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The Ottawa Hospital is conducting cutting-edge research to improve our understanding of HIV and develop better treatments. This page includes selected news stories about our HIV research, links to researchers working in this area and related resources. Learn more below.

Research News


Experimental contraceptive could give women the power to prevent pregnancy and STIs
November 30, 2018 - While condoms are the gold standard for preventing pregnancy and Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs), there is a need around the world for solutions that can be used independently by women. New research led by Dr. Nongnuj Tanphaichitr brings a pot
Using viruses to fight viruses: new approach eliminates “dormant” HIV-infected cells
December 18, 2017 - While Ottawa researchers are known for their work on cancer-fighting viruses, one team is applying these viruses to a new target: HIV. Researchers at The Ottawa Hospital and the University of Ottawa have discovered that the Maraba virus, or MG1, c
HIV kept at bay with single injection every 8 weeks
August 17, 2017 - Over the last two decades, HIV has been transformed from a death sentence into a chronic, treatable disease, requiring just a single pill a day to keep the virus at bay for most people. A study co-authored by Dr. Jonathan Angel has now paved the wa
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Researchers


Name Scientific appointment Diseases, conditions and populations of interest Research and clinical approaches
Angel, Jonathan
MD, FRCPC
Senior Scientist
(Chronic Disease)
HIV, Infectious disease Basic research, Clinical research, Translational research
Cameron, Bill
MD, FRCPC, FACP
Senior Scientist
(Clinical Epidemiology)
HIV, Infectious disease Basic research, Clinical research
Cooper, Curtis
MD, FRCPC
Scientist
(Clinical Epidemiology)
Hepatitis C, HIV, Infectious disease, Influenza Clinical research, Immunization
Crawley, Angela
Ph.D.
Scientist
(Chronic Disease)
Hepatitis C, HIV Basic research, Clinical research, Translational research
MacPherson, Paul
MD/PhD
Scientist
(Clinical Epidemiology)
Anxiety, Depression, Gay men's health, HIV, Infectious disease, Men's health, Sexually transmitted diseases Behaviour, Cohort studies, Epidemiology, Health promotion, Health services research, Knowledge translation and implementation research, Prevention, Psychology, Qualitative methods, Surveys
Ramsay, Timothy
PhD
Senior Scientist
(Clinical Epidemiology)
Addiction, Alzheimer's, Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Anxiety, Ataxia, Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), Autism, Bipolar, Brain and neuromuscular disease, Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, Colorectal cancer, Concussion, Cystic fibrosis, Dementia, Depression, Dystonia, First Nations, Inuit and Métis Health, HIV, Immigrant and refugee health, Influenza, Kidney disease, Lung cancer, Macular degeneration, Men's health, Multiple sclerosis, Muscular dystrophy, Myasthenia gravis, Obesity, Ovarian cancer, Parkinson's, Pulmonary hypertension, Septic shock, Spinal cord injury Behaviour, Biomaterials, Biostatistics, Cell therapy, Clinical decision rules, Clinical research, Clinical trials, Cohort studies, Critical care, Drug development, Emergency medicine, Epidemiology, Health professional behaviour change, Health promotion, Health research methods, Health services research, Health technology, Immunization, Immunotherapy, Palliative care, Patient decision aids, Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Prevention, Psychology, Psychometrics, Public health, Qualitative methods, Quality Improvement, Regenerative medicine, Rehabilitation, Risk assessment, Shared decision making, Surgery, Surveys, Systematic reviews, Transfusions, Translational research, Transplantation, Viral therapy
Tanphaichitr, Nongnuj
PhD
Senior Scientist
(Chronic Disease)
HIV, Infectious disease, Infertility, Men's health, Sexually transmitted diseases, Women's health Basic research, Contraceptive development, Drug development, Imaging, Lipidomics, Molecular and cellular biology, Proteomics