Mutations in the gene are associated with striated muscle diseases such as cardiomyopathy and muscular dystrophy. Patrick Burgon
Dr. Roberts, CEO of the University of Ottawa Heart Institute discusses the new building expansion and what it means to patient care.
Jim Orban, the new President and CEO of the University of Ottawa Heart Institute Foundation, is ready for his next significant milestone.
Thirty-one years ago, it was not known that the heart produces hormones. That changed in 1981 when Adolfo de Bold, PhD, discovered that muscle cells in the atria of the heart secrete atrial natriuretic factor (ANF), an essential hormone that regulates fluid volume, blood pressure and sodium.