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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 …
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.
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.
Dr. Laurence Kirmayer honoured with two prestigious awards
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.