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.
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.
In memoriam: Archie Deskin
Guided the JGH through dramatic growth as Executive Director from 1975 to 1991 t is with great sadness that the Jewish General Hospital notes the passing on September 5 of Archie Deskin, 95, who was instrumental in guiding the hospital into the modern era as Executive Director from 1975 to …
Services for Ukrainian refugees need urgent upgrade, doctors state in journal article
Health services for Ukrainians and other refugees urgently need an upgrade, says Dr. Christina Greenaway, a JGH expert on migrant health.
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.
New JGH lab launched to test potentially revolutionary cancer treatment
A potential breakthrough in cancer treatment, using magnetism to guide medication-carrying bacteria into tumours, will be tested in a new JGH lab.
Dr. Ernesto Schiffrin named Distinguished Scientist by American Heart Association
Dr. Ernesto Schiffrin, JGH Physician-in-Chief, has been named a 2021 Distinguished Scientist by the American Heart Association.
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.
When your best friend from high school winds up in the White House
Kamala Harris and her late mother have connections to the JGH and our CIUSSS.