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Lab-grown “mini-kidneys” unlock secrets of a rare disease
7/21/2022
Researchers have solved a medical mystery in a poorly understood disease by uncovering which cells cause tumours in patients with...

Researchers at The Ottawa Hospital awarded 19 CIHR grants worth more than $12 million
7/20/2022
These projects will advance science and improve health in areas such as cancer, neuroscience, regenerative medicine, autism, Kabuki...

New scientist profile: Dr. David Massicotte-Azarniouch aims to improve care for rare kidney diseases
5/20/2022
As a nephrologist specializing in glomerular diseases, Dr. David Massicotte-Azarniouch embraces the challenge of helping patients...

New scientist profile: Dr. Edward Clark aims to improve kidney health for hospitalized patients
3/17/2022
As a nephrologist who sees patients in the ICU, Dr. Edward (Ted) Clark knows kidneys can often stop working when someone is critically...

Researchers at The Ottawa Hospital awarded 18 CIHR grants worth more than $11 million
2/5/2022
These projects will advance science and improve health in areas such as tuberculosis, blood disease, prostate cancer, heart disease,...

Dr. Gregory Hundemer appointed as first Lorna Jocelyn Wood Chair for Kidney Research
1/13/2022
Dr. Gregory Hundemer has been appointed as the first Lorna Jocelyn Wood Chair for Kidney Research at The Ottawa Hospital. This endowed...

New scientist profile: Dr. Mark Canney uses big data to answer burning questions in kidney disease
12/9/2021
As a kidney specialist with a background in epidemiology and statistics, Dr. Mark Canney is interested in the questions that most...

MicroRNA protects mice from acute kidney injury
10/6/2021
New research led by Dr. Kevin Burns shows that intravenous delivery of a type of microRNA can protect mice from acute kidney injury,...

Researchers at The Ottawa Hospital awarded eight grants worth $5 million from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research
8/10/2021
These projects will advance science and improve health in areas such as cancer immunotherapy, orthopedic surgery, long-term care,...

Hold the ice: study shows no benefit during kidney cancer surgery
5/19/2021
A clinical trial shows that contrary to popular belief, renal hypothermia doesn’t actually improve kidney function after kidney...