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Irene Watpool and Rebecca Porteous standing near an empty bed in the ICU
Giving every COVID-19 patient the chance to participate in research

Since the beginning of the pandemic, Irene and Rebecca have been on the front lines explaining all the available clinical trials to these patients and their families, often during those first difficult days of hospitalization.

Jenna Keindel (left) and Dr. Kelly Coby
Patient gets life-changing diagnosis thanks to Open Science

For years, doctors thought Jenna Keindel had limb-girdle muscular dystrophy, even though they couldn’t find the exact gene that was causing the disease. This all changed when Jenna read a research article about an autoimmune disorder that mimicked muscular dystrophy – sending her life, and diagnosis, on an entirely new path.

COVID-19 timeline-A year in review
COVID-19 timeline: A year in review

When COVID-19 first arrived in Ottawa, The Ottawa Hospital was ready to respond. Explore the COVID-19 timeline to learn how care teams, researchers and the community have come together over the past year.

Stuart MacMillan kneeling in front of a river
The Ottawa Hospital contributes to ‘a beautiful evolution’ in HIV research and care

AIDS. It’s a loaded word for many people in Canada, especially gay men. This World AIDS Day, we’re looking back on how The Ottawa Hospital has stayed at the forefront of life-saving HIV research and treatment for nearly 40 years.

David Cook
Rock star researcher uses big data to answer big questions

David Cook is receiving the Worton Researcher in Training Award in recognition of his outstanding cancer research achievements and pioneering new techniques.

Cameron Love
A candid conversation with Cameron Love

Cameron Love, President and CEO of The Ottawa Hospital, talks about his priorities, staff and physician wellness, the role of research and innovation, and his gratitude for the staff and community.

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