December 12, 2019
Dr. Emilio Alarcon has been awarded an Early Researcher Award by the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade. Dr. Alarcon will receive funding in the amount of $190,000 over 5 years for...
December 3, 2019
Ottawa – The University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) has been named one of the ten winners of the 2019 TD Ready Challenge presented by TD Bank Group. The Heart Institute will receive CDN $1 million from TD Bank Group to pursue innovative research designed to improve and expand the early...
November 19, 2019
Dr. Erin Mulvihill Awarded the Amgen Stewart Whitman Young Investigator Award.
The Canadian Lipoprotein Conference (CLC) has named Dr. Erin Mulvihill of the University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) the 2019...
November 15, 2019
Together, research activity at The Ottawa Hospital and the University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) totalled $140 million in 2017-18, up from $137 million the previous year. With their results being combined, this places them in fifth spot among all hospitals in Canada for research activity, or...
November 5, 2019
Congratulations Dr. Jennifer Reed, recipient of the 2019 Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP) Young Investigator Award.
The Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP) has named University of Ottawa Heart Institute’s Dr. Jennifer...
October 25, 2019
At the 2019 Canadian Cardiovascular Congress (CCC), members of the University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) team were recognized by the Canadian Cardiovascular Society (CCS) for their achievements and contributions within the cardiovascular field.
Dr. Rob Beanlands was bestowed the 2019 CCS/CIHR...
October 25, 2019
[OTTAWA] – Scientists at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) have developed the first human protein gel material capable of repairing damaged heart tissue after a heart attack.
The gel, made from recombinant human collagen in the BioEngineering...
October 25, 2019
All-Canadian innovation an “unprecedented leap forward” in addressing repair of cardiac muscle after a heart attack.
Scientists at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) have developed the first human protein gel material capable of repairing damaged heart tissue after a heart attack....
September 10, 2019
The University of Ottawa Heart Institute congratulates Dr. Katey Rayner on her nomination to the incoming class of the Royal Society of Canada’s (RSC) College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists, which recognizes emerging Canadian research leaders. The announcement was made earlier today by...
July 30, 2019
Printable, on-the-spot heart repair. Tiny vehicles delivering stem cells to organs in need. Silver scaffolds implanted into an eyeball. Scenes from a sci-fi film, or plausible therapy?
Learn about the extraordinary new developments out of...
July 16, 2019
The Margolese Prizes recognize Canadians for their outstanding contributions to the treatment, amelioration or cure of brain or heart disorders.
Three of Canada’s leading scientists in heart, brain and cancer research have been recognized by the University of British Columbia (UBC) Faculty of...
May 23, 2019
Dr. Rayner is also an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Ottawa. She leads the Ottawa region strategic research Innovation Cluster on Vascular Inflammation and Metabolism.
Congratulations Katey Rayner, PhD
Scientist and Director...
May 13, 2019
Dr. Alarcon is Director of the Bio-nanomaterials Chemistry and Engineering Laboratory (BnCE) at the
University of Ottawa Heart Institute
Scientist in the Division of Cardiac Surgery, and Director of the Bio-...
May 1, 2019
Dr. Ngu is a final-year Cardiac Surgery Resident at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI).
Dr. Ngu had a tremendous year in 2018-19. Her research success this past year was exemplified by several papers published in high impact, peer reviewed specialty journals.
Of note was a first-...
April 23, 2019
Dr. George Wells and Dr. Ruth McPherson
Two University of Ottawa Heart Institute researchers Dr. Ruth McPherson and...
April 4, 2019
Two Heart Institute researchers were recently awarded national peer reviewed Heart and Stroke Foundation Grants-in-Aid!
Dr. Katey Rayner and Dr. Peter Liu received operating grants in support of their important, novel research that will lead to improved heart health for Canadians....
March 28, 2019
Heart Institute researchers were awarded national peer reviewed Heart and Stroke Foundation Grants-in-Aid! Dr. Katey Rayner and Dr. Peter Liu received these operating grants in support of their important, novel research that will lead to improved heart health for Canadians. Congratulations to Dr....
March 21, 2019
Two scientists from the University of Ottawa Heart Institute have been awarded with top honours from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). Dr. Erin Mulvihill and Dr....
March 18, 2019
SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowship Award Recipient
Karen L . Bouchard, PhD, Division of Cardiac Prevention and Rehabilitation
Dr. Karen Bouchard, postdoctoral fellow in behavioural medicine and health psychology working with...
February 4, 2019
Congratulations to Heart Institute researchers on their success in the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)’s fall 2018 Project Grant competition! Our investigators received these national peer reviewed grants to advance their cutting-edge research into heart disease, and ultimately,...
January 7, 2019
Ruth McPherson, MD, PhD, was named the 2018 George Lyman Duff Memorial Lecturer, awarded by the American Heart Association’s Council on Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology. Dr. McPherson is the...
January 3, 2019
The University of Ottawa Heart Institute’s Global Achievement Awards are aimed at recognizing investigators who have made a global impact in his/her sphere of work, or early career investigators who have demonstrated a great potential to become a global leader in their field.