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Duncan J. Stewart, MD, FRCPC
613-737-8899 x79017
djstewart@ohri.ca

Jennifer Valentino
Executive Assistant
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News

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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
$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 ...
$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 ...
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 ...
Ottawa researchers answer patient questions about stroke and stem cells
February 10, 2016 - Drs. Duncan Stewart, Dar Dowlatshahi and Dale Corbett help answer patient ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...