Ottawa Cardiovascular Research Day 2024


The 36th Annual 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 and will be held in person.

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May 13 & 14, 2024

Keynote Speaker

James F. Martin, MD

We are very pleased to host James F. Martin, MD, PhD as the event’s keynote speaker on Tuesday, May 14, 2024: Hippo Signaling in Heart Regeneration

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James F. Martin, MD, PhD
Vice Chairman/Professor
Molecular Physiology and Biophysics
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX US

Vivian L. Smith Chair in Regenerative Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas United States

Cardiomyocyte Renewal Laboratory
Texas Heart Institute
Houston, Texas United States

Program Guide

Ottawa Cardiovascular Research Day - 2024 Program (PDF)


Event prizes recognize the best oral presentations and posters, and including the Polk Award for the Best Clinical Science Oral Presentation, UOHI Innovation Award, and the Ottawa Region Trainee of the Year award, amongst others.

Event Highlights

  • Keynote lecture by James F Martin, MD, PhD, Vice Chairman/Professor, Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
  • Ottawa Region Trainee of the Year Lecture and other trainee awards
  • Poster Swap Competition
  • Oral presentations and moderated poster sessions
  • Awards ceremony

The Research Day Planning Committee will be Co-Chaired by Drs. Kyoung-Han Kim and Ian Paterson in collaboration with the UOHI Trainee Committee and Research Services Office.

The event proceedings are in English only.