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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


Virus versus virus: novel approach shows promise against HIV in lab study
July 12, 2021 - Thanks to the development of effective drugs, HIV has become a chronic, treatable condition for most people. But it still isn’t curable, and that isn’t good enough for Dr. Jonathan Angel and his colleagues.
The Ottawa Hospital contributes to ‘a beautiful evolution’ in HIV research and care
December 4, 2020 - In honour of World AIDS day, we take a look back at how The Ottawa Hospital played a major role in caring for patients with HIV, how it continues to lead life-saving research, and how it is transforming how HIV is managed today.
The next frontier in HIV research: Ottawa scientists to play key role in new $17M prevention and cure studies
August 14, 2019 - Despite great strides in HIV research, over 75,000 Canadians are living with HIV and approximately seven more contract it every day. And this incurable virus continues to take a huge toll around the world. The Government of Canada recently announced
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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)
COVID-19, Hepatitis C, HIV Basic research, Clinical research, Translational research
MacPherson, Paul
PhD, MD, FRCPC
Scientist
(Clinical Epidemiology)
Anxiety, Depression, Gay men's health, HIV, Infectious disease, Men's health, Sexually transmitted infections 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
Emeritus Scientist
(Chronic Disease)
HIV, Infectious disease, Infertility, Men's health, Sexually transmitted infections, Women's health Basic research, Contraceptive development, Drug development, Imaging, Lipidomics, Molecular and cellular biology, Proteomics
Thavorn, Kednapa
BPharm, MPharm, PhD
Senior Scientist
(Clinical Epidemiology)
Cancer, COVID-19, Diabetes, Gastrointestinal disease, Glaucoma, Global health, Health in disadvantaged peoples, Health in older peoples, HIV, Immigrant and refugee health, Population health, Septic shock, Stroke, Thrombosis / thromboembolism, Vision Clinical research, Cohort studies, Epidemiology, Health economics, Health research methods, Health services research, Knowledge translation and implementation research, Patient engagement, Pharmacy, Public health, Quality Improvement, Systematic reviews