December 3, 2019
Ottawa – The University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) has been named one of the ten winners of the 2019 TD Ready Challenge presented by TD Bank Group. The Heart Institute will receive CDN $1 million from TD Bank Group to pursue innovative research designed to improve and expand the early...
October 25, 2019
[OTTAWA] – Scientists at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) have developed the first human protein gel material capable of repairing damaged heart tissue after a heart attack.
The gel, made from recombinant human collagen in the BioEngineering...
October 9, 2019
OTTAWA – A team of doctors at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI), in partnership with their colleagues at The Ottawa Hospital Cancer Centre, successfully performed the country’s first completely non-invasive cardiac radio-ablation without incident. Using technology pioneered by...
July 16, 2019
The Margolese Prizes recognize Canadians for their outstanding contributions to the treatment, amelioration or cure of brain or heart disorders.
Three of Canada’s leading scientists in heart, brain and cancer research have been recognized by the University of British Columbia (UBC) Faculty of...
May 23, 2019
Dr. Rayner is also an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Ottawa. She leads the Ottawa region strategic research Innovation Cluster on Vascular Inflammation and Metabolism.
Congratulations Katey Rayner, PhD
Scientist and Director...
May 13, 2019
Dr. Alarcon is Director of the Bio-nanomaterials Chemistry and Engineering Laboratory (BnCE) at the
University of Ottawa Heart Institute
Scientist in the Division of Cardiac Surgery, and Director of the Bio-...
May 1, 2019
Dr. Ngu is a final-year Cardiac Surgery Resident at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI).
Dr. Ngu had a tremendous year in 2018-19. Her research success this past year was exemplified by several papers published in high impact, peer reviewed specialty journals.
Of note was a first-...
April 23, 2019
Dr. George Wells and Dr. Ruth McPherson
Two University of Ottawa Heart Institute researchers Dr. Ruth McPherson and...
April 9, 2019
April 10, 2019, OTTAWA – The University of Ottawa Heart Institute is pleased to bring the 22nd Annual Toronto Ottawa Heart Summit (TOHS) and the...
April 8, 2019
It is with profound sadness that we say goodbye to Dr. Wilbert Keon, founder of the University of Ottawa Heart Institute who passed away peacefully on April 7, 2019 surrounded by his loved ones. It was in May 1976, after many years of tireless dedication and hard work that the Heart Institute...
March 28, 2019
Heart Institute researchers were awarded national peer reviewed Heart and Stroke Foundation Grants-in-Aid! Dr. Katey Rayner and Dr. Peter Liu received these operating grants in support of their important, novel research that will lead to improved heart health for Canadians. Congratulations to Dr....
March 21, 2019
Two scientists from the University of Ottawa Heart Institute have been awarded with top honours from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). Dr. Erin Mulvihill and Dr....
March 19, 2019
The University of Ottawa Heart Institute is inviting members of the media to attend a special presentation by Dr. Michele Turek tomorrow, Wednesday, March 20.
Breast Cancer and Cardiovascular Disease: Two Sides of the Same Coin
Wednesday, March 20
7:30 – 8:30 a.m.
University of Ottawa Heart...
March 18, 2019
SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowship Award Recipient
Karen L . Bouchard, PhD, Division of Cardiac Prevention and Rehabilitation
Dr. Karen Bouchard, postdoctoral fellow in behavioural medicine and health psychology working with...
February 11, 2019
Wednesday, February 13 marks the launch of the first official Wear Red Canada campaign to raise awareness about women’s heart health. The campaign is an initiative of the...
February 4, 2019
Congratulations to Heart Institute researchers on their success in the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)’s fall 2018 Project Grant competition! Our investigators received these national peer reviewed grants to advance their cutting-edge research into heart disease, and ultimately,...
January 19, 2019
National and international smoking cessation authorities are gathering in Ottawa today to attend the second and final day of the 11th Annual Ottawa Conference: State of the Art Clinical Approaches to Smoking...
January 18, 2019
National and international smoking cessation authorities are gathering in Ottawa today to attend the 11th Annual Ottawa Conference: State of the Art Clinical Approaches to Smoking Cessation, Canada’s...
January 14, 2019
Tobacco is Canada’s leading cause of preventable disease, disability and death. National and international smoking cessation authorities will be gathering in Ottawa this weekend to attend the 11th Annual Ottawa...
January 7, 2019
Ruth McPherson, MD, PhD, was named the 2018 George Lyman Duff Memorial Lecturer, awarded by the American Heart Association’s Council on Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology. Dr. McPherson is the...
January 3, 2019
The University of Ottawa Heart Institute’s Global Achievement Awards are aimed at recognizing investigators who have made a global impact in his/her sphere of work, or early career investigators who have demonstrated a great potential to become a global leader in their field.