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Carl van Walraven, MD, FRCPC
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The Ottawa Hospital awarded 13 grants worth $11.2 million from Canadian Institutes of Health Research
July 26, 2019 - Researchers at The Ottawa Hospital have been awarded 13 grants worth a total of $11.2 million from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). The new projects focus on areas such as cancer immunotherapy, hepatitis C infection, blood ...
Clinicians at The Ottawa Hospital launch 14 innovative projects to improve health-care delivery, thanks to funding from TOHAMO and The Ottawa Hospital’s Research Institute
March 22, 2019 - The Ottawa Hospital Academic Medical Organization (TOHAMO) has awarded $1.169 million in Innovation Grants to 14 teams, with supporting funds provided by the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute.
Researchers to advance science and improve health with new CIHR funding
February 14, 2019 - Researchers at The Ottawa Hospital, affiliated with the University of Ottawa, are playing a lead role in nine new projects funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). These projects will advance science and improve health in ...
$150,000 grant to help researchers test whether exercise before surgery can help elderly patients recover
August 17, 2016 - Dr. Daniel McIsaac and his team were awarded $US 150,000 by the International Anesthesia Research Society to test whether home-based exercise training before cancer surgery can improve the outcomes of frail elderly patients. This population is at
Researchers find unexpected association between younger donor age, female sex and transfusion outcomes
July 11, 2016 - A large Canadian study has shown a link between blood donor characteristics and transfusion recipients’ outcomes. This is the first study to suggest that red blood cell transfusions from young donors and from female donors may be associated with
Frail patients more likely to die in the year after surgery
February 24, 2016 - While all surgeries come with risks, a recent study led by Dr. Daniel McIsaac found that frail, elderly patients are more likely to die in the year after surgery than other patients. The study published in JAMA Surgery reviewed the health records
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 Ottawa Hospital recently awarded Foundation Grants by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. Dr. Knoll’s team will receive $3.9 million over seven years to undertake patient-centred research rel
Tool can accurately predict risk of death within one year of hospital admission
June 17, 2015 - Has someone you love recently been admitted to the hospital? Would you like to know what their chance of dying is within the next year? If so, this can now be easily calculated using the HOMR (Hospital-patient One-year Mortality Risk) model develop