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Lynn Megeney, PhD
Tel 613-737-8618

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Amanda Cabeceiras
Tel 613-737-8899 ext 73841


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 ...
How to trick your heart into thinking you exercise: cardiotrophin improves heart health and repairs damage in lab models
August 4, 2017 - Researchers have discovered that a protein called cardiotrophin 1 (CT1) can trick the heart into growing in a healthy way and pumping ...
$270,000 grant to help researchers discover if a heart-growth protein can halt some heart disease
July 6, 2016 - Dr. Lynn Megeney, in collaboration with Dr. Duncan ...
Ottawa researchers identify the Mike Holmes of muscle stem cells
January 27, 2016 - Over the last several years, Dr. Lynn Megeney and his team have discovered that muscle stem cells ...
Major advance in understanding muscle regeneration: Caspase 3 tackles Pax7 in a cellular game of Pac-Man
October 14, 2015 - Stem cells control the growth and regeneration of skeletal muscle. In healthy muscle, stem cells can multiply or mature into new muscle fibres, but in ...
New research sheds light on abnormal heart muscle thickening and potential treatment
October 7, 2013 - While most people would consider a big heart to be a good thing, for heart disease experts, it is often a sign of serious disease. Now, Dr. Lynn Megeney of the ...