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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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CHAMBERS, Larry »


Larry CHAMBERS

Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Graduate and Post-Doctoral Studies
Full professor
Faculty of Medicine

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Office: 613-562-4262 (4059)
Office: 613-562-6036
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Seniors' independence, exemplary health care and quality end of life care. Informal caregivers of people with Alzheimer's disease. Control and management of high blood pressure among older adults.

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CHAURET, Denis »


Specialist in internal medicine, Montfort Hospital
Associate professor
Faculty of Medicine
Medicine

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My field of expertise is chronic disease management. My topics of expertise are: diabetes, obstetrical medicine, asthma and allergy, hypertension and chronic lung diseases such as COPD.

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GARBER, Gary E. »


Full professor
Faculty of Medicine
Medicine

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Office: 613-737-8173
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Diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases with a particular interest in antibiotic use, abuse, resistance as well as the treatment of sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV.

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JOLLY, Elaine E. »


Elaine E. JOLLY

Full professor
Faculty of Medicine
Obstetrics and Gynecology

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Office: 613-738-8400 (81731)
Office: 613-737-8556
Home: 613-737-2989
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Mature women's health, including menopause and osteoporosis. Contraception. Reproductive-hormone issues related to all ages in women.

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KOSZYCKI, Diana »


Full Professor
Full professor
Faculty of Medicine
Psychiatry

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Office: 613-722-6521 (6886)
Home: 613-526-0476
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Causes and treatments of anxiety disorders, including panic disorder, social anxiety disorder, generalized anxiety disorder. Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy. Spirituality and mental health. Research on children at risk for anxiety disorders. Women's issues.

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LANEUVILLE, Odette »


Assistant professor
Faculty of Medicine
Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology

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Office: 613-562-5800 (8402)
Home: 613-739-7435
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Cyclooxygenase enzyme, which is the target of aspirin and other anti-inflammatory drugs, at the molecular level.

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MCDOWELL, Ian »


Full professor
Faculty of Medicine
Epidemiology and Community Medicine

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Office: 613-562-5800 (8284)
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Epidemiological aspects of Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. Health measurement methods and evaluation of health care. Impact of social circumstances on disease and health. Social and behavioural epidemiology.

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English and French , Spanish / espagnol; German / allemand

MERALI, Zul »


Zul Merali

President/CEO uOttawa Institute of Mental Health Research
Full professor
Faculty of Social Sciences
School of Psychology

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Office: 613-722-6521 (6551)
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Our first line of work focuses around the brain circuits involved in Depression.  In particular, Our research focuses on determining how stressors influence brain functioning and behavior. We are attempting to identify factors (genetic, neurochemical & psychosocial) that render individuals vulnerable to mental illness and those factors that impart resiliency. Our second line of research focuses on identifying plant derived medications that may attenuate stress, anxiety and depressive responses.

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MORTON, Brian C. »


Full professor
Faculty of Medicine
Medicine

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Office: 613-761-4318
Home: 613-725-3497
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Adult congenital heart disease.

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NADLER, Steven P. »


Associate professor
Faculty of Medicine
Medicine

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Office: 613-737-8318
Home: 613-521-1803
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Hemodialysis (process of treating patients with failing kidneys). Medical education.

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POTTIE, Kevin »


Associate professor
Faculty of Medicine
Family Medicine

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Office: 613-562-6262 (2937)
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My research focuses on initiatives to use evidence-based medicine to improve the quality of primary care and to address health inequities for vulnerable populations. Specifically this included clinical practice guidelines, systematic reviews, and community based research. 

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THOMPSON, W. Grant »


Emeritus professor
Faculty of Medicine
Medicine

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Office: 613-761-4147
Home: 613-828-7300
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Problems affecting the intestinal tract, such as irritable bowel disease.

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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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VEINOT, John »


Chairman of Pathology Department
Full professor
Faculty of Medicine
Pathology

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Office: 613-737-7600 (2261)
Office: 613-562-5422
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Diseases of the heart and blood vessels.

I'm also the Medical head/ chief medical scientific officer of Eastern Ontario Regional Laboratory Association (EORLA).

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