OTTAWA, October 18, 2012 — Every year, the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame elevates a select few of our country’s most brilliant minds to laureate status. Laureates are those who have pushed the boundaries of discovery and innovation beyond the realm of possibility to make the world a better place. Among the 2013 inductees is Dr. Antoine Hakim, uOttawa professor of neurology and director of the University of Ottawa Brain and Mind Research Institute.
OTTAWA, October 16, 2012 — Five top researchers at the University of Ottawa will share a total of $863,509 from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) to support their cutting-edge research in the areas of earthquake patterns, prenatal health, environmental protection, chronic illnesses and disability as well as novel therapies in microcirculation.
OTTAWA, October 16, 2012 — Few drugs are available to treat muscle injury, muscle wasting and genetic disorders causing muscle degeneration, such as Duchenne muscular dystrophy. A compelling discovery that may change this was made recently by a research group led by Dr. Robert Korneluk, distinguished professor at University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Medicine and founder of the CHEO Research Institute’s Apoptosis Research Centre, was reported today in Science Signaling.
OTTAWA, October 10, 2012 — The University of Ottawa is proud to announce two newly appointed university research chairs that will have a significant impact on knowledge translation in patient decision-making and in the synthesis of pharmaceutical compounds.
OTTAWA, October 8, 2012 — In a finding that runs counter to commonly held beliefs about fresh being better, a clinical trial published today by the Journal of the American Medical Association shows that acutely ill premature babies who received fresher blood did not fare better than those who received the current standard of care.
OTTAWA, October 2, 2012 — The University of Ottawa and the Faculty of Arts is pleased to announce the arrival of one of Canada’s foremost Métis artists and cultural leaders, Maria Campbell, as the Trudeau Foundation Visiting Fellow for 2012–2013.
OTTAWA, September 28, 2012 — A unique large-scale study and partnership led by the University of Ottawa has won the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Partnership Award for work identifying crucial health and social needs of neighbourhoods in the Canada’s capital.
OTTAWA, September 25, 2012 — Three prominent scientists at the University of Ottawa will share $1,755,851 from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) and the Canada Institutes for Health Research (CIHR) in support of research that will greatly benefit Canadians’ health care.