Dr. Ruth Slack was recently awarded a $1.03 million dollar grant from the Krembil Foundation
Congratulations to Dr. Ruth Slack! Dr. Slack, along with collaborators Dr. Louis-Eric Trudeau, Dr. David Park and Dr. Michelle Desjardin, was awarded a grant from the Krembil Foundation for $1,003, 002! The grant, "Reshaping Mitochondrial Efficiency and Integrity to Treat Parkinson’s Disease " aims to find a novel approach to treat PD.
Introducing the uOttawa Clinical Exercise Physiology Lab
Dr. Lara Pilutti runs the Clinical Exercise Physiology Lab at the University of Ottawa. The goal of her research program is to optimize the accessibility of physical activity and exercise for people with both progressive and relapsing-remitting MS. Her team is specifically interested in providing exercise programs for MS patients with a higher disability level or for those using assistive mobility devices such as walkers or wheelchairs.
Doors Open Ottawa, 2019: All are welcome for a rare peek inside Faculty of Medicine labs
On Sunday, June 2, 2019 members of the public are invited to the uOttawa Faculty of Medicine for Doors Open Ottawa. A variety of 30-minute tours and workshops will take place between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., giving guests a taste of life at Ottawa’s only Faculty of Medicine. All members of the public are welcome to attend. This event is also a great way for our own Faculty of Medicine community to share their work with friends and family. It is also a chance for prospective students to learn more about our programs.