Prof. Laurent Azoulay
May 2024Research at the Lady Davis Institute

Combining diabetes medications reduces risk of certain adverse effects, study finds

Risk of adverse cardiovascular and renal events is lower when specific types of diabetes medication are combined, researchers say.

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Susan Cameron (right), Head Nurse of the JGH Medical Surgical Intensive Care Unit, discusses pain-management tools with Dr. Céline Gélinas, a Senior Researcher at the hospital’s Nursing Research Centre.
June 2023Research at the Lady Davis Institute

Watchful eyes for inquiring minds: Inside the Research Ethics Board

The Research Ethics Board plays a key role in ensuring the safety and ethical procedures of research that leads to medical innovation.

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Dr. Claudia Kleinman
January 2023Research at the Lady Davis Institute

Researchers inch closer to better understanding of brain tumours in children

Certain brain cells may be inherently vulnerable to mutations that cause fatal brain tumours in children, says a study co-led by an LDI researcher.

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Dr. Nathalie Johnson
Research at the Lady Davis InstituteSeptember 2022

Probing the benefits of exercise for patients and survivors of lymphoma

Although exercise is recognized as being good for cancer patients, hematologist Dr. Nathalie Johnson is taking a closer look at how it helps those with lymphoma.

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Dr. Susan Kahn
July 2022Research at the Lady Davis Institute

JGH expert on blood clots urges better training to prevent misdiagnosis of pulmonary embolism

Dr. Susan Kahn of the JGH Centre of Excellence in Thrombosis and Anticoagulation Care is calling for better training to prevent misdiagnosis of pulmonary embolism.

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Dr. Brent Richards
January 2022Research at the Lady Davis Institute

Researchers identify protective gene variant against COVID-19

A global study, in which the LDI participated, has identified a specific gene variant that protects against severe infection by COVID-19.

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Dr. Stephen Robbins, Director of the Lady Davis Institute
November 2021Research at the Lady Davis Institute

New Director of Lady Davis Institute aiming to boost LDI’s global prominence and impact

As the new Director of the Lady Davis Institute, Dr. Stephen Robbins hopes to see the LDI gain even more global prominence.

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Dr. Hyman Schipper
April 2021Research at the Lady Davis Institute

Dr. Hyman Schipper’s quest for the root of consciousness

t isn’t surprising that a neurologist would be interested in the root of that most fundamental element of humankind, consciousness. What is surprising is that Dr. Hyman Schipper has built a theory of consciousness based on the confluence of ancient Jewish mysticism and modern physics. “Consciousness is this fiendishly elusive …

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Quebec COVID-19 Biobank.
March 2021Research at the Lady Davis Institute

A year with COVID-19: JGH is founding participant in COVID-19 biobank

The JGH is playing a key role in Canada’s largest biobank, which collects and stores samples of COVID-19 to help researchers better understand and fight the virus.

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Dr. Stephen Robbins
March 2021Research at the Lady Davis Institute

A year with COVID-19: The therapeutic pipeline

Dr. Stephen Robbins, new Director of the Lady Davis Institute, and Dr. Donna Senger, of the LDI’s Cancer Axis, have received up to $6.7 million in federal support for a drug candidate that could bring relief to hospitalized patients with a severe case of COVID-19.

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