uOttawa-led pan-Canadian network receives $9 million from CIHR to track COVID-19 variants of concern

A project spearheaded by a researcher at the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Medicine has been awarded $9 million in Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) funding to create a national network for better researching and responding to the global threat COVID-19 variants pose.

A Canadian university first: uOttawa appoints a Director of Planetary Health

As part of uOttawa’s expanded efforts in social accountability and commitment to creating a sustainable future, the Faculty of Medicine has appointed Dr. Husein Moloo as Director of Planetary Health.

NSERC Discovery Grants 2021 Funding Announcement

Congratulations to all of our members on their recent success in the NSERC Discovery Grants competition!

Drug dramatically reduces risk of dangerous blood clots in cancer patients

Strategy could prevent clots in more than 50,000 cancer patients per year in the U.S. and Canada.

Decision tool identifies which patients with COPD are at risk of death, serious complications

The Ottawa COPD Risk Scale is better than current practice at predicting these short-term risks, according to a validation study published in CMAJ.


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