Dr. William Foulkes (Photo courtesy of McGill University)
November 2020Research at the Lady Davis Institute

LDI researcher wins top honour for research in biomedicine

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. Gerald Batist
MilestonesNovember 2016


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.

Dr. William Foulkes
Research at the Lady Davis InstituteSeptember 2015

Warning against “genetic over-diagnosis” in breast cancer screening

It is unjustified and potentially harmful to screen women for genes whose connection to breast cancer has yet to be proven, says an international team of leading geneticists and oncologists.

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.

Dr. Mark Wainberg
MilestonesSpring 2015

Research roundup

Dr. Mark Wainberg, Director of the HIV/AIDS research section in the Lady Davis Institute, has accepted an invitation to serve on the Board of Scientific Counselors of the National Cancer Institute.

Fifth Annual Scientific Retreat of Lady Davis Institute
Fall 2014Research at the Lady Davis Institute

Overview of LDI research at annual scientific retreat

Scientists, clinicians and trainees of the Lady Davis Institute at the JGH gathered in late May for the fifth Annual Scientific Retreat, where presentations were delivered about significant research in the LDI’s six primary issue areas.