March 9, 2016
With more than 60,000 deaths each year related to excess weight, the report argues the time to act is now. Read the story in The Beat.
February 24, 2016
February 17, 2016
The date was May 11, 1976. The University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) officially opened its doors, and its founder, Dr. Wilbert Keon, saw his vision come to life: an integrated, full-spectrum and world-renowned heart health centre that combines...
February 12, 2016
A recent study from the University of Ottawa Heart Institute led by Dr. Jennifer Reed, Associate Scientist in the Division of Prevention and Rehabilitation, shows that high-intensity interval...
February 1, 2016
There are 29 days and so many ways to support lifesaving care at the Heart Institute. Join us at februaryisheartmonth.ca.
January 26, 2016
Do you have persistent or permanent Atrial Fibrillation?
To learn more about your health, join our Exercise Study! It seeks to compare the effectiveness of two exercise programs (moderate-intensity continuous exercise or high-intensity interval...
January 20, 2016
Between December 31st and January 7th, the University of Ottawa Heart Institute’s team has successfully performed an impressive 7 heart transplants. All patients are doing well with good heart and lung functions. The previous exceptional streak was...
January 19, 2016
For the 8th year, Ottawa will be hosting the Annual Conference on Smoking Cessation. During this two-days event, national and international experts will share the latest concepts in clinical tobacco treatment, program development, and smoking...
January 8, 2016
Dr. Peter Liu, Chief Scientific Officer and Vice President, Research at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute, participated in a study that has just been published in the New England Journal...
January 6, 2016
2015 has been an excellent year for our researchers and investigators! Our researchers and investigators obtained numerous national and international awards and obtained significant funding to further our research enterprise and improve patient care...