Seminars & Events

Friday, April 27, 2018, 12:00-13:00
The Clinical Epidemiology Program presents
Comparison of Bleeding Risk between Rivaroxaban and Apixaban: from pilot to full-scale trial
Speaker: Lana Castellucci MD, MSc, FRCPC
Associate Scientist, Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa
Location: General campus – Centre for Practice-Changing Research (CPCR), seminar room L1111 (host)

Civic campus - Admin Services Building (ASB), 2nd floor, conference room 2-018

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    Learning objectives:

        1. Review of direct oral anticoagulants for treatment of acute venous thromboembolism
        2. Review the need for a direct comparison trial for acute VTE
        3. Review results of a pilot trial 

        To learn more about Dr. Castellucci's research, go to:

        Clinical Epidemiology Program Rounds



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        Monday, April 30, 2018, 8:00-15:30
        2018 Stem Cell Symposium
        Speaker: Hosted by the Human Pluripotent Stem Cell Facility (HPSCF) (Come discover how ESCs and iPSCs can advance your research)
        Location: Location: GENERAL CAMPUS, Sprott Seminar Room,
        5th floor Critical Care Wing, Room 5225, 501 Smyth Road. Ottawa, ON

        A condensed training session on how to work with ESCs/iPSCs from 8am to 11am

        Dr. Rebecca Hood, CHEO 
        “Utilizing an iPSC approach to modeling Floating Harbor syndrome” 

        Carole Doré, HPSCF 
        Services offered at the Facility as well as Q&A 

        Dr. Erin Knock, 
        Stem Cell Technologies
        "Increasingly Complex Systems for Modeling Neurological Disease" 

        Dr. Sailendra Nath Sarma, OHRI 
        "Metformin Preconditioning of Human iPSC-derived Neural Stem Cells Promotes Their Engraftment 
        and Improves Post-Stroke Regeneration and Recovery" 

        Refreshments and lunch provided to registered attendees

        Please register your attendance with Carole Doré ( The condensed training session will be given to six attendees only (on a first come first serve basis). Please contact Carole Doré ( to register for this training session. Visit for additional information.
        Thursday, May 10, 2018, 8:00-17:30
        The uOttawa Brain and Mind Research Institute Program presents
        "How Nature and Nurture Conspire to Control Brain Development and Function"
        Speaker: Michael Greenberg, PhD
        Nathan Marsh Pusey Professor of Neurobiology Harvard Medical School
        Location: uOttawa Roger Guindon Hall, Health Sciences Bldg.

        As Part of Brain Health Research Day 2018

        Full Program Coming soon

        Monday, May 14, 2018, 15:30-16:30
        The OHRI Seminar Series Program presents
        "Control of Cardiac Cell Fate"
        Speaker: Laurie Boyer, PhD
        Associate Professor of Biology
        University of Massachusetts Medical School
        of Biological Engineering
        Massachusetts Institute of Technology
        Cambridge, MA
        Location: GENERAL CAMPUS
        Sprott Seminar Room
        5th floor Critical Care Wing
        Room 5225, 501 Smyth Road.
        Ottawa, ON
        Monday, May 28, 2018, 14:00-15:00
        Exploiting senescence-associated phenotypes as drug targets and cancer biomarkers
        Speaker: Francis Rodier
        Professeur agrégé sous octoi, Université de Montréal, Département de Radiologie, Radio-oncologie et Médecine Nucléairem, CRCHUM / Institut du Cancer de Montréal.
        Location: 3rd. floor large conference room, 3.102, Cancer Centre Building, 501 Smyth Road

         The Cancer Therapeutics Program presents:


        Please note that OHRI seminars are open to all members of OHRI and partner institutions. Members of the general public are asked to contact the communications office (613-737-8899 x 73325; for more information about the research presented at OHRI seminars.