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Adam Sachs, MD, MA, FRCSC
613-798-5555 ext 14471

Sachs Lab: 613-798-5555 ext 19241
Research Contact: Robert Doole

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Melding mind and machine: Ottawa trial could lead to new technologies to help people with paralysis
June 16, 2021 - Researchers at The Ottawa Hospital and the University of Ottawa are launching a world-first clinical trial that could lead to a new kind of brain computer interface, paving the way for advanced technologies to help people with paralysis.
Dr. Eve Tsai and Dr. Adam Sachs work in very different ways to improve the lives of people with spinal cord injury
December 11, 2020 - Research studies at The Ottawa Hospital offer promise and hope
Researchers honoured for outstanding work in Parkinson’s, critical care and surgery
April 11, 2019 - A number of outstanding researchers and research teams were recognized at The Ottawa Hospital’s Excellence Awards Ceremony on April 11. They include the Parkinson Research Consortium, the Operating Room Black Box® Research Program and ICU ...
Nerve cells in our brains work together in harmony to store and retrieve short-term memory
March 9, 2017 - The research turns on its head decades of studies assuming that single neurons independently encode information in our working memories. “These findings suggest that even neurons we previously thought were ‘useless’ because they didn’t individ
Deep-brain stimulation brings a family doctor with Parkinson’s back from “the abyss”
June 30, 2015 - Doctors aren’t known for their great handwriting skills, but this was more than just bad handwriting. Dr. Jacques Theriault’s writing got smaller as he moved across the page. It was 2006 when he first noticed the problem, and while most people might