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David Moher, PhD
613-737-8899 x79424

Ottawa Methods Centre, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
The Ottawa Hospital, General Campus, Centre for Practice Changing Research Building
501 Smyth Road, PO BOX 201B, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, K1H 8L6
Research Administrative Coordinator: Tina Hutchinson
Phone: (613) 737-8899 x73920


Making research results available to improve health: The Ottawa Hospital and the University of Ottawa take the lead
September 6, 2017 - “Participating in research requires a lot of time and trust,” said Becky Hollingsworth, who participated in an asthma research ...
Predatory journals a global problem: Investigation in Nature reveals high income countries not immune
September 6, 2017 - A massive investigation published in Nature ...
The Ottawa Hospital and uOttawa to play lead role in global research ethics collaboration
July 24, 2017 - The Ottawa Hospital and the University of Ottawa are pleased to be among four institutions from around the world selected as pilot members of the
Bringing a 'trust but verify' model to journal peer review
July 20, 2017 - Academic journals are increasingly asking authors to use transparent reporting practices to "trust, but verify" that outcomes are not being reported in a ...
Could stem cells heal premature lungs, fight infections, build muscles and strengthen bones?
May 25, 2017 - Ottawa researchers closer to finding out, thanks to $1.5 million from the Ontario Institute for Regenerative Medicine Researchers ...
How can you avoid a “predatory” journal? New research provides guidance
March 16, 2017 - It is not uncommon for a researcher to receive dozens of emails from “predatory” journals each week. These emails offer to publish academic ...
Researchers to identify most promising stroke therapies for clinical trials
November 16, 2016 - Stroke is the third leading cause of death in Canada, and is usually caused by a blood clot in the brain. Currently the only approved drug therapy ...
Maternal and child health research gets $9.8-million boost
August 19, 2016 - The Ottawa Hospital ranks well above national average in most recent competition from Canadian Institutes of Health ...
Ottawa research informs international Ebola guideline
June 14, 2016 - Should clinicians wear double gloves or single gloves when caring for Ebola patients? What about full gowns versus coveralls? After Ebola broke out ...
Canadian-led guideline improves health research around the world, but more work required
May 24, 2016 - A decade after cataloguing the abysmal state of systematic reviews of health research and creating the
Drs. Grimshaw and Moher among “world’s most influential scientific minds”
February 17, 2016 - Drs. Jeremy Grimshaw and David Moher recently made a ...
Ottawa researchers to receive up to $775,000 to help develop disease prevention guidelines
January 6, 2016 - What is the best way to screen for breast cancer? Hypertension? Diabetes? These are just a few of the tricky questions tackled by the influential Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care. Drs.
Applauding our Leading Researchers and Their Accomplishments at The Ottawa Hospital Gala
November 21, 2015 - Ottawa’s glitterati, including community and businesses leaders, joined local researchers in honouring their peers at The Ottawa Hospital Gala ...
Study investigates progress in increasing value in biomedical research
October 14, 2015 - Biomedical research is essential for improving health, but evidence suggests that we are not deriving maximum benefit from the research that’s being done. ...
Are predatory journals filling up your inbox? New research explores the problem
August 19, 2015 - Are those electronic invitations filling your inbox from so-called credible medical journals worth a second glance? Authors often feel pressure to publish, ...
New research reporting guideline helps compare multiple treatments
July 29, 2015 - How do the dozens of available hypertension drugs stack up against each other? What about anti-depressants? And anti-bleeding drugs? These are just a ...