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.
After a pioneering decade, Bessy Bitzas reflects on leadership of the Research Ethics Board
Before stepping down as Chair of the Research Board, Bessy Bitzas reflected on her role in keeping research safe and (scientifically) sound.
Online program on the way for people with rare autoimmune disease
Coming in 2019: an online program for JGH patients with scleroderma, a rare autoimmune disease characterized by hardening of connective tissues. Included are instructional videos and advice on developing a personalized exercise routine and setting realistic goals.
Task force recommends elimination of annual checkups
Annual physical checkups yield few benefits and should be abolished, urges a Canadian task force, headed by a senior investigator in the Lady Davis Institute at the JGH.
Awards from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research
In the most recent round of funding by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Dr. Stéphane Richard received a CIHR Foundation Grant worth $3.5 million over seven years.
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.