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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
 
17/09/2014
New revelation on how HIV-1 blocks the body’s natural anti-viral response mechanisms
Researchers discover that HIV-1 is capable of defending itself against the body’s capacity to muster stress granules to bolster the immunity of infected cells. The finding is published in the respected Nature Communications.

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10/09/2014
Federal Government Invests in National Initiative to Tackle Dementia
CIHR and partners launch the Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging, a collaborative research program focused on tackling the challenge of dementia and other neurodegenerative illnesses.

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