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7 scientists at The Ottawa Hospital awarded uOttawa Faculty of Medicine Clinical Research Chairs

April 1, 2015

The University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Medicine has announced the recipients of 13 Clinical Research Chairs, including the following seven awarded to scientists at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute:

  • Dr. Gregory Knoll (Tier 1 Research Chair in Clinical Transplantation Research)
  • Dr. Grégoire Le Gal (Tier 1 Research Chair in Diagnosis of Venous Thromboembolism)
  • Dr. Marc Rodger (Tier 1 Research Chair in Venous Thrombosis and Thrombophilia)
  • Dr. Ian Stiell (Tier 1 Research Chair in Acute Cardiac Conditions)
  • Dr. Gonzalo Alvarez (Tier 2 Research Chair in Tuberculosis in Canadian Aboriginal Communities)
  • Dr. Rebecca Auer (Tier 2 Research Chair in Perioperative Cancer Therapeutics)
  • Dr. Christian Vaillancourt (Tier 2 Research Chair in Emergency Medicine)


Ottawa Hospital Research Institute


The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute is the research arm of The Ottawa Hospital and is an affiliated institute of the University of Ottawa, closely associated with its faculties of Medicine and Health Sciences. The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute includes more than 1,700 scientists, clinical investigators, graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and staff conducting research to improve the understanding, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of human disease. Support our research. Give to the Tender Loving Research campaign.

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Jennifer Ganton
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Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
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