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Baptiste Lacoste, PhD
613-562-5800 Ext. 7124


Vascular development may be at risk in autism
July 13, 2020 - A Canadian collaboration led by Dr. Baptiste Lacoste has undertaken the first ever in-depth study of vasculature in the autistic brain. The product of four years of work, a paper published today in Nature Neuroscience lays out several lines of ...
Could leaky blood vessels be a target for treating migraines? Study opens up promising new area of research
August 30, 2018 - Migraine headaches are often accompanied by electrical waves that slowly move across the brain, causing flashes of light and other visual disturbances. Referred to as “migraine aura”, this phenomenon also affects the brain’s blood vessels, ...
The Ottawa Hospital awarded $12.7M for research, double the national CIHR success rate
January 30, 2018 - Sixteen research groups at The Ottawa Hospital, affiliated with the University of Ottawa, have been awarded $12.7 million in the most recent project grant competition from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). This represents a success r
Researchers get $558K boost from Heart and Stroke Foundation
June 15, 2017 - Two scientists from The Ottawa Hospital and the University of Ottawa were successful in the Heart and Stroke Foundation’s recent grant-in-aid grant competition. Dr. Baptiste Lacoste was awarded $259,000* to test whether drugs that are already used