August 8, 2017
OTTAWA, ON - Researchers have discovered that a protein called cardiotrophin 1 (CT1) can trick the heart into growing in a healthy way and pumping more blood, just as it does in response to exercise and pregnancy. They show that this good kind of heart growth is very different from the harmful...
July 21, 2017
Ottawa, July 21, 2017 — When it comes to giving with heart, nobody does it better than Dan Shipman and his gang! For the past seven years, the heart-transplant recipient has been fundraising for the Ottawa Heart Institute. Every year, he hosts his popular fundraiser, Grandpa’s Ride. The ride is...
March 29, 2017
OTTAWA, March 29, 2017 - Did you know that chronic inflammation is a major cause of heart disease? How does inflammation drive cardiovascular and metabolic disease and how does it impact treatment options? This will be the main focus of the 5th International Ottawa Heart Conference.
January 20, 2017
OTTAWA, January 21, 2017 – For the ninth year, the Ottawa Heart Institute is hosting the Annual Conference on Smoking Cessation, bringing together national and international experts.
WHAT: 9th Annual Ottawa Conference on Smoking CessationWHEN: TodayWHERE: The Westin Ottawa, 11 Colonel By Drive,...
January 18, 2017
OTTAWA, January 18, 2017 —Tobacco is Canada’s leading cause of preventable disease, disability and death. National and international authorities will be gathering in Ottawa during the 9th Annual Ottawa Conference on Smoking...