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Dar Dowlatshahi, MD PhD FRCP(C)

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Ottawa man tests new technology for stroke recovery
March 1, 2017 - Norbert Franke (centre) was part of a pilot project led by Dr. Dar Dowlatshahi (left) and speech-language pathologist Karen ...
Innovative computer tablet could help stroke patients recover
January 5, 2017 - Stroke patients often spend days or weeks recovering in hospital, and while some rehabilitation services are available during this crucial time, many ...
Researchers at The Ottawa Hospital awarded $472,000 by Ontario Research Fund
September 7, 2016 - Three researchers from The Ottawa Hospital affiliated with the University of Ottawa received grants from the Ontario Research Fund as part of a ...
Could an algorithm help treat bleeding strokes?
March 2, 2016 - Intracerebral hemorrhages, or bleeding strokes, kill approximately 500 people in Ontario each year. One in three victims are still bleeding when they ...
Ottawa researchers answer patient questions about stroke and stem cells
February 10, 2016 - Drs. Duncan Stewart, Dar Dowlatshahi and Dale Corbett help answer patient ...
Early intervention with iRecover could help stroke patients
September 16, 2015 - There are more than 60,000 strokes every year in Canada and 30 percent of patients suffer long-term disabilities. There is a critical period following a stroke when the brain tries to repair itself, making early intervention strategies key to ...
Ottawa stroke researchers awarded nearly $500,000
June 17, 2015 - The HSF Canadian Partnership for Stroke Recovery has awarded nearly $500,000 for a number of stroke research projects in Ottawa. Dr. Paul Albert had the top-ranked grant in the competition (and won ...
Tender Loving Research improving care for stroke patients
February 18, 2015 - The latest edition of our Tender Loving Research video blog features Dr. Dar Dowlatshahi explaining the excitement behind a