The Cardiac Translational Research Laboratory is located within the University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Canada’s largest cardiovascular health centre. The institute serves a catchment area of more than 2 million people which translates into caring for 100,000+ patients a year.
The lab is integral to these efforts as we focus on translating fundamental biological principles to the clinical setting. Techniques range from the molecular to the multicellular level with extensive cross fertilization amongst projects. Current projects within the lab revolve about 2 themes, namely: