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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
 
27/04/2015
Quebec researchers and international collaborators identify a new breast cancer gene
Dr. William Foulkes of the Lady Davis Institute played a key role in an international study led by the University of Toronto and Pomeranian Medical University in Poland that identified a new breast cancer gene. The study was published in Nature Genetics.

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17/03/2015
Using and Abusing the Body: Social Contagion in Youth
Jewish General Hospital Department of Psychiatry hosts 10th annual Research Day.

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