Ottawa Cardiovascular Research Day 2019


The Ottawa Cardiovascular Research Day will be held on May 13, 2019 at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI).


The Ottawa Cardiovascular Research Day will celebrate the region’s research excellence through moderated oral presentations and poster sessions. It is an excellent venue for trainees to showcase their outstanding projects, hone their presentation skills, and network with faculty and colleagues.

This event is open to all cardiovascular research trainees in the Ottawa region.

The event proceedings will be in English only.

Call for Abstracts

The Call for Abstracts is now open! Submit your abstracts through the UOHI FluidReview portal.

Abstract submission deadline: March 11, 2019.

Keynote Speaker

We are very pleased to be hosting the esteemed Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering Researcher and Professor at the University of Toronto, Dr. Milica Radisic, as the event’s keynote speaker.


Event prizes recognize the best oral presentations and posters, including the Polk Award for the Best Clinical Science Oral Presentation, the Coralie Lalonde Innovation Award for the most ‘innovative’ abstract, amongst others.

Event Highlights:

  • Keynote lecture by Milica Radisic, Professor and Canada Research Chair, Associate Chair of Research, and Principal Investigator of the Laboratory for Functional Tissue Engineering, University of Toronto
  • Oral presentations & moderated poster sessions
  • Ottawa Region Trainee of the Year Lecture & other trainee awards
  • Networking reception
  • Awards ceremony

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