Research Day 2016

Dr. Eduardo Marbán (Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute), Research Day Keynote Speaker
 Dr. Eduardo Marbán (Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute), Research Day Keynote Speaker

The University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI)’s 29th Annual Research Day was a resounding success! We were very pleased to host an exciting keynote lecture, Therapeutic Regeneration of the “Irreversibly” Injured Heart, delivered by Dr. Eduardo Marbán, Director, Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute who is an international leader in cardiology and a pioneering heart researcher.

29th Annual Research Day Program

Congratulations to all the Ottawa regional trainees for their great work in cardiovascular research, and to all the prize winners!   

Recipients of the Dr. Robert Roberts Award for Research Excellence

  • Dr. Katey Rayner, Scientist, UOHI
  • Dr. Ruth McPherson, Clinician Scientist, UOHI

Read more about the Dr. Robert Roberts Award.

Investigator of the Year

Trainee of the Year

Coralie Lalonde Innovation Award Winner

  • Dhiya Hassan, MSc Candidate, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

PRESENTATION PRIZES

Servier Award for the Best Basic Science Oral Presentation

  • Jonathan Weldrick, PhD Candidate (Supervisor: Dr. Patrick Burgon), UOHI

Honourable Mention for a Basic Science Oral Presentation

  • My-Anh Nguyen, PhD Candidate (Supervisor: Dr. Katey Rayner), UOHI

Award for the Best Basic Science Poster

  • Adam Turner, PhD Candidate (Supervisor: Dr. Ruth McPherson), UOHI

Honourable Mention for a Basic Science Poster

  • Dhiya Hassan, MSc Candidate (Supervisor: Dr. Duncan Stewart), Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

Polk Award for the Best Clinical Science/Bio-behavioural & Population Health Oral Presentation

  • Katie Cheung, Undergraduate Research Student (Supervisor: Dr. Thais Coutinho), UOHI

Honourable Mention for a Clinical Science/Bio-behavioural & Population Health Oral Presentation

  • Dr. LIsa Cotie, Postdoctoral Fellow (Supervisor: Dr. Bob Reid), UOHI

AstraZeneca Award for the Best Clinical Science/Bio-behavioural & Population Health Poster

  • Dr. Stephanie Prince Ware, Postdoctoral Fellow (Supervisor: Dr. Bob Reid), UOHI

Honourable Mention for a Clinical Science/Bio-behavioural & Population Health Poster

  • Dr. Adam Dryden, Anethesiology Fellow (Supervisor: Dr. Bernard McDonald), UOHI

On the podium: Dhiya Hassan (Ottawa Hospital Research Institute) presenting his lay pitch which won him the Coralie Lalonde Innovation Award.
In the front row from left to right: Dr. Robert Cushman (Health Canada); Drs. Bob Reid, Lisa Cotie, Wenbin Liang (UOHI); Dr. Eduardo Marbán, Keynote Speaker (Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute). On the podium: Dhiya Hassan (Ottawa Hospital Research Institute) presenting his lay pitch which won him the Coralie Lalonde Innovation Award.

Dr. Eduardo Marbán (Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute), Research Day Keynote Speaker

 

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