At uOttawa’s Brain and Mind Research Institute, Jean-Claude Béïque explores the brain’s ability to adapt and learn, and how altering nerve cell connections may offer hope for changing moods and behaviour.
Dr. Siba Haykal sees reconstructive surgery as a way of bringing hope to people who have suffered the traumatic effects of disease, accidents or war.
Alumna Catherine Sorbara is among a select group of women going to the ends of the Earth to fight climate change and gender inequality.
University of Ottawa neurologist Dr. Antoine Hakim probes the fascinating links between the two conditions.
The striking similarities between fraternal twins Audrey and Sarah Giles aren’t just skin deep — both have embarked on humanitarian career paths dedicated to improving health in Canada’s North and abroad.
Canada’s first Indigenous forensic pathologist found her career path in her first month of medical school after hearing a professor’s simple explanation about how cells change.
Veteran Globe and Mail health columnist André Picard argues that knowing something about the history of health care in Canada is crucial to understanding its current struggles.
Pioneering work by Mona Nemer involves identifying genes critical for normal heart development. Her goals: fewer birth defects, less cardiac disease, better patient care.
In light of their election on October 19, 2015, some 15 uOttawa alumni, one faculty member and one recipient of an honorary doctorate, will take up their seats in Parliament. And the University of Ottawa couldn’t be prouder of every one of them!
Jessie Nault is drawing on her heritage and her personal experience to combat the high incidence of cervical cancer among Aboriginal women.
Treating stroke is a race against time. iRecover’s unified approach gives stroke survivors a head start on self-guided speech therapy.
Get to know the six recipients of the 2015 Alumni Association Awards of Excellence.
Cynthia Colapinto (PhD ʼ13 in Population Health) seized upon new statistics to investigate Canadians’ levels of folic acid. Today she checks the evidence behind Health Canada’s dietary guidelines.
uOttawa MD graduate Paul Lem’s rapid DNA testing machine helps heart attack and stroke patients receive targeted treatments.
A quirk of evolution means jumping genes can cause some cancers and make cells resistant to drug treatments. A uOttawa prof has found a cell mechanism that could calm them down.
Researchers at the uOttawa Brain and Mind Research Institute find a way to keep cells alive after stroke.
uOttawa pediatrics professor Dr. Alex MacKenzie wins 2013 Champion of Genetics Award.
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