Presentations & Invited Speakers

The University of Ottawa Heart Institute is dedicated to enhancing collaboration and knowledge translation for staff and colleagues at other institutions through our ongoing seminar and presentation series. Our Research Rounds are held on Mondays at 12:00 in Foustanellas Auditorium.

To view most past presentations, see Speaker Videos.

Date Speaker Topic
May 23 Cardiology Rounds: Breaking News from ACC 2018
Benjamin Chow, MD
Director, Cardiac Imaging, UOHI
Heart Failure Imaging Studies: CTA-HF, OUTSMART
Derek So, MSc, MD
Interventional Cardiology, UOHI
Antiplatelet Drug Studies: ADAPT, TREAT Trial, PHARMACLO, SWAP 4
Gary Small, PhD
Clinical Investigator, UOHI
DOAC Trials: MANAGE, Reverse AD, COMPASS Trial: MALE Analysis, Annexa-4 Interim Analysis
May 22 Alexander Dick, MD, FRCPC
Interventional Cardiologist, Division of Cardiology University of Ottawa Heart Institute
Assistant Professor of Medicine University of Ottawa
Cardiac Imaging – Seeing the Heart More Clearly
May 28 Minna Woo, MD, PhD
Head, Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism
University Health Network, Mount Sinai Hospital
Professor, University of Toronto
JAK-STAT signalling: interconnecting fatty liver and atherosclerosis
June 4 Marc Gillinov, MD
Chair, Department of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH
Foustanellas Cardiac Surgery Endowed Lectureship
Robotic Mitral Valve Surgery: The Emperor’s Clothes?
June 11 Bruce McManus, MD, PhD
Professor, UBC Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
CEO, PROOF Centre of Excellence
UBC and St. Paul’s Hospital, Vancouver, BC
Dr. Robert Roberts Lectureship
Blood Biomarkers for Failing and Failed Hearts
Beyond an Odyssey
June 25 Professor Yorum Rudy, PhD
Fred Saigh Distinguished Professor of Engineering
Director, Cardiac Bioelectricity & Arrhythmia Center
Case Western Reserve University

Other Seminars of Interest:

  • CMM Seminars (Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of Ottawa)
  • OHRI Seminars (Ottawa Hospital Research Institute)
  • EPI Seminars (School of Epidemiology, Public Health and Preventive Medicine, University of Ottawa)
  • BMI Seminars (Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology, University of Ottawa)

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