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Dr. Guy Trudel, lead investigator for a Canadian study on bone marrow, teams up with astronauts on the ISS to uncover the implications of deep space exploration
April 11, 2018 - The fifth batch of research equipment for Dr. Guy Trudel’s MARROW study is headed for the stars on April 2. It will be among vital supplies and new experiments being delivered to the International Space Station (ISS) on board the SpaceX Dragon.
Rehabilitation researchers win national awards for work on stem cells, mobility
June 23, 2017 - Two research groups won national awards at the Canadian Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation’s national conference. Dr. Mark Campbell and his team won paper of the year* for the first study to show that the mesenchymal stem cells (
Out-of-this-world research could help rehabilitation patients in Ottawa
May 13, 2016 - Entrepreneur Raymond Nicholas spent three months in a hospital bed and another three learning how to walk again. His doctor Dr. Guy Trudel is studying astronauts’ health in space, which he hopes will lead to faster rehabilitation for patients like Ni
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Name Scientific appointment Diseases, conditions and populations of interest Research and clinical approaches
Campbell, Mark
Clinician Investigator
(Regenerative Medicine)
Bone and joint degeneration, Musculoskeletal conditions, Stroke Basic research, Regenerative medicine, Rehabilitation, Translational research
Dowlatshahi, Dariush
Subarachnoid hemorrhage, Stroke Clinical trials, Digital and mobile health, Rehabilitation, Epidemiology
Finestone, Hillel
Clinician Investigator
(Clinical Epidemiology)
Chronic pain, Musculoskeletal conditions, Pain, Stroke Rehabilitation
Lemaire, Edward
Affiliate Investigator
(Clinical Epidemiology)
Aging, Bone and joint degeneration, Bone and joint injuries, Concussion, Global health, Musculoskeletal conditions, Spinal cord injury, Traumatic brain injury, Traumatic injuries Clinical research, Clinical trials, Health research methods, Quality Improvement, Rehabilitation, Health technology
Ramsay, Timothy
Senior Scientist
(Clinical Epidemiology)
Addiction, Alzheimer's, Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Anxiety, Ataxia, Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), Autism, Bipolar, Brain and neuromuscular disease, Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, Colorectal cancer, Concussion, Cystic fibrosis, Dementia, Depression, Dystonia, First Nations, Inuit and Métis Health, HIV, Immigrant and refugee health, Influenza, Kidney disease, Lung cancer, Macular degeneration, Men's health, Multiple sclerosis, Muscular dystrophy, Myasthenia gravis, Obesity, Ovarian cancer, Parkinson's, Pulmonary hypertension, Septic shock, Spinal cord injury Behaviour, Biomaterials, Biostatistics, Cell therapy, Clinical decision rules, Clinical research, Clinical trials, Cohort studies, Critical care, Drug development, Emergency medicine, Epidemiology, Health professional behaviour change, Health promotion, Health research methods, Health services research, Health technology, Immunization, Immunotherapy, Palliative care, Patient decision aids, Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Prevention, Psychology, Psychometrics, Public health, Qualitative methods, Quality Improvement, Regenerative medicine, Rehabilitation, Risk assessment, Shared decision making, Surgery, Surveys, Systematic reviews, Transfusions, Translational research, Transplantation, Viral therapy
Trudel, Guy
Clinician Investigator
(Clinical Epidemiology)
Bone and joint degeneration, Musculoskeletal conditions Basic research, Biomarkers, Molecular and cellular biology, Regenerative medicine, Rehabilitation
Walker, Lisa
PhD, C.Psych
Clinician Investigator
Brain and neuromuscular disease, Dementia, Multiple sclerosis Behaviour, Clinical research, Imaging, Psychology, Psychometrics, Rehabilitation