October 21, 2020
The Canadian Cardiovascular Society (CCS) has named Dr. Marc Ruel of the University of Ottawa Heart Institute its president for the next two years. Ruel succeeds Dr. Andrew D. Krahn.
The transition of roles took place...
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 option for patients in this cohort.
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 Ottawa Heart Institute have demonstrated that elevated...
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 health of all Canadians.
To learn more about 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 with National New Investigator Awards.
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 have been selected to receive funding.
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 support through the COVID-19 May 2020 Rapid...
June 12, 2020
Jason Zelt, PhD, the Ottawa Region Cardiovascular Research Trainee of the Year
Congratulations to Jason Zelt, PhD, the Ottawa Region Cardiovascular Research Trainee of the Year! Dr. Zelt, an MD/PhD Candidate, receives this award in recognition of his remarkable research achievements. Jason’s...
May 21, 2020
Dr. Derek So awarded important funding through the Ontario COVID-19 Rapid Research Fund.
Dr. Derek So, a cardiologist and clinician investigator at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute, is a recipient of $751,520 in provincial funding through...
January 27, 2020
The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) has announced the winning recipients of its Project Grant program for Fall 2019 and four University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) researchers have been awarded a combined total of nearly $3 million in project funding.
About the program: The CIHR’...