uOttawa scientist wins Canada's top stem cell prize for multiple sclerosis trial
Dr. Harold Atkins, stem cell transplant physician and scientist at the University of Ottawa and The Ottawa Hospital, will receive the prestigious Till & McCulloch Award for “exceptional contributions to global stem cell research.”
Faculty of Medicine celebrated alumni achievements at Homecoming Weekend, Sept 15-17
This year’s Homecoming Weekend at the uOttawa Faculty of Medicine welcomed graduates from 1952 to 2017 and celebrated with three days of activities featuring a Dean’s Reception, an awards ceremony, a golf tournament, a professional development session, and a hearty brunch.
New Faculty of Medicine students get to know their classmates, professors and the Dean
For the first year ever, students from the Faculty’s Undergraduate Medical Education (UGME), Postgraduate Medical Education (PGME), Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, Ottawa-Shanghai Joint School of Medicine and Translational and Molecular Medicine programs all attended the same orientation, where they were able to meet peers across many specializations and disciplines.
Medical students from Shanghai visit uOttawa to begin their medical studies
Thirteen students from the Ottawa-Shanghai Joint School of Medicine (OSJSM) based in China arrived at uOttawa Faculty of Medicine for the 2017 OSJSM summer school that marks the beginning of their medical education. Upon completing the summer school, these students will enroll in the two-week Introduction Unit of the uOttawa UGME program along with first-year MD students at the Faculty of Medicine.
uOttawa Faculty of Medicine launches online fundraising campaign this fall
uOttawa Faculty of Medicine’s Advancement Office is organizing a 24-hour fundraising blitz on Saturday, September 16 whereby supporters are encouraged to donate during a “Day to Give Back” to the Faculty within a 24-hour campaign period.
uOBMRI’s Centre for Neuromuscular Disease and Université Claude Bernard partners with nearly $1M research investments
uOttawa Faculty of Medicine and uOttawa Brain and Mind Research Institute’s Centre for Neuromuscular Disease (CNMD) have officially established a strategic partnership with the Institute NeuroMyoGene (INMG) at Université Claude Bernard in Lyon, France, which will provide almost $1,000,000 CAD over 5 years for collaborative research projects between the two institutes.
uOttawa Faculty of Medicine’s radiologist Dr. Carlos Torres honoured with several international awards
Dr. Carlos Torres, Associate Professor of Radiology at uOttawa and neuroradiologist at The Ottawa Hospital was recently recognized worldwide for his outstanding work in the field of Diagnostic Neuroradiology.