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Dar Dowlatshahi, MD PhD FRCP(C)
613-761-5073

Nella Bianconi
Research Administrative Assistant
613-761-5073
nbianconi@ohri.ca
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Wendy Lamont
Clinical Administrative Assistant
613-761-4709
FAX: 613-761-5360
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News

Study shows which stroke patients benefit most from clot-busting drug
October 25, 2018 - Dr. Dar Dowlatshahi co-authored an international study that could help predict which ischemic stroke patients would benefit the most from a clot-busting drug.
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.
Researchers and support staff recognized at The Ottawa Hospital’s Excellence Awards ceremony
May 25, 2018 - Several inspiring research staff were honoured at The Ottawa Hospital’s Excellence Awards ceremony on May 22. The Ottawa Stroke Program received the Research Excellence Team Award and Amy Geertsma received the Inspire Award for Outstanding Clinical
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 Malle
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 spend h
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 $3,784,890
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 ar
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
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 maximi
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 th
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