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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


New Scientist profile: Dr. Miriam Kimpton aims to prevent blood clots in patients with rare blood cancer
April 30, 2021 - Dr. Miriam Kimpton’s research centers on myeloproliferative neoplasms, a rare form of chronic blood cancer
Blood thinners help keep hospitalized COVID-19 patients out of ICU
February 17, 2021 - Full-dose blood thinners reduced the need for mechanical ventilation and transfer to the ICU in moderately ill patients hospitalized with COVID-19, according to interim results from an international clinical trial.
New scientist profile: Dr. Tzu-Fei Wang aims to guide blood clot care for cancer patients
February 17, 2021 - When hematologist Dr. Tzu-Fei Wang is deciding on the best way to treat a patient’s blood clot, she’ll ask whether they are taking any other medications. A quick check of an online database confirms whether these medications interact poorly with any
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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, Patient engagement
Castellucci, Lana
MD, FRCPC, MSc
Scientist
(Clinical Epidemiology)
Thrombosis / thromboembolism Clinical research, Clinical trials, Cohort studies, Critical care, Patient engagement, Systematic reviews, Transfusions
Duffett, Lisa
MD
Associate Scientist
(Clinical Epidemiology)
Thrombosis / thromboembolism Clinical research, Clinical trials, Epidemiology
Le Gal, Gregoire
MD, PhD
Senior Scientist
(Clinical Epidemiology)
Thrombosis / thromboembolism Clinical decision rules, Clinical research, Clinical trials, Epidemiology, Patient engagement, Peri-operative medicine
Rodger, Marc
MD
Affiliate Investigator
(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, 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, 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
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
Wang, Xiang
Pharm.D, MSc, ACPR
Clinician Investigator
(Clinical Epidemiology)
Cancer, Heart disease, Population health, Stroke, Thrombosis / thromboembolism Health services research
Wells, Philip
MD, FRCPC, MSc
Senior Scientist
(Clinical Epidemiology)
Thrombosis / thromboembolism Artificial intelligence and data science, Clinical research