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New biomarker could help predict severity of COVID-19 infection
October 28, 2022 - New research led by Dr. Benjamin Tsang and Taggart-Parkes postdoctoral fellow Dr. Meshach Asare-Werehene shows that a blood protein called plasma gelsolin (pGSN) could help predict which hospitalized COVID-19 patients are likely to become ...
Ottawa researchers recognized with international awards for reproductive biology and health
April 29, 2022 - Ottawa’s reproductive biology researchers took the lead in international recognition this year, receiving three of 12 prestigious awards from the Society for the Study of Reproduction.
Researcher blazes a trail in ovarian cancer
November 12, 2021 - Dr. Meshach Asare-Werehene is receiving the Worton Researcher in Training Award from The Ottawa Hospital in recognition of his cutting-edge discoveries and extraordinary leadership
Harnessing artificial intelligence and nanophotonics to fight ovarian cancer
May 12, 2021 - Researchers from The Ottawa Hospital and the University of Ottawa have been awarded $150,000 from the Canadian Cancer Society, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and the Brain Canada Foundation to harness artificial intelligence and ...
Research reveals potential approach to make ovarian tumours ‘hot’
September 23, 2020 - In recent years, researchers have begun to recognize that some tumours are naturally “hot”, meaning they contain lots of immune cells that are actively fighting the cancer cells. Other tumours are “cold”, meaning, meaning they have little to no ...
The Ottawa Hospital awarded nine grants worth $5.6 million from Canadian Institutes of Health Research
February 3, 2020 - How can we treat depression when nothing else is working? How can heart growth be both good and bad? How can we increase patient participation in clinical trials? These are just a few of the big questions that researchers at The Ottawa Hospital ...
Researchers find potential biomarker to detect ovarian cancer earlier
November 27, 2019 - The protein gelsolin may help doctors detect ovarian cancer earlier, according to a preliminary study led by Dr. Benjamin Tsang. Ovarian cancer is often diagnosed at a late stage because there is no reliable screening test to catch it early.
Female reproductive disorder may be linked to problems with hormone recycling
November 16, 2017 - Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a leading cause of female infertility, affecting more than 10 million women worldwide. It is associated with abnormal levels of hormones such as androgens. New research led by Dr. Benjamin Tsang shows for the f
Research sheds light on how testosterone regulates female reproduction
April 7, 2017 - Androgens such as testosterone are best known for promoting the development of the male reproductive system, as well as muscles and body hair. Androgens are also present in women and play a role in female reproduction and infertility, but the exact m