care cell manufacturing
March 10, 2021 Researchers at The Ottawa Hospital awarded 17 CIHR grants worth $7.5 million
March 10, 2021 Ottawa Hospital Research Institute and Faculty of Medicine support three translational research projects through Blueprint Excelerator
March 10, 2021 New scientist profile: Dr. Darine El-Chaâr aims to help pregnant parents and their babies
March 10, 2021 New scientist profile: Dr. Jess Fiedorowicz brings an interdisciplinary vision to mental health research
March 10, 2021 Study in mice reveals possible new target to treat schizophrenia
March 9, 2021 Ottawa-area residents invited to participate in COVID-19 vaccine trial
March 3, 2021 Cancer team awarded $5M for cell-based immunotherapy research
February 25, 2021 The Ottawa Hospital manufactures COVID-19 vaccines for clinical trials
February 25, 2021 One small step for blood cancer patients, one giant step for Canadian cancer patients of all stripes
February 22, 2021 Sepsis costs Ontario healthcare system $1 billion per year
February 17, 2021 When Is Dead Really Dead?
February 17, 2021 Blood thinners help keep hospitalized COVID-19 patients out of ICU
February 17, 2021 Stem cell treatment for scleroderma improves quality of life
February 17, 2021 App provides patients with their personalized risks after surgery
February 17, 2021 New scientist profile: Dr. Tzu-Fei Wang aims to guide blood clot care for cancer patients
February 4, 2021 Fewer domestic violence and sexual assault survivors presented for care in Ottawa EDs during the 2020 spring lockdown
February 3, 2021 Tool predicts which mini-strokes could lead to major strokes
February 1, 2021 $1M investment fuels development of new therapies for Duchenne muscular dystrophy
February 1, 2021 Experimental stem cell therapy a potential weapon against COVID-19
January 29, 2021 New scientist profile: Dr. Deborah Siegal aims to enhance care for people taking blood thinners
January 27, 2021 Studying sex differences in kidney disease could open door to developing new treatments
January 27, 2021 Can a diabetes drug help repair damaged nerve insulation? Mouse study shows it might.
January 27, 2021 New scientist profile: Dr. Angela Cheung’s patients inspire her to investigate rare liver diseases
January 12, 2021 Government of Canada invests $1M in a COVID-19 evidence network to support decision-making
December 30, 2020 Understanding the impact of COVID-19 on women
December 17, 2020 Recognizing emerging health services and policy researchers-Dr. Laura Boland
December 11, 2020 2020 Canadian research hospital rankings from Research Infosource
December 11, 2020 Partnering with the marginalized
December 11, 2020 Dr. Eve Tsai and Dr. Adam Sachs work in very different ways to improve the lives of people with spinal cord injury
December 10, 2020 COVID-19 and rheumatoid arthritis: using big data to understand risks and improve treatments
December 9, 2020 Can chest imaging diagnose COVID-19?
December 9, 2020 World-first clinical trial aims to protect cancer patients from COVID-19
December 4, 2020 The Ottawa Hospital contributes to ‘a beautiful evolution’ in HIV research and care
December 3, 2020 Breast cancer patients benefit from Ottawa-based study
November 28, 2020 Bone-modulating drugs can be given less often during cancer treatment, reducing side-effects and saving time and money
November 25, 2020 Spinal or epidural anesthesia associated with increased survival compared to general anesthesia for leg artery bypass surgery
November 24, 2020 Jeremy Grimshaw, David Moher and Peter Tugwell ranked among world’s top researchers
November 21, 2020 Vaccines and viral immunotherapies: unique Canadian program provides training to manufacture biotherapeutics
November 20, 2020 Outstanding research on display at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute’s first virtual Research Day
November 17, 2020 App could provide new way to track vaccine safety
November 6, 2020 Blueprint Excelerator helps move discoveries from the bench to the bedside
November 6, 2020 $1M grant to support manufacturing of COVID-19 treatments and vaccines at The Ottawa Hospital and uOttawa
October 26, 2020 Gene therapy for deadly newborn lung disease shows promise in mice
October 22, 2020 Marion Crowe brings expertise in First Nations health to Ottawa Hospital Research Institute Board
October 21, 2020 New scientist profile: Dr. Lisa Caulley aims to find the best care for ear, nose and throat disorders
October 21, 2020 Drug can treat Parkinson’s-related drooling, study shows
October 15, 2020 Fewer hospital visits, safer care, less cost: study changing breast cancer treatment around the world
October 15, 2020 Probing the mysteries of COVID immunity
October 9, 2020 From “what if” to “what is”
October 5, 2020 Canada Research Continuity Emergency Fund (CRCEF)
October 1, 2020 Unexpected breast cancer diagnosis leads patient down an uncertain path
September 30, 2020 Dr. Peter Tugwell wins Barer-Flood Prize in Health Services and Policy Research
September 23, 2020 Research reveals potential approach to make ovarian tumours ‘hot’
September 23, 2020 Hold the blood: world-first clinical trial could cut transfusions nearly in half for blood cancer patients
September 22, 2020 The Ottawa Hospital and uOttawa launch new cancer immunotherapy research projects with funding from BioCanRx
September 21, 2020 HELP MD – A novel data-driven approach to study physician wellness
September 18, 2020 Rock star researcher uses big data to answer big questions
September 16, 2020 Dr. David Moher elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada
September 9, 2020 How to mitigate ICU drug shortages related to COVID-19
September 8, 2020 Canadian study compares COVID-19 spit test to traditional swab test
September 7, 2020 The Ottawa Hospital awarded six CIHR grants worth $2.6 million
September 1, 2020 Two researchers at The Ottawa Hospital receive Ontario Early Researcher Awards
August 27, 2020 Algorithm helps prescribers choose more targeted antibiotics
August 26, 2020 Virus and targeted drug synergize to fight cancer in mice
August 10, 2020 Cannabis use in pregnancy linked to a greater risk of autism
July 16, 2020 5 ways to enhance research integrity and avoid the risks of ‘publish or perish’ in academia
July 13, 2020 Vascular development may be at risk in autism
July 10, 2020 Innovative clinical trial design breathes life into potential cell therapy for lung disease in preterm babies
July 10, 2020 Decoding the mystery of Parkinson’s disease
July 8, 2020 Protecting cancer patients from COVID-19
June 26, 2020 Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for COVID pneumonia
June 26, 2020 Preventing dangerous blood clots in COVID-19 patients
June 26, 2020 Using big data to find promising drugs for COVID-19
June 25, 2020 Understanding the impact of COVID-19 on pregnant women and babies
June 25, 2020 Harnessing cancer-fighting viruses to develop a COVID-19 vaccine
June 25, 2020 The Ottawa Hospital awarded $4.7 million for COVID-19 research from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research
June 23, 2020 Helping COVID-19 survivors stay healthy
June 12, 2020 TOHAMO awards $1.2M for COVID-19 research projects
June 10, 2020 Can virtual care after surgery reduce patient returns to hospital? Research study now open in Ottawa
June 8, 2020 Using lab-grown human tissues to identify possible treatments
June 8, 2020 Stopping COVID-19 with behavioral science and artificial intelligence
June 8, 2020 Understanding the challenge of COVID-19 for Ottawa’s most vulnerable people
June 8, 2020 Mobile reporting of adverse events from a pandemic COVID-19 vaccine
June 5, 2020 Could blood plasma shore up our COVID defenses?
June 4, 2020 Creating a new mouse model to study COVID-19 lung disease
June 4, 2020 Studying the immune response of COVID-19 patients in the ICU
June 4, 2020 New mouse model to reveal insights into mild spinal muscular atrophy
June 4, 2020 Diabetes drug corrects some symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease in mice
June 3, 2020 New Frontiers in Research Fund supports trailblazing research on autism, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s
May 28, 2020 Experimental Stem Cell Therapy a Potential Weapon in COVID-19 Fight
May 27, 2020 New scientist profile: Dr. Robert Fahed wants more people to benefit from life-saving stroke therapy
May 21, 2020 COVID-19 research on cell therapy, drug screening and marginalized populations funded through Ontario’s Rapid Research Fund
May 20, 2020 Thanking the heroes behind clinical trials
May 14, 2020 When is fainting a sign of a bigger problem? This tool can tell
May 14, 2020 Updated Ottawa Rules app could help doctors predict strokes, catch deadly brain bleeds
May 14, 2020 Mysteries of cell fate unlocked with new measurement and modeling techniques
May 11, 2020 COVID-19 Evidence Network to support decision-making
May 8, 2020 COVID-19 research moving at ‘lightning speed’, thanks to generous community support
April 29, 2020 Dr. Michael Rudnicki elected into the Royal Society
April 29, 2020 Researchers use lab-grown human tissues to understand secrets of COVID-19 infection, identify possible treatments
April 29, 2020 Researchers and research staff honoured for outstanding work in cancer clinical trials, emergency medicine, cell sorting and tissue collection
April 28, 2020 Cancer-killing viruses provide inspiration for COVID-19 vaccine
April 28, 2020 Clinical trial to test plasma from recovered COVID-19 patients as possible treatment
April 23, 2020 Harnessing stem cells and regenerative medicine to fight COVID-19
April 22, 2020 Should I leave my retirement or long-term care home due to COVID-19? New tools can help with tough decisions
April 20, 2020 New tool helps predict risk of death, admission to long-term care for people with dementia
April 20, 2020 How are you coping during COVID-19?
April 17, 2020 Don’t change blood pressure medication because of fear of COVID-19
April 8, 2020 New COVID-19 projections show how physical distancing can make a huge difference in Ottawa
April 2, 2020 Researchers join the fight against COVID-19
March 31, 2020 A COVID-19 palliative care pandemic plan: An essential tool
March 4, 2020 Dr. Barbara Vanderhyden wins uOttawa Award for Excellence in Research
March 4, 2020 Stem cells may heal lungs of premature babies
March 2, 2020 Could umbilical cord cell therapy help premature babies? Dr. Bernard Thébaud awarded $638,000 from Stem Cell Network for clinical trial
March 2, 2020 Study in mice reveals possible new target to treat autism
February 25, 2020 Patient engagement in health research: 10 tips from people with lived experience
February 24, 2020 Assisted reproductive technology and heart problems: it’s (mostly) about the twins
February 20, 2020 Could biotherapeutics be the next revolution in cancer treatment?
February 20, 2020 Margaret's Gift
February 19, 2020 Cell therapy for premature babies: new lab study suggests wider treatment window may be possible
February 19, 2020 More time in space linked with anemia
February 19, 2020 Pilot project allows Ottawa paramedics to provide palliative care at home
February 14, 2020 New neuromuscular network brings patients, scientists and clinicians together
February 12, 2020 Medical Assistance in Dying is not driven by socioeconomic vulnerability or poor access to palliative care
February 7, 2020 How a lung cancer survivor advocate is helping advance research that will lead to early detection
February 3, 2020 The Ottawa Hospital awarded nine grants worth $5.6 million from Canadian Institutes of Health Research
January 31, 2020 Can Type 2 diabetes be reversed? Research study available to Ottawa patients.
January 30, 2020 Intravenous drugs can often rapidly restore normal heart rhythm without sedation, shocks
January 23, 2020 Ottawa doctor recognized as one of the top blood vessel researchers in Canada
January 23, 2020 Prostate cancer study means more flexible treatment options for patients
January 23, 2020 Study in mice reveals a new target to treat Alzheimer’s disease
January 15, 2020 Could artificial intelligence help manage preterm birth? Prestigious fellowship to help Dr. Steven Hawken find out
January 15, 2020 To help protect research, experts agree on a definition of predatory publishing
January 15, 2020 New method can help labs around the world grow stem cells more efficiently
January 10, 2020 Nothing to sniff at: Screening platform identifies drugs that could fight the common cold
January 10, 2020 Older blood just as good as fresh in critically ill children
January 7, 2020 Ottawa doctor recognized as one of the top emergency medicine researchers in Canada
December 18, 2019 Liver could be new target for type 1 diabetes research, treatments
December 18, 2019 Jeremy Grimshaw, David Moher and Peter Tugwell ranked among world’s top researchers
December 11, 2019 People living in the poorest neighbourhoods in Ontario more likely to suffer avoidable deaths than those living in the richest neighbourhoods
December 11, 2019 New scientist profile: Dr. Krishan Yadav aims to improve care for skin infections
December 11, 2019 Could artificial intelligence help manage preterm birth? Prestigious fellowship to help Dr. Steven Hawken find out
December 4, 2019 How likely are you to survive in-hospital cardiac arrest? Newly identified risk factors can help with difficult decisions
December 3, 2019 How often should an incurable cancer be scanned? New evidence-based method shows the way
November 27, 2019 Researchers find potential biomarker to detect ovarian cancer earlier
November 27, 2019 Ottawa hosts hugely successful Canadian Cancer Research Conference
November 14, 2019 2019 Canadian research hospital rankings from Research Infosource
November 13, 2019 Researchers awarded $1.6M to improve care for cardiovascular disease
November 13, 2019 Potassium for high blood pressure? Study to test dietary alternatives to medication
November 8, 2019 Outstanding research on display at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute’s 19th annual Research Day
October 23, 2019 aSAH survivor and her daughter help advance stroke research
October 22, 2019 How does a stem cell know what to be when it grows up?
October 22, 2019 Milestone study will help doctors treat life threatening blood clots
October 22, 2019 Dr. Susan Rogers Van Katwyk honoured for research on how countries fight antimicrobial resistance
October 22, 2019 Danielle Rice honoured for research to address the opioid crisis
October 21, 2019 How a lucky accident helped spark a new era of depression research
October 19, 2019 Curious about cancer, research and clinical trials? Join us on November 2, 2019 for "Cancer: Piecing the Puzzle Together"
October 9, 2019 “Wild idea” opens possible new frontier for preventing ovarian cancer
October 8, 2019 Ottawa-led team stands out for patient decision aids research
October 2, 2019 Drs. David Moher and Dawn Stacy inducted into the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences
October 2, 2019 Researchers reveal the circuitry regulating muscle stem cell function
October 1, 2019 Taking CANImmunize to the next level
October 1, 2019 Viral therapy for cancer: Frequently asked questions from patients and families
September 27, 2019 Ottawa a “hotbed of patient partnerships in research”
September 26, 2019 From surgery to discovery: innovative tissue collection process to fuel breakthroughs
September 25, 2019 Unravelling the mystery of how one gene contributes to Parkinson’s, Crohn’s and leprosy
September 24, 2019 Dr. Doug Manuel awarded title of Distinguished University Professor
September 24, 2019 Ottawa researcher plays key role in $53-million Alzheimer’s research project
September 16, 2019 Thinking about using cannabis during pregnancy? Think again.
September 13, 2019 A Canadian First: Ottawa orthopaedic researchers win top clinical research award three years running
September 12, 2019 Acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease— newfound hope for treatment
September 11, 2019 Same-day physician access could prevent 1 in 6 hospitalizations in long-term care homes
September 10, 2019 Dr. Jeremy Grimshaw elected into Royal Society of Canada
September 10, 2019 New research chair to lead cutting-edge work in liver and pancreatic cancer
September 10, 2019 Findings could improve quality of life for people with spinal muscular atrophy
August 14, 2019 The next frontier in HIV research: Ottawa scientists to play key role in new $17M prevention and cure studies
August 14, 2019 Dr. Dawn Stacey co-hosts International Shared Decision Making Conference
August 14, 2019 The promise of CAR-T therapy for cancer: meta-analysis shows the big picture
August 13, 2019 Cannabis shops concentrate in low-income neighbourhoods
August 8, 2019 Research could improve diagnosis of dangerous increase in brain pressure
August 7, 2019 New scientist profile: Dr. James Downar wants more people to benefit from palliative care
August 7, 2019 Feature grant: Researchers investigate how cholesterol regulates inflammation in white blood cells
July 31, 2019 Study establishes long-term risks and consequences of leg vein clot recurrence
July 26, 2019 The Ottawa Hospital awarded 13 grants worth $11.2 million from Canadian Institutes of Health Research
July 25, 2019 Researchers bridge the gap between animal studies and new treatments for chronic pain
July 22, 2019 Alcohol-related ED visits disproportionately increasing in women and young adults
July 18, 2019 More than 52,000 sexual assault cases treated in Ontario hospitals during 15-year period
July 8, 2019 Dr. Hanns Lochmüller receives Canada Research Chair in Neuromuscular Genomics and Health
July 8, 2019 Researchers discover new kind of brain tumour
July 8, 2019 How can governments fight antimicrobial resistance?
June 27, 2019 Common supplement being tested as potential treatment for progressive MS
June 26, 2019 Drug for high potassium linked with increase in serious gastrointestinal injury
June 26, 2019 New scientist profile: Dr. Fahad AlKherayf aims to improve minimally invasive brain surgery
June 26, 2019 New scientist profile: Dr. Derek MacFadden helps prescribers fight antibiotic resistance
June 19, 2019 Cannabis use in pregnancy linked to increased risk of preterm birth
June 13, 2019 Are we using biologic therapy properly?
June 7, 2019 Top Research Papers from The Ottawa Hospital 2016-2018
June 7, 2019 The Ottawa Hospital’s research impact continues to grow
June 5, 2019 Feature grant: researchers investigate why women on hemodialysis are at greater risk of cardiovascular disease
June 4, 2019 Golfer credits Ottawa study for quick recovery after lung cancer surgery
May 29, 2019 Researchers get $745,000 boost from NSERC
May 23, 2019 The Department of Surgery celebrates its 40th Annual Collins Surgical Day
May 17, 2019 $950,000 to help develop stem cell treatments for septic shock, lung injury and muscle degeneration
May 16, 2019 Clinical trials offer strong foundation for better patient care
May 15, 2019 Start discussions on end-of-life care earlier, study suggests
May 1, 2019 Precision medicine approach for leukemia awarded $1.5M
May 1, 2019 Study updates sleep parameters for men and women in different age groups
April 24, 2019 Scientist investigates how two gene mutations contribute to autism
April 24, 2019 First step towards a database linking rare diseases with treatment options
April 15, 2019 Dr. John Bell wins public and patient engagement award
April 15, 2019 Do-not-resuscitate (DNR) and do-not-hospitalize (DNH) orders not enough to prevent potentially avoidable hospital visits: study
April 15, 2019 Guidelines can help patients avoid unnecessary blood transfusions
April 12, 2019 Dr. Barbara Vanderhyden receives international award for mentoring the scientists of tomorrow
April 11, 2019 Researchers honoured for outstanding work in Parkinson’s, critical care and surgery
April 4, 2019 Ottawa researchers working with World Health Organization to improve response to public health emergencies
April 3, 2019 Helping evidence-based public health guidelines work in the real world
March 29, 2019 Dr. Dawn Stacey one of Canada’s top nurse academics
March 29, 2019 Breakthrough reveals how a stem cell decides between two fates
March 22, 2019 Clinicians at The Ottawa Hospital launch 14 innovative projects to improve health-care delivery, thanks to funding from TOHAMO and The Ottawa Hospital’s Research Institute
March 19, 2019 Simple blood test could determine preterm birth rate in low resource countries
March 15, 2019 New scientist profile: Dr. Hanns Lochmüller investigates rare neuromuscular disorders
March 15, 2019 3D gel helps researchers find potential drugs for lung cancer, other diseases
March 15, 2019 Researcher brings made-in-Ottawa approach to Parkinson’s care to Europe
March 13, 2019 Autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation recommended as a standard of care for certain kinds of MS in the U.S.
March 11, 2019 Can behavioural science help reduce unnecessary medical tests?
March 8, 2019 Jeremy Grimshaw and David Moher ranked among world’s top researchers
March 4, 2019 Canadian astronaut takes part in made-in-Ottawa study of bone marrow health in space
March 1, 2019 Preventing blood clots from coming back
March 1, 2019 Patients and clinical trial experts key to upcoming made-in-Canada CAR-T clinical trial
March 1, 2019 Enzyme could help develop better approaches to prevent chronic kidney disease
February 20, 2019 Research could help people with cancer avoid life-threatening blood clots
February 15, 2019 Researchers use leading-edge technology to study teamwork and communication in the operating room
February 14, 2019 Researchers to advance science and improve health with new CIHR funding
February 4, 2019 Every day was a gift for Jillian O’Connor
January 31, 2019 Discovery points to innovative new way to treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy
January 30, 2019 Research shows how good heart growth turns bad
January 30, 2019 Flu vaccination keeps people with COPD out of the hospital
January 30, 2019 New scientist profile: Dr. Gregory Hundemer wants to improve personalized medicine for high blood pressure
January 29, 2019 New scientist profile: Dr. Swapnil Hiremath harnesses science to bust medical myths
January 21, 2019 How long do people need to be monitored after fainting?
January 17, 2019 TMIST - MAC.22
January 16, 2019 Advances in radiation therapy improve treatment for early-stage prostate cancer
January 16, 2019 Sending knee replacement patients home early is safe and could be expanded
January 11, 2019 Award-winning immunology research shows how cancer surgery paralyzes part of the immune system
January 9, 2019 Provincial innovation award for a computer tablet that could help stroke patients recover
January 9, 2019 Trio of BMJ papers to impact how clinical research is performed
December 20, 2018 How “exosomes” target injured kidney cells and bring them back to life
December 11, 2018 Severe sleep apnea increases risk of irregular heartbeat
December 4, 2018 Drug dramatically reduces risk of dangerous blood clots in cancer patients
December 3, 2018 Decision tool identifies which patients with COPD are at risk of death, serious complications
November 30, 2018 Experimental contraceptive could give women the power to prevent pregnancy and STIs
November 30, 2018 Immunization tracking brought into the digital age
November 28, 2018 Engaging patients in research every step of the way
November 21, 2018 Depression linked to “junk DNA” in the serotonin receptor gene
November 21, 2018 Worm study points to similarities in how neurons maintain their shape in old age and after damage
November 21, 2018 Researchers get $788,000 boost from NSERC
November 20, 2018 Dr. Jeremy Grimshaw honoured with CIHR Barer-Flood Prize for Health Services and Policy Research
November 9, 2018 Outstanding research on display at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute’s 18th annual Research Day
November 8, 2018 2018 Canadian research hospital rankings from Research Infosource
October 31, 2018 First responders to get mental health help at new research clinic
October 25, 2018 Study shows which stroke patients benefit most from clot-busting drug
October 24, 2018 Research project aims to get stroke survivors moving
October 23, 2018 Dr. William Stanford has been named The Ottawa Hospital’s Chrétien Researcher of the Year for his work on blood cancer and other diseases
October 22, 2018 New drug combination destroys chemo-resistant blood cancer
October 22, 2018 Chance discovery linking diet to type 1 diabetes started whole new field of research
October 22, 2018 Chance encounter on a train led to an award-winning career in research
October 17, 2018 New research sinks lipid raft concept
October 17, 2018 Made-in-Ottawa rule helps patients with neck injuries in the emergency department
October 10, 2018 Brain Health Awareness Week: October 15-19
October 2, 2018 Researchers awarded $1.7 M to tackle stroke and heart attack from multiple angles
September 25, 2018 New scientist profile: Dr. Kwadwo Kyeremanteng aims to improve care for the critically ill
September 25, 2018 Trainee receives Canadian Medical Hall of Fame Award
September 18, 2018 World’s largest transfusion study in cardiac surgery changes practice globally
September 12, 2018 High dose folic acid does not prevent preeclampsia in high-risk women
September 10, 2018 Often-overlooked Natural Killer cells may be key to cancer immunotherapy
September 6, 2018 How does type 1 diabetes start? New research implicates early metabolic defects in the pancreas
August 30, 2018 Radioactive seeds for breast cancer surgery: better for patients and the health-care system
August 30, 2018 Could leaky blood vessels be a target for treating migraines? Study opens up promising new area of research
August 22, 2018 Chaos in the nucleus: research on eye cells could provide insight into degenerative diseases
August 16, 2018 Targeting cancer stem cells improves survival in certain kinds of colorectal cancer
August 16, 2018 The cancer’s gone but the fear remains: psychology researchers tackle fear of cancer recurrence
August 16, 2018 Using stem cells to treat brain cancer: pilot study highlights potential new approach
August 8, 2018 Diabetes drug could enhance stem cell treatment for stroke
August 7, 2018 Not sure if you can give good CPR? New data shows you probably can
August 1, 2018 People with rare blood cancer live longer, healthier lives with new targeted treatment regimen
July 24, 2018 Nerve cell structure plays a major role in kidney function
July 23, 2018 Can a calculator predict your risk of heart attack and stroke?
July 20, 2018 $1.7 million to advance research on colon cancer, brain development, kidney disease and severe fluid loss
July 17, 2018 Report suggests tobacco smoking rates will drop to below 10% in about 20 years
July 12, 2018 Standardizing digital vaccination records in Canada: team behind CANImmunize launches Canadian Vaccine Catalogue
July 11, 2018 Estrogen and ovarian cancer: study provides first molecular link
July 11, 2018 Researchers uncover possible new mechanism to enhance cancer-killing viruses
July 5, 2018 Urologists reduce unnecessary prostate cancer surgery in Eastern Ontario
July 4, 2018 New scientist aims to harness stem cells to repair bone and cartilage
June 27, 2018 Researchers push for better patient engagement
June 20, 2018 Dr. Dean Fergusson chosen as President-Elect of international clinical trial society
June 13, 2018 Exercise, eye exams help prevent falls in older people
June 7, 2018 Top Research Papers from The Ottawa Hospital 2015-2017
May 30, 2018 Patent brings possible new heart failure treatment closer to reality
May 30, 2018 Stem cell researchers tackle muscle weakness in older people
May 25, 2018 Researchers and support staff recognized at The Ottawa Hospital’s Excellence Awards ceremony
May 25, 2018 Research project aims to improve end-of-life care in the community
May 17, 2018 Sex, viruses and cancer: Erectile dysfunction drugs and flu vaccine may work together to help immune system fight cancer after surgery
May 16, 2018 Colonoscopies save lives, but study finds room for improvement
May 9, 2018 $870,000 to help develop stem cell treatments for septic shock, glaucoma, lung injury and muscle degeneration
May 9, 2018 New research could explain why cells grow out of control in rare lung disease
May 3, 2018 Economics professor cancer-free after immunotherapy trial for skin cancer
May 1, 2018 The Ottawa Hospital opens one-of-a-kind neuromuscular research centre
April 30, 2018 Experimental stem cell therapy tested for rare lung disease
April 20, 2018 Could a molecule triggered by running help treat MS?
April 19, 2018 Patients a “source of strength” for The Ottawa Hospital’s new head of cancer research
April 19, 2018 Discovery provides “profound new insight” into Duchenne muscular dystrophy
April 18, 2018 The Ottawa Hospital opens digital health lab at Algonquin College
April 18, 2018 Could a skin cancer drug help treat stroke?
April 18, 2018 Unique research database to improve care for thoracic surgery patients
April 11, 2018 Exosomes open up exciting new avenue of leukemia research
April 11, 2018 Can tiny bits of cells in the blood help track the progress of spinal muscular atrophy?
April 11, 2018 Dr. Guy Trudel, lead investigator for a Canadian study on bone marrow, teams up with astronauts on the ISS to uncover the implications of deep space exploration
April 11, 2018 Could stem cells repair the heart, fight infections, mend premature lungs, and heal the brain after stroke?
April 6, 2018 Aspirin as good as blood thinner for preventing blood clots after hip and knee replacement surgery
March 29, 2018 Dr. Glen Goss recognized for lifetime achievement in lung cancer
March 23, 2018 Using big data to help the smallest babies – Canadian researchers use newborn blood tests to identify preterm children in low-resource countries
March 19, 2018 Exploiting the Achilles’ heel of a severe form of childhood leukemia
March 19, 2018 World-first study shows running can keep the bone marrow young
March 14, 2018 Freud-1 gene lives up to its name
March 9, 2018 $5.5 million to help save lives when the heart stops and standardize care for rapid heartbeat
March 7, 2018 Is that diagnostic test accurate? Made-in-Ottawa guideline expected to change research around the world
March 2, 2018 Antidepressants and exercise in stroke recovery: surprising results from new mouse study
February 26, 2018 Weight gained in first half of pregnancy affects baby’s birth weight the most
February 26, 2018 Local researcher plays key role in Lancet series that scrutinizes Canada’s leadership on health at home and abroad
February 15, 2018 Fewer than 1 in 5 Ontarians receive doctor house calls or palliative home care in their last year of life
February 14, 2018 Rejuvenating damaged newborn mouse lungs with stem cells
February 7, 2018 MS drug makes cancer-fighting viruses more effective in lab models
February 6, 2018 Screening for sepsis: new study warns clinicians against quick bedside tool
January 30, 2018 The Ottawa Hospital awarded $12.7M for research, double the national CIHR success rate
January 19, 2018 Newborn sepsis: Could routinely collected blood spots help with early detection?
January 19, 2018 Electromagnetic field therapy improves survival in brain cancer patients
January 18, 2018 Finding better ways to bring health research to life: World-leading Centre for Implementation Research opens at The Ottawa Hospital
January 17, 2018 Weak immune system? Consider pneumococcal vaccine
January 3, 2018 Could viruses take cancer immunotherapy to the next level? Study shows viruses and checkpoint inhibitors work together to cure resistant breast cancer in mice
December 20, 2017 “Bait and switch” approach stimulates immune attack on cancer
December 20, 2017 Stroke repair: study shows single pathway crucial for generating new stem cells, neurons and blood vessels
December 18, 2017 Using viruses to fight viruses: new approach eliminates “dormant” HIV-infected cells
December 15, 2017 Researchers to test patient-centered approach to Parkinson’s care
December 13, 2017 Three Ottawa researchers among “world’s most influential scientific minds”
December 13, 2017 Recent immigrants receive different end-of-life care than long-term residents
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 Emergency medicine pioneer receives Health Research Foundation Medal of Honour
November 22, 2017 Need a CT scan for a head injury? Ottawa rule now included in app
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 13, 2017 2017 Canadian research hospital rankings from Research Infosource
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 From tragedy to triumph: scientist makes major discovery about cholesterol while recovering from stroke
October 26, 2017 Top trainee hopes his unexpected discovery may help children with spinal muscular atrophy
October 25, 2017 Award-winning scientist challenges medical dogma in quest to prevent, treat neurodegenerative disease
October 24, 2017 New blood sugar monitoring a game-changer for pregnant women with type 1 diabetes
October 24, 2017 Dr. Shawn Aaron awarded $4.2 million for research on asthma, COPD
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 Ontario start-up makes major deal to develop cancer-fighting viruses
October 11, 2017 New worm model sheds light on ALS
October 11, 2017 Award-winning tool helps predict course of recovery from spinal cord injury
September 29, 2017 Celebrate Clinical Research Week: Oct. 16 to 20
September 27, 2017 Cancer-fighting viruses: Canadian team to accelerate research with $7.4 million from Terry Fox Research Institute
September 27, 2017 Ottawa neuromuscular researchers show global leadership
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 Predatory journals a global problem: Investigation in Nature reveals high income countries not immune
September 6, 2017 Making research results available to improve health: The Ottawa Hospital and the University of Ottawa take the lead
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 Top journal recognizes Ottawa expertise in patient decision aids
August 17, 2017 HIV kept at bay with single injection every 8 weeks
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 Researchers turn back the clock to watch aging in fast forward
July 20, 2017 Bringing a 'trust but verify' model to journal peer review
July 18, 2017 Viral therapy effective against rare bone and muscle cancers in lab models
July 11, 2017 Dr. Paul Albert recognized for ground-breaking discoveries in mental health
July 11, 2017 Midwife’s question inspires study on best blood clot treatment
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 Researchers get $558K boost from Heart and Stroke Foundation
June 15, 2017 Could stem cells fight lung disease in our tiniest patients?
June 14, 2017 Big data breakthrough: award-winning research helps scientists understand cancer gene expression
June 14, 2017 Trial opens door for new kind of drug for advanced breast cancer
June 14, 2017 Robert Hanlon to retire after helping The Ottawa Hospital become a leader in research
June 14, 2017 Parkinson’s-related protein also protects against infections
June 14, 2017 Dr. Michael McBurney recognized for leadership in cancer research
June 5, 2017 Doctor’s invention helped patients on home dialysis
June 5, 2017 Dr. Gonzalo Alvarez presents Taima TB research program to parliamentarians
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 Stem cells help newborn rats survive sepsis
May 25, 2017 Could stem cells heal premature lungs, fight infections, build muscles and strengthen bones?
May 25, 2017 Ottawa cancer researchers to play lead role in new immunotherapy initiative, worth $4 million
May 25, 2017 Researchers and support staff recognized at The Ottawa Hospital’s Excellence Awards ceremony
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 Awards honour those who make cancer clinical trials a reality
May 11, 2017 Sprott Centre for Stem Cell Research celebrates 10 years of discovery
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 Researcher’s activity gives teens new insights into cancer research
May 4, 2017 Cord blood therapies: researchers to separate hope from hype thanks to $100,000 grant
May 4, 2017 Sending knee replacement patients home early could save 30% in hospital costs
April 26, 2017 First cancer patient treated with a new experimental viral immunotherapy combination in a clinical trial
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 Cobra venom helps hybrid virus evade immune response and repeatedly attack tumours
March 24, 2017 Government of Canada Supports Latent Tuberculosis Study
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 How can you avoid a “predatory” journal? New research provides guidance
March 16, 2017 Ottawa Heart Failure Risk Scale could save lives and reduce adverse events
March 9, 2017 The Ottawa Hospital welcomes new stem cell research report and alliance
March 9, 2017 Nerve cells in our brains work together in harmony to store and retrieve short-term memory
March 2, 2017 Triple-threat viral vaccine cures abdominal cancer in animal models
March 1, 2017 Spit test helps diagnose some tongue and tonsil cancers
March 1, 2017 Ottawa man tests new technology for stroke recovery
February 23, 2017 Could a simple blood test improve care for preterm infants in low income countries?
February 23, 2017 Could old drugs target lung cancer in a new way?
February 23, 2017 New approach to clinical trials could revolutionize cancer care
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 The most difficult decision: helping parents make life-or-death choices
December 7, 2016 Researchers use rigorous approach to establish the strength of lab data to inform stem cell clinical trial
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 When the body attacks itself, this researcher finds new solutions
November 16, 2016 Researchers to identify most promising stroke therapies for clinical trials
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 Battle of the blood thinners hits home for Ottawa man
November 4, 2016 Inspire Awards recognize exceptional clinical research personnel
November 2, 2016 Ontario start-up company secures US$41.4 million to advance cancer immunotherapy
November 2, 2016 Lung cancer breakthrough: 70% of patients with specific mutation respond to new therapy
November 2, 2016 Grant helps researcher investigate the mind’s puzzles
November 2, 2016 Researchers find possible new molecular target for lung cancer treatment
October 18, 2016 “Invaluable” study confirms blood thinners don’t prevent recurrent pregnancy complications
October 12, 2016 $20 million grant to fund safety evaluation of new blood thinners
October 12, 2016 Early-career researchers bring fresh perspective to challenge of high blood pressure
October 12, 2016 Ottawa researchers take the lead in reducing unnecessary procedures in emergency department
October 11, 2016 Running triggers production of a molecule that repairs the brain in animal models of neurodegenerative disease
October 11, 2016 $2-million project aims to bring personalized medicine to lung cancer care
October 6, 2016 Grandmother saved by diagnosis of rare condition
October 6, 2016 Research in flight: Photos show astronaut participant in Ottawa MARROW study
October 5, 2016 Sepsis deaths plummet after implementation of new emergency department protocol
October 5, 2016 New role for a famous gene? PCSK9 may control the birth of new fat cells
October 5, 2016 Can pneumonia cause inflammation in the blood vessels? Researchers get $153,000 grant to find out.
September 29, 2016 Researcher aims to make surgery safer for frail patients
September 29, 2016 Want to know how long you’ll live? There’s a calculator for that
September 29, 2016 Decision-making strategy aims to empower First Nations, Inuit and Métis patients
September 28, 2016 Ottawa team pioneers new approach for cancer clinical trials
September 28, 2016 Researchers discover molecule in umbilical cord blood that helps the kidney heal after acute injury
September 21, 2016 Ottawa-led team gets top rank for patient decision aids research
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 21, 2016 Prostate cancer research gets $200,000 boost from TELUS Ride For Dad
September 14, 2016 New model may lead to better treatments for depression after stroke
September 7, 2016 Researchers at The Ottawa Hospital awarded $472,000 by Ontario Research Fund
September 7, 2016 Dr. Paul MacPherson awarded Research Chair in Gay Men’s Health from Ontario HIV Treatment Network
September 7, 2016 Immediate hormone therapy for prostate cancer is better than delayed: study
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 Maternal and child health research gets $9.8-million boost
August 19, 2016 Celebrate those who inspire you: Nominate them for a Clinical Research Inspire Award
August 19, 2016 The Ottawa Hospital awarded $27 million from Canadian Institutes of Health Research for 13 research projects
August 17, 2016 $150,000 grant to help researchers test whether exercise before surgery can help elderly patients recover
August 17, 2016 Researchers find protein that keeps DNA from collapsing
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 Benefits of continuing anti-blood clot medication outweigh the risks: study
August 10, 2016 $145,000 to help researchers investigate how the adult brain grows new cells
August 3, 2016 Genetic muscle-wasting disease follows different patterns depending on severity
August 3, 2016 $737,000 grant helps researchers predict pregnancy complications
July 28, 2016 Clinical trials closer to home for patients with neuromuscular diseases
July 27, 2016 $145,000 grant helps researchers investigate how newts regrow limbs and organs
July 27, 2016 Researchers find compound that can protect mice from Ebola
July 14, 2016 Fainting experience put emergency physician in his patients’ shoes
July 13, 2016 $4.2M grant to advance development of next-generation regenerative therapies for vascular disease
July 13, 2016 Study finds large number of home blood pressure monitors are inaccurate
July 11, 2016 Researchers find unexpected association between younger donor age, female sex and transfusion outcomes
July 6, 2016 Decision aid helps people with rectal cancer make tough choices
July 6, 2016 $270,000 grant to help researchers discover if a heart-growth protein can halt some heart disease
July 4, 2016 When is fainting a sign of a bigger problem?
June 29, 2016 To treat, or not to treat? How one man decided to keep his prostate cancer
June 29, 2016 Surgery can prevent the immune system from attacking cancers
June 29, 2016 Bringing the beat back: $900k grant to help researchers compare fixes for rapid heartbeat
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 Researchers and support staff recognized at The Ottawa Hospital’s Excellence Awards ceremony
June 8, 2016 $1.35M grant helps researchers investigate how to get disoriented muscle stem cells back on track
June 8, 2016 15 tips for giving feedback to health-care providers
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 Immunotherapy harnesses our own immune system to fight cancer
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 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 Learning from the best: researchers study the placenta to learn how to build new blood vessels
April 26, 2016 Bench to bedside and back: basic and clinical scientists team up on potential cancer treatment
April 25, 2016 Researchers find potential new treatment target for deadly brain cancer
April 22, 2016 Two lives forever changed by 30 years of HIV drug research
April 22, 2016 $3.5M to make mobile immunization app available to everyone, everywhere
April 19, 2016 Unnecessary imaging for early stage breast cancer costs Ontario at least $4.4M over five years
April 19, 2016 Does Spinal Muscular Atrophy affect muscle stem cells? $140,000 grant to help researchers find out
April 13, 2016 Dangerous infections slashed in cancer patients after implementation of electronic prescribing tool
April 13, 2016 Unexpected results lead to new breast cancer research direction
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 $530,000 grant to find Canadians’ most important risk factors for dementia
March 30, 2016 When cancer comes back: Drug for mantle-cell lymphoma gives patients more time
March 24, 2016 Breakthrough tuberculosis drug now available through Canadian study: Taima TB 3HP study launched in Iqaluit and Ottawa
March 23, 2016 Study could help manage pain in delirious patients
March 23, 2016 Hot off the press! New edition of EPIgram just published
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 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 Patent brings possible new fertility treatment closer to reality
March 16, 2016 $2.1M grant to help find better ways to bring research results to life
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 Could a bacteria-killing protein lead to a new treatment for diabetes?
February 24, 2016 Skip the soap when removing dead tissue from open fracture
February 24, 2016 $670,000 grant supports research on two-pronged approach for degenerative retinal disease
February 24, 2016 Frail patients more likely to die in the year after surgery
February 17, 2016 Drs. Grimshaw and Moher among “world’s most influential scientific minds”
February 17, 2016 Protein fights traffic jams in ALS cells
February 17, 2016 2015’s most cited PAIN paper written by Ottawa researchers
February 10, 2016 $890,000 grant to help researchers understand the cell’s professional DNA organizers
February 10, 2016 Ottawa researchers answer patient questions about stroke and stem cells
February 4, 2016 Terry Fox award helps Ottawa researcher develop next-generation cancer immunovirotherapy
February 3, 2016 Landmark trial could expand revolutionary treatments to all hepatitis C patients
February 3, 2016 Ottawa researcher lands spot in Canadian Cancer Society’s Top 10 Research Impact Stories of 2015
February 3, 2016 $1M grant to help researchers unravel the secrets behind super-powered leukemia cells
January 27, 2016 Can smartphone-assisted therapy help prevent suicide? Researchers get $1.7M grant to find out
January 27, 2016 Ottawa researchers identify the Mike Holmes of muscle stem cells
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 When is fainting a sign of a bigger problem? $730,000 grant to help researchers find out
January 13, 2016 Top medical journal recognizes practice-changing research at The Ottawa Hospital
January 13, 2016 Another great year for the Kidney Research Centre
January 7, 2016 Man regains sense of smell thanks to new medical procedure
January 6, 2016 Diabetes drug promotes brain regeneration in multiple ways
January 6, 2016 Electromagnetic field therapy improve survival in brain cancer patients
January 6, 2016 Ottawa researchers to receive up to $775,000 to help develop disease prevention guidelines
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 Landmark folic acid trial in pregnant women recruits final patient
December 9, 2015 Ottawa researchers call for better tools to combine health data
December 8, 2015 5 scientists shortlisted for CIHR Foundation grants
December 8, 2015 Taking the Trojan horse to the next level: using fruit fly cells to deliver viral therapies for cancer
November 26, 2015 CPR by medics: Keep pumping or stop for rescue breathing?
November 26, 2015 Two days, five hospitals and hundreds of tweets: CAHO visits Ottawa’s research hospitals for #onHWS
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 Major advance in understanding muscle regeneration: Caspase 3 tackles Pax7 in a cellular game of Pac-Man
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 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 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 Dr. Jeremy Grimshaw elected co-chair of the Campbell Collaboration
September 30, 2015 Team recognized for innovative data analysis to answer important health questions
September 30, 2015 Champlain eConsult tool receives national recognition for improving access to medical specialists
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 Could a vaccine prevent cancer from spreading after surgery?
September 16, 2015 Dr. Greg Knoll awarded $3.9 million to create and translate knowledge in kidney transplantation
September 16, 2015 Early intervention with iRecover could help stroke patients
September 16, 2015 Clinical trial improved quality of life for cancer patient
September 9, 2015 Rare nerve disease linked to problems in cellular waste recycling
September 9, 2015 World-renowned 3D printing expert recruited to Ottawa
September 9, 2015 Research study informs new program to prevent sexual assault at large gatherings
September 9, 2015 Landmark trial challenges aggressive feeding of patients
September 2, 2015 Targeted therapy improves survival in lung cancer patients
September 2, 2015 Harnessing the power of the bruise to prevent autoimmune diabetes
September 2, 2015 Tender Loving Research working to cure ovarian cancer
August 27, 2015 Summer students receive awards for their contributions
August 26, 2015 Novel genetic variant affects inflammation and may increase heart disease risk by 50%
August 26, 2015 Tender Loving Research improves heart health for cancer survivors
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 Are predatory journals filling up your inbox? New research explores the problem
August 19, 2015 Brain Health Awareness Week: September 14-19
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 treatments cure hepatitis C in patients co-infected with HIV
July 29, 2015 New research reporting guideline helps compare multiple treatments
July 28, 2015 The Ottawa Hospital awarded $28M from Canadian Institutes of Health Research for 22 research projects
July 22, 2015 Regenerative medicine shows promise in acute kidney injury
July 22, 2015 Jean Maroun Scholarship recognizes resident’s research to help manage chemotherapy side effects
July 20, 2015 Stem cell therapy shows promise in small clinical trial for rare lung disease
July 15, 2015 Ovarian cancer researcher recognized for excellence in education
July 15, 2015 Are generic immunosuppressants safe and effective?
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 Deep-brain stimulation brings a family doctor with Parkinson’s back from “the abyss”
June 30, 2015 New research chair will focus on turning research results into action
June 30, 2015 $1.5M grant could improve care for trauma patients and save $10M per year
June 30, 2015 Save Cochrane Canada, a pioneer in evidence-based medicine, based at The Ottawa Hospital
June 24, 2015 Putrescine water doubles fertility in aging females
June 24, 2015 $670,000 grant to advance development of exoskeleton for rehabilitation
June 22, 2015 Study could reduce unnecessary cancer screening
June 22, 2015 Study reveals widespread over-imaging in early stage breast cancer patients in Ontario
June 17, 2015 Government of Ontario provides $10M boost for regenerative and biological therapeutics research in Ottawa
June 17, 2015 Tool can accurately predict risk of death within one year of hospital admission
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 Breast cancer study among “Top 50 Most-Cited”
June 3, 2015 Creators of ImmunizeCA mobile app win national award for community impact
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 eConsult reduces wait times and gets high marks from primary care providers
May 27, 2015 $120,000 grant to help find ways to relieve cellular stress and prevent neurodegenerative diseases
May 22, 2015 BMO Announces $1 Million Donation to Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Research
May 20, 2015 $700,000 grant to advance use of stem cells to study rare disease
May 20, 2015 Survey of health care providers and patients highlights need for standardization of use of the Breast Cancer drug, docetaxel.
May 13, 2015 Research linking Parkinson’s with the gut’s appendix receives top award
May 13, 2015 Cancer clinical trial team receives prestigious award for the 2nd year in a row
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 Dr. Rebecca Auer awarded $450,000 to develop novel immunotherapy for pancreatic cancer
April 15, 2015 Manosilah Yoganathan recognized for outstanding research in Co-op Program
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 Tender Loving Research saving lives of people with cardiac arrest
April 1, 2015 7 scientists at The Ottawa Hospital awarded uOttawa Faculty of Medicine Clinical Research Chairs
March 25, 2015 Tender Loving Research helping people requiring blood transfusions
March 25, 2015 What controls the master controller of muscle development?
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 Cancer-killing viruses featured by VICE on HBO, an international documentary show
March 11, 2015 Tender Loving Research helping patients avoid kidney failure
March 5, 2015 Drug to control appetite could also fight anxiety: Ottawa study
March 4, 2015 Improving diagnosis of dangerous brain bleeds with two simple measurements
March 4, 2015 Research could lead to better diagnosis of recurrent blood clots
February 18, 2015 Tender Loving Research improving care for stroke patients
February 18, 2015 Research on telomeres could reveal how cancer cells become immortal
February 18, 2015 Ottawa COPD Risk Scale could save Ontario $115M over 3 years
February 11, 2015 Researchers find new therapy benefits stroke patients
February 10, 2015 Neither oral nor intravenous Vitamin C improve cancer treatment
February 10, 2015 Tender Loving Research improving care for people with infectious diseases
January 29, 2015 The Ottawa Hospital leads first Canadian clinical trial of mesenchymal stem cell therapy for multiple sclerosis
January 28, 2015 Research connecting two rare but deadly neurological diseases
January 28, 2015 Tender Loving Research improving care for premature babies
January 28, 2015 Information for MS patients interested in stem cell therapy at The Ottawa Hospital
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 Novel regenerative therapy eases diabetes symptoms in mice
December 30, 2014 Mathematical model could predict best way to prevent tuberculosis in Canada’s north
December 30, 2014 Tender Loving Research helping children with neuromuscular diseases
December 17, 2014 New brain imaging approach could help prevent strokes
December 17, 2014 Blood thinner study in pregnant women receives national award
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 Evidence and guidelines say don't image, yet oncologists still do
December 10, 2014 $450,000 grant to develop mathematically-designed drug-virus combination cancer therapies
December 3, 2014 Surprising study could save lives of kidney transplant patients
December 3, 2014 Duncan Stewart receives inaugural grant from Ontario Institute for Regenerative Medicine
December 3, 2014 Study to explore the earliest stages of ovarian cancer
December 3, 2014 Kidney Research Centre Annual Report highlights productive year
November 26, 2014 Simple stroke care improvements can dramatically reduce disability and death
November 26, 2014 Weston grants to accelerate development of new therapies for Parkinson disease and related dementias
November 26, 2014 Reducing unnecessary and harmful care for kidney transplant patients
November 26, 2014 Dr. Angel Arnaout inducted into the Order of Ottawa
November 19, 2014 Are your fat cells healthy or are they bloated and causing health problems?
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 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 Record attendance at The Ottawa Hospital Gala in support of research
November 11, 2014 Understanding the risks that lead to complications after bladder cancer surgery
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 Simple method proves equally good at predicting kidney transplant outcomes
October 22, 2014 Longstanding math problem solved by bioinformatics lead
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 Analysis in CMAJ counters criticisms of pivotal BART trial
October 15, 2014 Peer reviewers need training, argues Dr. Moher
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 8, 2014 Book provides best practices for reporting health research
October 1, 2014 Dr. Marjorie Brand among first named to the College of the Royal Society of Canada
October 1, 2014 Improving how knowledge gets into practice: You have to know the context
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 Cancer research receives major funding boost from Ontario Institute for Cancer Research
September 23, 2014 Grant worth $600,000 awarded for the study of stem cells and ovarian cancer
September 17, 2014 Decision-aids review: 2013's most cited in The Cochrane Library
September 17, 2014 Grant valued at almost $1 million awarded for research into fetus and placenta health
September 16, 2014 Patient’s question triggers important study about blood thinners
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 10, 2014 Is more exercise better for breast cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy?
September 7, 2014 Why age reduces our stem cells' ability to repair muscle
September 3, 2014 Grant awarded for research into complications associated with prostate surgery
September 3, 2014 Accurately interpreting CT brain scans when more advanced scans aren't available
September 3, 2014 NAV CANADA raises $350,000 for pioneering cancer research
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 27, 2014 Breast Cancer Foundation grant awarded for the study of a potential new drug therapy
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 Clinical trial launched to research the benefits of taking folic acid during pregnancy
August 18, 2014 Grant valued at $568,000 awarded for the study of brain tumours
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 13, 2014 Using clinical decision rules to diagnose deep vein thrombosis in pregnant women
August 5, 2014 Studying the effect of enzymes on an aging nervous system
August 5, 2014 Deciding whether to stay in your own home or move to a care facility
August 5, 2014 What impact do good working relationships have on patient safety?
July 29, 2014 Cell therapy to help repair tissue after acute kidney injury (AKI)
July 29, 2014 Dr. Douglas McKim honoured by Muscular Dystrophy Canada
July 29, 2014 Molecular Oncology Diagnostics Laboratory led by Dr. Bryan Lo to open
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 Silent strokes more common than thought; and a major cause of dementia
July 9, 2014 Examining the effectiveness of research reporting guidelines
July 9, 2014 The placebo effect in Parkinson`s disease trials
July 9, 2014 Salary award and NSERC grant help to advance stroke research
July 3, 2014 Multidisciplinary team awarded grant to test novel treatments for prostate cancer
July 3, 2014 Researcher wins prestigious CIHR fellowship to study respiratory disease
June 24, 2014 Looking at heart attack risks in HIV positive patients
June 24, 2014 Study raises questions about effectiveness of biomarkers used in cancer treatments
June 24, 2014 Minister Ambrose tours Sprott Centre and announces research funding
June 20, 2014 Researchers find gene critical for development of brain motor centre
June 17, 2014 Ottawa researchers play key role in new network for neuromuscular disease
June 17, 2014 Helping people with spinal cord injuries walk again
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 Getting heart attack patients to follow doctors' orders
June 9, 2014 Creating 3D cancer maps to improve treatment
June 9, 2014 Shorter, daily dialysis reduces need for blood pressure medication
June 3, 2014 Higher dose of blood thinner improves treatment of cancer-associated blood clots
June 3, 2014 Race Weekend raises more than $350,000 for The Ottawa Hospital
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