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Thrombosis / thromboembolism

Researchers at The Ottawa Hospital are investigating promising new approaches to prevent, diagnose and treat dangerous blood clots in the veins (called thrombosis / thromboembolism). This page includes selected news stories about our research in this area, as well as links to researcher profiles ­and related resources. Learn more below or check out our Thrombosis Research Group

Research News


Preventing blood clots from coming back
March 1, 2019 - Dr. Marc Carrier and his colleagues pooled data from more than 22,000 patients around the world to compare the effectiveness of multiple blood thinners to treat venous thromboembolism.
Research could help people with cancer avoid life-threatening blood clots
February 20, 2019 - In September 2018, Harold Black had trouble catching his breath while singing in his church choir. It turned out he had a life-threatening blood clot – a condition that is more common in people with cancer, like Harold. Today, people with cancer have
Researchers to advance science and improve health with new CIHR funding
February 14, 2019 - Researchers at The Ottawa Hospital, affiliated with the University of Ottawa, are playing a lead role in nine new projects funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). These projects will advance science and improve health in areas su
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Researchers


Name Scientific appointment Diseases, conditions and populations of interest Research and clinical approaches
Carrier, Marc
MD, MSc, FRCPC
Senior Scientist
(Clinical Epidemiology)
Cancer, Thrombosis / thromboembolism Clinical research
Castellucci, Lana
MD, FRCPC, MSc
Associate Scientist
(Clinical Epidemiology)
Thrombosis / thromboembolism Clinical research, Clinical trials, Cohort studies, Critical care, Systematic reviews, Transfusions
Duffett, Lisa
MD
Associate Scientist
(Clinical Epidemiology)
Thrombosis / thromboembolism Clinical research, Clinical trials, Epidemiology
Rodger, Marc
MD
Senior Scientist
(Clinical Epidemiology)
Pregnancy, Thrombosis / thromboembolism, Women's health Clinical decision rules, Clinical research, Clinical trials, Cohort studies, Epidemiology, Systematic reviews
Santos, Marlise
MD (FRCPC), MSc, MPH
Clinician Investigator
(Clinical Epidemiology)
Alzheimer's, Anxiety, Ataxia, Autoimmune diseases of the nervous system, Brain and neuromuscular disease, Brain cancer, Cancer, Concussion, Dementia, Depression, Global health, Head and neck cancer, Health equity, Health in disadvantaged peoples, Infectious disease, Intellectual disabilities, Multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's, Population health, Spinal cord injury, Stroke, Subarachnoid hemorrhage, Thrombosis / thromboembolism, Traumatic brain injury, Traumatic injuries, Vascular cognitive impairment, Vascular, heart and metabolic disease Basic research, Behaviour, Clinical decision rules, Clinical trials, Cohort studies, Critical care, Drug development, Epidemiology, Health economics, Health research methods, Health services research, Health technology, Imaging, Patient safety, Pragmatic trials, Prevention, Public health, Qualitative methods, Quality Improvement, Shared decision making, Surgery, Surveys, Systematic reviews, Translational research
Thavorn, Kednapa
BPharm, MPharm, PhD
Scientist
(Clinical Epidemiology)
Cancer, Diabetes, Gastrointestinal disease, Glaucoma, Global health, Health in disadvantaged peoples, Health in older peoples, Immigrant and refugee health, Infectious disease, Population health, Septic shock, Stroke, Thrombosis / thromboembolism, Vision Clinical research, Clinical trials, Cohort studies, Critical care, Epidemiology, Health economics, Health research methods, Health services research, Knowledge translation and implementation research, Pharmacy, Public health, Quality Improvement, Systematic reviews
Thiruganasambandamoorthy, Venkatesh
MBBS, CCFP-EM, MSc
Scientist
(Clinical Epidemiology)
Thrombosis / thromboembolism Clinical decision rules, Clinical research, Emergency medicine, Epidemiology, Health services research
Wells, Philip
MD, FRCPC, MSc
Senior Scientist
(Clinical Epidemiology)
Thrombosis / thromboembolism Clinical research