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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
 
19/11/2014
High incidence of bowel disease seen in people with lung conditions
Results of the first population-based study to examine the association between airway diseases and the incidence of bowel disease are published in the European Respiratory Journal.

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12/11/2014
Long-term benefits of popular diets are less than evident
Research conducted at the Lady Davis Institute concludes there is insufficient, and conflicting, data to determine if popular diets such as Atkins, South Beach, Weight Watchers, and Zone are more beneficial for weight loss and heart health.

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