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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
 
11/07/2016
$3.3 million project to analyze expression and functionality of cancer-related proteins
A $3.3-million dollar project, co-led by University of Victoria and McGill University biochemist Dr. Christoph Borchers is analysing the expression and functionality of cancer-related proteins. In some instances, this analysis can significantly inform the effectiveness of drug therapies.

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01/07/2016
Dr. Gerald Batist appointed Member of the Order of Canada and Knight of the National Order of Quebec
Congratulations to Dr. Gerald Batist, Deputy Director of the Lady Davis Institute and Director of the Segal Cancer Centre at the Jewish General Hospital, on the dual honours of being appointed a Member of the Order of Canada and a Knight of the National Order of Quebec.

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