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Welcome to the Lady Davis Institute
 
The Lady Davis Institute (LDI) is the research arm of Montreal's Jewish General Hospital, a teaching hospital of McGill University.
 
Founded in 1969, the LDI is one of Canada's leading health research institutes. Important discoveries which have contributed to the health and well-being of patients in Quebec, Canada, and around the world, have been made by LDI researchers in the areas of HIV/AIDS, aging, cancer, vascular disease, epidemiology, and psychosocial science. There are currently more than 117 full-time researchers at the LDI, of whom 70 are primarily lab-based, 21 investigate psychosocial aspects of disease, 26 are in epidemiology. In addition, there are 124 associate investigators. 
 
 
 
 
 
                         
 
News from the LDI
 
21/09/2016
Launch of Largest Canadian study on Dementia
The Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging (CCNA) is launching its signature clinical study, the Comprehensive Assessment of Neurodegeneration and Dementia (COMPASS-ND). Over the next two years, the study will enroll 1600 participants between the ages of 50 and 90 with memory problems from 30 sites across Canada.The goal will be to learn about who is at risk of developing dementia, how early it can be detected and what tests are most effective at detecting it.

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16/08/2016
Novel therapy holds promise of remission in relapsed patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma
A phase 2 clinical trial, led by researchers at the Segal Cancer Centre at the Jewish General Hospital, showed how a drug that inhibits a specific mutation in tumors can bring about significant remission.

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