Home page of the website of the 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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Home page of the website of the Quebec COVID-19 Biobank.
December 2020News

Major expansion for biobank that stores COVID-19 samples at the JGH

A major expansion is on the way for the biobank at the JGH that collects and stores biological samples of COVID-19 for research.

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Dr. Brent Richards
May 2019Research at the Lady Davis Institute

New “atlas” demonstrates genetic influences on osteoporosis

A ground-breaking new study has succeeded in compiling an “atlas” of genetic factors that are associated with estimated bone mineral density, one of the most clinically relevant factors in diagnosing osteoporosis.

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Dr. Brent Richards
November 2017Research at the Lady Davis Institute

Largest genetic study identifies potential targets for osteoporosis

The largest study ever conducted on the genetics of common, age-related bone disease has resulted in the identification of 153 new gene variants associated with the loss of bone mineral density, the strongest clinical risk factor for osteoporosis and a frequent cause of fractures.

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Dr. Gerald Batist
MilestonesNovember 2016

Congratulations

In the space of just a few months this past spring, Dr. Gerald Batist was appointed a Member of the Order of Canada and a Knight of the National Order of Quebec.

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Dr. Roderick McInnes
MilestonesSeptember 2015

Research roundup

Dr. Roderick McInnes, Director of the Lady Davis Institute at the JGH, has received the 2015 Award for Excellence in Human Genetics Education from the American Society of Human Genetics.

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