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Hsiao-Huei Chen, PhD


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.
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
Could a skin cancer drug help treat stroke?
April 18, 2018 - Dr. Hsiao-Huei Chen and her team discovered that a drug used to treat skin cancer reduced brain da
Extra maternal care prevents brain inflammation and reduces anxiety in mice
September 22, 2017 - New research led by Dr. Hsiao-Huei Chen reveals that a protein called IRF2BP2 plays an important role in cont
Research suggests new anti-inflammatory approach for treating stroke
July 28, 2017 - Every 10 minutes, someone in Canada suffers a stroke, usually because of a clot blocking blood flow to the brain. While lack of blood is the first thing to k
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 su
Do the body’s own marijuana-like compounds play a role in schizophrenia? $150,000 grant will help researchers find out.
June 1, 2016 - Dr. Hsiao-Huei Chen was awarded $150,000 from the Ontario Mental Health Foundation to test whether blocking an
Research solves mystery of genetic risk factor for heart disease
November 4, 2015 - A study led by Drs. Hsiao-Huei Chen and
Novel genetic variant affects inflammation and may increase heart disease risk by 50%
August 26, 2015 - Inflammation can help the body fight infection, clean up damaged tissue and heal injuries, but too much inflammation can contribute to problems such as plaque bui
Drug to control appetite could also fight anxiety: Ottawa study
March 5, 2015 - Did you know that our body produces its own marijuana-like compound to protect us against anxiety? A study led by Ottawa researchers