October 14, 2020
Cardiogenic shock patients with severe mitral regurgitation (MR) are among the most critically ill receiving care at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI). With mortality rates soaring near 60%, surgical intervention is not typically an...
September 28, 2020
UOHI-led study demonstrates RIPK1 gene is associated with obesity, and silencing its expression is a viable therapeutic approach to obesity and related diseases.
Watch: Dr. Katey Rayner discusses her research.
Scientists at the University of...
September 22, 2020
The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) has awarded four University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) research teams with important project funding exceeding a collective $3.2 million for future research that has potential to improve the...
September 15, 2020
The Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada named three (3) researchers from the University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) recipients of project funding through the Foundation’s Grant-in-Aid Program, and honoured Drs. Jodi Edwards and Louise Sun...
September 4, 2020
In April, we put out a call on our website and on social media asking our surrounding community for donations of hand-sewn cloth masks. We sincerely thank everyone for their help. As mentioned in ...
July 31, 2020
The University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine has announced $40 million investment awarded to top clinician-scientists as part of their Faculty of Medicine Clinical Research Chairs Program. Six University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) clinicians...
July 30, 2020
Timothy Zakutney, University of Ottawa Heart Institute’s Senior Vice President, Digital Health and Cardiac Technology and Chief Information and Technology Officer...
July 21, 2020
Ottawa – July 20, 2020 – Hospitals in the Ottawa area are taking a gradual approach to welcoming more visitors. This is in line with guidance from the Ontario Ministry of Health and action hospitals are taking across the province.
June 29, 2020
June 30, 2020, OTTAWA – The University of Ottawa Heart Institute Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Lianne Laing as the new executive director, effective today.
As the new executive...
June 25, 2020
Dr. Peter Liu, the University of Ottawa Heart Institute’s chief scientific officer and vice president of research, is receiving upwards of $1.1 million ($1,176,019) in...