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Liver cancer

The Ottawa Hospital is conducting cutting-edge research to improve our understanding of liver cancer and develop better treatments. This page includes selected news stories about our liver cancer research, links to researchers working in this area and related resources. Learn more below.

Research News


Researchers at The Ottawa Hospital awarded 19 CIHR grants worth more than $12 million
July 20, 2022 - These projects will advance science and improve health in areas such as cancer, neuroscience, regenerative medicine, autism, Kabuki Syndrome, kidney disease, patient engagement, blood transfusions, sepsis, surgery, anesthesia, plasma donation, muscle
New research chair to lead cutting-edge work in liver and pancreatic cancer
September 10, 2019 - The Ottawa Hospital and the University of Ottawa are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Guillaume Martel as the first Arnie Vered Family Chair in Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Research.
The Ottawa Hospital awarded $12.7M for research, double the national CIHR success rate
January 30, 2018 - Sixteen research groups at The Ottawa Hospital, affiliated with the University of Ottawa, have been awarded $12.7 million in the most recent project grant competition from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). This represents a success r
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Researchers


Name Scientific appointment Diseases, conditions and populations of interest Research and clinical approaches
Ardolino, Michele
PhD
Senior Scientist
(CR)
Blood cancer, Brain cancer, Breast cancer, Cancer, Colorectal cancer, Head and neck cancer, Liver cancer, Lung cancer, Ovarian cancer, Pancreatic cancer, Prostate cancer, Skin cancer, Soft tissue sarcoma Basic research, Cancer immunotherapy, Cell therapy, Clinical research, Disease models, Immunization, Immunotherapy, Model organisms, Molecular and cellular biology, Transgenic/knockout models, Translational research
Dennis, Kristopher
MD FRCPC PhD
Clinician Investigator
(CR)
Cancer, Colorectal cancer, First Nations, Inuit and Métis Health, Gastric cancer, Liver cancer, Pain, Pancreatic cancer Behaviour, Biomarkers, Clinical research, Clinical trials, Cohort studies, Health professional behaviour change, Health services research, Palliative care, Pragmatic trials, Qualitative methods, Quality Improvement, Systematic reviews
Gage, Blair
PhD
Scientist
(RM)
Bleeding disorders, Diabetes, Liver cancer, Liver disease, Vascular, heart and metabolic disease Basic research, Bioinformatics, Cell therapy, Disease models, Gene expression, Gene therapy, Genetics, Genomics, Model organisms, Molecular and cellular biology, Regenerative medicine, Stem cells, Translational research, Transplantation
Martel, Guillaume
MD, MSc (Epi), FRCSC, FACS
Scientist
(ACR)
Anemia, Bleeding disorders, Colorectal cancer, Liver cancer, Liver disease, Pancreatic cancer Anesthesiology, Clinical research, Clinical trials, Peri-operative medicine, Surgery, Systematic reviews, Transfusions
McInnes, Matthew
MD PhD FRCPC
Scientist
(MIR)
Cancer, Liver cancer Clinical research, Epidemiology, Health research methods, Imaging, Journalology, Systematic reviews
Nair, Vimoj
MBBS MD MSc FRCPC
Clinician Investigator
(CR)
Blood cancer, Brain cancer, Colorectal cancer, Gastric cancer, Liver cancer, Pancreatic cancer Cancer biotherapeutics, Clinical research, Clinical trials, Health technology, Imaging, Pragmatic trials, Quality Improvement, Translational research
Sim, Jordan Clinician Investigator
(ICD)
Liver cancer, Liver disease


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