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Canada is on the cusp of marijuana legalization after nearly a century of prohibition. What does this mean for your heart?
Dr. Mireille Ouimet
Dr. Mireille Ouimet has been awarded the 2018 International Symposium on Atherosclerosis Early Career Lecturer Award
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Is CRISPR a Possible Game-Changer for Cardiovascular Disease?
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Consult our new patient guides for up-to-date information to help you prepare for a cardiac procedure and better manage your condition

About Us

The University of Ottawa Heart Institute is Canada’s largest and foremost heart health centre dedicated to understanding, treating, and preventing heart disease.

Renowned for our clinical care excellence and incomparable patient satisfaction rates, our team provides unparalleled cardiac care and our researchers are alive with discovery, ingenuity, insight and invention, setting new standards of clinical care, gaining scientific insight into heart disease, and contributing to the world’s storehouse of cardiovascular knowledge. We train the next generation of medical and research professionals, many of whom go on to become leaders in their fields.

Our Expansion

Our new facility will not only reinforce our cardiovascular care, research, and training capacities, but it will also ensure that our patients continue to receive world-class care, from an extraordinary team evolving in a state-of-the-art environment. This is our promise.

our expansion

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A Rich History

From the beginning, our successes have been many and varied: shaping the way cardiovascular medicine is practiced, revolutionizing cardiac treatment, expanding knowledge of cardiovascular health, and translating discoveries into advanced care.

a rich history

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