December 13, 2017
Jodi Edwards, PhD
Director, Brain and Heart Nexus Research Program
University of Ottawa Heart Institute
The University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) is proud to welcome Jodi Edwards, PhD, as scientist and director of the Brain and Heart Nexus...
November 16, 2017
Five Ottawa hospitals are being recognized by Trillium Gift of Life Network for their life-saving organ donation work - given to hospitals that meet or exceed Trillium Gift of Life Network’s provincial target....
October 27, 2017
The Honourable Michael Pitfield
The Heart Institute is saddened by the passing of the Honourable Michael Pitfield, former Chair of its Board of Directors.
October 24, 2017
Heart failure is a growing - and all too silent - epidemic in Canada. It is a significant health issue for hundreds of thousands of Canadians and their families, and its reach is expanding. When Dr....
October 18, 2017
Researchers investigate why periods of sporadic fasting can be beneficial for the metabolism
Up to sixteen weeks of intermittent fasting without otherwise having to count calories helps fight obesity and other metabolic disorders. Such fasting...
October 5, 2017
Abstract submission for the 2018 Canadian Women’s Heart Health Summit’s poster and rapid fire oral presentations is now open!
Deadline to submit is December 22, 2017.
September 29, 2017
Study debunks conventional wisdom pointing to gender bias in heart surgery
CHICAGO, September 28, 2017 - Women with heart disease typically receive less complete surgical revascularization with arterial grafts than men do, but not because of gender...
September 21, 2017
The University of Ottawa Heart Institute is launching a special video series on atrial fibrillation. More than 350,000 Canadians currently have atrial fibrillation.
September 1, 2017
Last summer, the University of Ottawa Heart Institute launched myOttawaHeart , an online portal which enables patients to take charge of their own heart health. This innovative tool was the first...
September 1, 2017
The University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) is proud to welcome Dr. Mehrdad Golian as the newest member of its Division of Cardiology. Dr. Golian will act as a cardiologist and invasive electrophysiologist....