January 20, 2015
The Honorable Ontario Associate Minister of Long-Term Care and Wellness Dipika Damerla will be joining eight Eastern Ontario health partners along with ex-smokers to launch the MyQuit program, an innovative program for smokers living in Eastern...
January 15, 2015
At the official groundbreaking ceremony held today at the Ottawa Heart Institute, Dr. Thierry Mesana, President and CEO of the Institute, joined John Fraser, MPP for Ottawa South and Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Health and Long-Term...
December 22, 2014
The University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) is celebrating 2014 with pride, and a great sense of achievement. Significant accomplishments in patient care and research were made possible by the Heart Institute’s committed team which have...
December 15, 2014
The Government of Canada announced that the Canadian Arrhythmia Network, in which the Heart Institute is a partner, will receive a total of $26.3 million over five years to collaborate on research aimed at reducing premature deaths and suffering...
December 10, 2014
As the first snow storm of the season is about to hit the Ottawa-Gatineau region, the University of Ottawa Heart Institute wants to reiterate the importance of taking all precautions when shovelling snow, in order to avoid serious cardiac events....
November 24, 2014
The University of Ottawa Heart Institute applauds Ontario’s new measures to protect youth from the dangers of tobacco and the potential harms of electronic cigarettes.
The new measures include the ban of the sale and supply of e-cigarettes to...
November 7, 2014
Centre to address disparities in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart disease in women
The first-ever Women’s Heart Health Centre in Canada was launched today by the Ottawa Heart Institute....
October 22, 2014
The most recent global ranking from SCIMAGO Institutions ranking (SIR) reaffirms the undeniable research excellence and vitality of the Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI), by placing it in the top 200 of the best research institutions in the world, and...
October 2, 2014
Discovery Could Eventually Lead to New Treatments for Hypertension and Heart Failure
Ottawa, ON and Baltimore, MD, October 2, 2014— New research by scientists at the Ottawa Heart Institute and the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM)...
September 3, 2014
A team of researchers at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute, led by Dr. Alexandre Stewart, have uncovered an intriguing link between heart attacks and a protein that is of great interest to drug companies for its impact on cholesterol.