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Tim Ramsay, PhD


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Drug dramatically reduces risk of dangerous blood clots in cancer patients
December 4, 2018 - A Canadian clinical trial published in the New England Journal of Medicine provides the first approach for safely preventing blood clots (or venous thromboembolism) in people with cancer. About half of people newly diagnosed with a solid cancer ...
Researchers awarded $1.7 M to tackle stroke and heart attack from multiple angles
October 2, 2018 - Five groups from The Ottawa Hospital, affiliated with the University of Ottawa, were successful in the Heart and Stroke Foundation’s recent grant competition.
Tattoo artist grateful to be off blood thinners thanks to made-in-Ottawa rule
April 26, 2017 - Ottawa resident Sarah Rogers would have been taking blood thinners for life, if not for a rule that showed she was at low risk o
Over 10,000 Canadian women per year can stop taking blood thinners for unexplained vein clots
April 4, 2017 - Rule identifies women who have low risk of vein blood clot recurrence A Canadian-led research group has developed and validated a rule th
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
“Invaluable” study confirms blood thinners don’t prevent recurrent pregnancy complications
October 18, 2016 - Two years ago, Dr. Marc Rodger thought he had settled the debate about the use of blood thinners in pregnant wo
Out-of-this-world research could help rehabilitation patients in Ottawa
May 13, 2016 - Entrepreneur Raymond Nicholas spent three months in a hospital bed and another three learning how to walk again. His doctor Dr. Guy Trudel is studying astronauts’ he
Research in flight: Video shows astronaut participant in Ottawa MARROW study
March 18, 2016 - A new video from the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) features European Space Agency Astronaut Tim Peake explaining the
Dr. Greg Knoll awarded $3.9 million to create and translate knowledge in kidney transplantation
September 16, 2015 - Dr. Greg Knoll is one of a seven scientists at The Otta
Are generic immunosuppressants safe and effective?
July 15, 2015 - That is the question that Dr. Greg Knoll set out to research when he was asked to debate the topic during the 2014
$1.5M grant could improve care for trauma patients and save $10M per year
June 30, 2015 - Drs. Christian Vaillancourt and Ian Stiell ha
Study could reduce unnecessary cancer screening
June 22, 2015 - Large clinical trial shows CT scanning does not improve cancer detection in people with unexplained blood clots