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2015

February 17, 2015 - Heart Institute opens first cardiac MRI in Ottawa-Gatineau

The University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) inaugurated today its much awaited Magnetic Resonance Imaging system (MRI), the first in the Ottawa-Gatineau region to be exclusively dedicated to cardiac patients. The acquisition of the new equipment was made possible thanks to the remarkable generosity of donors who have so far contributed $3.2 million, out of the $4 million fundraising objective.

 

February 12, 2015 - Heart Institute receives highest patient satisfaction rates in Ontario

January 21, 2015 - MyQuit: the new one-stop-shop to quit smoking in Eastern Ontario

January 15, 2015 - Construction of Heart Institute expansion begins

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2014

December 22, 2014 - A Stellar year for the Ottawa Heart Institute

December 15, 2014 - Researchers awarded $26.3 million for research in arrhythmia

December 10, 2014 - Heart Institute reminds everyone to shovel safely, keep hearts healthy

November 24, 2014 - Heart Institute Applauds New Regulation of E-cigarettes and Tobacco

November 07, 2014 - Canadian Women’s Heart Health Centre officially launches

October 22, 2014 - New Global Ranking Reaffirms Heart Institute’s Research Excellence

October 02, 2014 - OTTAWA HEART INSTITUTE AND UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND SCHOOL OF MEDICINE RESEARCHERS IDENTIFY NEW PATHWAY LINKING THE BRAIN TO HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE

September 03, 2014 - Could a protein be linked to Heart Attacks?

August 25, 2014 - Ottawa to become Canada’s hub for medical devices commercialization

July 21, 2014 - Heart Disease: First Canadian survey shows women unaware of symptoms and risk factors

June 18, 2014 - Study Shows Cost-Effectiveness of Smoking Cessation Counseling During Hospitalization

May 28, 2014 - 30 Years of Heart Transplants in Ottawa – Hundreds of lives saved

May 12, 2014 - Reducing Radiation with Cardiac Imaging: Pioneering Model Shows Feasibility for New Standards in Canada

May 05, 2014 - Heart Institute tops patient satisfaction rates in Ontario

April 24, 2014 - Function Found For Mysterious Heart Disease Gene

April 24, 2014 - Institut de France recognizes father of cardiovascular endocrinology, who changed heart research forever

March 24, 2014 - Heart Institute Telethon raises over $6.8 million

March 20, 2014 - COMPANIES INVITED TO BID ON UNIVERSITY OF OTTAWA HEART INSTITUTE REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT

March 14, 2014 - Heart Institute’s Katey Rayner awarded an Early Researcher Award

March 11, 2014 - Ottawa Researchers find New Heart-Protective Protein

February 24, 2014 - Ottawa Heart Institute and partners takes on $24 million research venture

February 03, 2014 - Ottawa Heart Institute performs highest number of transplants in Canada, achieves 100% survival rate

January 20, 2014 - National Non-Smoking Week : Ottawa Heart Institute smoking cessation model reaches 120,000 smokers across Canada

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