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 …
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.
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.
Dr. Laurence Kirmayer, of the Institute of Community and Family Psychiatry, has received major awards from the American Family Therapy Academy and the American Psychiatric Association.
Dr. William Foulkes, an expert in cancer genetics and a senior investigator at the Lady Davis Institute, has received the 2020 Wilder Penfield Prize for his research.
Dr. Stephen Robbins has been appointed Director of the Lady Davis Institute, effective January 2021.
The elderly are especially prone to depression during the COVID-19 lockdown. That’s why the Telehealth Intervention Program for Isolated Older Adults is providing emotional support.
The Online Health Information Aid has been developped to provide advice on conducting better online searches, evaluating the trustworthiness of websites, and using information effectively.
The Segal Cancer Centre at the JGH has responded to COVID-19 with compassion and innovation by enabling patients can consult with oncologists by video as an alternative to face-to-face meetings.
As the proportion of seniors in our population steadily rises, so will the need for geriatric psychiatry, says Dr. Soham Rej, a CIUSSS psychiatrist. He believes digital technology can help cope with the growing demand, but only if the human element remains intact.