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Made-in-Ottawa AI tool could help critically ill patients
February 1, 2024 - An innovative tool developed by researchers at The Ottawa Hospital is closer to helping critically ill patients following its approval by Health Canada.
New scientist profile: Dr. David Cook surveys cellular diversity in ovarian cancer to find better treatments
January 26, 2024 - “In addition to helping patients with ovarian cancer, I’m fascinated by the science of this disease, and how much we still have to learn."
New scientist profile: AI expert Dr. Arya Rahgozar links math with medicine
September 1, 2023 - When doctors explain a problem they’re facing to Dr. Arya Rahgozar, he often thinks “I have just the tool for this in my toolbox.” For over 20 years he’s been using his data science toolbox to solve problems in banking, marketing, supply chains and h
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Researchers


Name Scientific appointment Diseases, conditions and populations of interest Research and clinical approaches
Aviv, Richard
MBChB, FRCR (UK), FRCPC, dABR
Clinician Investigator
(NS)
Brain and neuromuscular disease, Brain cancer, Head and neck cancer, Multiple sclerosis, Stroke, Subarachnoid hemorrhage, Traumatic brain injury, Vascular cognitive impairment, Vascular, heart and metabolic disease 3D printing, Artificial intelligence and data science, Basic research, Big data, Bioinformatics, Biomarkers, Clinical research, Cluster randomized trials, Disease models, Health economics, Health technology, Imaging, Patient safety, Quality Improvement, Translational research
Berardi, Philip
MD, PhD, FRCPC
Clinician Investigator
(CR)
Aging, Anemia, Bleeding disorders, Blood cancer, Cancer, COVID-19, Health equity, Health in older peoples, Sickle cell anemia, Thalassemia, Thrombosis / thromboembolism Artificial intelligence and data science, Basic research, Bioinformatics, Biomarkers, Cancer biotherapeutics, Cell therapy, Epigenetics, Gene expression, Genetics, Genomics, Immunotherapy, Molecular and cellular biology, Stem cells, Translational research
Bose, Gauruv
MD, FRCPC
Associate Scientist
(NS)
Autoimmune diseases of the nervous system, Multiple sclerosis Artificial intelligence and data science, Biomarkers, Clinical decision rules, Clinical trials, Cohort studies, Health economics
Brand, Marjorie
PhD
Senior Scientist Affiliate
(RM)
Blood cancer, Sickle cell anemia, Thalassemia, Vascular, heart and metabolic disease Artificial intelligence and data science, Basic research, Bioinformatics, Disease models, Epigenetics, Gene expression, Genomics, Imaging, Model organisms, Molecular and cellular biology, Proteomics, Stem cells, Systems biology, Transgenic/knockout models
Cook, David
PhD
Scientist
(CR)
Cancer, Ovarian cancer Artificial intelligence and data science, Basic research, Big data, Bioinformatics, Biomarkers, Cancer biotherapeutics, Cancer immunotherapy, Cell therapy, Drug development, Epigenetics, Gene expression, Genomics, Imaging, Immunotherapy, Molecular and cellular biology, RNA sequencing, Systems biology, Translational research
Dholakia, Saumil
MD
Clinician Investigator
(NS)
Dementia, Mental health Artificial intelligence and data science
Diallo, Jean-Simon
PhD
Senior Scientist
(CR)
Cancer, COVID-19, Infectious disease Artificial intelligence and data science, Basic research, Cancer biotherapeutics, Cancer immunotherapy, Drug development, Gene therapy, Immunization, Immunotherapy, Molecular and cellular biology, Oncolytic viruses, Translational research, Viral therapy
Gilbert, Sebastien
MD FRCSC
Clinician Investigator
(ACR)
Cancer, Gastric cancer, Gastrointestinal disease, Gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GIST), Lung cancer, Lung disease Artificial intelligence and data science, Clinical research, Epidemiology, Health technology, Quality Improvement
Hawken, Steven
PhD
Senior Scientist
(MIR)
Population health, Global health, Newborn and child health, Pregnancy Artificial intelligence and data science, Big data, Biomarkers, Health services research, Immunization, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Health research methods
Klein, Ran
PhD
Clinician Investigator
(MIR)
Cancer, Heart disease, Vascular, heart and metabolic disease Artificial intelligence and data science, Basic research, Biomarkers, Clinical decision rules, Health technology, Imaging
Manuel, Douglas
MD, MSc, FRCPC
Senior Scientist
(MIR)
Aging, Alzheimer's, Cancer, COVID-19, Dementia, Diabetes, Frailty, Global health, Health equity, Health in disadvantaged peoples, Health in older peoples, Immigrant and refugee health, Infectious disease, Obesity, Parkinson's, Population health, Stroke, Vascular cognitive impairment, Vascular, heart and metabolic disease Artificial intelligence and data science, Big data, Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Digital and mobile health, Epidemiology, Health research methods, Health services research, Prevention, Public health
McIsaac, Daniel
MD, MPH, FRCPC
Scientist
(ACR)
Aging, Frailty, Health in older peoples, Pain, Population health Anesthesiology, Artificial intelligence and data science, Big data, Biostatistics, Clinical research, Clinical trials, Cohort studies, Digital and mobile health, Epidemiology, Health services research, Patient engagement, Peri-operative medicine, Public health, Quality Improvement, Risk assessment, Surgery, Systematic reviews
Perkins, Theodore
PhD
Senior Scientist
(RM)
Brain and neuromuscular disease, Cancer, Muscular dystrophy, Musculoskeletal conditions, Neuromuscular disease Artificial intelligence and data science, Basic research, Big data, Bioinformatics, Biomarkers, Biostatistics, Epigenetics, Gene expression, Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics, Regenerative medicine, Stem cells, Systems biology, Translational research
Presseau, Justin
PhD
Senior Scientist
(MIR)
Chronic disease, Chronic pain, COVID-19, Diabetes, Health equity, Hepatitis C, Immigrant and refugee health, Inflammatory bowel syndrome, Retinal disease, Vision Artificial intelligence and data science, Health services research, Patient engagement, Psychometrics, Public health, Qualitative methods, Quality Improvement, Rapid reviews, Transfusions, Transplantation, Behaviour, Psychology, Health professional behaviour change, Knowledge translation and implementation research, Health promotion, Cluster randomized trials, Surveys
Rahgozar, Arya
PhD
Scientist
(MIR)
Aging, Alzheimer's, Brain and neuromuscular disease, Dementia, Parkinson's Artificial intelligence and data science, Digital and mobile health
Ramsay, Timothy
PhD
Senior Scientist
(MIR)
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 Artificial intelligence and data science, 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
Sachs, Adam
MD, MA, FRCSC
Associate Scientist
(NS)
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Spinal cord injury, Parkinson's Artificial intelligence and data science, Clinical trials, Imaging, Neuro-stimulation, Surgery
Santos, Marlise
MD (FRCPC), MSc, MPH
Clinician Investigator
(NS)
Alzheimer's, Anxiety, Ataxia, Autoimmune disease, Autoimmune diseases of the nervous system, Blood cancer, Brain and neuromuscular disease, Brain cancer, Cancer, Chronic disease, Concussion, Dementia, Depression, Global health, Head and neck cancer, Health equity, Health in disadvantaged peoples, Infectious disease, Intellectual disabilities, Multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's, Population health, Sickle cell anemia, Spinal cord injury, Stroke, Subarachnoid hemorrhage, Thrombosis / thromboembolism, Traumatic brain injury, Traumatic injuries, Vascular cognitive impairment, Vascular, heart and metabolic disease Artificial intelligence and data science, Basic research, Behaviour, Biostatistics, Cancer biotherapeutics, Clinical decision rules, Clinical research, Clinical trials, Cohort studies, Critical care, Epidemiology, Health economics, Health research methods, Health services research, Health technology, Imaging, Patient safety, Pragmatic trials, Prevention, Public health, Qualitative methods, Quality Improvement, Shared decision making, Surgery, Surveys, Systematic reviews
Seely, Andrew
MD/PhD
Scientist
(ACR)
COVID-19 Artificial intelligence and data science, Critical care
Stanford, William
PhD
Senior Scientist
(RM)
Aging, Blood cancer, Cancer, COVID-19, Lung cancer, Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM), Vascular, heart and metabolic disease Artificial intelligence and data science, Molecular and cellular biology, Regenerative medicine, Stem cells, Systems biology
Thiruganasambandamoorthy, Venkatesh
MBBS, CCFP-EM, MSc
Senior Scientist
(ACR)
Cardiac arrest, COVID-19, Heart disease, Vascular, heart and metabolic disease Artificial intelligence and data science, Clinical decision rules, Clinical research, Emergency medicine, Epidemiology, Health services research
Thornhill, Rebecca
PhD
Clinician Investigator
(MIR)
Cancer, Heart disease, Stroke, Vascular, heart and metabolic disease Artificial intelligence and data science, Biomarkers, Biostatistics, Imaging, Patient safety
Tsang, Benjamin
PhD
Senior Scientist Emeritus
(ICD)
Infertility, Ovarian cancer Artificial intelligence and data science, Basic research, Extracellular vesicles / exosomes, Translational research
Warman Chardon, Jodi
MD, PhD FRCPC (Neurology)
Associate Scientist
(NS)
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Genetic myopathy, Muscular dystrophy, Neuromuscular disease, Spinal muscular atrophy Artificial intelligence and data science, Clinical research, Clinical trials, Exome sequencing analysis, Genetics, Imaging, MRI muscle imaging, Next generation sequencing, RNA sequencing, Genetics
Wells, Philip
MD, FRCPC, MSc
Senior Scientist
(ICD)
Thrombosis / thromboembolism Artificial intelligence and data science, Clinical research
Wilson, Kumanan
MD, MSc, FRCPC
Senior Scientist
(MIR)
COVID-19, Global health, Infectious disease, Newborn and child health, Population health Artificial intelligence and data science, Big data, Biomarkers, Clinical research, Digital and mobile health, Epidemiology, Health services research, Health technology, Immunization, Public health, Transfusions, Translational research