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Duncan J. Stewart, MD, FRCPC
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Top Research Papers from The Ottawa Hospital 2015-2017
June 7, 2018 - Did you know that researchers at The Ottawa Hospital publish an average of four new scientific papers every single day? Our research is advancing science and
Patent brings possible new heart failure treatment closer to reality
May 30, 2018 - Drs. Lynn Megeney, Duncan Stewart, <
New research could explain why cells grow out of control in rare lung disease
May 9, 2018 - When cells grow out of control in the body, most people think of cancer, but this phenomenon also occurs in pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), a ra
Experimental stem cell therapy tested for rare lung disease
April 30, 2018 - A Canadian-led research team has launched a clinical trial of an experimental stem cell therapy for pulmonary arterial hypertension. This rare and deadly disease occurs when the arteries that supply blood to the lungs become so damaged that blood
Could stem cells repair the heart, fight infections, mend premature lungs, and heal the brain after stroke?
April 11, 2018 - Ottawa researchers closer to finding out, thanks to $999,900 from the Stem Cell Network Researchers from The Ottawa Hospital, CHEO and the Univ
Stem cells for septic shock: world-first trial establishes safety, sets stage for larger trial
November 2, 2017 - Stem cells are usually thought of as the building blocks of the body – able to give rise to all our cells and organs. But Dr.
How to trick your heart into thinking you exercise: cardiotrophin improves heart health and repairs damage in lab models
August 4, 2017 - Researchers have discovered that a protein called cardiotrophin 1 (CT1) can trick the heart into growing in a healthy way and pumping mo
The Ottawa Hospital welcomes new stem cell research report and alliance
March 9, 2017 - A new workshop report, Building on Canada’s Strengths in Regenerative Medicine
Three Ottawa-led stem cell trials get $2.2 million boost
November 23, 2016 - Ottawa researchers bring in half of clinical trial awards from Stem Cell Network Could stem cells help the body recov
$4.2M grant to advance development of next-generation regenerative therapies for vascular disease
July 13, 2016 - Dr. Duncan Stewart has been awarded $4.2M from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research
$270,000 grant to help researchers discover if a heart-growth protein can halt some heart disease
July 6, 2016 - Dr. Lynn Megeney, in collaboration with Dr. Duncan Ste
Man survives severe infection after participating in world-first stem cell trial at The Ottawa Hospital
March 31, 2016 - Stem cells are usually thought of as the building blocks of the body – able to give rise to all our cells and organs. But a c
Ottawa researchers answer patient questions about stroke and stem cells
February 10, 2016 - Drs. Duncan Stewart, Dar Dowlatshahi and Dale Corbett help answer patient ques
Stem cell therapy shows promise in small clinical trial for rare lung disease
July 20, 2015 - Canadian researchers have published promising results of the first clinical trial in the world of a genetically-enhanced stem c
Ottawa stem cell scientist helps patients separate hope from hype
April 17, 2015 - Did hockey legend Gordie Howe experience a miraculous recovery from a stroke after receiving stem cell treatment in Mexico? What therapy did he receive,
Ottawa Hospital researchers to lead new national respiratory and vascular networks
February 24, 2014 - Ottawa, Canada — Researchers from The Ottawa Hospital and the University of Ottawa are leading two of three national health research networks annou
First patient treated in groundbreaking stem cell therapy trial for heart attack
September 5, 2013 - Ottawa, Canada — Canadian researchers have treated the first patient in a world-first clinical trial using genetically enhanced stem cells to repair dam
Ottawa researchers to lead world-first clinical trial of stem cell therapy for septic shock
March 15, 2012 - A team of researchers from the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (OHRI) and the University of Ottawa (uOttawa) has been awarded $367,000 from the Canadian Instit
Top researchers gather in Ottawa to advance the development of stem cell therapies for cardiovascular disease
February 13, 2012 - Approximately 45 leading stem cell researchers from Ottawa and Toronto gathered at the Canadian Museum of Nature today to present and discuss their latest work in d