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BELL, John »


John Bell

Senior Scientist
Full professor
Faculty of Medicine
Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology

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My lab is defining at the molecular level, the differences between normal and tumour tissues. Our plan is to develop novel cancer therapeutics that target tumour tissue but do not harm normal tissue. We are developing viruses that can infect and kill tumour cells but do not infect normal cells. These viruses are called Oncolytic Viruses

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GRIFFITH, May »


Part-time professor
Faculty of Medicine
Cellular and Molecular Medicine

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Development of artificial tissues such as cornea for in-vitro safety and efficacy testing as alternatives to animal testing, and also for temporary and permanent implants. Development of in-vitro systems and essays for studying corneal wound healing and neuronal development.

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MCKAY, Bruce C. »


Scientist, Ottawa Regional Cancer Centre
Assistant professor
Faculty of Medicine

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Office: 613-737-7700 (5-6166)
Home: 613-841-1506
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Role of DNA damage response pathways in tumorigenesis and cancer therapy. Studying the cellular response to DNA damage. Development of gene therapy strategies for the treatment of cancer.

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RENAUD, Jean-Marc »


Jean-Marc Renaud

Full professor
Faculty of Medicine
Cellular and Molecular Medicine

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Role of KATP channels in the eiology of muscle fatigue in skeletal muscles Finding new therapies to treat hyperkalemic periodic paralysis

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TOUYZ, RHIAN M »


RHIAN M TOUYZ

Canada Research Chair in Hypertension, Senior Scientist / Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Full professor
Faculty of Medicine
Medicine

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Office: 613-562-5800 (8241)
Cell: 514-793-1472
Home: 613-744-5319
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Dr Rhian Touyz, MBBCh, MSc(Med), PhD, is the Canada Research Chair in Hypertension at the Kidney Research Centre, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (OHRI)/Univ of Ottawa. She is a Senior Scientist at the OHRI and professor of medicine in the Division of Nephrology. Dr Touyz received her BSc(Hons) (1980), MBBCh (1984), MSc (1986) and PhD (1992) from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. She completed a post-doctoral fellowship (1992-1996) at the Clinical Research Institute of Montreal, Quebec, Canada, under the supervision of Ernesto Schiffrin.

 

She has received numerous academic and research awards, including the Young Investigator Awards from the American Society of Hypertension, the Canadian Society of Hypertension and the Quebec Society of Hypertension as well as being a finalist for the Irving H Page Award, Atherosclerosis Thrombosis and Vascular Biology from the American Heart Association. Dr Touyz was  awarded the 2005 Dahl Lecture Award by the American Heart Association, the 2006 Grace A Goldsmith Award, American Society of Nutrition, the 2009 Vincenzo Panagia Distinguished Lecture Award, Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences Award and the 2010 Distinguished Service award from Hypertension Canada, in recognition of her contributions to hypertension research. She is the recipient of the prestigious Berne Lectureship Award of the American Physiological Society, Cardiovascular Section, 2012.

 

Dr Touyz co-chairs the Recommendations Task Force of the Canadian Hypertension Education Program (CHEP), responsible for the annual hypertension guidelines, she is the secretariat of the International Society of Hypertension and she is the past President of the Canadian Hypertension Society. She is the current Chair of the Council for High Blood Pressure Research, AHA. She is the Scientific Officer of the Cardiovascular committees at the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada (HSFC) and she is a member of the Microcirculation and Hypertension study section of the National Institute of Health, USA. Dr Touyz chairs the organization committee for establishment of the Vascular Medicine and Biology program, Dept of Medicine, Univ of Ottawa. She is Associate Editor of Clinical Science and the Journal of the American Society of Hypertension and she is on the editorial board of numerous specialty journals. She is the 2012 in-coming Editor-in-Chief of Clinical Science

 

Dr Touyz is funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada (HSFC), Canadian Foundation for Innovation (CFI), Kidney Foundation of Canada and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF).  She has published over 260 original papers and more than 30 review articles. Her main focus of research relates to molecular, cellular and vascular mechanisms of hypertension. Her areas of study include clinical and experimental hypertension, hypertension in renal disease, signal transduction, oxidative stress, ion transport, vascular biology, adipose biology and insulin resistance and diabetes. Aa a clinician-scientist she has a particular interest in translational research.

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TRINKLE-MULCAHY, Laura »


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Assistant professor
Faculty of Medicine
Cellular and Molecular Medicine

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The typical mammalian cell expresses thousands of proteins, over a third of which are regulated by the reversible addition of a phosphate group. My laboratory studies the targeting and regulation of PP1, one of the key enzymes in the cell that removes these phosphate groups. By studying this phosphatase in living cells using cutting edge fluorescence microscopy techniques and novel methods for identifying protein complexes, we can define its roles in diverse intracellular signalling pathways and how it may be disrupted in disease states such as cancer and diabetes.

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VANDERHYDEN, Barbara »


Barbara VANDERHYDEN

Corinne Boyer Chair in Ovarian Cancer Research
Full professor
Faculty of Medicine
Cellular and Molecular Medicine

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Ovarian cancer, notably the cellular and molecular mechanisms that are important for the initiation and progression of ovarian tumours. Testing of novel therapeutics against ovarian cancer in women and in animal models of ovarian cancer. Transgenic (genetically modified) animals. Science education and outreach: Let's Talk Science program.

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YOUSSEF, Nermine »


Lecturer
Faculty of Medicine
History

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I am interested in the field of Anatomy, Histology, immunology & Pathology research.

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