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Research and Innovation

Together with hospital-affiliated research institute partners, the Faculty of Medicine is an international leader in basic and clinical research, dedicated to improving health and healthcare in Canada and worldwide.

The University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine is pleased to announce the results of the highly competitive 2023 round of the Artificial Intelligence (AI) Seed Funding Program. Building on a successful inaugural round in 2020 and thanks to the generous support of donors Joseph and Amy Ip, the AI Seed Funding Program aims to support research and training initiatives that will enhance the Faculty’s capacity in the field of medical AI.

Posted on Thursday, February 16, 2023

Researchers from the uOttawa Faculty of Medicine and affiliated institutes have attracted more than $22 million in the latest funding allocations from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).

Posted on Thursday, December 22, 2022

The Faculty of Medicine is the recipient of a transformational gift from esteemed donor and uOttawa alumnus, Camille Villeneuve, which will support leading-edge medical research.

Posted on Tuesday, November 8, 2022

The Faculty’s commercialization-of-research grant supporting four new high-quality projects for the program’s second round.

Posted on Thursday, November 3, 2022

  1. Benjamin Rotstein (UOHI/BMI) and Terrence Ruddy (UOHI/Division of Cardiology): Fluorine-18 Annexin PET Imaging of Apoptosis to Detect Advanced Atherosclerosis

  2. Daniel Coutu (OHRI/CMM) and George Grammatopoulos (OHRI/Dept. Sugery): Cellular and molecular characterization of the aging- and arthritic- hip’s intra-articular adipose tissue.
  3. Katey Rayner (UOHI/BMI) and Robert Beanlands (UOHI/Division of Cardiology): Targeting vascular INflammation in patients with Community-Acquired Pneumonia: TIN-CAP

Posted on Friday, August 5, 2022

A new, NSERC RTI funded, high-throughput live-cell imaging platform will arrive in the CBIA core at the end of August!

Posted on Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Come and ask your questions to our panelists, Drs. Burelle, Carrier and Mulvihill!

The Faculty of Medicine’s Research Office, in collaboration with Research Management Services and the Faculty of Health Sciences, is hosting a roundtable discussion on the CIHR Project Grant Program on Monday, June 27th from 2:00 to 3:00 pm.

Posted on Monday, June 6, 2022

Mycoplasma infections in cell cultures can go undetected for long periods, altering cell physiology and rendering data irreproducible and unpublishable. Infections can be spread from one contaminated culture to others in the lab. The Faculty of Medicine’s GEM facility is launching a monthly mycoplasma testing subscription service to help researchers detect infections quickly.

Contact the GEM facility at [email protected] if interested!

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