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  • Recognizing early signs of lung cancer: Jill’s story

    Jill Hamer-Wilson has turned her lung cancer diagnosis into a mission. She advocates for patient partnership in research, and strives to help medical professionals and patients understand the early warning signs of lung cancer. She hopes that her efforts will lead to early detection and more effective treatment.

  • Unravelling the mystery of how one gene contributes to Parkinson’s, Crohn’s and leprosy

    Researchers have struggled for years to understand how mutations in one gene, called LRRK2, can increase the risk of three very different diseases. Now, a Canadian team has found that inflammation is the likely culprit.

  • Hospital Gala honoured top researchers

    The Ottawa Hospital’s top three researchers were applauded for their achievements in their respective fields at the annual Gala, on Oct. 26. Faizan Khan received the Worton Researcher in Training Award, Dr. Marjorie Brand received the Chrétien Researcher of the Year Award, and Dr. Paul Albert received the Grimes Research Career Achievement Award.

  • aSAH survivor and her daughter help advance stroke research

    When 61-year-old Debi Borbridge had an aSAH, a rare form of stroke, little did she know that two years later she and her daughter would be helping to shape the future of research in this field.