About Us

The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute is the research arm of The Ottawa Hospital – one of Canada’s largest learning and research hospitals. Our research spans more than a hundred different diseases, conditions and specialties with an overall focus on translating discoveries and knowledge into better health. We are proudly affiliated with the University of Ottawa and supported by The Ottawa Hospital Foundation.

Fast facts about research at The Ottawa Hospital


Fast Facts about research at The Ottawa Hospital, including rankings, staff, clinical trials, spinoff companies, patents and scientific papers. See accessible fast facts at https://www.ottawahospital.on.ca/annualreport/fast-facts_en.html.

The numbers above are three-year averages except for staffing numbers, which are as of March 31, 2021. Rankings are calculated based on funding for all research at The Ottawa Hospital, which includes the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (80-85%) and the University of Ottawa Heart Institute (15-20%). The number of active clinical trials and the number of participants enrolled in clinical trials also includes both institutes.