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ALTOSAAR, Illimar »


Illimar Altosaar

Full professor
Faculty of Medicine
Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology

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Office: 6135625800 x 6371
Office: 6135625800 x 6375
Cell: 613 804 1885
Home: 613 518 7767
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New breeding techniques to fight global warming through climate-smart crops. Climate change, Greenhouse Gases, GHG, Global warming, carbon dioxide, CO2, Nitrous oxide, N2O, bioremediation, biotechnology, soil metagenome, soil microbiome, biodiversity, gene amplification, soil biocatalysts, Atmospheric phytoremediation, Pseudomonas nautica, Marinobacter hydrocarbonoclasticus, nosZ gene operon, Nitrous Oxide reductase enzyme, fertilizer, Nitrogen cycle, nitrate run-off,

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ISMAIL, Nafissa »


Assistant professor
Faculty of Social Sciences
School of Psychology

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Office: 613-562-5800 ext. 4176
Cell: 613-617-2270
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Critical periods of development are marked by important physiological and neural changes. These changes shape behavior and set the stage for the vulnerability of diseases in adulthood. Exposure to stressors during these critical periods can have profound long-lasting effects on brain function and can increase the risk of psychopathology later in life. While it is possible to reduce exposure to certain environmental stressors, other stressors, such as sickness, are almost unavoidable. My research interests are to investigate the neurochemical mechanisms through which immune challenge and hormones during the prenatal and pubertal periods alter behavior. The behavioral outcomes that I am examining are social behaviors, depression and cognition. I use small rodents, such as laboratory mice and rats, to gain mechanistic insight into these questions.

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KNOTT, Verner J. »


Director, Neuroelectrophysiolgy Research Laboratory
Associate professor
Faculty of Medicine
Psychiatry

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Office: 613-722-6521 (6843)
Office: 613-722-6521(6254)
Home: 613-269-3645
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Effects of psychotropic drugs and treatments (e.g. nicotine,antidepressants, antipsychotics, anxiolytics) on brain function as measured by EEG, event-related potentials (ERPs) and cognitive performance tasks. Neuroelectrophysioligical research on cognitive deficits in psychiatric disorders.

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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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NICKERSON, Jason »


Adjunct Professor
Faculty of Law, Common Law Section

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Dr. Jason Nickerson, RRT, PhD is the Humanitarian Representative to Canada for Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), based in Ottawa. Jason is appointed as a Clinical Scientist at the Bruyère Research Institute in Ottawa and as an Adjunct Professor of Common Law at the University of Ottawa’s Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics. He leads MSF’s humanitarian diplomacy in Canada and provides advice on humanitarian operations, medical advocacy and policy, and access to medicines to MSF’s operations in more than 70 countries affected by crises. Jason has over 10 years’ clinical experience as a respiratory therapist working in adult critical care and anesthesia and has worked extensively in global public health response in Canada and internationally during armed conflicts, disease epidemics, and sudden onset disasters. Jason is a graduate of Dalhousie University’s Bachelor of Health Sciences in Respiratory Therapy program, specializing in anesthesia. Following this, he completed a master’s degree at the University of British Columbia studying the education of health professionals who provide community-based HIV care, and a PhD in population health at the University of Ottawa where he focused on the methodologies for conducting assessments of severely disrupted health systems during acute and protracted emergencies. His research has been published in high-impact medical journals including The Lancet, the Canadian Medical Association Journal, PLOS Medicine, and Health Policy and Planning, among others. He has appeared as a witness before the Canadian Parliament’s Standing Committees on Health, Finance, and International Trade and published opinion pieces in The Star, iPolitics, and The Conversation, and has been widely quoted in international news outlets on a variety of global health and health policy issues including COVID-19, access to pain medicines for safe anesthesia and palliative care, access to affordable medicines, science policy, and humanitarian assistance in natural disasters, armed conflicts, refugee crises, and disease epidemics such as Ebola.

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SHEHATA, Marlene Fouad »


Prof., Pharmacist and PhD candidate in Genetics of Cardiovascular Diseases
Part-time professor
Faculty of Health Sciences
Medicine

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Office: 613-255-5476
Cell: 613-255-5476
Home: 613-255-5476
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My main field of research is targeting the salt-sensitive high blood pressure. This particular kind of high blood pressure has been connected with a genetic component that is inherited from parents to offspring and that is usually exacerbated by high salt-intake. As a Geneticist Candidate and a Pharmacist, I am investigating the genes that might be involved in transmitting that genetic form of high blood pressure.

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