About Us

The Lady Davis Institute (LDI) opened its doors in 1969. The LDI is the research arm of the Jewish General Hospital (JGH), which is affiliated with the CIUSSS du Centre-Ouest-de-l'Île-de-Montréal (CCOMTL), and is administered by the CIUSSS CCOMTL. The LDI is also part of the McGill Integrated University Health Network (RUIS). Over the years, the LDI has been remarkably successful in attracting outstanding investigators with national and international reputations. Special areas of interest include Cancer Therapeutics, Molecular Oncology, Cell and Gene Therapy, AIDS/HIV, Aging, Hypertension and Cardiovascular Disease, Clinical Epidemiology, and Psychosocial Aspects of Disease.


The mission of the LDI is to undertake health research of the highest quality that will bring significant benefits to the health and well-being of patients and communities in Quebec, Canada, and around the world.


To advance health and social sciences knowledge and practices through excellence in research, teaching, and innovation.
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