Dr. Samy Suissa
Fall 2014Research at the Lady Davis Institute

Weekend deaths more likely for certain hospitalized patients

People with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or pneumonia are more likely to die during a weekend stay in hospital, concludes a study conducted by Dr. Samy Suissa, Director of the Centre for Clinical Epidemiology in the Lady Davis Institute at the JGH.

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Dr. Mark Eisenberg and research assistant Carolyn Franck have collaborated on a systematic review of existing research into the safety and effectiveness of electronic cigarettes.
Fall 2014Research at the Lady Davis Institute

Can e-cigarettes help smokers butt out?

Dr. Mark Eisenberg, a researcher at the Centre for Clinical Epidemiology in the Lady Davis Institute at the JGH, has received more than $800,000 to lead a randomized clinical trial to determine whether electronic cigarettes can help smokers kick the habit.

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