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Worm study points to similarities in how neurons maintain their shape in old age and after damage
November 21, 2018 - Neurons are among the most long-lived and carefully-shaped cells in the human body, with long axons that send signals to different parts of the body. Unlike other cells that can be replaced when needed, neurons tend to be around for a long time, ...
Researchers get $788,000 boost from NSERC
November 21, 2018 - Four scientists from The Ottawa Hospital, affiliated with the University of Ottawa, were successful in the recent discovery grant competition from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). Dr. Barbara Vanderhyden ...
Top Research Papers from The Ottawa Hospital 2015-2017
June 7, 2018 - Did you know that researchers at The Ottawa Hospital publish an average of four new scientific papers every single day? Our research is advancing science and improving health on a massive scale – both at home and around the world. The list below ...
The Ottawa Hospital awarded $12.7M for research, double the national CIHR success rate
January 30, 2018 - Sixteen research groups at The Ottawa Hospital, affiliated with the University of Ottawa, have been awarded $12.7 million in the most recent project grant competition from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). This represents a success r
Worm study reveals the secrets of early spinal cord development
April 24, 2017 - Dr. Antonio Colavita and his team discovered that two molecular pathways work together in the early development of the spinal cord. While the discovery was made in a transparent worm called C. elegans, the processes are likely the same in humans. T