2017 videos



December 20

Ali Alenazy

Cardiac Imaging Fellow
University of Ottawa Heart Institute

Can MRI Cause Cancer Like Ionizing Radiation?
December 13

Janet Ngu

PGY5 Cardiac Surgery Resident
University of Ottawa Heart Institute


Surgical Coronary Revascularization: Where do we stand today?
December 4

Bernard McDonald, MD PhD

Clinician Investigator

University of Ottawa Heart Institute


Does Tomorrow Ever Come?  Predicting outcome in the Midst of Critical Illness Following Cardiac Surgery


December 4

Sharon Chih, MD PhD

Clinician Investigator

University of Ottawa Heart Institute

Searching for Clues in Cardiac Allograft Vasculopathy


November 29

Dr. Benjamin Pang

EP Fellow, University of Ottawa Heart Institute

Pacing Frontiers: the RV septum and His bundle pacing
November 27

Stephane Heymans

Invited speaker

Department of Cardiology, CARIM Masstrich University Medical Centre, Netherlands

Nothing is simple in non-ischemic dilated cardiomyopathies! All about gene-environmental interactions!
November 22

Christopher Fordyce

University of British Columbia
Division of Cardiology

Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: Strategies to improve survival
November 20

Alexandre Stewart

Director, Laboratory of Translational Cardiovascular Genomics
Ruddy Canadian Cardiovascular Genetics Centre
University of Ottawa Heart Institute

Does Shortening the Message Enable Escape from Inflammation in Coronary Artery Disease?
November 6

Benjamin Hibbert, MD PhD

Clinician Scientist

University of Ottawa Heart Institute

The vascular response to stenting:  Novel therapeutic and imaging approaches

November 6

Jennifer Reed, PhD


University of Ottawa Heart Institute

Updates from the Exercise Physiology and Cardiovascular Health Lab: Physical Activity in the Spotlight

(Presentation is not available)

October 30

Emilio Alarcon, PhD


University of Ottawa Heart Institute


Louise Sun, MD

Clinician Investigator

University of Ottawa Heart Institute

The Bio-Nanomaterials Chemistry and Engineering Lab: What we have learned so far

(Presentation is not available)


From Population to Precision: Current projects in heart failure research

October 23 No Rounds (CCC)  
October 18

Vallerie McLaughlin

University of Michigan

Shifting Perspectives in the Management of Pulmonary Hypertension. A Look into the Future
October 16

Darryl Davis, MD

Clinician Scientist

University of Ottawa Heart Institute

Cardiac Cell Therapy 2.0: Biomaterials, pro-survival strategies and synthetic cells
October 4

Jean-Louis Vincent

Visiting Speaker

Acute Heart Failure
September 27

Dr. Erin Bohula May, MD, DPhil

Non-Vitamin K Oral Anticoagulants in Atrial Fibrillation: The Edoxaban Experience in High-Risk Populations
September 25

Pablo Nery, MD

Clinician Investigator

University of Ottawa Heart Institute

Patient-tailored catheter ablation for persistent atrial fibrillation:  Insights from COAST-AF
September 18

Derek So, MD

Clinician Investigator
University of Ottawa Heart Institute

How RAPID are we going?  An update of personalized antiplatelet strategy studies at UOHI
September 13 

Dr. Alper Aydin

Clinical Fellow
University of Ottawa Heart Institute

Past, Present and Future of Cardiac Pacing
June 26

Yibin Wang, PhD

Chair, UCLA Cardiovascular Research Initiative

Director, Division of Molecular Medicine

Vice Chair for REsearch Anesthesiology

Professor, Departments of Anesthesiology, Physiology and Medicine

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles

From Genes to Systems, Uncovering Novel Mechanisms of Heart Failure
June 19

Alexandre Mebazaa, MD, PhD

Professor of Anesthesia and Critical Medicine

Chairman of the Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care

University of Paris Diderot, INSERM, France

Wilbert J. Keon Endowed Lectureship 

Novelties in Acute Heart Failure

June 12

Munir Boodhwani

Cardiac Surgeon
University of Ottawa Heart Institute

Thoracic Aortic Disease: Charting the unknown
June 7

Mansoor Husain

Invited speaker

How diabetes management impacts cardiology: from heart failure to cardioprotection, the promise of novel diabetes drugs
June 5 Duke Cameron, MD, FACS, FRCS (hon)
Cardiac Surgeon
Co-Director of Thoracic Aortic Program and
Co-Director of the Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston
Foustanellas Cardiac Surgery Endowed Lectureship: The Marfan Syndrome
May 31

Wael Alqarawi

Catheter ablation of ventricular arrhythmias: why?, when?, and how?
May 29

Dr. Frank Rybicki

Head, Department of Medical Imaging
The Ottawa Hospital;
Professor and Chair of Radiology
University of Ottawa

Cardiovascular 3D Printing
May 24

Juan Russo

How to survive an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (Part 2): think inside the big black box

May 15

Dr. Gordon Francis

Director, Healthy Heart Program Prevention Clinic
Associate Director, Centre for Heart Lung Innovation, UBC and St. Paul’s Hopsital

Research Day Keynote: The Importance of Smooth Muscle Cells in Atherosclerotic Foam Cell Formation in Humans and Mice
May 8

Dr. Kishan Narine
Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Alberta Health Services;

Associate Research Professor, Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta

Development of a Novel Bioprosthetic Heart Valve
May 3 Dr. Jean L Rouleau
Invited Speaker
Revolution in Heart Failure Treatment
May 1 No Rounds Scheduled  
April 26 Dr. Natasha Aleksova Heart transplantation: an update on listing criteria and areas of on going debate
April 24 Manesh Raman Patel, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Cardiology
Chief, Division of Clinical Pharmacology
Duke University
NOACs and the Vulnerable Populations
April 19 Dr. Clement Wong FFR Revisited: Pitfalls, Limitations and Controversies
April 17 No Rounds  
April 10 Professor Michel Haissaguerre
Chief, Department of Cardiology - cardiac electrophysiology and pacing
Professor of University - Hospital Practitioner
Bordeaux University Hospital - University of Bordeaux
Atrial and Ventricular Fibrillation:  Mechanisms and catheter ablation
April 5 Dr. Stephen Ellis
Invited Speaker
BVS, PSP, Analysis, and review of ABSORB II & ABSORB III
April 3

Jack Goodman, MSW PhD


Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education

University of Toronto

Endurance Exercise: Is it Prophylactic or Pro-Arrhythmic?
March 29 Fernanda Erthal Cerbino
Professor, Chair and Chief, Department of Radiology
University of Ottawa, FAculty of Medicine and
The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa
Ischemia imaging: update for the clinician
March 27

Elena Aikawa, MD PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Director, Heart Valve Translational Research Program, Brigham and Women’s Hopsital

Novel Insights into Mechanisms of Cardiovascular Calcification
March 20 Zul Merali
President & CEO
Institute of Mental Health Research (IMHR);
The Royal Institute
Cardiovascular Disease and Depression:  Bridges Linking the Heart and the Brain
March 6 Benjamin Rotstein, PhD
Director, Molecular Imaging Probes and Radiochemistry Laboratory, UOHI
Radiopharmaceutical Methods and Probes for Positron Emission Tomography
March 3 Kelly Cobey, PhD
Publications Officer
Centre of Journalology, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
How to Publish Papers with the Highest Impact
March 1 Guy Freedman
President & Senior Partner
First Peoples group
Snowflakes: a Reconciliation Story
February 27 Paul Armstrong, MD
Professor & Director, Canadian VIGOUR Centre
Medicine & Dentistry
University of Alberta
Better outcomes versus Declining Endpoints in Clinical Trials: Searching for Solutions
February 20 Family Day - no Rounds  
February 13 Brian Rowe, MD
Professor, Department of Emerg Med,Univ Alberta;
Scientific Director, Institute of Circulatory and Respiratory Health (ICRH)
CIHR and its Institutes:  The times they are a-changin’
February 8 Sern Lim
Consultant Cardiologist
University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
Mechanical Circulatory Support for Cardiogenic Shock in End-Stage Heart Failure
February 6 Mona Nemer, PhD
Vice President, Research, University of Ottawa
Molecular Basis of Valve Formation and Bicuspid Aortic Aortopathy
February 1 Heather Tulloch
Clinical, Health, and Rehabilitation Psychologist
University of Ottawa Heart Institute
Stimulating lifestyle change that will last - motivational interviewing and behavioural interventions
January 30 Dr. David Birnie
Clinician Investigator, University of Ottawa Heart Institute
Cardiac Sarcoidosis
January 25 Benedict M. Glover
Cardiologist and cardiac electrophysiologist
Queens University
Atrial Fibrillation Management from 2001 - 2017
January 23 Dr. Subash Sad
Department of BMI, University of Ottawa 
Who let the FoxO’s out?
January 18 Dr. Daniel Ramirez Lost in translation: are systematic biases in preclinical research hindering progress in cardiovascular medicine?
January 16 Dr Girish Nair
Cardiac Electrophysiologist, University of Ottawa Heart Institute
Evaluating effectiveness of cardiac arrhythmia interventions
January 11 Braden Dulong Eugene Choo Patient Safety Rounds
January 9 Dr. Peter Liu
Chief Scientific Officer, VP Research, UOHI
Discovery of novel protein biomarkers in CV disease:  Towards better precision medicine

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