Research Highlights

 

 
Series of studies clarifies effectiveness and safety of newer medications for type 2 diabetes
The Canadian Network for Observational Drug Effect Studies (CNODES), headquartered at the Lady Davis Institute at the Jewish General Hospital, has published four studies in top medical journals examining t...

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Dr. Stephen Robbins appointed Director of the Lady Davis Institute at the Jewish General Hospital
Renowned cancer scientist will assume leadership of one of Canada’s most respected medical research institutes.

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Genetic testing could correct under-diagnosis of serious respiratory condition
AATD, a respiratory condition that most often goes undiagnosed, can be predicted by the detection of a particular genetic mutation, which would allow patients to take preventive measures and avoid serious ...

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COVID-19 Guidelines in Effect for all LDI Personnel
All LDI personnel must strictly abide by important mandatory guidelines to resume research activities.
 

UPDATED August 31, 2020

 

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International consortium issues first report on the impact of COVID-19 on cancer patients
Montreal’s Segal Cancer Centre is a participant in a multi-centre international effort to learn how and why cancer patients infected with the novel coronavirus experience particularly severe effects.

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Tele-health intervention to reduce isolation of older adults  
One of the overlooked symptoms of the COVID-19 pandemic is an increasingly dire mental health crisis among vulnerable older adults. Fueled by measures to mitigate the spread of the novel coronavirus, socia...

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COVID-19 places added prenatal stress on mother and child that could have lasting impact
Findings that children’s mental health is affected by stress factors experienced during pregnancy suggest that the novel coronavirus pandemic could will have a lasting impact.

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Segal Cancer Centre responds to coronavirus pandemic
An international leader in cancer care and research, the Segal Cancer Centre at the JGH has responded to the challenge of the coronavirus pandemic with compassion and innovation.

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Quebec scientific institutions join forces to develop an extraordinary program of passive plasma immunization to fight COVID-19
Quebec researchers are contributing their expertise to national and international efforts in seeking a cure for COVID0-19. This major project is bringing together scientists from CHU Sainte-Justine, the Un...

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Jewish General Hospital to participate in FRQS province-wide COVID-19 Biobank
Initiative appoints McGill researchers to eight-person task force designed to facilitate and consolidate collection of samples and data from COVID-19 patients in Quebec.

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