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Dylan Burger, PhD
613-562-5800 x 8241

2513-451 Smyth Rd.
Ottawa, ON
K1H 7N9

ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3951-2911


Tiny bits of blood vessel may warn of newborn complications
November 4, 2021 - A study published in Biomarker Research co-led by Drs. Dylan Burger and Denice Feig found that extracellular vesicles may be able to predict newborn outcomes, at least in pregnant people with diabetes.
New Frontiers in Research Fund supports trailblazing research on autism, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s
June 3, 2020 - Researchers from The Ottawa Hospital are involved in four new projects funded through the Exploration stream of Canada’s New Frontiers in Research Fund. The fund is designed to support high-risk, high-reward and interdisciplinary research.
Acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease— newfound hope for treatment
September 12, 2019 - Researchers at The Ottawa Hospital are working together to help prevent and treat acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease.
Feature grant: researchers investigate why women on hemodialysis are at greater risk of cardiovascular disease
June 5, 2019 - Drs. Dylan Burger and Marcel Ruzicka were awarded $48,000 to find out why women on hemodialysis seem to be at greater risk of cardiovascular disease.
Top Research Papers from The Ottawa Hospital 2015-2017
June 7, 2018 - Did you know that researchers at The Ottawa Hospital publish an average of four new scientific papers every single day? Our research is advancing science and improving health on a massive scale – both at home and around the world. The list below ...
The Ottawa Hospital awarded 18 research grants from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, worth $10.7 million
May 19, 2017 - Eighteen research groups at The Ottawa Hospital, affiliated with the University of Ottawa, have been awarded nearly $11 million in the most recent project grant competition from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). This represents a suc
Could tiny bits of kidney cells in the urine be a potential warning sign of kidney disease?
February 2, 2017 - Dr. Dylan Burger and his team have discovered that people with type 1 diabetes have more kidney microparticles in their urine than those without diabetes. These tiny pieces of cells released into the body by injured or dying cells have the potentia
Early-career researchers bring fresh perspective to challenge of high blood pressure
October 12, 2016 - Dr. Dylan Burger is one of 20 researchers chosen from around the world to participate in a Commission on Hypertension, organized by The Lancet, a top medical journal. Hypertension, or high blood pressure, affects 30 percent of adults and is the n
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 investment in world-class research across the province. They include: Dr. Dar Dowlat
Ottawa researchers shine in SPOR funding announcement
April 12, 2016 - Researchers from The Ottawa Hospital are playing a lead role in two of the five chronic disease networks recently funded by Canada's Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR), managed by the Canadian Institutes for Health Research. Dr. Patric
Dr. Dylan Burger awarded $192,000 to study microparticles in kidney and vascular disease
August 5, 2015 - Stress often leads to increased sweating in people, but in cells, stress can lead to a more extreme form of sweating, in which the cells shed tiny pieces of themselves called microparticles. Dr. Dylan Burger has found that kidney cells release thes
Regenerative medicine shows promise in acute kidney injury
July 22, 2015 - Acute kidney injury is a serious clinical problem resulting in the rapid loss of kidney function. Unfortunately, there are no treatments that can induce kidney repair and many patients die from this condition. New research led by Dr. Kevin Burn
Researchers find new therapy benefits stroke patients
February 11, 2015 - Ottawa - Researchers at The Ottawa Hospital and the University of Ottawa have contributed to an international randomized controlled trial showing that a clot retrieval procedure, known as endovascular treatment (ET), can dramatically improve patient