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Michael Rudnicki, OC, PhD, FRSC

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Sandy Martino
613-737-8899 ext 76330


Brain Health Awareness Week: October 15-19
October 10, 2018 - Researchers, clinicians, patients and members of the general public are invited to take part in Brain Health Awareness Week from October 5-19, hosted by the University of Ottawa Brain and Mind Research Institute, in collaboration with The Ottawa ...
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
$870,000 to help develop stem cell treatments for septic shock, glaucoma, lung injury and muscle degeneration
May 9, 2018 - Researchers from The Ottawa Hospital, CHEO and the University of Ottawa are bringing discoveries made in the lab closer to human trials and therapies,
Discovery provides “profound new insight” into Duchenne muscular dystrophy
April 19, 2018 - Researchers at The Ottawa Hospital and the University of Ottawa have discovered a completely new function for the protein complex containin
Pre-treated cells boost blood vessel repair
November 29, 2017 - Endothelial colony-forming cells (ECFCs) are stem-like cells found in umbilical cord blood that help repair damaged blood vessels. They may hold promise for t
Ottawa neuromuscular researchers show global leadership
September 27, 2017 - Neuromuscular researchers at The Ottawa Hospital, the University of Ottawa and CHEO shone on the global stage last weekend, during the 4th Ottawa Internationa
Package delivery to boost repair of muscular dystrophy muscle
August 24, 2017 - The Ontario Institute for Regenerative Medicine (OIRM) shines a spotlight on Dr. Michael Rudnicki and his research on muscular dystrophy in the latest Expressions blog, by Meredith Hanel. Re
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 fro
The Ottawa Hospital welcomes new stem cell research report and alliance
March 9, 2017 - A new workshop report, Building on Canada’s Strengths in Regenerative Medicine
The Ottawa Hospital is leading the way in regenerative medicine
August 30, 2016 - Ten years after the opening of the Sprott Centre for Stem Cell Research, The Ottawa Hospital is playing a lead role in harnessing the power of stem cells to develop new treatments for devastating diseases. Dr. Duncan Stewart explains in this rese
$1.35M grant helps researchers investigate how to get disoriented muscle stem cells back on track
June 8, 2016 - Dr. Michael Rudnicki has received $1.35M US from the National Institutes of Health to continue his rese
Researchers find potential new treatment target for deadly brain cancer
April 25, 2016 - A team of researchers has found a key player in brain tumou
Muscle disease breakthrough fuels new hope for treatments
February 26, 2016 - Research at The Ottawa Hospital and the University of Ottawa is providing new hope for people like Alex Chiabai, 15, and his mother, Debra Chiabai.
Ottawa researchers discover that Duchenne muscular dystrophy is a stem cell disease
November 16, 2015 - A new study from The Ottawa Hospital and the University of Ottawa is poised to completely change our understanding of Duchenne muscular dystrophy a
Novel regenerative therapy eases diabetes symptoms in mice
December 30, 2014 - New research from Dr. Michael Rudnicki’s group is providing hope that r¬egenerative medicine could one day