Moving the needle forward on sepsis research with a world-first clinical trial
March 16, 2023 - The search for the silver bullet for sepsis has been decades in the making. However, The Ottawa Hospital is taking a big step forward in the next phase of a world-first clinical trial using stem cells in patients with septic shock.
Meet Dr. Manoj Lalu, the clinician-scientist bringing lab discoveries to patients every day
March 16, 2023 - From looking at how we can use stem cells to treat diseases like sepsis to dealing with patients directly in the ICU and OR, Dr. Lalu is making an impact behind the scenes and beyond.
Meet Dr. Lauralyn McIntyre — sepsis researcher and clinician extraordinaire
March 16, 2023 - Dr. Lauralyn McIntyre’s path to The Ottawa Hospital wasn’t necessarily a direct one — it took her all over Ontario and out west to the mountains — but she couldn’t do her groundbreaking sepsis research anywhere else, or with any other team.
New scientist profile: Dr. Joseph Shaw investigates best way to “turn off” blood thinners
March 16, 2023 - Thrombosis physician Dr. Joseph Shaw knows blood thinners are great for preventing blood clots. But sometimes people taking these drugs need to be able to form blood clots again, like before a surgery, or if they start bleeding in the brain or gut.
International team investigates cause of space anemia
March 16, 2023 - Dr. Guy Trudel is leading a collaborative research project to uncover key mechanisms of spaceflight-related anemia.
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