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

OTTAWA, October 22, 2014 – The most recent global ranking from SCIMAGO Institutions ranking (SIR) reaffirms the undeniable research excellence and vitality of the Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI), by placing it in the top 200 of the best research institutions in the world, and across all fields of study. In Canada, the Heart Institute ranked 4th out of a total of 103 Canadian research organizations included in the ranking, and first amongst all cardiovascular institutions.

 

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

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

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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2013

November 26, 2013 - Heart Institute reminds everyone to shovel safely, keep hearts healthy

November 20, 2013 - Heart Institute still among highest rated hospitals in Ontario for patient satisfaction

November 18, 2013 - Support program could help families of heart patients take their health into their own hands

November 12, 2013 - Heart Institute implements novel diabetes detection program

October 29, 2013 - The Ottawa Hospital and Heart Institute recognized among Canada’s leading research hospitals

October 23, 2013 - Heart Institute applauds City’s announcement to replace defibrillators

September 24, 2013 - Heart Institute review confirms no evidence of e-cigarettes effectiveness for cessation

September 11, 2013 - Heart Institute names new President and opens a new chapter of its history

June 25, 2013 - Heart Institute awarded $12 million towards life-saving research

May 31, 2013 - Heart Institute awarded $1.6 million for national smoking cessation program

May 08, 2013 - Nurses Week: Heart Institute introduces innovative communication system for clinical staff

March 07, 2013 - Message to the Community: Heart Institute warns against fraudulent CPR courses in Ottawa

March 03, 2013 - Heart Institute Telethon raises $6.6 million and receives significant contribution

February 25, 2013 - Dr. Marc Ruel to be recognized during tonight’s Ottawa Senators game

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