Sebastien’s Story: Researchers tackle Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis in children
The number of children diagnosed and treated with Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis has tripled over the past 15 years. New research at the University of Ottawa/CHEO Research Institute is looking to significantly improve the lives of these children.
The opioid crisis: Bringing new technology to the front lines
Until now, people have had no reliable way to identify what is in their drugs prior to using them. A new technology implemented by research partners from the University of Ottawa and Carleton University is changing that.
uOttawa researchers in Cellular and Molecular Medicine uncover new protein modification
Dr. Michael Downey’s recent publication in Cell Reports titled “A Screen for Candidate Targets of Lysine Polyphosphorylation Uncovers a Conserved Network Implicated in Ribosome Biogenesis” is an example of the importance and potential of basic science research.
Could stem cells repair the heart, fight infections, mend premature lungs, and heal the brain after stroke?
Researchers from uOttawa, The Ottawa Hospital and CHEO are bringing discoveries made in the lab closer to human trials and therapies, thanks to four new peer-reviewed research grants from the Stem Cell Network worth $999,900.
Dr. Guy Trudel, lead investigator for a Canadian study on bone marrow, teams up with astronauts on the ISS to uncover the implications of deep space exploration
The fifth batch of research equipment for Dr. Guy Trudel’s MARROW study is headed for the stars on April 2. It will be among vital supplies and new experiments being delivered to the International Space Station (ISS) on board the SpaceX Dragon.